SPEAKER LIST – 2018

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Marilyn Rousseau
Right To Learn Global Literacy Project,

Marilyn Rousseau: -
Marilyn Rousseau is a seasoned Information Technology professional with over 20 years of experience in the Health IT industry. She specializes in database management systems and has worked as a Senior Database Administrator for most of her career. In 2015, she transitioned into a leadership role and currently works as the Corporate Manager of Database Administration at Baptist Health South Florida where she oversees a team of 9 mid to senior level database administrators. Outside of her career, Marilyn is heavily involved in giving back to her community. In 2005, Marilyn founded the Literary Souls Book Club, a women's group whose focus is to empower their minds, and promote literacy and academic achievement in South Florida. Throughout her career, Marilyn has lended her time and expertise to various professional associations, and non-profit organizations, including the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS), South Florida Technology Alliance (IT Palooza), among others. Marilyn has led the South Florida Business Intelligence User Group for 3 years. Prior to that, she served on the Board of the South Florida SQL Server User Group for 3 years. She has helped planned several local education events including the annual SQL Saturday conferences, a free full day training event for SQL Server end users. Marilyn has also supports communities outside of the US. Since 2012, she's participated on several mission trips to her homeland of Haiti, and has helped bring humanitarian aid and relief to the underserved population. She's received several volunteer awards for her philanthropic endeavors. In 2016, she was awarded the prestigious “Marie Claire Heureuse Justice Award” by the FANM organization for her support and contribution to their afterschool program for inner city children and youths. In 2017, Marilyn's passion for education propelled her to form her own nonprofit named "Right To Learn Global Literacy Project". This is a global movement which is dedicated to empowering minority children and adults to reach their full academic potential through a training approach that is inclusive of reading, writing, language, health, financial, computer, and life skills. In her spare time, Marilyn enjoys dancing, reading, traveling, and shopping. She lives in Davie, FL with her husband and 3 children including her new grandson. She can be reached at right2learnglobal@gmail.com
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