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TEKsystems’ Director of Inclusion and Diversity to Moderate “Successful IT Careers Await—Don’t Fall for the Myths” Breakout Session at Women in Tech Midwest Summit

May 3, 2019

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2019--TEKsystems®, a provider of full-stack technology services that address the pressing strategy, implementation and talent needs for more than 80% of the Fortune 500, today announced that Director of Inclusion and Diversity Franklin Reed will moderate a panel discussion titled, “ Successful IT Careers Await—Don’t Fall for the Myths ” at the Women in Tech Midwest Summit on May 3, 2019, in Chicago. Reed will be speaking on the panel along with Sue Wallace (Executive Director, National Workforce Solutions, Creating IT Futures) and Tracey Welson-Rossman (CMO/Founder, Chariot Solutions/TechGirlz).

The panel will focus on the established myths that are preventing young female professionals from securing successful careers in IT and the common misconceptions that discourage women from pursuing technology careers. The panel will also educate attendees on what employers are seeking from today’s professionals.

“This summit plays an important role in showcasing how women in technology or those entering the technology industry can have successful IT careers,” says Franklin Reed, director of inclusion and diversity, TEKsystems. “I am looking forward to helping encourage the discussion on how we can overcome common misconceptions for women.”

WHO:

Franklin Reed, Director of Inclusion and Diversity, TEKsystems
Sue Wallace, Executive Director, National Workforce Solutions, Creating IT Futures
Tracey Welson-Rossman, CMO/Founder, Chariot Solutions/TechGirlz

WHAT:Successful IT Careers Await—Don’t Fall for the Myths”

WHEN: Friday, May 3, 2019, 3:45 p.m. CT

WHERE: UI Labs, 1415 N Cherry Avenue, Chicago, IL

The Women in Tech Summit’s mission is to support the community of women working in technology by bringing together women at every level, from student to senior executives, to connect, educate and inspire women in the technology industry through events across the United States.

About TEKsystems ®

We’re partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500 across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That’s the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

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CONTACT: Jason Hayman

TEKsystems@we-worldwide.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA ILLINOIS

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: WOMEN TECHNOLOGY DATA MANAGEMENT NETWORKS SOFTWARE OTHER TECHNOLOGY SECURITY PHILANTHROPY PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONSULTING OTHER PHILANTHROPY CONSUMER

SOURCE: TEKsystems

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