WIT+ Conversations with Extraordinary Leaders: A Discussion Around Women Working in Technology in Higher Education

Tuesday, November 8, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Zoom (details in registration)

Join us for an engaging conversation with these extraordinary leaders as they share personal insights on their experiences working in technology today.

Klara Jelinkova

Klara Jelinkova

Vice President and University Chief Information Officer at Harvard University

Klara Jelinkova is head of IT strategy, policies, and services that support Harvard University's teaching, learning, and research mission, and business operations. Klara also leads Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT), Harvard’s central IT provider that serves more than 50,000 educators, students, and staff. Before joining Harvard, Klara has held IT leadership positions at Rice University, the University of Chicago, Duke University, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Jenn Stringer

Jenn Stringer

Associate Vice Chancellor for IT and Chief Information Officer at the University of California, Berkeley

Jenn Stringer leads strategic oversight of campus-wide IT at the University of California, Berkeley. Before becoming CIO in 2020, she served as the Deputy Chief Information Officer and Assistant Vice Chancellor for IT. Prior to that, she was the Chief Academic Technology Officer. Jenn is a leader, technologist and librarian who is passionate about the role of technology and access to information as a strategic enabler to support the academic and public missions of institutions. 

In this facilitated discussion and Q&A, these extraordinary leaders will share about their career journeys and lessons learned. This virtual moderated panel event is hosted by Stanford Women in Technology, an IDEAL IT program, and Ivy+ partners at UC Berkeley and Harvard.

Event moderators

Steve Gallagher, Stanford CIO
Steve Gallagher

Nancy Ware, Chief of Staff, Office of the CIO at Stanford
Nancy Ware