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Designing the Next Generation of Government: An Event with Accenture Federal Services

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Designing the Next Generation of Government: An Event with Accenture Federal Services
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Watch our event with women leaders from Accenture Federal Services where these prominent tech leaders discussed tech trends, shared professional advice, and dove deeper into potential career opportunities.

Why Accenture Federal Services? As external forces and emerging technologies shape the next generation of government, Accenture Federal Services is helping agencies to design, deliver, and run the future government that they’d like to see. With 30+ years of experience serving the federal government, Accenture Federal Services people create digital solutions, accelerate AI capabilities, deploy rapid prototype solutions, modernize IT, and improve cyber resilience so agencies can deliver even greater impact for customers and employees.

On Thursday, August 6th from 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM ET (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM PT), PowerToFly connected with Accenture Federal Services’ women leaders over a panel discussion, interactive audience Q&A, and optional breakout sessions.

Agenda:

  • 5:00 PM ET / 2:00 PM PT - PowerToFly Kickoff
  • 5:05 PM ET / 2:05 PM PT - Welcome & Keynote Address from Ira Entis, Managing Director, Growth and Strategy
  • 5:15 PM ET / 2:15 PM PT - Panel Discussion Featuring:
    • Sara Abiusi, Managing Director, AFS Civilian Portfolio Technology Lead
    • Kim Aftergood, Managing Director, Tech Industry Practice Lead & Defense Client Executive
    • Jennifer Lange, Managing Director, AFS Advanced Technology Center
    • Terrianne Lord, Associate Director, AFS Salesforce Practice & Digital Platforms Lead
    • Amy Levenson, Microsoft Dynamics/Power Apps Practice Lead
  • 5:55 PM ET / 2:55 PM PT - Closing Remarks from PowerToFly
  • 6:00 PM ET / 3:00 PM PT - Optional Breakout Sessions Begin
    • Advanced Technology Centers - San Antonio, TX and St. Louis, MO
      • Jennifer Lange, Managing Director, AFS Advanced Technology Center
      • Aleathia Dixon, AFS Inclusion & Diversity Specialist
    • Technology in the Intelligence Community
      • Amy Giovannucci, Managing Director, Digital Platforms ServiceNow Practice Lead
      • Kim Aftergood, Managing Director, Tech Industry Practice Lead & Defense Client Executive
      • Michelle Quiroga, Senior Manager, Intel ServiceNow Practice
  • 6:30 PM ET / 3:30 PM PT - Event Concludes

Accenture Federal Services is hiring and would love to connect with skilled professionals. Their team works across defense, intelligence, homeland security, justice, diplomacy, civilian, and health to create global impact. All employees receive a “Total Rewards” package with a competitive salary, professional growth opportunities, health and wellness benefits, and more.

About PowerToFly: PowerToFly is a women-run startup that works with companies to identify skilled professionals they’d like to network with. Over the past two years, we’ve produced over one hundred events across the world with brands like American Express, Microsoft, Deloitte, and Slack, which have resulted in countless hires. Visit http://powertofly.com to learn more.

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Meet The Speakers

Sara Abiusi
Sara Abiusi

Sara Kumiko Abiusi is the Technology Managing Director working in Accenture's US Federal practice. She serves as the Technology Lead for their Civilian Portfolio of work. She is also a Client Account Lead for a large Civilian client. Her current work leverages her expertise in Supply Chain, Reporting, and High Performance architectures. Former clients include other federal and state and local agencies.

She joined Accenture after graduating from Johns Hopkins with a BS in Mechanical Engineering in 1996. She is the co-founder of the Metro DC Women in Technology forum and leads the Accenture Federal's Grace Hopper recruiting efforts. She leads their Johns Hopkins University entry-level recruiting effort. She is also the Executive sponsor of the Accenture North American Asian Pacific American Employee Resource Group.

Kim Aftergood
Kim Aftergood

Kim Aftergood is a Managing Director at Accenture Federal Services. She has been with the company for over 21 years. Kim has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Global Economic Relations from the University of the Pacific.

Jennifer Lange
Jennifer Lange

Jennifer Lange is a Managing Director at Accenture Federal Services. She has been with the company since 2005. Prior to her current role, she's served as an Associate Director, Senior Manager, Manager, Technology Growth Platform Consultant, and Systems Integration Analyst with Accenture.

Terrianne Lord
Terrianne Lord

Terrianne Lord is responsible for the delivery management of enterprise Salesforce CRM engagements including Salesforce Sales and Service Cloud implementations at Accenture Federal Services. With 20 + years of hands-on experience directing, managing and deploying technical solutions on a global scale for Fortune 100 clients in the Public, Private, Non Profit and Telecomm industries.

Ms. Lord has successfully managed multi-million dollar engagements while assisting clients through business process reengineering, system design and analysis, change management and 3rd party and legacy system integrations.

Amy Levenson
Amy Levenson

Amy Levenson is a Microsoft Dynamics/Power Apps Practice Lead at Accenture Federal Services. She is a strategic and forward-thinking Program Management Professional with a career history of effectively managing operations and cross-functional teams while supporting organizational goals and elevating productivity on a global scale.

Ira Entis
Ira Entis

Ira Entis is the Growth and Strategy Lead for Accenture Federal Services with responsibility for strategic corporate development, including growth-oriented investments and acquisitions. He is also responsible for the company’s artificial intelligence (AI) strategy, design & innovation studio, emerging technology portfolio and alliance ecosystem. Ira is a member of the Federal Leadership Team and serves on Accenture’s Global Innovation Team.

Ira joined Accenture with the company’s acquisition of Agilex Technologies, which he co-founded in 2007. As Agilex’ Chief Growth Officer, he was responsible for strategic planning, market development and pipeline management. Agilex was recognized by the Washington Business Journal as one of the region’s fastest growing companies for five consecutive years under his leadership. Accenture’s acquisition of the company was also named a Top Deal for 2015 by Washington Technology.