Ida Jayarani has been IT and Management professional for over 26 years. She has served as EDP Manager, Systems Engineer, Senior Software Consultant, On-Site Manager, and Senior Software Engineer with increasing levels of Project Management. She served the State of Indiana for 1.5 years in ICES project and the State of WA for 17 years in DSHS–ACES project, ESERV project of HBE, fulfilling senior and leadership roles. Ida is a speaker, author, poet, singer, musician, artist, song-writer, mother, philanthropist, and an entrepreneur. She is the Founder & CEO of OASIS4U, a startup IT Company, offering contract IT staffing & project management. Ida has held various VP positions in Toastmasters International and has won awards and accolades at work place, Toastmasters, and PMI Olympia where she has started serving as Finance Auditor & Newsletter Manager. For the past six years, she has served the PMI Olympia BOD, as the VP– Communication/Marketing. She has been instrumental in bringing in more members, dinner sponsors, and Gold sponsors to the chapter. She has been with PMI since 2008. Now, she wants to explore with passion, a new avenue of Outreach efforts to expand our membership, awareness & extend our services to our community & enlighten the younger generation to pursue project management in their career and life.