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

John Jannarone

Franklin Reed Will Moderate a Panel Discussion About Successful IT
Careers for Women

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–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.

Contacts

Jason Hayman
TEKsystems@we-worldwide.com