CFWIT One Year Birthday Party!
Come out and celebrate Cape Fear Women in Tech's one year birthday party with us in a networking style event at tekMountain. We are also excited to welcome Katherine Lagana, CTO of Fidelity Charitable.
We're so excited to hit our one year anniversary! If you would like to contribute to CFWIT, at the event we will be accepting optional birthday donations to contribute towards CFWIT's future.
Katherine Lagana is the Chief Technology Officer for Fidelity Charitable ® , the second largest U.S. public charity. The organization's mission: to further the American tradition of philanthropy by providing programs that makes charitable giving simple, and effective. Fidelity Charitable is second in grant making, just behind the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, with more than 132,000 donors actively using their Giving Accounts to support the charitable causes closest to their hearts. In 2015, Fidelity Charitable granted $3.1 billion to 106,000 charities.
Prior to joining Fidelity, Katherine led global product development for LexisNexis, and advanced global product delivery for Microsoft Office. Apple shaped the first decade of her career, engineering developer, consumer and higher education products.
Katherine received her B.S. from Miami University, and her M.A. from Antioch University. She is an avid volunteer for Habitat for Humanity and STEM programs for young women. Within the broader cosmos, you will find Katherine teaching, and hiking with her husband while tons of sci-fi books fill her iPad.