Anaheim, CA--May 23, 1997--The Workshop for Women in Design Automation, launched at last year's Design Automation Conference (DAC) and designed as a day-long interactive seminar to help EDA professionals accelerate their careers, will be held Sunday, June 8, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Anaheim Conference Center.
Eileen Boerger, vice president at Mentor Graphics Corp. (Wilsonville, OR), is the chair for this year's workshop, titled "Power and Perceptions."
Ellen Hancock, executive vice president of the technology office of Apple Computer (Cupertino, CA), will be the featured speaker. Electronics industry veteran Hancock, who previously worked for IBM and National Semiconductor, will speak from 9:15-10:15 a.m. in Room A6.
Immediately following Hancock's talk from 10:30 a.m.-noon is a panel where industry professionals will share their experiences on addressing issues they and other women face in the workplace. Panelists are Linda Geppert, senior associate editor of IEEE Spectrum; Dierdre Hanford, vice president of corporate applications engineering at Synopsys; Deborah Harvey, area sales manager at VLSI Technology Inc.; and Kerry Araujo, director of strategic partnerships at Mentor Graphics Corp.
The afternoon will feature a leadership development seminar led by Dell Larcen, managing partner of the Strayer Consulting Group. The session will provide a model for understanding the power and barriers to working effectively with different personal styles in the workplace. The day will end with an informal reception, hosted by the Electronic Design Automation Consortium (EDAC), providing an opportunity for attendees and speakers to network.
The workshop is sponsored by the DAC, ACM/SIGDA, EDAC, and IEEE Circuits & Systems Society.
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