WIN Special Session
The Change Makers: Closing technological, societal, and political gaps
Wednesday, July 12 11:00AM – 12:30PM
Back by popular demand, the Women’s Infor Network (WIN) session has quickly become an Inforum fan favorite for all attendees. In our 2017 session, we welcome a diverse group of women to speak to their experiences solving difficult problems. From addressing a lack of diversity of the tech workforce, to a panel discussion on challenges of the current geo-political climate, to the latest advances in diagnosing and preventing medical disorders, this year’s session will leave you feeling inspired and informed.
Meet the change makers
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Former United States National Security Adviser and Ambassador to the United Nations
Susan Rice is a career diplomat. Susan was the US National Security Advisor from 2013-2017. Prior to that, she was the US Ambassador to the United Nations from 2009-2013.
Susan will join Pam Murphy, Infor COO and Farah Pandith, Former Special Representative to Muslim Communities for the United States Department of State, for a discussion on recent executive orders on immigration and border security and the effects of those on the global community.
Former Special Representative to Muslim Communities for the United States Department of State
Farah Pandith is a foreign policy strategist and diplomat. Farah was the first Special Representative to Muslim Communities for the United States Department of State, serving 2009-2014. Prior to that, Farah served under President Bush as part of his National Security Council, focusing on violent extremism and counterterrorism.
Farah will join Pam Murphy, Infor COO, and Susan Rice, Former United States National Security Adviser and Ambassador to the United Nations, for a discussion on recent executive orders on immigration and border security and the effects of those on the global community.
Inventor & pioneer in brain augmentation technology to optimize human performance
Tan Le, a Vietnamese-Australian telecommunications entrepreneur, is a co-Founder and CEO of Emotiv, a bio-informatics company. Tan is pursuing the dream of widespread brain function screening to catch early signs of autism, epilepsy, learning disabilities, ADHD and other conditions. Tan was named the 1998 Young Australian of the Year, has been featured in Who’s Who in Australia since 1999, and has been honored by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader since 2009. Tan’s talk will focus on her innovations and ability to power through when faced with difficult hurdles.
Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code
Reshma Saujani is an American lawyer, politician, and founder of Girls Who Code. As former deputy public advocate of New York City and executive director of the Fund for Public Advocacy, Reshma brought together public and private sectors to encourage entrepreneurship and civic engagement across NYC, galvanizing industry leaders to close the gender gap in STEM education, and empower girls to pursue careers in technology and engineering. Reshma’s section will address the current tech landscape, the lack of gender diversity, and innovative ways individuals can take action to drive a changes to this situation.
Chief Operating Officer at Infor
Pam Murphy has been the Chief Operating Officer at Infor since October 2011. Pam’s key achievements include leading Infor’s cloud strategy and the company’s infrastructure partnership with Amazon Web Services, deploying more meaningful benefits to 13,000 employees around the world, and launching Women’s Infor Network (WIN).
Before joining Infor, Pam spent 11 years at Oracle Corporation, where she ran Global Sales Operations, Consulting Operations for Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Field Finance function for the company’s global business units.
*Pam will be hosting the WIN Special Session.