ASUG Women Connect Breakfast Panel at SAPPHIRE NOW + ASUG Annual Conference

ASUG Women Connect Breakfast Panel

Thank you to those who attended the third annual ASUG Women Connect Breakfast, sponsored by IBM, at SAPPHIRE NOW® and ASUG Annual Conference. The morning was led by special guest, Soledad O’Brien, who moderated an all women panel of ASUG members.

The ASUG Women Connect Breakfast panel featured:

  • Mani Dasgupta - CMO, IBM Global Business Services
  • Lorena Ferino - CIO, Plexxus
  • Jennifer Jao - Divisional Information Officer, Toyota
  • Sharon Kaiser - CIO, New England Biolabs and ASUG Board Member
  • Soledad O’Brien - award-winning journalist, documentarian, entrepreneur, and philanthropist

Thank you to our sponsor:


“I'm so glad you do this for women. This was a really nice mix of people from different backgrounds and experiences.”

About ASUG Women Connect

ASUG Women Connect

Our Mission

ASUG Women Connect exists to help women in SAP technology visualize and inspire success. We recognize each woman’s career path as worthy of visibility. By celebrating accomplishments and sharing knowledge, we can empower more women to lead in the technology field. We promote respect, optimism, empowerment, encouragement, and progress.

Woman Speaking

Why ASUG Women Connect

We’re looking for others who want to get involved. Professionals who work with SAP technologies at any career level are welcome to participate in ASUG Women Connect. It’s a great way to network with others who you can learn from or who have faced and conquered similar challenges. We’re here to start interesting conversations and help you build more connections today.

Woman Listening

How to Get Involved

We have a year-round calendar of events you can attend, including gatherings at national conferences and local networking meetups to encourage more conversations and growth opportunities.

If you or someone you know has something to say about the work you’re doing, your career accomplishments, or how other women have helped you on your journey, submit your ideas through the form on the ASUG blog. Looking for inspiration? Here are a few topics to start.

“Best women leadership panel yet!”

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“Authentic. Engaging. Interesting. Dynamic. Great session!”

Meet Us at ASUG Women Connect Events

Women Connect Panel

May 6–8, 2019: SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida

•        May 6: ASUG After Hours Party

•        May 7: Third Annual Women Connect Breakfast Panel

September–November: Women Connect at our Fall Conferences

•        Sept. 17: Best Practices for Oil & Gas, The Woodlands, Texas

•        Oct. 7: Best Practices for Automotive, Detroit

•        Oct. 16: ASUG Experience for Human Resources & Payroll, Toronto

•        Oct. 22: SAP for Utilities, San Diego

•        Nov. 28: ASUG Experience for EIM, Minneapolis