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Wal-Mart CIO’s Advice For Women In IT

20/11/2013 by

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Karenann Terrell  has a passion for developing female IT leaders and encouraging young women to study science and math. As executive VP and CIO for Wal-Mart, she speaks to this topic from a high-profile position, but with a level of candor and practicality that’s unusual among C-suite executives, male or female. When I moderated a panel she was on earlier this year at the Michigan Council of Women in Technology, Terrell looked out at the room of 500 people and delivered this message: I am a woman. That will never change.

For women who have been told for years to downplay their gender, it’s invigorating to hear Terrell say that.

This article has been extracted from www.informationweek.com please click on this link to read the article in full

http://www.informationweek.com/strategic-cio/executive-insights-and-innovation/wal-mart-cios-advice-for-women-in-it/d/d-id/1005813

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