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WITI Melbourne Regional Network
Advancing Women

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

We are proud to announce that Women In Technology International (WITI) is soon launching new networks in Australia. We would like to invite you to join us as our guest as we kick off in September in Melbourne.

Our Special Guest Speaker for our premier launch event is Lindy Stephens, Managing Director of Thoughtworks Australia. Thoughtworks, who are Agile custom software experts, are also our premier sponsor for the event. Lindy Stephens has responsibility for the company's Australian operations,including developing business strategy. She is an inspirational speaker who will be sharing her career journey and insights with us. Lindy is passionate about the ability of great software to change the world, and creating a diverse culture within the IT industry. Her particular focus is in making technology a career of choice for young women.

Along with the launch we are announcing the WITI 100 Club – an exclusive membership offer for our first 100 members in Melbourne. Be one of the first 100 members and receive a certificate from WITI’s founder, a gorgeous gift bag, a once-off special membership offer, and special status within the Melbourne network. Use code 'ausmem' when registering. For more member info, please go here: www.witi.com/membership/

Drinks and refreshments will be served, and we have some wonderful speakers lined up in addition to our Special Guest Speaker. You will meet great women who share a passion for technology - it will be an inspirational and fun evening. Join us at our complimentary premier launch event – we would welcome your company.

Founded in 1989, WITI is the premiere global organisation which aims to empower women in business and technology to achieve unimagined possibilities and transformation through technology, leadership and economic prosperity.
WITI was founded in 1989 to help women advance by providing access to and support from other professional women working in all sectors of technology.

We have powerful programs and partnerships that provide women with connections, resources, and opportunities, and we reach more than two million women in every industry worldwide. WITI women work in large corporations and run small businesses; we are professionals in every field who consider technology central to our businesses, careers and professions. WITI is your resource for information and connections to a well-educated, talented group of women who are the buyers and decision-makers at their companies,organisations, homes, and on the net. For more information on us, please go to www.witi.com. Build. Empower. Inspire.

We would also like to thank the following companies Column Technologies, Places Victoria, Tumi Hair & Body, Image Group International, Nexus Full Body Fitness, Grill'd, Madame Flavour and Carmans, for their support in holding this event.

About Our Speaker(s)

Lindy Stephens is responsible for the company's Australian operations, including the development and execution of ThoughtWorks' Australia business strategy and ensuring the delivery of measurable value for its employees and clients alike.

Lindy joined ThoughtWorks in 2007, initially as a Project Manager and Client Principal. She subsequently moved into the role of Head of Professional Services for Australia, with responsibility for strategic people planning, and later took on responsibility for the function globally.

With a background in software delivery, Lindy spent over ten years as a Project Manager for large and complex software projects, primarily in the Finance sector.

Lindy is passionate about the ability of great software to change the world, and creating a diverse culture within the IT industry to enable that. Her particular focus is in making technology a career of choice for young women.

Event Date and Venue

This event will be held from 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at:

    Places Victoria
    710 Collins Street Docklands
    Melbourne, Australia 3000

Pre-registration for this event is closed and on-site registrations will not be accepted.

About Our Sponsor(s)

We would like to thank our sponsor, Thoughtworks for making this event possible

We would like to thank Places Victoria for providing the venue.

Contact Us

For more info regarding registration or event details, please contact Dina Sarti ([email protected]).

For more details about pre-registration, contact Tech Support.