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How Rebecca Parsons Leveraged Technology to Work with Women in Uganda - A Social Impact Project

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
6pm-8pm

About Our Speaker(s)

Food catered by Blue Mesa (beef, chicken and vegetarian options). Sodas, water and tea provided by Microsoft.

Dr. Rebecca Parsons is ThoughtWorks' Chief Technology Officer. She has more than 20 years' application development experience, in industries ranging from telecommunications to emergent internet services. Rebecca has published in both language and artificial intelligence publications, served on numerous program committees, and reviews for several journals. She has extensive experience leading in the creation of large-scale distributed object applications and the integration of disparate systems.

Before coming to ThoughtWorks she worked as an assistant professor of computer science at the University of Central Florida where she taught courses in compilers, program optimization, distributed computation, programming languages, theory of computation, machine learning and computational biology. She also worked as Director's Post Doctoral Fellow at the Los Alamos National Laboratory researching issues in parallel and distributed computation, genetic algorithms, computational biology and non-linear dynamical systems.

Rebecca received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Economics from Bradley University, a Masters of Science in Computer Science from Rice University and her Ph.D. in Computer Science from Rice University.

Event Date and Venue

This event will be held from 6pm-8pm on Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at:

    Microsoft Corporation
    7000 N. State Highway 161
    Irving, Texas 75039
    Map
SOLD OUT!

Pre-registration for this event is closed and on-site registrations will not be accepted.

About Our Partner(s)

We thank Microsoft for opening their doors to the WITI Dallas Network once again and for their continued support.

Contact Us

For more info regarding registration or event details, please contact April Geron ([email protected]).

For more details about pre-registration, contact Tech Support.