Leslie Ann Buckley of Comcast to Keynote at the April 1st TechWomen Annual Luncheon

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The TechWomen|TechGirls initiative of the NH Tech Alliance (Alliance) is pleased to announce Leslie Ann Buckley, the Northeast Division Vice President of Reliability Engineering for Comcast, as the keynote speaker of the 2020 TechWomen Annual Luncheon.  In her role, Ms. Buckley leads major network and engineering reliability efforts, including optimization for the 9 million customers across her division.  At the lunch, Ms. Buckley will trace her non-traditional career journey in technology and share the challenges she has faced, as well as the successes and learnings she has gained along the way.  Her call to action will include the top 3 things each of us can do to truly make a difference. The awards luncheon will be held from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at the Bedford Village Inn, 2 Old Bedford Way in Bedford.

“We are fortunate to have a leader of Leslie’s caliber, expertise and achievement to headline this year’s TechWomen|TechGirls awards luncheon,” says Shannon Herrmann, chairperson of the awards luncheon committee.  “Leslie has more than 20 years of business leadership experience and a proven track record of championing others through her work as the Executive Sponsor for Comcast Women’s Network in Manchester and her involvement with Comcast’s Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives.” 

At Comcast, Ms. Buckley leads a team of 300 network engineers, dedicated management and support staff.  Her areas of focus include strategy development and execution, building and optimizing field and network operations teams, and customer experience strategy. Focused on Women in Technology and supporting STEM initiatives, she has solidified her reputation as a mentor, encouraging and supporting her staff and colleagues, empowering and guiding the next generation of technology and business leaders.

Now in its fifth year, the TechWomen|TechGirls annual awards luncheon acknowledges the accomplishments of three women who contribute to the furtherance of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education and/or professional STEM advancements for women throughout New Hampshire.  It brings together technologists, entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders to celebrate the accomplishments of the awardees.  The winning TechStudent, TechTeacher and TechProfessional will be announced in the coming days.

This is a popular event which sells out each year.  Tickets for the annual TechWomen|TechGirls awards luncheon can be purchased online: http://members.nhtechalliance.org/events/details/techwomen-annual-luncheon-2020-258. 

The cost to attend is $45 for Tech Alliance members and $55 for non-members.

Sponsorship opportunities for the 2020 luncheon are still available and more information can be obtained by contacting Shannon Herrmann at [email protected].