Debra Wallin

Open Mic Night Coordinator, Tech Squad

Debra Wallin is a full time Information Technology Professional with over 30 years of experience in leadership, team building, communications, facilitation, training and mentoring.  She was the Chair of a Corporate Site Diversity team for four years and was the editor and  an author of a corporate diversity newsletter for eight years.  She has planned and spoken at many diversity events and was a member of the Diversity Council of the Carolinas for five years. She also served as the President of the Charlotte Chapter of the National Diversity Council of the Carolinas for two years.  She completed training with the Institute of Children’s Literature in 2000 and became a member of SCBWI soon after.  She was very active with the Charlotte ImaginOn Children’s Library and the Charlotte Novello Festival for many years.  Debra was also a member of the Women’s National Book Association for 3 years.


You can find her blog ‘Professional and Personal Challenges and Triumphs’ at