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Diversity Equity and Inclusion Series: Women In Leadership In Technology Panel Discussion with Charron Andrus, Sian Shumway, and Jane Wong

(Hosted by UC Office of the President)


Charron Andrus is Associate CISO at UC Berkeley. Charron focuses as an advocate for a diverse, inclusive, and equitable faculty, staff, and student body and her passion is engaging in and creating meaningful relationships with community partners. She is the co-founder of the Black Leadership Alliance Council at the University of California (BLAC@UC) and has served on several campus and systemwide committees including serving as a Delegate to the UC Council of Staff Assemblies for two years as well as being an Officer of the Council. Charron founded Andrus Consulting in February 2021 to provide career guidance and advice to Black women and other diverse groups. In her spare time, Charron enjoys writing and has published a book of poems entitled Words That Occur in the Absence of Love.

Sian Shumway is Director of UCSF IT Customer Service providing leadership for all aspects of IT Customer Service including, IT Service Desk, Field Services, Desktop Engineering, Unified Communications and IT Service Management. Sian ensures exceptional customer satisfaction through strategic and operational leadership in developing and implementing best practice IT customer service solutions enterprise-wide at UCSF.

Jane Wong is Vice President and Associate CIO for enterprise applications in the UCSF information technology department. She joined UCSF from the commercial sector, and she has brought with her the culture of innovation and creativity. Jane continues to serve as WIT@UCSF's executive sponsor and mentor.