Webinar: Advising for Future Ready Careers: CS + Finance

Do you feel equipped to engage students in careers in finance? Join NCWIT Counselors for Computing on 5/10 5pm ET for a FREE webinar to learn how careers in finance are evolving & many require foundational computer science skills. Computer science careers involve something called computational thinking, and computational thinking skills parallel the skills necessary to be successful in the finance industry. Hear from three women in leadership roles at Bank of America as they talk about the interwoven skills of computer science and finance! As a bonus the first 100 counselors, grad students and others in an educational advisory role to register are eligible to receive a $25 gift card and C4C Resource Kit after attending. YOU MUST USE A SCHOOL/WORK EMAIL ADDRESS TO RECEIVE THE GIFT CARD.

Katharina Mumford is the Financial Center & ATM Technology Executive in Client Facing Platforms Technology. She has technology accountability for providing innovative tools and technology to build and deepen relationships as well as service customers in the financial centers. In addition, she is responsible for delivering next generation ATM capabilities that drive a reliable and an enhanced customer experience.

Katharina joined Bank of America in 2001 and has worked in many consumer technology product delivery roles. Following the Countrywide transition in 2008, she was appointed to lead technology for the Insurance line of business. In this role, she led one of the largest divestitures allowing for a multi-billion dollar capital release for the corporation. In 2011, Katharina’s responsibilities expanded to lead Consumer Deposits Technology where she was accountable for establishing one coast-to-coast deposits platform delivering a consistent customer experience. In 2015, her role grew to include Merrill Lynch’s Wealth Banking and Personal Retirement products.
Lisa Brown is a Technology Executive within the Data Management Technology (DMT) Organization. She leads the design, development and maintenance of Enterprise applications in support of secure and efficient data and metadata management, movement, retention, testing, reporting, and resiliency.

In her previous role, Lisa led a horizontal program within Consumer Operations to drive a culture of exceptional client care across the business by developing and executing initiatives that improve the way our clients experience the Bank’s services, including Mortgage and Vehicle payment relief programs during the COVID pandemic.

Lisa is passionate about childhood education initiatives and currently serves on a community committee in partnership with CMS and City Leaders on a new SW Charlotte High School. She is actively involved in the Bank’s Employee Networks and recently served as Chair of BPG’s Community Outreach and Events Committee. She is a travel enthusiast, and currently lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband and two daughters.
Heidi Magura is a Senior Vice President for the Global Information Security (GIS) organization at Bank of America. She helps manage GIS’s external engagements with industry and government partners and works with internal partners to identify external opportunities for driving security efforts that align with GIS’s overall goals. 

Heidi joined Bank of America in 2010 and has worked in various roles across the GIS organization including, vendor testing and governance, risk and issues management and business operations. Prior to joining the bank, Heidi worked for Accenture on financial services technology projects including Bank of America change initiatives for the MBNA, US Trust and LaSalle transitions.

Heidi is passionate about closing the gender gap and providing more opportunity for women to gain entry into technology roles. She is an active advocate for women and co-leads the Charlotte Girls Who Code Summer Immersion program.

You can register using this link – https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__WgBRGogSmKLgyyneJudDA?fbclid=IwAR1fkuI9yhDGg-BNdSIWTvEZJd4UrWcItzEIxWa7olbKHSKMTmq_lKOrwhM