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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Cathy Caplener
Be Cause PR
cathy@becausepr.com

WITI SUMMIT: POWERING UP GAINING MOMENTUM WITH ALL-STAR LINE UP OF SPEAKERS, 2014 HALL OF FAME AWARD HONOREES AND TECHNOLOGY VENDORS

Seats Still Available for June 1-3 Event at the Santa Clara Marriott

Santa Clara, CA, May 26, 2014 - WITI (Women in Technology International), the leading global business organization for women in technology, announced today that it is still taking reservations for its WITI Summit: Powering UP event to be held June 1-3 at the Santa Clara Marriott. The organization, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, has pulled together a timely and rich event which will empower, inspire, and help women in technology further believe and understand that their cause is to work in the technology sector while their purpose to improve the lives of others.

WITI supports women worldwide in technology as they continue to face challenges such as equal pay, recognition for their work, and promotions to executive levels. WITI's mission is to help women and men see that advancing women is good for business, help women replace their anger and frustration with strategy, and replace competition with collaboration.

While the speakers will be speaking "tech talk" they also will share how they have faced and overcome their own trials and tribulations working in the technology sector.

SNAPSHOT OF SPEAKERS AND SESSIONS

Orna Berry, Ph.D., Corporate Vice President, Growth and Innovation, EMC -- "AHA!" Moments and Success Stories of Women in Technology
Gwynne Shotwell, President, SpaceX -- Rocket Science, Political Science, and a Bit of Elbow Grease
Anjul Bhambhri, Vice President, Big Data & Streams, IBM
-- Unleashing the Power of Big Data to Capture Customer Loyalty and Robust Revenue
Sheryl Root, President and CEO, RootAnalysis; Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon - SV and Stanford University -- INTRApreneurship: How to Succeed with Entrepreneurial Efforts Inside Today's Corporations
Karen Walker, Senior Vice President/Marketing, Cisco -- Big Data and the Internet of Things: Get Ready to Connect
Guy Kawasaki, Chief Evangelist, Canva -- Competing for Customer Attention, Dollars, and Loyalty: A Blueprint
Cora Carmody, Senior Vice President/Global IT, Jacobs Engineering - Women Leaders in Tech: How / Why Did They Choose a STEM Career?
Bonnie Marcus, President and Founder, Women's Success Coaching -- Understanding Your Value Proposition: The Key to Marketing Yourself in Business Today

HOW TO REGISTER

To register for WITI's 2014 Women Powering Technology Summit, or to purchase tickets for the WITI Hall of Fame Awards dinner, please visit: WITI.com/Summit. For group Hall of Fame table reservations and sponsorship opportunities at WITI's 2014 Women Powering Technology Summit, please contact: Michele Weisblatt, Executive Vice President, WITI; 323-522-3125. Michele@corp.witi.com

ABOUT WITI

WITI (Women In Technology International) is the world's leading trade association for professional, tech-savvy women committed to using technology, resources, and connections to advance women worldwide. With a global network of smart, talented female professionals and a market reach exceeding 2 million, WITI has established powerful strategic alliances and programs to provide opportunities within a supportive environment of women committed to helping each other. WITI's mission is to empower women worldwide to achieve unimagined possibilities and transformations through technology, leadership, and economic prosperity. For more information, please visit http://witi.com. Follow @WITI on Twitter. Like WomenInTech on Facebook. Add WITI on G+. Active WITI members can also join the WITI LinkedIn Group.