At 7 p.m. on Nov. 29, 2010, a special lecture was held in Jiang’an Campus. Titled Career Planning and Development of Female IT Professionals, the lecture was held exclusively for the female students of CCS & CSE. Three outstanding female professors from CCS & CSE were invited to deliver the lecture and share their stories of success. The lecture was also moderated by a female Professor--Vice Dean of CSE, Ms. Hong Mei.
To start off, Professor Yang Hongyu first pointed out the promising future of IT industry, then she reminded the students the advantages of females professionals by telling her own experiences. The students were encouraged to be enthusiastic and confident in their career development.
Then Professor Cheng Xingshu, Director of Network and Trusted Computing Institute started her story by a retrospect of her own way of learning. She pointed out emphatically that interest is the best teacher and the students should develop their interest in IT area and use what they have learned in the class to solve practical problems.
At last, Professor Zhang Lei introduced the relationship between interest, persistence and achievement and encouraged the students to find and enjoy happiness in learning and working.