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MSBA - Master of Science in Business Analytics | Industry Involvement

STEM Women Summit

The Convergence of Social Media, Big Data, and Analytics

October 23, 2014

The 2014 STEM Women Summit was a great success! Thank you to everyone who joined us for an evening filled with fantastic panel discussions and networking opportunities. Be on the look out for our 2015 event next fall! 

STEM Moderator

Keynote speaker and panel moderator Niloufar Molavi addresses attendees

STEM Panel

Panelists Maggie Chan Jones, Christie Barany, and Virginia Miracle share their insight into the world of analytics

STEM Student Attendees

Student attendees talk with women in industry 



Event Objective

The Texas STEM Women Summit is designed for two purposes:

  • Help women studying in STEM fields to connect with professional women at varying levels in their careers with a similar educational background in order to support the STEM students in understanding the wide array of career opportunity available to them.
  • Give students an opportunity to learn about and discuss relevant topics from the STEM field with professionals from the field as well as STEM faculty from around the University

Panelists & Company Attendees

The panelists are still being confirmed at this time and additional participating companies will be added daily. 


  • Christie Barany – Shark Tank Winner and Former Director of Marketing for Stryker
  • Maggie Chan Jones – Senior Vice President (Marketing) – Level 3 Communications
  • Virginia Miracle – Senior Vice President at SpredFast

Participating Companies:

  • CIA
  • HP
  • Dun & Bradstreet
  • Facebook
  • Level3 Communications
  • GM
  • PwC
  • Retail Me Not
  • Halliburton
  • Credera
  • AMD
  • Twitter
  • Capital One
  • SpredFast
  • USAA
  • Walmart