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ClickSide Chat: The Importance of Volunteering

  • 10/19/2022
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Virtual
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Women & Hi Tech invites our members to join a small group discussion with Rochelle Leavell, Senior Solutions Architect at Salesforce, Karen Hyman, Head of Data Management for Defense at Rolls-Royce and Marla Holread, President of Shift Leadership, on October 19. We will be discussing the importance of volunteering. 

You may be thinking that you don’t have time to take on the added responsibility of volunteering. Most of us are busy enough with work, school, family, friends, and other responsibilities. But volunteering isn’t about the quantity of time you devote; it’s the quality.

Volunteering is more than just your opportunity to do something great for your community. It can also have a major impact on your career and professional reputation. Hear from our speakers about how volunteering has improved their lives, and share your stories as well in this interactive discussion. 

Rochelle Leavell

Rochelle is an Indianapolis native and a graduate of Indiana University - Kelley School of Business and has a Masters in Information Science. In her 20 years of experience as an IT professional, Rochelle has worked with leading software companies to help guide teams and individuals to maximize product adoption and deliver high-quality solutions.

Through her service engagement, she serves as president of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Chi Chi Omega Chapter. In this position, she is proven to be a passionate leader by encouraging women to embrace innovative ways to create, inspire, and serve in their communities. She prides herself on being a servant leader and believes that it takes one good deed at a time to make the world a better place.

Karen Hyman

Karen brings 20 years of expertise from various roles in the IT, Project Management and Digital space to her work as Head of Data Management for Defense at Rolls-Royce. Additionally, Karen is passionate about getting more women in STEM careers and has served at the president of RRWNA for three years. She not only serves as a mentor to women at Rolls Royce, but also participates in external STEM events to encourage young women into the field, including with Women and Hi Tech.

Since 2020 Karen has served as an Advocate for the Alzheimer’s Association for the Indianapolis Chapter. She advocates for public policy that increases research funding and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementia diseases.

Marla Holread

Throughout her career, Marla has developed a passion for uncovering and developing the strengths of individuals.

Her 20 + years of experience expands roles in sales, management, recruiting, and leadership development training.

Prior to launching her own business, Marla honed her skills as a leadership development expert at The Strategy Forums, a leadership and development consulting company where she partnered with large organizations such as Eli Lilly, Whirlpool, and Baptist Health to co-create individual and unique leadership development programs.

Marla went on to receive her executive coaching certification and launched Shift Leadership, an executive coaching and leadership organization dedicated to helping CEO’s, executives, emerging leaders, business owners, and professionals become unstuck, uncover blind spots, accomplish goals, and ultimately reach their full potential.

The event is FREE and exclusive to our members.

Space is extremely limited, and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Once registration is filled, no wait list will be initiated. Registration for ClickSide Chat is required in order to provide you with the final login instructions.

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