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CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap

January 10, 2017

Join us on February 7th for “CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap” a documentary exploring the role of women and minorities in data science and STEM. After the movie, Lauren States leads a panel of women software developers and engineers in discussing issues of gender and race in today’s technology fields.

CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap

February 7, 2017, 6pm-8:30pm, 190 Goodwin Hall, Virginia Tech

Join us on February 7th for “CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap” a documentary exploring the role of women and minorities in data science and STEM. After the movie, Lauren States leads a panel of women software developers and engineers in discussing issues of gender and race in today’s technology fields.

Following the discussion, a reception will allow the conversation to continue. Delicious appetizers, beverages, and desserts will be served!

Parking is free after 5 pm. The Perry Street Parking Lot 3 surrounds Goodwin Hall and the Perry Street parking garage is also available.
Schedule 6:00 p.m.     Doors open 6:10 p.m.     Introduction (Scott Midkiff) 6:20 p.m.     Documentary “CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap” 7:15 p.m.     Panel discussion (Lauren States, moderator) 8:00 p.m.     Reception begins (food and beverages provided) 8:30 p.m.     Event concludes

If you are a person with a disability and desire an accommodation to participate in this event/activity, please contact Alana Romanella at aromanel@vt.edu. If you require the use of an interpreter, please provide a minimum of 14 days advance notice. Our ability to provide these accommodations is dependent on the type of assistance needed and the time required to secure the requested accommodations.

CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap

Eligible faculty members can earn Networked Learning Initiatives (NLI) credit for attending this event. Click here to enroll. However, this event is open to the entire university and interested members of the community. Please join us.

CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap
Ms. Lauren C. States
Moderator, Lauren States is a member of the Board of Directors for Webster Financial Corporation and Clean Harbors. She serves as a Trustee for the International House, New York and as a Director for ScriptEd. She is also a member of the Dean's Executive Council and an Executive-in-Residence for the D'Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University.

Need information? Contact S.B. Chandler (chandler@vt.edu) or Angela Correa (acorrea@vt.edu, 231-4202).