The 18th annual leadership conference April 30 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis inspires women from all walks of life and helps provide scholarships for women in non-traditional fields of study.
Lockheed in Marietta welcomed Cooper as general manager in January 2011. She is also responsible for the company’s subassembly sites in Mississippi and West Virginia. She also serves as the company’s vice president of business ethics.
With a background in human resources and diversity workforce management, Cooper previously held leadership positions with Lucent Technologies. She has received the national honors of Women of Color in Technology Corporate Responsibility Award and the YWCA Tribute to Women of Achievement. She was named to Diversity MBA Magazine’s Top 100 Under 50 Executives and as one of Georgia Trend’s Most Influential Georgians in 2012, 2013 and 2014. She received the Pioneer Award from US Black Engineer & Information Technology Magazine in 2013.
She sits on boards of the Cobb County and Metro Atlanta Chambers of Commerce, on the Board of Councilors for The Carter Center and the Board of Trustees of both Emory University and the Woodruff Arts Center.
The opening keynote speaker will be Debbie Storey, senior vice president-talent development and chief diversity officer at AT&T; and the luncheon keynote speaker will be Claire Shipman, senior contributor for ABC News’ Good Morning America, World News and Nightline.
Participating on the Women of Power and Vision panel will be Judy Buchholz of IBM; Kelly Loeffler of Intercontinental Exchange Group and WNBA Atlanta Dream; and Hala Moddelmog, president of the Metro Atlanta Chamber. Moderating the panel will be Condace Pressley of WSB Radio and Cox Media Group.
More information is available online at possiblewoman.com.