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ACS Panel Discussion - A World of Female Leadership - Shaping the Digital Landscape - Part 1

This is the first in a two-part discussion, where Jo Stewart-Rattray, ACS VP Communities, will be joined by two international diversity and equality advocates to delve into the differing global perceptions in relation to diversity and inclusion in the tech workforce.

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    Wed, 14 Apr, 06:30 PM
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<img alt="User-added image" src=";oid=00D90000000o5NE&amp;lastMod=1613615310000"></img><br><br><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Arial,sans-serif;"><b><span style="font-size: 13.0pt;"><span><span>ACS Panel Discussion: A World of Female Leadership<br><br><i>Shaping the Digital Landscape</i></span></span></span></b></span></span></span><br><br><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">A recent global survey about the tech workforce highlighted that there are differing global perceptions in relation to diversity and inclusion which has only been further highlighted by the COVID 19 pandemic.</span></span><br><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">It appears that men and women do think quite differently!<br><br>Jo Stewart-Rattray, ACS VP Community Boards, will moderate a fireside chat with two international diversity and equality advocates who will dig deeper into the results of the survey; explore the benefits of diversity and inclusion in the workforce, and the effect they both have on the organisational bottom line. She also looks into how the pandemic has changed the way in which women work and manage the balance between ‘home’ and ‘work’.</span></span><br><br><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">Anna Murray, joining us from New York, and Sarah Orton, joining us from London, will share with Jo how they believe we can each make a difference to bring equality of thought and action into play. This is very much a discussion for both women and men.</span></span><br><br><br><br><b>Notice for all attendees including ACS Professional Year Students</b><br>When attending virtual events, in order to claim and qualify for the required CPD hours, Professional Year students need to attend the online event in its entirety which will be tracked by the ACS events team.<br><br>If a cloaking software program is used when connecting to an online event, your attendance cannot be recorded and CPD hours cannot be allocated. This does not include the use of VPN.<br><br><u><b>Please allow up to 2 weeks for CPD hours to be allocated to your membership profile.</b></u><br> 

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Anna Murray

Anna Murray

Anna P. Murray
President & Owner, tmg-emedia inc., emedia, inc.

Based in New York, Anna is a nationally recognized technology consultant, speaker, and blogger. Following a successful career in education and multimedia publishing, she foresaw the world changing impact of the internet and the World Wide Web and founded emedia in 1996. As one of the earliest web development firms, emedia has developed a strategy and implemented innovative solutions for many distinguished clients. Anna serves on the Women’s Leadership Council and in She Leads Tech. She is a double winner of the Stevie Award for Women in Business, a recipient of a Mobile Marketing Association award for mobile app development, several Kellogg top agency awards, and Folio's Top Women in Media Award. She is the author of the critically acclaimed The Complete Software Project Manager (Wiley, 2016), and released her debut novel in April 2020.

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Jo Stewart-Rattray

Jo Stewart-Rattray

Jo is ACS National Vice President (Communities)

Jo has over 25 years’ experience in the IT field some of which were spent as CIO in the Utilities and as Group CIO in the Tourism space, and with significant experience in the Information Security arena including as CISO in the healthcare sector. She underpins her information technology and security background with her qualifications in education and management. She specialises in consulting in risk and technology issues with a particular emphasis on governance and security in both the commercial and operational areas of businesses. Jo provides strategic advice to organisations across a number of industry sectors including banking and finance, utilities, manufacturing, tertiary education, retail, healthcare and government. Jo has extensive board and committee experience. She has chaired a number of ISACA’s international committees including the Board Audit & Risk Committee, Leadership Development and Professional Influence & Advocacy. She served as an Elected Director on ISACA’s international Board of Directors for seven years and was the founder of its global women’s leadership initiative, SheLeadsTech

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Sarah Orton

Sarah Orton

Sarah Orton
Head of IT Risk & Compliance
AstraZeneca, England UK

Sarah has more than 20 years of IT risk, assurance and advisory experience across a number of corporate sectors and has spent more than 10 years of her career in professional services. Now the Director of IT Risk & Compliance for AstraZeneca based in UK, she is also SheLeadsTech liaison for UK and Ireland, VP of ISACA Northern England and a member of the ISACA Women’s Leadership Council.

As well as being very knowledgeable about her field of IT risk and assurance, she is passionate about giving back to the profession. Sarah regularly presents and is keen to spread the message and encourage more women to engage. Her remit has stretched beyond the UK and across Europe. She regularly mentors women, both officially and unofficially, helping to build their confidence to assert themselves within their professional careers in technology.

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ACS Panel Discussion - A World of Female Leadership - Shaping the Digital Landscape - Part 1

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