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NCWIT’s Town Hall – IT Innovation and the Role of Diversity

May 22, 2006

NCWIT had a “town hall” event at the National Academy of Sciences Auditorium last Wednesday.

Along with the NCWIT participants were a number of special guests, including Senator Barack Obama (D-IL), Rick Rashid (SVP Microsoft Research), and Senator Mark Udall (D-CO).  The agenda included a keynote address from Padmasree Warrior (EVP and CTO of Motorola), an Executive Branch Panel, and a Congressional Panel.  I wasn’t able to attend because of my trip to Paris, but Lucy Sanders (NCWIT’s CEO) told me the event went extremely well.  Thanks to everyone who participated.