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February 17, 2012

Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents Dr. Saundra Williams

Please join us on March 27th at 6 pm in Lecture Hall 1231 EBII for our next spring 2012 talk in the Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology” Executive Speakers Series.

Our special guest speaker will be Dr. Saundra Williams, SVP & Chief of Technology and Workforce Development, NC Community College System. Her talk topic will be “Overcoming IT in Order to Support Business Functions.

With 58 institutions and over 850,000 students, the North Carolina Community College System is one of the largest in the country and is the State's primary agency for delivery of job training, literacy and adult education.  Dr. Williams leads the information technology and resources, technology infrastructure, distance learning, workforce development, human resource development, continuing education, staff training, project management, and emergency service functions organizations within the community college system. Dr. Williams came to the North Carolina Community College System from NC State University where she was an Assistant Professor in Adult and Community College Education and continues to serve as an Adjunct Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Adult and Higher Education.  She holds a BS in Mathematics, MS in Applied Mathematics with a minor in Statistics, PhD in Adult and Community College Education all from NC State University and Master of Divinity from Regent University.

Abstract: Responsibilities in technology leadership have broadened and absorbed some form of business responsibility. Dr. Williams will share lessons learned along with strategies on how to develop collaborative relationships with business peers to bring productivity insight into the overall organization.

The event is free and open to the public.  Ample free parking is also available.

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