A Look at Our Event with T. Rowe Price's Women Leaders
On June 19th, PowerToFly was thrilled to host our first event with T. Rowe Price, which was also our first event in the Baltimore-area. Held at T. Rowe Price's sprawling office in Owings Mills, the event included a panel discussion with several of the company's women tech leaders as well as plenty of networking time.
Hosted by PowerToFly's Dionna Smith, the night began with a keynote address by T. Rowe Price's Kris Caverly, Group Manager, Software Engineering, followed by a tech talk, lead by Maria Chirgott, Principal Business Analyst.
The centerpiece of the evening was an in-depth panel discussion featuring women leaders from throughout the organization includingAmy Chow, Software Engineer;Rachel Kurtz, Senior Infrastructure Operations Analyst; Anjana Ortwein, Software Engineer; Shelley Bliss, VP Cyber Analytics, Governance & Reporting and Yvette Briscoe, Sr. Infrastructure Operations Analyst.
The night concluded with plenty of more networking time over some truly delicious food and refreshments. To top it all off, our guests departed with some sweet T. Rowe Price swag.
T. Rowe Price is especially committed to advancing diversity and inclusion in their own workplace. In fact, T. Rowe Price has been named as one of the Human Rights Campaign's "2019 Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality" as well as one of Forbes 2018 "Global World's Best Employers 2,000."
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