5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Carolyn Leighton, WITI's Founder, will share the story of how she came to start WITI, the challenges she faced, and discuss her vision for women and for WITI globally.
About Our Speaker(s)
Carolyn Leighton founded WITI in 1989 as a worldwide e-mail network for women in all technology sectors. At the time WITI was established, Ms. Leighton was President of Criterion Research, a research consulting firm for the high tech industry which she founded in 1984, as well as chair of the Core Competency Database Project at Stanford University.
Due to Ms. Leighton's leadership and vision, WITI has grown to be the premiere brand and worldwide organization dedicated to empowering women worldwide to achieve unimagined possibilities and transformations through technology, leadership and economic prosperity.
Ms. Leighton has 35 years of experience as an educator and entrepreneur. In addition to founding WITI, she founded four start-ups in the high-tech, legal sectors and, most recently, the pet industry. She attended the University of Michigan and has a bachelor's degree in human development from Pacific Oaks College. Ms. Leighton was named one of the "Top 100 Women in Computing" in 1997 and 2000.
Event Date and Venue
This event will be held from 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM on Wednesday, March 28, 2007 at:
Boston Seaport Hotel - Lighthouse Ballroom
One Seaport Lane
Boston, Massachusetts 02210