Girls S.T.E.A.M. Institute celebrates Women’s History Month and Women in S.T.E.A.M. March 16th with Lelia Pourhashemi, CIO & VP Technology Business Operations, Blackhawk Network, as special guest speaker on the topic of “Learning to Learn.” The webinar is free and open to the public, hosted March 16th online for one-hour at 4PM PST / 7PM EST / Midnight UK / 8AM Hong Kong.
To participate, email email@example.com to register and receive an invite to the free, live online webinar.
Blackhawk Network is a global digital gift, rewards, and payment systems developer offering businesses branded ecommerce promotional, marketing, and purchasing tools like point systems and cash-back reward payments, especially for mobile customers. As CIO and Vice President, Lelia leads the product and technology team for accelerating innovation, agility and product and services deliveries with site reliability engineering oversight and testing, internal IT, Dev Ops, Cloud Operations and IVR technology within the company and with global partners.
Lelia is a long time experts in program and project management, agility, and dev ops, working for several years as Senior Director for Enterprise Transformation at PayPal. She graduated with a degree in Applied Math from the University of California, Berkley, and continues to mention and be a leader in supporting education through science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.
Girls S.T.E.A.M. Institute is dedicated to providing learning and mentorship opportunities and programs for girls 12-17. These monthly sessions are a great opportunity to learn and meet women in various STEAM industries who are not just successful but leaders in their careers and industries. Each hour-long interactive webinar is hosted by one of the GSI STEAMers, leaders in Girls S.T.E.A.M.
Future events include the Founder and Director of Students in VR, Dr. Angelina Dayton, with the Educators in VR Production Manager, Donna McTaggart, on March 25, 2021.