Helen is an Assistant Director of Applications Development and Support Services in the Student Collaboration Center at Temple University. She is also an Oracle database developer and enthusiast.
Helen has been active in the Oracle Development Tools User Group (ODTUG) for several years, is a graduate of their Leadership Program, served as the Program Coordinator for the 2016-2017 year, and is very active in their Database and Women in Technology Communities. Helen obtained her M.Ed. at Temple University in 2013, and is currently pursuing an MS-MBA in Business Analytics at the Fox School of Business. She served on the Board of Directors for the Temple Women’s Network from 2014-2017, the Temple College of Education Alumni Association since 2015, and as of July 1, 2017 will be joining the Temple University Alumni Association Board as a Director at Large. Helen has also served on the Board of the Network of Women with Careers in Technology since 2015, is honored to be their Vice President as of July 1, 2017. She is also a track lead for the 2016-2017 Pennsylvania Banner Users Group conference(s), and will be a content chair for the Database track for Kscope18, and has served as a content reviewer for several Oracle Users Group’s conferences.
In her spare time Helen enjoys spending time with her husband, Joe, their blended family of six children, Steven, Julie, Sarah, Bryn, Kelly and Jillian, and their two dogs-Charlie and Prince Eugene.