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Unlimited! Women in "Unconventional" Careers


Join us for this informative day dedicated to women interested in or already working in "unconventional" careers! The following GTCC departments will be featured:

  • Welding Technology
  • Automotive Services Technology
  • Aviation Electronics (Avionics) Technology
  • Associate in Engineering
  • Engineering Technology
  • Mechatronics Technology

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Success Panel—Women who are or have been successful in “unconventional” careers will present their stories and entertain questions from the audience. Panelists include:

  • Mary Medlin, a student in the HVAC program at GTCC
  • Kelly Khatib, General Manager, Capital Subaru of Greensboro
  • Carleigh Zarate, General Manager, Carolinas Collision Center Lexington
  • Cassie Tallent, DRT Tech, Capital Ford Charlotte
  • Casey Gleason. Greensboro Fire Department GFD Station 4
  • Alexandria Smith, EAS
  • Amanda Long, Wolfspeed
  • First Lieutenant Elizabeth Cox, Guilford County Sheriff’s Department

Department Presentations—Departmental representatives will discuss education and training they provide and how this knowledge and skillset leads to successful careers. Presenters include:

  • William Kluepfel, Avionics
  • Anne Simpson, Ph.D., Associate in Engineering & Engineering Technology
  • Dwayne Washburn, Automotive Systems Technology
  • Don Ellington, Welding

Interactive Session—The audience will interact with the different departmental representatives to get an “up close and personal” look at the different programs and careers available. This will include hands-on activities!

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