Women's Leadership Program



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Wednesday, September 30 | 3:00pm-6:00pm (US Central)

Free for everyone and all are welcomed!

Chairs: Priyanka Dobriyal, Ph.D., Intel Corporation and Marie Cole, IBM Corporation


We extend an invitation to everyone to attend the Women's Leadership Program to promote women in engineering fields. Show your support for diversity in engineering fields by attending this session.



 A Cruise Through Automotive Safety Systems

Lenora Clark, MacDermid Alpha Automotive Team

Lenora will cruise the audience through how advanced safety and autonomous driving changes the vehicles of today and the near future and give a brief overview of the market. She will discuss how electronic trends influence the materials.  We look at this through; Miniaturization, Reliability , and Unique Substrates

Lenora Clark is the Director of Autonomous Driving and Safety Technology for the MacDermid Alpha Automotive Team.  She leads the team in understanding all systems involved in advanced safety on the path to full autonomy.  She seeks to understand industry challenges associated to this endeavor.  Lenora works closely with fabricators, tier ones and car makers to understand the needs of the entire supply chain to achieve faster, more reliable solutions.  She works in all aspects of electronics uniting circuitry, semiconductor and assembly solutions for a holistic approach to automotive market needs especially for advanced driving assistance. 

Lenora has worked for MacDermid for over 20 years and has been published in numerous industry technical conferences.  She holds four patents.  She graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry and received her Master’s Degree in Chemistry.



Quality Requirements Across Industries - More the Same than Different

Nancy Lange, Plexus Corp.

Nancy has had the opportunity to work in Consumer Product, Cosmetic, Pesticide, Food, Drug, Medical Device, and Aerospace Industries. This presentation will take a view across those industries and share the common themes



"Pit Stop" Mentoring with topics on:



The Women’s Leadership Program will continue their annual gathering, hosting the Connection Reception on the evening of Wednesday, September 30th!

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