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Women 4 Technology: Meaningful Mentoring

January 27 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Enjoy roundtable, small group discussions with prominent IT Leaders eager to share their insights and experiences with you!

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Dr. Zillah Fluker joined Central State University as Vice-President of Institutional Advancement and University Spokesperson in August of 2020.   Dr. Fluker is a 20-year leader in Corporate America and Higher Education.In 2018, she founded and launched activate|elevate, LLC, a social media and marketing firm.Since 2016 activate|elevate manages a portfolio of institutions of higher education, small businesses, municipalities, non-profits and private individuals’ social media and marketing strategies across the United States.  The competitive advantage that activate|elevate has is a research and data collection methodology that develops case studies from client activity and benchmarked data that is regularly presented and reported out at professional and academic conferences.Dr. Fluker also founded the Why Not Win Institute, a targeted non-profit for leadership development and serves as its inaugural executive director.


Laurie Larson Quill

Laurie Larsen Quill is a full-time consultant. She founded Human Factors Solutions LLC in 2012, after spending 20+ years leading human systems integration and human factors investigations at the University of Dayton Research Institute. As a consultant she solves human effectiveness problems through human systems engineering practices. Recently her projects have focused on U.S. Air Force research efforts for the C-17, C-130, and F-16 aircraft (including research flights on the C-17 and C-130). For 9 years she was on a leadership development team at the University of Dayton that provided programming for faculty and staff to foster leadership capacity.  She is currently the Chair for the Engineering and Science Foundation Board which sponsors grants that inspire regional pre-K through12 students to understand STEM, and to cultivate interest in and preparedness for STEM career fields. As her ancestry commands, Laurie “Larsen” Quill likes all things Norwegian.



Lisa ShiversLisa Shivers has worked at Kettering Health Network in a variety of roles over her 30 year tenure with the organization.  From her start as a help desk technician to now managing the Project Management team for the Enterprise Project Management Office, Lisa has navigated many career and technology changes while serving those who serve in the healthcare setting.



Rebekah Michael


Rebekah Michaels, University of Cincinnati, Bekah Michael is Assistant Professor Educator,  School of Information Technology, and Director of the Ohio Cyber Range at the  University of Cincinnati. She has been Project Director for the NSF Grant DITLE and Graduate Programs Coordinator.