Magic Leap, UM Technologists To Speak at Women of Wonder Career Panel at NAF Today


Claire Marrero

Women of Wonder panelists Alysha Naples, Magic Leap Senior Director of User Interaction, and Krista Theodore, University of Miami Security Engineer, share their personal paths to technology careers today at the 2016 NAF Mega Student Industry Conference in Miami.


ITWomen is hosting the panel for the NAF Conference theme, “Paving the Way to a Future Career.” ITWomen president Claire Marrero, of The Talent Source, will moderate the panel discussion.The NAF conference at the Doubletree Hilton Miami Airport Convention Center is expected to draw 1500 students. The panel is scheduled for 10:40 a.m. in room 107 at the conference.

Alysha and Krista will discuss what a day looks like in their respective careers and how they got started to give students an insight into career choices in technology. Other topics may include:

  • Advice for securing scholarships
  • Choosing the right college
  • Landing great internship opportunities
  • What not to do on interviews
  • How to keep skills relevant
  • The importance of networking