Women in Tech Session #4

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Women in Tech Session #4
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Accelerate: Digital Velocity Summit | Session #4

Tune in with five influential women who hold key leadership positions for a discussion about their journeys and advice for the next generation of female tech leaders. They cover how to encourage girls to get involved in STEM initiatives, how to create and grow a “Women in Action” group, how the tech landscape is changing and challenges you can expect, and ultimately how women can help each other progress in the technology field.

Session Highlights

Pivotal Moments – Embracing Femininity and Finding Your Voice

Invest in Yourself – Stay Energized by Staying Connected


Show up Fully: Find a Mentor, Be a Mentor

The Art of the Possible: Early Education and Team Building


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Shana Boring is a strategic business partner specializing in culture and communications with a demonstrated experience working in a fast paced, high growth technology services company. She is passionate about empowering teams to create successful outcomes and what that can mean for the individuals. Boring believes transparency and communication are key to building trust and the foundation of a healthy organization. She loves witnessing how strategic culture can align with business strategy and reap exponential rewards on the company and its people.

Shana Boring (Facilitator), Director, Culture & Communications, AgileThought

Tami Booth is the VP at Dell covering Global Alliances and Industries Technical Sales, covering the largest Global Integrators and Outsourcers across Dell along with ISV focused verticals. Tami comes from a CTO background and is very interested in emerging technologies. Her additional passion is diversity; specifically helping elevate women in technology. She is a leader within Dell for the Women in Action ERG and external speaker and advocate on diversity and animal welfare topics.

Tami Booth (Panelist), VP, Global Presales, Dell Technologies

Beth Howen is the Global Head of the Public Sector & Defense Industry for Atos.  She has over 25 years’ experience in information technology leadership supporting a diverse group of organizations that span government, non-profit and private sector organizations.  Previous to her positions with Atos as Global Head of the Industry, Head of Public Sector for North America and Account Executive for the State of Texas which is the largest account in North America for Atos across all Industries, she was a customer of Atos serving as the CIO for City of Indianapolis/Marion County.  Beth has been a strong advocate for women in IT during her career and serves as an active member of the Women and Hi Tech organization which works to connect female STEM professionals as well as engage with young women who aspire to STEM careers. 

Beth Howen (Panelist), Head of Public Sector & Defense Industry, Atos

Ursula Strahm is a Leader with more than 20 years of experience in the Software Industry. She likes to delight customers by solving complex business problems with technology and process innovation while leading and growing world class software professionals. Ursula has a track record of building and transforming software organizations to become business enablers and deliver value with high quality in a predictable time frame.

Ursula Strahm (Panelist), Client Services Director, AgileThought

Christy Erbeck is the Chief People Officer at AgileThought. With over 20 years’ experience in consulting, training, and coaching, Erbeck has worked with thousands of individuals worldwide, from nontechnical roles, to software developers, sales, and high-level executive management. She has a SPS 5, SPS, PSPO & PSM certifications, holds a Master’s in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and is a Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator.

Christy Erbeck (Panelist), Chief People Officer, AgileThought

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