Women in Engineering Training and Luncheon
April 12 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm$12 – $780
CyberReach and IEEE present a Women in Engineering Training and Luncheon
A networking opportunity for women working in engineering, cybersecurity, science and other technical domains.
- Would you like to learn skills from professionals on how to become more outstanding in your academic or professional objectives?
- Do you struggle with the lack of networking opportunities with female peers?
- Would you like to learn more about career advancement and continuing education events?
- Would you like to connect with others who are experiencing the same issues?
This training session and luncheon are for you! Join us in Ballroom 5 at the Von Braun Center on April 12 from 9 am to 1 pm. This is a special session held in conjuction with the IEEE SoutheastCon 2019. Open to SoutheastCon attendees as well as general public.
Registration and seating are limited so register early!
Training session from 9 am to noon with a focus on challenges and successes for Women in Engineering, ‘Power Skills’ and the Value of Mentorship and Networking, including a panel discussion.
Followed by a networking luncheon from noon to 1 pm CDT.
KEYNOTE Speaker Confirmed!
Special Keynote Address presented by Dr. Lisa Watson-Morgan, deputy director of the Engineering Directorate at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
Dr. Lisa Watson-Morgan is the deputy director of the Engineering Directorate at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. In her role, she helps oversee an organization of more than 2,300 civil service and contractor personnel responsible for the design, testing, evaluation and operation of flight hardware and software associated with space transportation, spacecraft systems, science instruments and payloads under development at Marshall. She was appointed to the position in December 2018.
A native of Huntsville AL, Watson-Morgan graduated from the University of Alabama in 1991 with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering; the University of Alabama in Huntsville in 1994 with a master’s degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering; and the University of Alabama in Huntsville in 2008 with a doctorate in Engineering Management. She has received numerous NASA awards, including the Exceptional Service Medal in 2001; Exceptional Achievement Medal in 2010; and a Meritorious Presidential Rank Award in 2018. Watson-Morgan and her husband live in Huntsville and have three children.