Barcelona 27 Feb - 2 Mar 2017

Women Encouraging Technology: Mentorship, Coaching, Education & Youth

Sustainable Development


Date & Time

Thursday, 02 Mar 2017

11:25 - 12:35


Auditorium A, Hall 4, access CC3, Hall 3

The challenges facing female career choices in technology starts with educating our youth and continues with inspiring role models, thought leaders and career mentoring relationships. This session explores these issues and approaches addressing how to encourage women and girls to study STEM and pursue careers in the telecommunications industry, critical to bridging the gender gap and ensuring we have the talent we need.
Moderator: Mary Clark, CMO, Syniverse
11:25 – 11:35:  Mentorship, Championing
Emer Timmons, Chief Marketing Officer & President of Strategic Sales, Brightstar
11:35 – 11:45:  Coaching and Mentoring
Chelsey Baker, Founder & CEO, National Mentoring Day
11:45 – 11:55:  Education & Youth: STEM, YoMo, Higher Education
Renee La Londe, CEO and Founder, iTalent Corporation
11:55 – 12:35 Panel Discussion
Lucy Quist, Managing Director, Airtel Ghana
Christina Miller, ‎President, Cartoon Network
Catherine Ladousse, Executive Director of Communication EMEA, Lenovo
Rimma Perelmuter, CEO, Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF) & Global Advisory Board Member, Women in Wireless (WiW)