Shonna Dorsey is the Vice President of Tech Education for AIM. Shonna graduated from Omaha North High School in 1997; she is an alumnus of the University of Nebraska-Omaha (UNO) where she earned both Bachelor’s (2003) and Master’s of Science (2010) degrees in Management Information Systems (MIS).
Her career includes training facilitation, project management and web development. She has earned the PMP ans PMI-ACP certifications through the Project Management Insititute. Shonna is a Women’s Center for Advancement Board Member, Creighton Tech Professional Advisory Committee Member, a Business Ethics Alliance Trustee, a Heartland 2050 Executive Committee Metropolitan Area Planning Agency Executive Committee Member, a UNO Alumni Association board member, a President’s Advisory Council (Hank Bounds Univ of Nebraska) Council Member, a Delivering Infinite Bookshelves for Kids advisor, a Heartland Workforce Solutions Youth Council member, a Nebraska Department of Education’s Department of Postsecondary Career Schools Community Council Member, and a member of the Greater Omaha Workforce Development Board through Heartland Workforce Solutions.
In 2016, Shonna was nominated for and accepted a Women in Technology Award from InformationWeek. She is one of five Omahans selected for the 2016 Changemaker award (Greater Omaha Young Professionals), one of ten Omahans selected for the 2015 TOYO award (Omaha Jaycees), the 2015 recipient of the Tech Community Builder of the Year award (AIM), a Leadership Omaha graduate, a 2014 recipient of the 40 Under 40 Award (Midlands Business Journal).
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.