EVENT CANCELLED: Albert R. Checcio, October 21, 2014 WIM Speaker Series Luncheon 12-1:30

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the WIM Luncheon featuring Al Checcio scheduled for Tuesday, October 21st has been cancelled. Please take note.

Save the date for our next program: The Current State of Health in LA County featuring Cynthia Harding, LA County Chief Deputy Director of Public Health, on November 20th at HSC. Please visit the WIM Calendar for more information: http://uscwim.org/calendar.asp

WIM Professional Development Workshop “Making Change Work for You” at UPC on October 23

Please join USC Women In Management Professional Development for a discussion on “Making Change Work for You” with Jason Sackett. Jason Sackett is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Employee Assistance Professional with over 20 years of counseling and consultation experience. He holds a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Southern California with a concentration in Industrial Social Work, and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley. Jason Sackett’s specialties include enhancing workplace communication and relationships, conflict resolution, stress reduction, and managing disorganization through strengths-based strategies.

RSVP: http://www.uscwim.org/calendar.asp
COST: $0 WIM members; $10 non-members
DATE: Thursday, October 23, 2014
TIME: 8:30 – 9:30 AM
PLACE: UPC – SCI 206 School of Cinematic Arts

WIM Brown Bag Book Club survey

WIM Book Club survey. We’re trying to gauge interest in a WIM sponsored book club at HSC. If you could please take our survey at https://usc.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3yHFK4gvoowxzdr of books you’re reading and non-fiction books you’d like to read in a WIM Book Club, so we can get some idea of what the first book club book will be. Survey is open until October 16. We’d also like to know what weekday between 12-1 at HSC would work best for you for the monthly meetings. Once we get the survey results, we’ll send out another email with a date and location.

September 30, 2014 WIM Speaker Series at HSC: Maria C. Suarez speaks on Cyber Security: Why does it Matter?


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Maria C. Suarez speaks on Cyber Security: Why does it Matter?

Please join us for a WIM Speaker Series luncheon with Ms. Maria C. Suarez, Director of Information Security at USC. Ms. Suarez is responsible for leading the information security assurance aspects such as web application security, vulnerability management, digital forensics, incident response, and awareness/communication/education. One of 3 finalists in the “Women of Influence” award in the government/higher education sector in 2013, Ms. Suarez is recognized as one of Computer World’s Premier 100 IT Professionals in January 2005 for her thought-leadership in laptop encryption, audit trails, and, managing vendor security risk. Ms. Suarez’s award-winning experience in the field of Information Technology has evolved within the higher education, healthcare, and financial services industries. She is characterized as a leader bridging business and information technology specializing in information security, risk management, data privacy and regulatory compliance. Her professional contributions have been applied at Fortune 32 and Fortune 500 companies as well as a major hospital system within the NYC area. She has an MBA in Computer Information Systems from St. John’s University in NYC, with an undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from the City University of New York. She is certified as a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) by Carnegie-Mellon University, certified information security professional (CISSP), a certified information security manager (CISM), a certified information systems auditor (CISA), and, certified in the governance of enterprise IT (CGEIT). And we are delighted Ms. Suarez will be speaking to us on September 30.

12-1:30, Tuesday September 30th
Norris Tower 444 HSC
RSVP at http://uscwim.org/calendar.asp
Members- $18
Non-members -$20