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Woman In Tech Of The Week: Leah McGowen-Hare (11/26/14)

Woman in Tech of the Week (11/26)

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Leah McGowen-Hare
Master Technical Trainer, Salesforce

At this year’s Topcoder Open, the “Girls in STEM” event, sponsored by Google, was held on Wednesday, November 19 2014, which included a panel showcasing the diversity of jobs in the tech industry. Immediately following the panel, roundtable discussions where students had a chance to directly interact with the young, professional, relatable women panelists who have careers they may be interested in learning about. One of the panelists, Leah McGowen-Hare, is currently an accomplished and dynamic Master Technical Trainer with industry leader, Salesforce. She has more than twenty years of experience in the technology field; mastering a variety of roles including Consultant, Developer, Manager and Technical Trainer. Her career reflects the evolution of computing technology. She has worked in mainframe, personal computing, client-server and cloud computing environments. The scope of her work has included systems integration, system implementations and conversions for leading companies in human resources, health care and financial services. Often a featured panelist, Leah has also been a Dreamforce top trainer since 2009; keeping a class of up to 300 engaged and converting attendees to “Salesforce faithfuls.”

Congratulations Leah! You are theCUBE’s Woman in Tech of the Week!