NEW YORK — September 24, 2018 — IPC, a leading global provider of secure, compliant communications and networking solutions for global financial market participants, announced today it is sponsoring “Women in Tech: Programming the Future,” a panel discussion focusing on female programmers and developers – the wins, challenges, and trailblazers. Held at IPC headquarters in Jersey City, NJ, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on October 9, the event furthers IPC’s partnership with Ellevate Network, a global professional community focused on advancing women in the workplace and helping companies succeed, and is part of its global Diversity & Inclusion Program. To register, visit https://www.ellevatenetwork.com/events/8380-women-in-tech-programming-the-future.
“Women in Tech: Programming the Future” will explore how representation of women and minorities will change the future of computer science. Speakers will delve into what it takes to succeed in the field and share tips that worked for them in overcoming the all-too-common obstacles. Kit Lee, Director and Technology Solutions Consultant for Pershing, a BNY Mellon company will be among the panel’s participants. Lee has been assisting Pershing clients in defining a technology integration strategy and executing a deep integration with Pershing. Lee has over a decade of experience with Managed Investments technology, and has worked with such clients as AccuWeather, Unilever, and Goldman Sachs. She serves as the co-chair for the Women in Technology employee group at BNY Mellon.
IPC is committed to women in technology. Through its partnership with Ellevate Network, IPC is providing women with access to professional development tools and resources, including:
- Workshops hosted by Ellevate CEO Kristy Wallace
- In-person and livestreamed Ellevate events
- Webinars, articles, podcasts, and videos
- Access to a diverse network of motivated, high-achieving, and like-minded peers
IPC’s management believes that a culture of diversity is an asset and generates greater ideas and innovation. This initiative is part of IPC’s global Diversity & Inclusion Program which focuses on fostering a greater sense of diversity and inclusiveness.
About Ellevate Network
Ellevate Network is a global network of professional women committed to elevating each other through education, inspiration, and opportunity. We believe that when ambitious professional women get more opportunity — to have a voice in important conversations, to have a seat at the table where decisions are made, to steer our collective economic power towards that which we care about — it ultimately benefits everyone, and leads to a more equal world. We do this by providing women with a community to lean on and learn from. Ellevate also works with companies committed to gender diversity and has a proven track record of changing business culture from the inside out.
IPC is a technology and service leader powering the global financial markets. We help clients anticipate change and solve problems, setting the standard with industry expertise, exceptional service and comprehensive technology. With a customer-first mentality, IPC brings together one of the largest and most diverse global financial ecosystems spanning all asset classes and market participants. As the enabler of this ecosystem, IPC empowers the community to interact, transact and react to market changes and challenges, and we collaborate with our customers to help make them secure, productive, compliant and connected. Visit ipc.com and follow us on Linkedin and Twitter (@IPC_Systems_Inc).
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