Atlanta Global Leadership Summit Designed to Empower Women in STEM March 19th-20th

Monday, February 12th, 2018

The Global Women in STEM Leadership Summit to be held in at the Atlanta Four Seasons, March 19-20, 2018 is the only one of its kind 2-day summit held in the world that is dedicated to giving women in STEM access to powerful tools, strategies and connections to advance their careers and their lives. Three hundred entrepreneur, academic, and business-women in technological and scientific fields from around the globe will participate.

Summit Partners: The University of Georgia, AT&T, ABB, and Northrup Grumman in partnership with a number of corporations, women and professional organizations, and higher education institutions.

Summit Program: Over 30 plenary and break out speeches, panels, fireside chats, round table discussions, and mentoring and networking sessions with powerful takeaways such as:

  • Tools to navigate our increasingly fast, competitive and challenging business world

  • Innovative ideas and strategies to achieve breakthroughs

  • Action plans to accelerate personal and professional growth

Summit Speakers: The summit has called on influential movers and shakers and thought leaders from academia, industry, nonprofit, and entrepreneurship spheres, who are predominantly women, to share their rich and enriching stories and experiences and how they shattered the glass ceiling everywhere and in so many ways. The speakers and facilitators have written books, led major fortune companies, won big awards, founded companies and nonprofit organizations, worked across the globe, and appeared on major TV networks.

Summit keynote speakers are:

Thomas E.Noonan, Founding partner of TechOperators LLCShan CooperChief Transformation Officer WestRock

Takoi K. Hamrita, Ph.d., Prof. and Inaugural ECE School Chair, College of Engineering, UGA.

Mary D. PetryszynSector VP and General Manager Land & Avionics Northrop Grumman Mission Systems

Jeff HoffmanSerial Entrepreneur and Global Motivational Speaker

Robin Bienfait, CEO and Founder of Emnovate

Shan Cooper, Chief Transformation Officer WestRock

Angela Baskerville Vice President, Entertainment Group Sales, Service & Corporate SystemsAT&T

Tiffany Wilson, Chief Executive Officer Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI) & T3 Labs

Michael R. Bracken,Vice President & Deputy Northrop Grumman Mission Systems

Morgan Berman, Founder and CEO of MilkCrat

Amy Oestreicher, Author, Global Speaker, Actress


For more information contact Takoi K. Hamrita, Ph.d. at