Diversity and the Success of Today’s Industry-Silicon Valley Campus - Carnegie Mellon University

Diversity and the Success of Today’s Industry-Silicon Valley Campus - Carnegie Mellon University

Diversity and the Success of Today’s Industry

Ying-Hsing (Virginia) Moreno (SDM M06) recently took a position with Boeing’s IT International in Global Sourcing Strategy Management. Her new responsibilities include supplier capability assessments and managing supplier relationships to ensure alignment to the Boeing IT Global Sourcing Strategy. “I am excited about the new challenges of this position. In addition to managing our relationship with key outsourcing suppliers, this year, we will establish metrics to monitor their performance,” says Moreno.

Her experience includes work in the areas of functional analysis, systems integration, software architecture and project management for P-8A Multi-Mission Maritime Aircraft, DCAC-MRM, WebWorks, BCA-IS Transformation Office, and 747/67/77 Quality Engineering, and ConneXion. Prior to joining the Boeing IT International team, she was a Systems Architect supporting the Boeing System Encyclopedia (BSE) and Business Simplification and Systems Consolidation initiatives.

In addition to the technical expertise she provides at Boeing, Moreno is also proud to promote diversity at The Boeing Company. As a past member of the SSG Diversity Council, she co-authored the Momentum Magazine article, "The Power of the Pause" and contributed to the design of the Diversity Insights. As co-chair of the EO&T Diversity Council, she is proud of the institutionalization of diversity-related PE goals required for each Boeing IT executive and the implementation of the “I am Diversity” campaign. Virginia currently designs and facilitates learning sessions around generational differences. “Diversity, is very important to the success of today’s industry, especially in a large, global corporation like Boeing. I feel privileged to be able to provide resources to the Boeing community,” explains Moreno.

Moreno received a Master of Science degree in Software Development & Management from Carnegie Mellon University in August 2006. Additionally, she attended the Executive Development Institute, an institute dedicated to growing culturally diverse leaders for executive ranks. Virginia also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems and a Certificate of International Studies in Business from the University of Washington.

Moreno started at The Boeing Company as an information technology summer intern and was accepted into the rotation program, Information Systems Career Foundation Program (ISCFP).

She is a Generation Y Taiwanese-American and was born and raised in Seattle, WA. She loves traveling, cooking, and dancing. Virginia was recently married to Rudy Moreno and is settling into their first home. (They are pictured above.)