On Monday May 6, 2013 in Sunnyvale at Juniper Networks, TechWomen.org presented “Mentoring Across Borders: Empower the Next Generation of Global Women Leaders.” Speakers included Dr. Allan E. Goodman, President and CEO of the Institute of International Education, Felicia Mayo, Senior Director of Authenticity and Inclusion at Juniper, Heather Ramsey, Director of TechWomen, Steve Rice, Executive Vice President of Human Resources at Juniper and Lee A. Satterfield, Deputy Assistant Secretary at the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Sheila Casey, Deputy Director of the Office of Citizen Exchanges moderated panelists Erica Lockheimer of LinkedIn, Julia Lovin of Juniper, Audrey Simpson of Ericsson and Evelyn Zoubi of eCloset.me.
TechWomen is an Initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. It is managed by the Institute of International Education’s Center for Women’s Leadership Initiatives. The program is looking for Silicon Valley mentors to encourage women from Africa and the Middle East to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Hosai Omarkhil of Apple attended this event.
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