The University of Texas at Dallas

Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science


Women in Technology Panel

Women in Technology Paths to Leadership

The University of Texas at Dallas and the Communities Foundation of Texas will host a panel discussion by female executives and entrepreneurs in tech roles at leading companies.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (CDT)

ATC 1.102, Edith O'Donnell Arts and Technology Lecture Hall
The University of Texas at Dallas

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The event is free but registration is required.


Panel Moderator

Sejal Desai
Business Engagement Director
Communities Foundation of Texas

Panel Presenters

Maya Leibman
Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
American Airlines

Ane Sacks
Vice President and General Manager, DLP® Products
Texas Instruments Inc.

Helen Malick
Founder and CEO

Dalia Soliman-Powers
Sr. Vice President, CIO of Digital and Technology Enterprise Services

Women and Fearless 2020

The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science is experiencing profound and significant growth, becoming an energetic, top-tier school that embodies innovation and collaboration. Advancing solutions to society’s most critical challenges requires innovators, problem solvers and entrepreneurs of diverse backgrounds.

In the fall of 2018, the Jonsson School embarked on our Fearless 2020 initiative—a comprehensive engagement initiative focused on creating opportunities to transform our community through education. This initiative builds upon our founders’ fearless vision of breaking down boundaries and impacting technology across the globe, enabling our community to rise to new levels of excellence and solve some of the world’s most pressing problems.

Providing opportunities women in technology is a key priority for the Jonsson School as we look to achieve our goals for Fearless 2020.

Get Involved

Host Committee

  • Lisa Atherton
  • Shireen Bahadur^
  • Seema Deshpande
  • Raja Dodalla
  • Monica Egert-Smith
  • Susan Fojtasek, MBA'06
  • Neel Gonuguntla
  • Rashaunda Henderson*
  • Annette Jackson-Watkins
  • Ann Majewicz Fey*
  • Alicia Morgan
  • Katie Pier, BS'09 MS'10
  • Shalini Prasad*
  • Terri Scannell
  • Nicole Small
  • Hasini Sundaresan^<
  • Alisa Thomas^
  • Amy Walker*
  • Aries Webb-Williams, MBA'08
  • Monique Wedderburn*
*Faculty / Staff

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