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Robotics Part 1: A Fireside Chat with the Champions

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Each year, SIM, through the Outreach Awards, recognizes outstanding achievements in supporting STEM initiatives in the local communities.

Come and hear from the champions about the successes – and challenges – of their chapter programs. This intimate discussion will energize you to consider some of their successful tactics in making major contributions in support of STEM education and careers.

Session Moderator: Nanci Schimizzi





Nanci Schimizzi, Senior Technology Executive, Fair Oaks Strategies

Nanci Schimizzi is a Senior Technology Executive with over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry.   As founder and principal at Fair Oaks Strategies, Nanci has served as a Management Consultant at large financial services firms, Non-Profit organizations and professional associations.  Nanci has extensive experience in IT strategy, business continuity and resiliency planning, relationship and program management, and software development.  She is actively engaged in championing programs supporting STEM Initiatives. 

In addition to Nanci’s professional background, she is engaged in a number of volunteer leadership roles including:

  • SIM’s National Management Council – Co-Chair Stem Outreach  
  • SIM Foundation Board Member
  • LPGA Women’s Amateur Golf Association Metro DC Chapter – Past President
  • Girl Scouts of the Nation’s Capital – STEM Strategy Group
  • Advisory Board member – SheSoft


May 17
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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