Join us for Women’s History Month on ‘Women in Technology (WIT) on Business RadioX’ as we speak with Tarsha McCormick, Head of Diversity & Inclusion at ThoughtWorks. We’ll get a glimpse into Tarsha’s professional journey as well as her approach to diversity, inclusion and belonging in the tech industry. She’ll share stories and examples to illustrate solutions that are working and the challenges ahead.
‘Women in Technology (WIT) on Business RadioX’ showcases successful female STEAM executives in Georgia, providing an opportunity to tap into their brilliant minds and learn from their personal career journeys. Women in Technology (WIT) is a 501 (c)(3) organization on a mission to empower girls and women to excel in STEAM from the classroom to the board room. www.MyWit.org
Tarsha McCormick is the Head of Diversity and Inclusion for ThoughtWorks North America. She was instrumental in helping to build, grow, and lead various aspects of their People organization including recruiting, benefits, HR operations and talent management, helping to company grow from a startup of less than 100 employees to over 5000 globally.
Since moving into the Head of Diversity and Inclusion role, Tarsha has driven the strategic thinking and work related to making ThoughtWorks more diverse and inclusive, and advocating for change in the I.T. industry. Tarsha has spoken at numerous conferences and events, sharing her knowledge and learning in the diversity and inclusion space, including SXSW, Grace Hopper, and Tech Inclusion. She is a proud member of the advisory board for Per Scholas Atlanta, a nonprofit that provides tuition-free technology training to unemployed or underemployed adults seeking careers as IT professionals.
About Your Host
Trisha Stezzi is a purpose strategist, Gold Halo Award-winner, AMA Award-winner, radio show host, and social entrepreneur. For more than two decades, she’s been at the forefront of the quickly evolving corporate social responsibility/purpose movement.
Trisha has advised top brands and nonprofit organizations of all sizes and types. Trisha is a strong believer in the notion that diversity, technology, and social innovation are key to business success and to solving the world’s biggest challenges.
Trisha founded her purpose-driven agency, Significance, in 2017 to help people and brands create meaningful connection, fulfillment and impact via solutions tied to strategic business objectives.
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About Women in Technology (WIT)
Women in Technology (WIT) empowers girls and women to excel in science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math (STEAM) from the classroom to the boardroom. We do this by providing female students in middle school, high school, and college with education, exposure and experience. By sharing the stories of successful professionals across the STEAM fields, we encourage all generations of girls and women to write their future.
Our team of more than 300 volunteers delivers professional development and networking opportunities to our more than 3,000 professionals, and programs at no charge to more than 1,500 students. WIT is a 501©(3) non-profit organization committed to making Georgia the state with the highest percentage of women in the STEAM workforce by providing opportunities that champion women throughout their education and career.