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Advancing Women of Color in Tech & Engineering Panel & Speed Networking

March 2, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

San Diego NSBE Professionals is excited to kickoff Women’s History Month, with a panel featuring some of San Diego’s most distinguished women of color in tech and engineering. On Tuesday March 2nd, San Diego NSBE Professionals will host a dynamic group of women who will discuss their career journey in STEM, how they have achieved success, as well as a myriad of hot topics focusing on the intersection of gender and ethnicity within tech communities. They will also discuss the responsibility of WOC in the workplace to be mentors and advocates for other WOC. This event will be moderated by Diversity Coach and Consultant Sacha Thompson, who is the former Global Inclusion Lead at Amazon Web Services.

Our Panelists
Sylvia Zachary – Cybersecurity Engineering Director, Cubic Corporation
Alishia Ballard – Assistant Engineer, County of San Diego
Kimberly Kuykendall – Software Analyst, RxSafe
Tessa Gunnin – Engineer I, ViaCyte
Chiara LeRoy – Community Health Specialist, County of San Diego

Program Agenda
6:30pm: Chair Welcome & Announcements
6:45pm: Panel Begins
7:50pm: Q & A
8:00pm: Speed Networking Begins
8:50pm: Closing Remarks
9:00pm: Event Ends


March 2, 2021
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm