2019 Internet2 Global Summit

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Internet2 Inclusivity Initiative: How Internet2 Industry Members Endorse Diversity and Inclusivity in the IT Workforce

Time 03/06/19 11:45AM-01:15PM

Room Marquis Ballroom Salon 7 (M2)

Session Abstract

This session is open to all Global Summit attendees who are interested in learning more about diversity and inclusivity across the broad research and education community. Lunch will be provided; please get your food and beverage from the foyer (meeting level 2) before proceeding to meeting room.

In this session, Internet2 vice president of community engagement Ana Hunsinger will present a brief update on the initiative and recognize the Inclusivity Initiative scholarship recipients and NSRC-Internet2 fellows. Marla Meehl, UCAR manager and Internet2 Inclusivity Initiative steering committee co-chair, will moderate a panel discussion with representatives from industry members Dedra Chamberlin (Cirrus Identity), John Brown (Microsoft), and Michelle Ray (The Walter Kaitz Foundation). We welcome you to join us to learn more about the Internet2 Inclusivity Initiative and to engage in discussion around improving diversity and inclusivity within IT and the R&E community.


Speaker Ana Hunsinger Internet2

Speaker Marla Meehl UCAR / NCAR (University Corporation for Atmospheric Research)

Speaker Dedra Chamberlin Cirrus Identity, Inc.

Speaker John S. Brown Microsoft

Speaker Jennifer Farmer Northrop Grumman Corporation

Speaker Michelle Ray The Walter Kaitz Foundation

Primary track Integrated Solutions for Research, Scholarship, & Creativity

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