Uma Hiremagalur

Hiremagalur_UmaPresentation: The PM’s Volunteer journey : a roadmap to value

Abstract: Project management practitioners and students, know the mechanisms that drive change. As a professional who cares about giving back to your community, you can add value with a few simple steps. The path involves being willing to help others, acknowledging your strengths & skills, exploring opportunities for service, and deciding to volunteer. To discover how easy and powerful this can be, and to learn what non-profits look for, join me for this interactive session where we create your personal roadmap to start your own volunteer journey.

Biography: Uma Hiremagalur, PMP, is Vice President, Programs at the PMI Washington DC Chapter. She has 15+ years in IT Management and Service Delivery; and over 10+ years in program management. As the Global Program Manager at IBM, she created the Global Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity (DR/BC) Program for Applications on Demand. Managed, built and consolidated Data Centers for Catholic Health Initiatives. Led the Storage practice for all of Northern Region at IBM India. Uma managed Sheltering and Family Reunification programs within Disaster Cycle Services at the American Red Cross.

Ms. Hiremagalur enjoys technology, innovation, process streamlining change management and total quality management engagements. She volunteers for various organizations and is passionate about giving back to the community through diverse programs.

Ms. Hiremagalur has a Masters in Business Administration, Masters in Computer Information Systems  and Bachelors in Finance and Commerce.