9:00 – 9:30 “Power Skills” Kristina Barbee, Senior Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton
9:40 – 10:10 “My (Just Beginning) Journey in STEM” Morgan Burcham, Senior Software Engineer, Raytheon
10:25 – 10:55 “Balancing Being Right and Being Effective” Dr. Rhonda Gaede Associate Professor, University of Alabama in Huntsville
11:10 – 11:50 “Leadership” Dr. Lisa Watson-Morgan, Deputy Director of Engineering Directorate NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
12:00 – 1:00 Networking Luncheon Embassy Suites
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 conjunction with the IEEE SoutheastCon 2019. Open to SoutheastCon attendees as well as general public. Includes access to IEEE SouthEastCon 2019 Exhibit Floor.
Free for IEEE SouthEastCon 2019 Registered Attendees. Reduced cost for Active CyberReach Members.
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.