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Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s Rhonda Winter, Chief Information Officer, is the Keynote Speaker for the 3rd Annual Women in Technology (WiT) Networking and Career Day.

March 19, 2013

The event will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., March 26, in the IUPUI Campus Center Room 450C. In addition to the keynote address, the event includes a research poster competition, and speed presentations with work from women students; a networking session to connect with women faculty and business leaders in technical fields; a career fair where attendees can meet potential employers; and the opportunity to connect with other women students in technology and tech-related degree programs. This event is open to all degree programs.

WIT Networking Promo_405“The Women in Technology Annual Networking & Career Day is important because it provides the opportunity for women to grow and be successful leaders in the technology industry,” said Brittney Parker, president of WiT. “This type of event has a natural synergy where women can build business relationships that will impact their future.”

Winter brings a breadth of experience in information technology as she has lead technology efforts with organizations like the Indianapolis Museum of Art, and the NCAA headquarters during its transition to Indianapolis, which included delivery of software applications for the operation of thousands of collegiate sporting events. She began her career with General Motors and holds a BS from General Motors Institute and an MSE from Purdue University.

The WiT 3rd Annual Networking and Career Day schedule is as follows:

  • 8:30 a.m. – Registration
  • 9:00 a.m. – Welcome Remarks
  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Career Fair
  • 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. – Speed Presentations
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. – Poster Sessions
  • 12:00 p.m. – Lunch & Roundtable Discussion
  • 1:00 p.m. – Keynote Speaker: Rhonda Winter, CIO – Indianapolis Motor Speedway
  • 2:00 p.m. – Closing Remarks

The event is sponsored by Women in Technology (WiT) at IUPUI, IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI, and a Campus Center Funding Grant. It is funded in part, by the National Center for Women & Information Technology and a Symantec Student Seed Fund Grant.

For more information, visit www.iupui.edu/~getwitit or e-mail getWiTit@iupui.edu and visit WiT and the IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Women-in-Technology and www.facebook.com/informaticsIUPUI.

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