Join Colorado Technology Association (CTA) and the Vail Centre for a panel discussion with executives and HR leaders about the state of diversity and inclusion in Colorado. Hear from professionals representing organizations at varying stages of growth with unique backgrounds about what’s working, what isn't working, and what’s next. The Vail Centre is part of that answer – bringing renowned programs to the Vail Valley to help ensure a prosperous future for the State of Colorado.
Vail Centre is an educational nonprofit hosting multiple "Top 20" universities and Ivy League certificate courses in Vail, CO. Current university partnerships include Duke, Yale, Cornell and Dartmouth. This session will highlight Yale's renowned three-day Diversity and Inclusive Leadership certificate program. Session participants will also learn about partial scholarship opportunities worth $2,000.
Learn more about Yale’s Diversity and Inclusive Leadership Certificate Program at Vail Centre: https://vailcentre.org/course/diversity-inclusive-leadership/
Ross Iverson is the president and CEO of the Vail Centre. Ross brings an endless energy to optimizing organizations. He understands what it means to start and grow a business, what it means to be a leader, what it means to turn a vision into reality. Ross began his career as a business owner who grew a small family venture into one of the Twin Cities’ most respected landscape architecture firms, earning its place on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies. Today, he drives the Vail Centre’s vision of creating unique learning experiences that build credentials, foster intellectual communities, and create impact around the globe. Ross attended the University of Colorado-Boulder Leeds School with an emphasis in finance and entrepreneurial studies.
Terry Morreale is the Associate Director & CTO of NCWIT. Terry's career began at U.S. WEST where she was the lead engineer of the original region-wide dial-up Internet access service and a subsequent DSL product. After U.S. WEST, Terry worked at the cable company MediaOne in Technology Intelligence, and then as an IT Strategy consultant for the Gartner Group. She worked in the leadership practice at Kalos Strategy Group and then joined AppliedTrust in 2005. Terry has also served on local nonprofit boards, including the Colorado Internet Cooperative Association and Social Venture Partners of Boulder County. She has a BS in computer science from the University of Colorado at Boulder, a mediation certificate from CDR Associates and several technical IT certifications.
Nick Larche is the Senior Manager of Talent Acquisition & Development at EMS Software, the leading provider of meeting and room scheduling software. He has carved out a niche for himself in the Denver tech community, assisting small and mid-size companies with overhauling their recruitment and talent development programs. Nick is also the Founder of HR UndergroundX, a community of progressive People Ops practitioners seeking to redefine the HR industry here in Colorado.
Pattie Money is the Chief People Officer of SendGrid. Pattie has more than 20 years of HR leadership experience and has spent the past 15 years in the technology sector. As the Chief People Officer at SendGrid, she oversees the company’s greatest assets, our human resources. Prior to joining SendGrid, Pattie served as Chief People Officer at TubeMogul, a publicly traded global ad tech company in the Bay area and Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Mercury Payment Systems, a payment technology company. Pattie holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from University of Memphis and a Master of Science in Human Resource Development Degree from Villanova University.Katherine Erwin Assistant Vice Chancellor of HR, CU Boulder
Carolyn Munoz is a Social Media Strategist for North America Recruitment at Cognizant Technology Solutions, a Fortune 500 Company — one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Carolyn is a graduate of the Women’s College at the University of Denver with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Women’s Studies. She has a dual Master of Arts degree from the University of Denver in International/Intercultural Communications focused on how the influence of culture, media literacy and education impacts diverse populations in the global workforce. With over 20 years of experience, her career has spanned the gambit of digital publishing, social media, marketing, public relations and advertising working with business to business clientele nationwide and global non-profit organizations. Carolyn is committed to enlightening technology leadership about how to improve diversity and inclusion through contextual communication that promotes STEM careers for women and girls in the Latina population.