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Join us for our first Professional Development meeting of FY18! The topic will be:

Is Solving for Gender Diversity the Answer to a Larger Economic Challenge?

When: Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 5:30-7:30 PM
We’ll start with a half hour of networking and ordering food (available for purchase by the individual), then a few SWE announcements, and finally a presentation by our guest speaker Sheri Jenkinson! This meeting is open to all (men and women, SWE members and non-members alike), and children are also welcome (at your discretion, child care is not provided).
WhereCoffee House Cafe6150 Frankford Rd, Dallas, TX 75252

Eventbrite - Dallas SWE Sept 2017 Meeting: Sheri Jenkinson

Speaker Profile: Sheri Jenkinson

Sheri Jenkinson is a Catalyst for Culture Change, an Activator of Big Ideas and a Champion for Equity through Technology. She is the Founder and CEO of WATT (Women Advancing Technology Together) International. Her entrepreneurial journey began with a goal of addressing engagement, resilience and interdependence challenges in corporate culture. This led her to become a coach and an organizational change management consultant. Her recent research findings around gender diversity and the gaps in workforce capacity and skill sets are now taking her down the path of organizational design, team optimization and development of sustainable cultures.

Prior to founding WATT, Sheri played key roles in developing innovative technologies, creating profitable business strategies and building key relationships with C-level partners and customers for large corporations and startups, including Verizon, VeriSign, Capgemini and River Logic. The networks and applications that she has worked with have changed our everyday lives as consumers, including digital telephony, mobile gaming & commerce, and interactive TV.

Sheri earned her ACC coaching credentials through the International Coaching Federation (ICF). She is on the Board of the DFW American Marketing Association, leading the CMO Advisory Council and has a B.S. in Business Logistics from Penn State and an M.B.A. in International Marketing from the University of Dallas.

This past January, she was privileged to travel to Bangladesh to help bridge the Digital and Cultural Divide by starting a new computer lab at the local elementary school, which included internet connectivity for the entire village.

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