2015 Gator Engineering Leadership Summit

2015 Gator Engineering Leadership Summit

16301516666_41c1691974_bJanuary 15, 2015 UF Reitz Union Grand Ballroom

At this year’s summit, the Engineering Leadership Institute hosted discussions on the role of women and diversity in leadership.

Speakers & Panelists

  • Kim Stevenson, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Intel Corporation
  • Linda Parker Hudson, Chairman and CEO, The Cardea Group
  • Brigadier General Maureen LeBoeuf, Ed.D., Army (retired), Executive Director, Thayer Leadership Development Group
  • Marie Tillman, President, Pat Tillman Foundation
  • Kathy Banks, Vice Chancellor and Dean of Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • Bill McElroy, Professor of Engineering Leadership, University of Florida
  • Michele Manuel, Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida
  • Morgan Harding, ChemE Ph.D. Student
  • James Schumacher, Senior Product Developer; Global Innovation R&D Lead, Kimberly-Clark Professional
  • Mimi Drew, Former Secretary, Florida Department of Environmental Protection
  • Penelope Herrera, Communications Co-Chair – Hispanic Resource Group, Harris Corporation
  • James Perkins, Region Executive – Energy Management Business, General Electric Corporation
  • Andrea Swinicki, Research & Development Senior Engineer, Procter & Gamble

Event Highlights

  • Lectures
  • Panel discussions/Q&A
  • Keynote luncheon with Linda Hudson
  • Leadership + Scholarship Award Presentations
  • Gator Engineering reception with keynote speakers, alumni, panelists and student leaders


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