March Program Meeting

Women in the Workplace - Where do we stand today?

In March 2023, we will feature five of our AAUPW members in a panel discussion sharing their professional journeys, experience as a females in the workplace and dealing with diversity. Their personal stories span the following industries and fields - high tech and IT, pharmaceutical, insurance, humanitarian, and architecture.  We will explore what has changed and what needs to change going forward to drive equality.  Come hear their advice and tips on dealing with hybrid work, interacting in a primarily male dominated environment, and making the workplace more diverse and inclusive.  These talented women are:  Robin Coker, former Sr. Manager Software Development at Infor, currently Technical Support Specialist at hotelbird GmbH, Vivian von Burstin, Key Account Manager at pharma4u GmbH, Nina Cackovic Architect at Liwood, Joan Totman, Sr. P&C Claims Executive Expert at Allianz SE, and Shari Temple, former supply chain software expert, currently volunteer roles at Democrats Abroad as Global IT Director and Chair of ERA Task Force. Hosting the panel discussion is Ann Merchant, Head of Global Supply Chain at MorphoSys AG, a biopharmaceutical company.   After the panel discussion, we will organize Round Table discussions to further explore this interesting and evolving topic to get everyone’s perspective.