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Cardinal Financial Celebrates Women in Tech

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Cardinal Financial Celebrates Women in Tech
Cardinal Financial - September 28, 2018

CHARLOTTE, NC – Alex McGuire, Sheedeh Dorri, and Liz Caron of Cardinal Financial’s engineering team attended an event on September 24 to represent Cardinal as panelists and mentors at the State of Grace – A Celebration of Women in STEAM at the State University of New York at Albany. At the event, women studying science, technology, engineering, and math were able to hear from, interact with, and network with experienced women in the fields they intend to pursue.

The event served as a local version the Grace Hopper Celebration held in Houston, TX, which is the largest gathering of women in tech, featuring 20,000 women from 90 different countries. Both of these events were inspired by and named after Rear Adm. Grace M. Hopper, who was one of the first computer programmers, and a pioneer in developing computer technology. Hopper helped devise the first commercial electronic computer and many other ideas, terms, and tools that we still use today.

Participating in the event served as a great opportunity for three of our Octane® software engineers to represent Cardinal Financial and offer advice and mentorship to the next generation of women in technology.

Congratulations, and thank you to Alex, Sheedeh, and Liz for a job well done!

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