POC-IT Planning Committees

Stanford POC-IT Planning Committees make Stanford POC-IT happen on a day-to-day basis, with the goal of advancing the Stanford POC-IT mission. They produce quarterly meetings and small group activities. They also perform data analysis and manage communication channels to keep the community informed and engaged.

Planning Committees

Vision:

This committee will keep the community informed about POC-IT happenings, create connections that highlight new roles and reduce feelings of isolation in the work environment, help members to grow networks and leverage each other's strengths, and ensure POC-IT is inspired by great speakers and regularly empowered with new tools.

Chair:

Lily Lee, Senior Program Manager, School of Humanities and Sciences Dean’s Office

Members: 

  • Bobbi Woody-Mistriel, SLAC
  • Walt Ashe, GSB
  • Tiana Ferreira, UIT

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Vision:

This committee is a working and collaborative team that seeks to advance representation, engagement, and support for POC employed in technology roles across Stanford.  We will perform objective analysis of University data to establish baseline metrics that inform the Stanford community and share actionable insights with decision-makers as they attract, develop, reward, and retain a diverse and talented workforce and leadership pipeline.

Chair:

Vacant

Members:

  • Marie-Anne Valiquette, SoM
  • Randy White, UIT
  • Maria Inciong, UIT
  • Maria Gregorio, UIT

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Vision:

This committee supports the POC-IT vision by providing resources and experiences to university-wide POC in technology to further their professional development and career advancement. We also provide discussions and trainings that target the issues which contribute to inequitable ethnically diverse representation and engagement.

Chair:

Omar Cooley, IT Manager, Bing Overseas Studies

Members:

  • Jenna Gentry, SoM
  • Steve Choy, SoM
  • Felicia Smith, SUL
  • Joann Wong, HAAS
  • John DeSilva, SoE

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Vision:

The Talent Pipeline Committee seeks to help build a racially diverse tech workforce for the future. We aim to generate awareness and recruit for career opportunities and advancement in technology roles and fields at Stanford, and to influence younger generations to pursue this field in general.

Chair:

Kerri Augenstein, Senior User Experience Designer and Creative Lead, University IT

Members:

  • Alison Ho, UIT
  • Nora Cata, SoE
  • Shawn Kim, GSE

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