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Diversity and Inclusion in the Internet2 Community

Time 09/27/16 12:10PM-01:30PM

Room Junior Ballroom

Session Abstract

The Internet2 Gender Diversity Initiative will meet on Tuesday, September 27, 12:10-1:30 p.m. During the session, we will introduce the Internet2 Gender Diversity Initiative Award and Internet2 Gender Diversity Initiative in Recognition of Carrie Regenstein Award winners, a panel that will address key barriers to the gender diversity challenge and an open discussion.

Gender Diversity Initiative Session
Agenda
1. Welcome
2. Introduce Internet2 Gender Diversity Initiative Award and Internet2 Gender Diversity Initiative in Recognition of Carrie Regenstein Award winners
3. Panel: Key Barriers to Gender Diversity Challenge
Moderator: Dee Childs, Texas A&M University
Panel Members: Jim Bottum, Clemson University; Michael Corn, Brandeis University; Joanna Gramma, EDUCAUSE; Wendy Huntoon, KINBER
The panel will address key barriers to the gender diversity challenge through the following topics:
-Building a pipeline
-Changing the internal IT culture at the campus and system levels
-Changing the macro culture
-Getting more women involved in high stakes/high impact projects
-Acknowledging & addressing challenges in hiring practices
4. Open discussion

Please note that this working meeting will have access to the conference lunch. For your convenience, this lunch station will be located in the Junior Ballroom foyer outside of your meeting room.

Speakers

Speaker Florence Hudson Internet2

Speaker Emily Nichols Internet2

Speaker Linda Roos Internet2

Speaker Giselle Youngblood Internet2

Speaker Melody Childs Texas A&M University

Speaker James Bottum Internet2

Speaker Michael Corn Brandeis University

Speaker Joanna Grama EDUCAUSE

Speaker Gwendolyn Huntoon KINBER (Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education & Research)

Presentation Media

Primary track Research

Secondary tracks Advanced Networking

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