Talks and Breakout-Sessions
GradSWE Spring 2018 Event
Join us for talks and breakout-sessions about techniques on career search and negotiations with two successful women in tech and business.
Space is limited for this event, so RSVP today by getting your ticket Here!
Date : April 23rd, 2018
Location: UIC, ERF 1043
Head of Technology, Global Retirement & Workplace Solutions
Ann is a senior technology leader and business strategist with 17+ years of experience in various industries. She is adept in implementing solutions aligned with technology and business growth strategies enabling digital and mobile presence. Ann’s intensive software career includes software engineering, team motivation, change management, mentoring, leadership collaboration, facilitating business performance and results in distribution, tech services, financial, fintech, and insurance industries.
Ann has a Computer Science and Mathematics Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She had many different roles from production support associate, software engineer, technology consultant, solution architect, and everywhere in between. Ann currently heads teams for global retirement and workplace solutions as Head of Technology at Morningstar.
She is also Director of Women Who Code Chicago Network and has passion for advocating and elevating women technologist while leading the conversation on plugging the leaky pipeline for girls in STEM.
Ann lives in Chicago’s West Loop with her husband Tony, daughter Charlotte, and dog Misa.
Here are the links to Ann’s Linkedin and some other resources on Ann’s contributions in Capital one and Women Who Code/Chicago chapter.
Certified Professional Coach, MBA
Founder of inTerract Consulting
Terra Winston, founder of inTerract Consulting, has dedicated her life to helping her clients unleash the potential of each employee. She is a leadership consultant and executive coach with 20 years of internal and external business consulting experience. Terra has a flexible style that has driven results in boardrooms and on plant floors, for Fortune 100 companies and small start-ups, alike.
Terra’s successful approach comes from her unique blend of “hard” and “soft” business skills. She holds a BS in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia, an MBA from Stanford University, and coaching certification from The Coaches Training Institute and the International Coach Federation. Prior to founding inTerract, Terra worked at Deloitte Consulting as a consultant on process, strategy, and organizational engagements and as a Director at PepsiCo doing traditional HR and organizational development.
With an expertise in leadership development, facilitation, and diversity, Terra implements a broad variety of custom solutions for her clients. As a coach she helps leaders and entrepreneurs make meaningful impact on their organizations. A sought after speaker, Terra delivers workshops and keynotes that do more than entertain – they give attendees the tools to change behavior.