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Mobilising the Power of Women - Panel Discussion


Presentation

Women shouldn’t be afraid to put themselves forward.

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Stream: Women in IT
Room: Suzuka
Time: 16:30 - 17:30

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Speakers


  • Resli Costabell at Costabell.com
  • Resli Costabell won the world championship in Creative Thinking at the 2014 Mind Sports Olympiad, and later was awarded the title International Master of Creative Thinking. She is an award-winning international speaker, trainer, and coach. Resli specializes in applying the art and science of psychology, and you’re welcome to follow along for free at www.Facebook.com/ResliCostabell. Resli’s clients and assignments are wide-ranging; she has taught group dynamics to IBM, coaching to Procter & Gamble, and presentation skills to Disney. Resli has delivered GSE keynotes on topics such as Motivating & Influencing; Credibility, Confidence & Charisma; and Dealing With Difficult People. She works all over the world… basically, wherever they’ll pay her to go. Resli loves working with mainframers. Truly. She loves their values, their quirky humour, their intelligence, and their enduring appreciation of Dilbert and Monty Python.


    Email: resli@costabell.com

  • Sue Parsons at RSM Partners Ltd
  • Email: suep@rsmpartners.com

  • Leanne Wilson at RSM Partners Ltd
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    Email: leannew@rsmpartners.com

  • Linda McGrath at RSM Partners Ltd
  • Linda has been involved in the mainframe software and services industry for over 20 years, working with top FTSE 100 clients. She is responsible for building relations with RSM’s existing and new clients. One of her passions is ensuring the mainframe lives on. Linda's Irish charm, determination and passion to succeed has added to RSM's overall success. She has been pivotal in helping clients meet operational needs, address skills shortages and offering customized solutions to ensure their mainframe systems and businesses run smoother. She is currently building succession plans for the future with several clients.


    Email: lindam@rsmpartners.com

  • Sarah Burnett at Everest Group EVP
  • Executive Vice President and Distinguished Analyst at Everest Group BCSWomen Chair and founder of AI Accelerator Sarah Burnett is an Executive Vice President and Distinguished Analyst at Everest Group with global responsibility for the company’s Service Optimization Technologies (SOT) research program. As part of this, she researches and advises clients on digital and automation technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotic Process Automation (RPA), and global service provider’s capabilities in these fields, best strategies for adopting and best practice in implementing them. Sarah is chair of BCSWomen, the women’s group of the British Chartered Institute for IT (BCS), and founder of AI Accelerator, a programme of free AI events, seminars and webcasts by experts, to inform and educate participants. In 2018, AI Accelerator was a finalist in Equals in Tech awards. The award was set up by UN Women, ITU and other partners to encourage more women into the field of technology. Sarah is one of Computer Weekly’s 50 most influential women in UK IT (2016 – 2019), AI Leader finalist by Information Age in 2018 and Digital Leaders’ Champion for the UK South East 2017. As well as contributing to media, Sarah often speaks at clients’ and industry events and webinars. She is active in social media with frequent blogs and Twitter posts (@SarahBurnett).


    Email: shburnett@gmail.com

  • Resli Costabell at Costabell.com
  • Resli Costabell won the world championship in Creative Thinking at the 2014 Mind Sports Olympiad, and later was awarded the title International Master of Creative Thinking. She is an award-winning international speaker, trainer, and coach. Resli specializes in applying the art and science of psychology, and you’re welcome to follow along for free at www.Facebook.com/ResliCostabell. Resli’s clients and assignments are wide-ranging; she has taught group dynamics to IBM, coaching to Procter & Gamble, and presentation skills to Disney. Resli has delivered GSE keynotes on topics such as Motivating & Influencing; Credibility, Confidence & Charisma; and Dealing With Difficult People. She works all over the world… basically, wherever they’ll pay her to go. Resli loves working with mainframers. Truly. She loves their values, their quirky humour, their intelligence, and their enduring appreciation of Dilbert and Monty Python.


    Email: resli@costabell.com

  • Sue Parsons at RSM Partners Ltd
  • Email: suep@rsmpartners.com

  • Leanne Wilson at RSM Partners Ltd
  • .


    Email: leannew@rsmpartners.com

  • Linda McGrath at RSM Partners Ltd
  • Linda has been involved in the mainframe software and services industry for over 20 years, working with top FTSE 100 clients. She is responsible for building relations with RSM’s existing and new clients. One of her passions is ensuring the mainframe lives on. Linda's Irish charm, determination and passion to succeed has added to RSM's overall success. She has been pivotal in helping clients meet operational needs, address skills shortages and offering customized solutions to ensure their mainframe systems and businesses run smoother. She is currently building succession plans for the future with several clients.


    Email: lindam@rsmpartners.com

  • Sarah Burnett at Everest Group EVP
  • Executive Vice President and Distinguished Analyst at Everest Group BCSWomen Chair and founder of AI Accelerator Sarah Burnett is an Executive Vice President and Distinguished Analyst at Everest Group with global responsibility for the company’s Service Optimization Technologies (SOT) research program. As part of this, she researches and advises clients on digital and automation technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotic Process Automation (RPA), and global service provider’s capabilities in these fields, best strategies for adopting and best practice in implementing them. Sarah is chair of BCSWomen, the women’s group of the British Chartered Institute for IT (BCS), and founder of AI Accelerator, a programme of free AI events, seminars and webcasts by experts, to inform and educate participants. In 2018, AI Accelerator was a finalist in Equals in Tech awards. The award was set up by UN Women, ITU and other partners to encourage more women into the field of technology. Sarah is one of Computer Weekly’s 50 most influential women in UK IT (2016 – 2019), AI Leader finalist by Information Age in 2018 and Digital Leaders’ Champion for the UK South East 2017. As well as contributing to media, Sarah often speaks at clients’ and industry events and webinars. She is active in social media with frequent blogs and Twitter posts (@SarahBurnett).


    Email: shburnett@gmail.com

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