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March 30, 2000


Baltimore, MD -- In a rare opportunity to hear some of the top women executives in the country address issues surrounding IT business and success, UMBC's Center for Women & Information Technology is hosting "High Power, High Tech: Women IT Execs Talk Business" on Thursday, April 13 at 4 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom. This event is free and open to the public.

Members of the panel have either founded or managed IT businesses in areas ranging from investment to technology training. CWIT has invited these women executives to share their experiences as high power women in IT businesses and discuss such questions as: How have their careers been shaped by their gender? What advice do they have for women considering careers in IT? How do they view the future of IT business and the impact women might have?

Participants include Jane Brown, Executive Director and Vice President of the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation, who will act as moderator; Jeanne Allert, CEO of e.ssociation; Michelle Benvenga, Vice President of T. Rowe Price Investment Technologies; Patricia Bransford, founder, National Urban Technology Center and former senior marketing executive at IBM; and Pamela Piper, President and CEO of Modern Technology Systems, Inc.

The Center for Women & Information Technology hosts an annual Speakers Series that addresses issues concerned with women and IT. For more information about this and other CWIT initiatives, please contact the Center at (410) 455-2822.

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Posted by dwinds1 at March 30, 2000 12:00 AM