WIST Hosts Workshop on Campus

Dakota State University Women in Science and Technology (WIST) will present a workshop focusing on opportunities for careers in technology fields Friday, April 23 on the DSU campus.

The workshop will begin at 9:00am in East Hall, Room 100. Sessions will include information on both local and national career opportunities.

The morning session presenters include:

• Camelyn Sims, Operations Manager, and Angela Peters, Database Marketing Coordinator, Bulldog Media, Madison, SD. Sims and Peters will share insight into how Bulldog Media developed and what opportunities there are locally in the technology field.

• Marla Anderson, Lead Engineer for IT, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Gilbert, AZ. Anderson will talk about her career path including the starting a consulting firm.

• Dr. Gordon Hall, Faculty Association of the Center for Professional and Applied Ethics, University of North Carolina. Dr. Hall will focus on gender stereotypes and computer ethics.

Afternoon sessions will include more focused information technology workshops and discussions by Anderson and Dr. Hall.

• Dr. Gordon Hall: Noon-1PM –Penetration Testing: A Case of Ethical Challenges in Cybersecurity Training.  4pm-5pm –Technology Ethics: Why Here? Why Now? A focus on computer ethics in business and how technological changes can cause trouble for our existing theories (like privacy), practices (security), and policies (intellectual property)

• Anderson: 1pm-2pm and 3pm-4pm, Presentations on IT Management and ERP Planning.

The workshop is sponsored by Women in Science & Technology at DSU with the help of AAUW and NASA Space Consortium grants

Last Updated: 1/12/12