Skills Gap, IT Leadership & Career Reinvention
Paragon sat down with Shonna Dorsey, senior IT consultant for Mutual of Omaha Insurance, to discuss the skills gap, leadership and reinventing your career.
Shonna Dorsey is Senior IT Consultant for Mutual of Omaha Insurance, a Fortune 400 organization. Shonna is an Omaha Nebraska native, a graduate of Omaha North High School and an alumnus of the University of Nebraska-Omaha (UNO). Her career includes business development (from launching to selling a company), training facilitation, project management, and web development. Shonna is also a community builder who serves on boards for several organizations dedicated to supporting workforce and community development initiatives throughout Nebraska.
Shonna’s board membership includes Heartland Workforce Solutions, Omaha Girls Rock, Defy Ventures Nebraska.
Shonna is also a Commissioner for the Nebraska Information Technology Commission. She is dedicated to efforts to provide access to career advancement and professional development opportunities.
As a panelist or sole speaker on the topics of opportunities in tech, women in tech, empowerment and leadership, Shonna enjoys candidly sharing her experiences including successes, failures, and lessons learned along the way to hopefully inspire listeners to reach beyond any self- or otherwise imposed limitations.