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Game-Changing Women, Presented by SAP

Game-Changing Women, Presented by SAP

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September 08th 2015:Women in Tech: Decoding Diversity in Silicon Valley and Beyond - Part 2

The buzz: Numbers game. Girls in the US are more likely than boys to study algebra and pre-calculus, yet college women earn only 18% of undergraduate degrees and less than 4% of doctorates in computer science and engineering. More disturbing, women fill only 25% of jobs in technology fields, and held just one-fifth of Fortune 250 CIO positions in 2012. “The need for more women in Silicon Valley is one reason that’s kept me here. I love a good fight,” says Game-Changing Women executive producer and SAP CLO Jenny Dearborn. What challenges await women entering and eager to succeed in tech? The ex

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Rathna Kedilaya

Rathna Kedilaya is the head of the SAP Financial Services, Healthcare and Utilities Practice at Tata Consultancy Services. She has more than 15 years of experience in business development, delivery and program management. In her current role, she is responsible for business development and the delivery of outcomes for TCS’ SAP customers; while also leading several complex global SAP implementations, ensuring they achieve their goals on time and on budget. She is passionate about women in business and has been mentoring women at TCS with career advancing opportunities.
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Kinsey Ann Durham

Kinsey Ann Durham is a software engineer at GoSpotCheck in Denver, CO. She is on the board for BridgeFoundry and is the co-founder of Kubmo, which builds digital literacy curriculums for women’s empowerment programs around the globe. She speaks at conferences around the world about diversity and women in tech. Kinsey Ann is a mentor to various women learning to code and an advocate for making tech companies great places to work for minorities.
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Nicole McCabe

Nicole McCabe is the Senior Director of Global Diversity & Inclusion at SAP, with a specific focus on gender diversity. She has been with SAP for more than 8 years, working in various lines of business including Support and Maintenance, Marketing, and now, Human Resources. Previously, Nicole worked on mergers and acquisitions within the pharmaceutical industry, and as a consultant focusing on business process improvement and SAP implementations. The unique business perspective she brings to her role in Human Resources has been beneficial in building the business case for Diversity & Inclusion. Nicole is part of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and closely follows online com
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2442/game-changing-women-presented-by-sap Game-Changing Women, Presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2442/game-changing-women-presented-by-sap The buzz: Numbers game. Girls in the US are more likely than boys to study algebra and pre-calculus, yet college women earn only 18% of undergraduate degrees and less than 4% of doctorates in computer science and engineering. More disturbing, women fill only 25% of jobs in technology fields, and held just one-fifth of Fortune 250 CIO positions in 2012. “The need for more women in Silicon Valley is one reason that’s kept me here. I love a good fight,” says Game-Changing Women executive producer and SAP CLO Jenny Dearborn. What challenges await women entering and eager to succeed in tech? The experts speak. Rathna Kedilaya, TCS: “You must do the thing you think you cannot do” (Eleanor Roosevelt). Kinsey Ann Durham, GoSpotCheck: “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you've imagined” (Henry David Thoreau). Nicole McCabe, SAP: “Culture eats strategy for lunch” (Peter Drucker). Join us for Women in Tech: Decoding Diversity in Silicon Valley and Beyond – Part 2. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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