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VA-WHPC: Women in HPC & IT Leadership Roles

October 12, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Join us for our Fall community meeting to hear from female leaders in the HPC & IT field sharing challenges and successes experienced throughout their careers. Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to learn about career strategies, share your own experience, and contribute to our discussion of how the playing field may be leveled to offer equitable HPC & IT leadership opportunities for women and minorities.

Featured Speakers

Robin Bryan AVP for Information Technology/CIO at James Madison University

Robin Bryan is the assistant vice president and chief information officer (CIO) at James Madison University, where she is responsible for the leadership and strategy for technology infrastructure, applications, support, information security, IT policy and compliance.

Robin has over 38 years of experience in IT, serving in numerous roles, include Executive Director for Information Systems and Deputy CIO before assuming her current role in 2021. Robin holds a B.A. in History and Political Science from Bridgewater College and completed masters level work at JMU.

Corinne Picataggi – Chief Technology Officer at William & Mary University.

The Chief Technology Officer’s organization supports all core technology at the university, including network and telecommunications infrastructure, construction, and maintenance, server architecture and cloud strategy, and enterprise systems administration, integration, and automation. Additionally, business analysts, project managers, and solutions architects support Information Technology team members and colleagues in functional offices, plan, prepare, and implement process improvement and technology modernization initiatives.

Corinne started at William & Mary in the Advancement office in 2000. Responsible for technology infrastructure and special projects, she worked on everything from building and maintaining servers, to managing the construction of Discovery I, Advancement’s office space. Corinne moved to central Information Technology in 2011 as the Innovation Projects Team Manager, became Director of Software Systems in 2016, and Chief Technology Officer in late 2019.

Although she started her undergraduate work as a biology/pre-med major, Corinne couldn’t stay away from information technology. She finished her bachelor’s in Information Systems at the University of Massachusetts and her Masters of Information Technology at Virginia Tech. Her first software development project was as a high school senior in New York, where she and two other students wrote the first electronic version of the New York State driver’s manual.  It was released to every public high school and library in the state. Before her time at William & Mary, Corinne worked as a technology analyst at Corning, Inc. and as a storage peripherals Testing and QA Manager at Cybernetics, in Yorktown, Virginia. Corinne presently enjoys post-graduate work in process design and emerging technologies.


Gladys Andino (University of Virginia)


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October 12, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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