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UD Leaders & Legends Speaker Series
Virtual via Zoom | 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM (Virtual access opens at 6:10 pm)

Fireside Chat featuring Fern Johnson, CTO Vice President of Global IT at PepsiCo on "Making an Impact". Not only is Fern a Business and Community Leader, but she is also one of 24 honorees for this year’s past 2021 DBJ Women in Technology Awards. 

In addition to her work within the IT organization, Fern has been an active participant and champion of PepsiCo’s Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement initiatives. Her efforts in this area have led to best practices and programs in Diversity which have effected positive change, helped to advance the careers of hundreds of employees, and vastly improved the organization as a whole. She has led and worked with affinity groups to enhance awareness through educational and community-based events, activities, programs, and projects encompassing all dimensions of diversity. She has been recognized for her contributions with three Harvey C. Russell Chairman’s Awards for Diversity.

Fern has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Pace University in Pleasantville, NY. She currently sits on three boards - IT Senior Management Forum, North Texas Business Council for the Arts, Catherine Harpers 4 Keepers/The 2060’s Project. Fern is quite the world traveler and foodie! She enjoys entertaining her family and friends in her home in Frisco, TX.

Free + Open to UD students, alumni, faculty and staff, and UD Corporate & Community Partners. Registration is limited to the first 100 reservations. Please RSVP beforehand.

The session will begin at 6:15 pm CDT, with computer/mobile entry at 6:00 pm CDT.

Questions? Email Corporate Relations corporaterelations@udallas.edu

Nov 10, 2021 06:15 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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