The Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation will host an Executive Connection Summit at Cobo Center in Detroit next month, featuring keynote speaker Mary Barra, chairman and CEO of General Motors Co. The nonprofit organization says Michigan is the No. 1 state for women in IT.
Other guest speakers at the event on May 12 include Sheila Jordan, CIO of Symatec; Paula Tolliver, CIO and vice president of business services for Dow Chemical; Beth Niblock, CIO for the city of Detroit; and Linda Dillman, CIO of QVC. The event will also feature inspirational speaker Carey Lohrenz, the first female U.S. Navy F-14 Tomcat fighter pilot.