Intro & Keynote
Hamilton Beach VP, Information Technology
DRIVE your Education, Technology & Career
It can seem challenging at times to Get Stuff Done in today’s world! Come listen to our keynote speaker, Christina Hollingsworth – VP, Information Technology at Hamilton Beach Brands, on how she has led through chaotic times and DRIVE Education, Technology & Career pillars with her peers, teams, and leaders. Learn how she is an active DRIVER and how she launched #GSD movement in her life and career!
Executive Panel – 11:00-12:00
How do you drive your career to the Executive Level? What does it take to drive an organization through uncertainties? How do you influence your peers and drive your team to Get Stuff Done? Come listen to our team of Executive Panelists to learn more about a day in their lives and how they drove their career success.
Panelist: Charlene Mowery
Red Hat, Director, Strategic Initiatives
Panelist: LaLisha Hurt
GDIT, Deputy Chief Information Security Officer
Panelist: Elaine Cheng
VP and Chief Information Officer for Shentel
The 2020 MLM Awards
Winners will be announced between 12:00-12:15.
The Margaret Lyn McDermid Awards recognize women technologists in the greater Richmond area. The awards program is named after Margaret Lyn McDermid who has had a direct impact on Central Virginia’s tech economy, Virginia’s image across the country, opportunities for women and young people in technology, and most especially our continued growth as an organization at RVATECH. Lyn should be an inspiration to any young person, and especially any woman, who has a desire to become a technologist.
Job Fair – 2:30-3:00
Our Title Sponsors will spend a few minutes each discussing available positions that they are currently seeking. You'll also be able to learn a little bit more about what it's like to work at these companies and what they look for in candidates.Join Fair!
Welcome to Drive's Partner Expo! Take the time to learn about our conference sponsors by clicking on the links below. Each link will take you to a customized virtual booth that highlights everything from the company's leading women in tech to current job openings!