The WITI Strategist
Apr. 27, 2005

Founded in 1989, WITI is the leading trade association for professional tech-savvy women worldwide and is committed to providing every tool, resource, and connection you need to thrive and succeed in your business, profession, and career.

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2005 Conference Series:
WITI's 2005 National Conference
Los Angeles, CA
May 5 & 6, 2005

Taking the Lead
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December 8 & 9, 2005

In This Issue:

Partner Events & Announcments

WITI Works

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Network Meetings


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WITI's 2005 National Conference

Don't miss out on these Conference Highlights:

  • Robin Raskin, Genevieve Bell, & Dana Thorat will discuss how women are using technology today, as well as announce some surprising results from the WITI/IDC survey about how women use technology products.
  • Margaret Heffernan, author of The Naked Truth, and Arcadia Kim, the new COO of Electronic Arts, will discuss the issues and challenges facing women in business and technology.
  • Friday Afternoon Networking Party
  • WITI Tech & Opportunity Expo
  • Click here for more information and a complete event schedule
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Registration packages are available for the full event or just for the portions you're most interested in. Click here for more information or to register today!

orange arrow  A New Conversation About Dreams: Who's Directing Your Life?
By Marcia Wieder

Marcia Wieder While aspects of you encourage, "Go for your dreams," simultaneously other parts threaten, "Don't you dare." A cast of characters lives inside of you and at different times you may receive conflicting or contradictory messages. If you are want to be happy, successful, and fulfilled, consider putting your "dreamer" in the director's chair.

What are the voices inside of you saying? As you turn the volume up on the voice of your dreamer and down on the voice of your doubter, you can practice discernment allowing for greater clarity. To assist you in hearing these voices, let's set up a simple scenario. Picture something you want, something that matters to you. Choose a personal or professional dream and consider how these various parts of you might respond. Continued ...

Marcia Wider will be speaking at WITI's National Conference. For more information and to register >

Special "Taking the Lead" Teleseminar Series!
Meet Our National Conference Speakers BEFORE the Conference

WITI Member Jody Colvard interviewed several of the speakers who will be at WITI's National Conference, May 5 & 6th in Los Angeles, including Anthony Ghosn, Robin Raskin, Declan Dunn, and Carolyn Leighton. The interviews were recorded and are available for download at www.witi.com/interviews/.

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orange arrow  Partner Events & Announcements

Mellanie Hills Are you at a loss about what to give Mother for Mother's Day? Give her the gift of good health with an autographed and personalized copy of A Woman's Guide to Saving Her Own Life by Mellanie True Hills, the Health & Productivity Revitalizer (SM). With special Mother's Day discounts (through May 8), and FREE Shipping (until the end of April), you can event get a copy for yourself and one for all the women in your life! Order today at www.saveherlife.com.

Diversity Career Fair Meet face-to-face with over 40 leading local and national employers at LA's largest Diversity Career Fair on May 3, 2005 at the LAX Radisson. Discover great jobs in accounting, customer service, engineering, finance, healthcare, information technology, retail, sales and many other professional fields. 10:30am - 4:30pm. FREE ADMISSION. For info, visit www.diversitycareerexpos.com/redirects/index-PRO.html.

Streaming Media East Streaming Media East 2005is THE event for leading minds in streaming and digital media solutions! Coming off of a successful Streaming Media West show in October 2004, Streaming Media East 2005 is shaping up to be even bigger than last year. The conference will feature a busy exhibition hall, keynotes from CitiGroup and U.S. State Department executives, and high-level networking opportunities. Streaming Media East is a must-attend event for anyone involved in IT, streaming, or digital media solutions. WITI members: see the Discounts page in the Members' Area for information on how to save $200 on registration.

Streaming Media East The Largest Enterprise Content & Document Management Event
For more than 50 years, AIIM has attracted business professionals and executive management seeking the latest technologies to capture, manage, share, and store documents and digital content to support business processes, comply with governmental regulations, and drive down costs. The next AIIM event is May 17-19 in Philadelphia. For more information, visit www.aiimexpo.com.

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orange arrow  WITI Works

Accelerate Your Career!
- Companies that get it are searching the resume database at WITI4Hire every day. Don't be overlooked! So, whether you are actively seeking a job or just open to great possibilities, add your resume today (FREE for members AND non-members, and confidential too!) to be noticed by companies like New York Times Digital, Best Buy, Altiris, Southern California Edison and GOJO Industries, Inc. Don't want to wait? Visit WITI4Hire and search for your next job!

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orange arrow  You are invited to attend the Tech and Opportunity Expo at WITI's National Conference, May 5th and 6th in Los Angeles. This is an excellent opportunity to meet with staffing and business group hiring representatives from premiere companies like Intel Corporation. Representatives from Intel will be at the Expo looking for:

  • Integrated Circuit Engineers
  • Device and Yield Enhancement Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Design Engineers
  • Industrial Engineers
  • Test and Product engineers
  • Manufacturing Process Engineers
  • Process Development Engineers
  • Materials Science Engineers
  • Platform Architects
  • Construction Project/Program Managers
  • Power Management Engineers
  • Operations Managers
  • Power Analysis Engineers
  • Polymer Engineers
  • Hardware Engineers
  • Product Marketing Engineers
  • Software Engineers
  • Product Managers
  • Validation Engineers
  • Business Development Managers
  • RF Engineers
  • Corporate Equity Dealmakers
  • IC Design Engineers
  • Information Technology Interns and Engineers
To submit your resume for consideration for the above positions prior to the conference, please send an email to [email protected].

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orange arrow Upcoming Network Events:

April 27 - Houston
Kickoff General Mentoring Program: Connecting you to what's next!
May 3 - Portland
Feature Presentation: Information Integrity: The Availability and Security of Information on Computer Systems
May 4 - Houston
Building Wealth for Women by Amy Looper
May 5 - New Jersey
"Buy vs. Build" in Consulting
May 10 - Orlando
Take A New Look at Getting Dressed!
May 11 - Portland
Money management: a woman's perspective
May 12 - San Diego
Speaker Series: "The Art of Negotiation"
May 16 - Boston
Operational Excellence and Execution - Critical Steps to Reaching New Heights on the Corporate Ladder
May 24 - Cleveland
The Naked Truth: Women and the Modern Business World - An Evening with Margaret Heffernan and Friends
May 25 - Chicago
The Naked Truth: Women and the Modern Business World - An Evening with Margaret Heffernan and Friends
May 25 - New York
Keynote Speaker from Credit Suisse First Boston TBA - ADDITIONAL EMAIL WILL FOLLOW
May 26 - St. Louis
The Naked Truth: Women and the Modern Business World - An Evening with Margaret Heffernan and Friends
June 1 - Houston
Nanotechnology and Women's Health Studies
June 3 - Atlanta
WITI Mentoring - Taking it to the next level
June 6 - Boston
Members-Only Social Event: -- Non-members Join for 50% off! Self Promotion, It's not a Dirty Word --Women who have the skills, but not the exposure
June 7 - Portland
Networking Event: My Summer Vacation
June 9 - San Diego
"Strategically Managing Your Career"
July 12 - San Diego
MidSummer's Eve Networking Social
August 17 - San Diego
"Meet the Angels": A Joint Presentation of WITI San Diego and San Diego Tech Coast Angels

More information about network events in your area is available on our website.

orange arrow  WITI @ ...Keeping you up-to-date on where you'll find WITI!

WITI@ keeps you up to date on where you will find WITI partners, WITI discounts, WITI women attending industry events. Visit the Members area of the WITI website for priority discount codes for these events. If you want a discount to an event you will be attending and/or want to meet other WITI women at that event, just let us know so we can get it for you!

Gartner Outsourcing & IT Services Summit 2005
Apr 25 2005-Apr 26 2005
London, Outside US/Canada
By the Numbers: Making the California Budget Add Up
Apr 25 2005
Los Angeles, California
Why Smart Executives Fail
Apr 28 2005
Webcast, District of Columbia
Innovation Paradox in Corporate IT Buying
Apr 28 2005
Mountain View, California
Streaming Media East
May 17 2005-May 18 2005
New York, New York
AIIM 2005 Conference & Exp
May 17 2005-May 19 2005
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Chicago Leadership Breakfast
May 18 2005
Chicago, Illinois
The 2005 Venture Forum
May 25 2005-May 26 2005
Los Angeles, California
C3 Expo (Corporate & Channel Computing Expo)
Jun 28 2005-Jun 30 2005
New York, New York

For more information and discounts

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