WITI Strategist
Newsletter  •  May 25, 2016

  In This Issue

WITI Summit
WITI Career
WITI Spotlight
WITI Survey
WITI Webinars
WITI Technology
WITI Partner Events
WITI Social Media

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  WITI Network Events

June 2, 2016 - San Diego, California
Cocktails & Connections!
June 16, 2016 - Clearwater, Florida
Big Data and Analytics
June 16, 2016 - Waltham, Massachusetts
Coaching Roundtables: Be Your Best!
June 21, 2016 - Orlando, Florida
Communicating When the Stakes are High
June 23, 2016 - Irvine, California
Mix and Mingle with WITI OC!

More Network Events

  WITI Partner Events

See Details of All Partner Events Here

2016 Shanghai CIO Executive Leadership Summit
May 26, 2016
Shanghai, China

EOP's STEM Diversity Career Expo in Washington, DC
June 3, 2016
Washington, DC, District of Columbia

2016 Toronto CIO Executive Leadership Summit
June 7, 2016
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2016 Detroit CIO Executive Leadership Summit
June 9, 2016
Detroit, Michigan

ISSA Women in Security Webinar: Everybody Wins: Fostering Positive Workplace Environments
June 13, 2016
On the web

2016 Minneapolis CIO Executive Leadership Summit
June 16, 2016
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Women in Consumer Technology Forum 2016
June 21, 2016
New York, New York

2016 Rochester CIO Executive Leadership Summit
June 23, 2016
Rochester, New York

June 27-30, 2016
Boston, Massachusetts

CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine's Career Expo For People With Disabilities
July 15, 2016
New York, New York

ProductCon 2016
July 23-24, 2016
San Mateo, California

See Details of All Partner Events Here

  WITI Member Discounts

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  Women In Technology 22nd Annual Summit

Early VIP Registration $895.00 ($795.00 for Members) $995 Reg Price. $1295 at door.  Includes a 1 year WITI Membership!

Featured Speakers Include

  • Patricia Arquette, Actor, Humanitarian, givelove.org
  • Sharon Chiarella, Vice President, Community Shopping, Amazon
  • Will Marre, Founder, The Leadership SPA
  • Margret Schmidt, Chief Design Officer, VP of Design & Engineering, TiVo
  • Loretta Hidalgo Whitesides, Founder Astronaut, Virgin Galactic
  • Charlene Li, Founder & CEO, Altimeter Group
  • Sessions Include

  • Breaking Through Bias: Retraining the Brain to Ignite Innovation
  • Dealing with Difficult People
  • Creating Connections and Building Business Alliances
  • Speak Like A Leader Bootcamp
  • Leverage Your Personal Brand to Achieve Your Goals
  • Coaching Circles Include

  • How to Create a More Engaging Working Environment When Leading and Managing Teams
  • Being a Leader - With or Without the Title (OR: How to Influence without Authority)
  • How to Work with Half-Grown Men
  • Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence: Essential Keys for Women in IT
  • How Women Can Better Support Women: A Real Power Tool in Business

  • Just added! The WITI Art Café @ the Summit

  • Learn how to creatively use augmented reality for solutions.
  • Interact with an augmented reality art exhibit to experience a new kind of engagement in development with many businesses right now.
  • Succeed with out of the box collaborations.
  • Participate in demos and discussions with artists about working with technology to unleash creativity.
  • The WITI Art Café is a nod to the Renaissance and the Parisian cafés where scientists, technologists, artists and philosophers would meet, collaborate, and discuss new possibilities. This is part of WITI's commitment to drive innovation.

      WITI Career

    Project Management Skills Every Leader Should Have
    By Dana Brownlee

    Years ago I decided to completely revamp my standard project management skills training workshop to develop a second version for non project managers because I'd been getting so many requests from non project manager types who had no intention of entering the project management field but just needed the skills on a day to day basis.

    Read more

      WITI Spotlight

    Eddie Pate: Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion at Avanade
    By Avanade Inc.

    As the Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion at Avanade, Eddie Pate is responsible for developing and implementing all diversity and inclusion efforts at Avanade.

    Read more

      WITI Survey

    2016 Member Survey
    By 451 Alliance

    This year, we recruited our partners, 451 Research and Robert Half Technology, to help us create a detailed member survey that will be used to produce a comprehensive report on the opportunities and challenges facing women in technology. We are asking you to take part in this survey to help us better understand the prospects and barriers facing women within our industry. This research will be used to help reshape the future workforce to encourage equal participation. All responses are confidential and the aggregate results will be shared with you within a report to be sent out shortly after the survey closes.

    Click here to start the survey!

      WITI Webinars

    Using Lean Innovation Principles to Thrive During Times of Change
    Presenter: Brant Cooper
    Wednesday, June 1, 2016
    12-1PM PT (3-4PM ET)

    Change is hard. Large successful organizations achieved their greatness by superior execution in known markets. When the world around you changes dramatically however, much of what you once "knew" is now uncertain.

      This Webinar is FREE To WITI Members! Details!

      WITI Wire

    An Interview with Michael Neuendorff
    By WITI News Staff

    I didn't understand what it truly meant to be busy until I spoke with Michael Neuendorff, a growth coach and professional speaker who lives in California. On a daily basis, Michael has helped improve not only his life but the lives of others.

    Read more

      WITI Technology

    How to Use Technology for Work Skills Development
    By Sarah Smith

    Today, a growing number of upwardly mobile professionals rely on technology to upgrade key career skills. The Internet has facilitated an explosion of online learning opportunities.

    Read more

      Join WITI @ EOP

    EOP's STEM Diversity Career Expo
    June 3, 2016  |  Washington, DC, District of Columbia

    Welcome to EOP's STEM Diversity Career Expo that brings industry and government together with members of minority groups, women and people with disabilities in the SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, and MATHEMATICS (STEM) career disciplines.

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