Featured Speakers at the Inaugural MWM Summit & Gala Celebrating the Mentoring Movement

MWM Michelle Lee director us patent and trademark

Thank You to our Featured Speakers:


Senator Debbie Stabenow, Michigan
Michelle K. Lee, Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office - Read more here for her remarks.
Sodexo: Michael Norris, Co-host of event, Chief Operating Officer and Market President
Keshia Knight Pulliam, Actress (The Cosby Show) and founder of Kamp Kizzy, a nonprofit organization for young girls
BP: Redia Anderson, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Americas, Organizational Effectiveness
Alcoa: Natalie Schilling, Vice President Corporate Human Resources & HR Innovation & Excellence
Cigna: Rosanna Durruthy, Chief Diversity Officer 
Corning: Dr. Mark Vaughn, Manager, Technical Talent Pipelining for Corning's Technology Community & Lead, Technology Community Office of STEM
Lockheed Martin: Vicki Schmanske, Acting Vice President and General Manager - Lockheed Martin IS&GS Civil
Randi Williams, Senior at University of Maryland - Baltimore County
Kritika Singh, Sophomore at Rutgers University - Douglass Residential College
Aimeerenee Layton-Junco, Vice President, Global Human Resources, Carnival Corporation
Tara Russell, Founder, President and Global Impact Lead of fathom
Girls Inc: Andrea Wolf, Former Director of Public Policy, President BREM
Girl Scouts: Jennifer Allebach, Principal Girl Experience Advisor
MentorNet: Mary Fernandez, Chief Executive Officer
NCWIT: Lucy Sanders, Chief Executive Officer  
Tata Consultancy Services: Balaji Ganapathy, Head of Workforce Effectiveness
Cisco Systems, Inc.: Patrice D'Eramo, VP of Field Marketing
Learning Blade: Dr. Dane Boyington, Chief Technology Officer & Million Women Mentors Senior Advisor  
Learning Blade: Sheila Boyington, PE, President & Million Women Mentors States Coordinator
PepsiCo: Maria Velissariou, Vice President of Research & Development and Quality, Quaker
Alpha Corporation: Kate Lindsey, Chief Executive Officer
eWomenNetwork: Sandra Yancey, Founder
SCORE: Ken Yancey, Chief Executive Officer
Black Girls Code: Kimberly Bryant, Chief Executive Officer
FIRST: Donald Bossi, Chief Executive Officer
InRoads: Forest Harper, Chief Executive Officer  
Techbridge: Linda Kekelis, Chief Executive Officer
The Science Cheerleaders 
Tena Clark,Founder and CEO, DMI Music
The White House: Corinna Zarek, Senior Advisor for Open Government to the U.S. Chief Technology Officer at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Gerry "G." Garvin, Acclaimed chef, cookbook author and TV Host of Turn Up the Heat
Deloitte LLP: Chuck Saia, Partner and Chief Risk, Reputation and Regulatory Affairs Officer
MWM Girl Scout
 MWM Michigan Stabenow Stemconnector Frasier

(Copyright -- Above is an excerpt taken from the MWM Newsletter – 9/28/2015)

Note: In attendance at the event was MWM-VA State Lead, Dr. Carole Cameron Inge, CEO, International Association for STEM Leaders, along with IASL board members, Dr. Yvonne Thayer, CEO, VESTED, LLC and Sheila Boyington, President, Learning Blade & Million Women Mentors States Coordinator