Session Title: This is a Man’s World, or is it?: The Experiences of Women of Color in Male Dominated Fields

Funmi Ladigbolu, is an IT Change Control Administrator at Columbia University Medical Center. A role she has held for the past six years. In her role she manages and oversees enterprise wide change requests and the risks they pose to the university community. She has a Master’s degree from Pennsylvania State University in Public Administration and a second Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Long Island University. Recently she acquired a certification from Columbia University in Enterprise Risk Management. Prior to her role at Columbia University, Funmi has held various leadership positions at large healthcare organizations, academic institutions, and nonprofits throughout the United States. She currently serves as a board member of Multinational Transitional Housing program in Newark, NJ. She is also the founding member of Transformational Love, an organization committed to serving the less fortunate and homeless in Essex County and surrounding areas. Funmi is married to her husband of 10 years and together they have two children. Her favorite pastimes besides spending time with the family includes, traveling, exercising, reading, and enjoying gourmet ice cream.