For Immediate Release
Date: June 11, 2020
Contact: Tom McGuire, Director of Communications
Bloomsburg University to host virtual program on women’s contributions to technology
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Zeigler College of Business, in conjunction with the National Center for Women and Information Technology, will present a virtual program called “Sit with Me” on Saturday, June 20, from 10 a.m. to noon that focuses on recognizing the important contributions women make across the world of technology.
Sponsored by the BU Master of Science in Information Technology program, the virtual “Sit with Me” session will feature approximately 30 executives and educators from around the world as guest speakers. The speakers will take a seat in the “red chair” and tell their stories, embrace women, and discuss bringing inclusion into the world of technology.
The “Sit with Me” campaign was created to increase meaningful participation of girls and women in computing fields and careers.
Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,700 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in five distinct colleges: College of Education, Zeigler College of Business, College of Liberal Arts, College of Science and Technology, and Honors College.