Huge welcome to Jehan Hyder, Programme Leader, Application Services at Air New Zealand
She's flying in to Wellingon (no prizes for guessing on which carrier!) to speak to us in true open Founders Exchange style about
• Her own story (how she got where she is, and became who she is)
• The challenges of being a female in IT management
• Tips for young women in IT
• The male v female paradigm in the workplace.
Please BYO something to share, and your questions, and your asks/offers to the community. HUGE thanks to Victoria and Simmonds Stewart for hosting.
Jehan's Short Bio
Mathematical Sciences and Computing degree majoring in Statistics. Migrated to New Zealand in 1988. Was a software developer overseas and in New Zealand for 10 years working in central government and banking. Then went into systems analysis for 4 years in the insurance sector. After that, entered the wonderful world of IT project management and was a project consultant for the better part of 15 years. Managed projects in a wide range of sectors including airlines, health, retail, local government, central government, manufacturing, telco, and medical publishing. Project types included end to end project management, project rescue, project establishment and business case consulting, software development, application implementation, business change, systems and process analysis, and project management training development programmes. Joined Air New Zealand in 2011 as Programme Leader in Group IT Solutions, responsible for managing a software development team which deliver internal and external customer facing IT solutions.