WILMA’s Leadership Institute: Alison Brien

Snapshot of this year's Leadership Institute members

WILMA’s 2020 Leadership Institute, an annual nine-month program, gives area women the opportunity to learn from leaders in the region, visit a range of local companies, and serve as each other’s personal board of directors.

The program is part of WILMA’s Women to Watch Leadership Initiative, created to help develop more women leaders in our area.

Meet institute member ALISON BRIEN. (Other class members will be profiled in future articles.)

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Title: Technical Program Manager

Company: Apiture

How long have you been with your current employer? 1.5 years

Alma mater: Rochester Institute of Technology

Prior career experience:

Technical Project Manager at:
– Blue Acorn
– Benefitfocus
– Epic

Current job responsibilities: 

– Coordinate, plan for, and lead multiple teams of software engineers across multiple projects

– Remove barriers to success for project delivery via risk mitigation

– Implement various agile methodologies for projects

Hobbies: Writing (creative nonfiction), running, lifting weights, hiking, and conscious connection with others.

To learn more about WILMA’s Leadership Institute and Initiative, go to wilmamag.com/women-to-watch.

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