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IBM Executive Sandy Carter Joins WITI Advisory Board
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 06/11/2009 -- WITI (Women in Technology International), the premier trade association for women in the technology industry, is pleased to welcome Sandy Carter, IBM Vice President, Software Group Channels, as a member of WITI's Advisory Board.
The board position officially started May 1, 2009 and continues through May 1, 2012. As an Advisory Board member, Sandy has the opportunity to profoundly influence and shape the future of WITI, and support WITI's goals and core values.
WITI Member Sandra Ximena Diaz Hoyos Leads International IP Communications Company
Sandra Ximena Diaz Hoyos is Co-Founder of Smart Network Solutions, the leader of Telecommunications Technology in South Florida, with offices in the US, Panama, Mexico, Venezuela, Columbia and Poland.
The company's stated goal is to become the leader in integrating solutions in IP communications - voice, data and video - and cutting-edge technologies, at the international level. SNS offers VoIP gateways, as well as contact and call center, hosted billing, business integration and software solutions.
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By Carolyn Leighton, CEO/Founder/Chairwoman of WITI
I have gained so many valuable insights through meeting and learning from amazing WITI women over the last 20 years. And, one of the many realizations has been that even smart, well-educated people do not necessarily take the time to educate themselves about good nutrition, healthier choices in a variety of areas.
I certainly understand the challenge of acquiring the information we need to improve the quality of our lives - especially when, we, as professional women, already handle a number of "challenges" outside of our profession.
WITI's 20th Anniversary Summit Recap
WITI's 20th Anniversary Summit:
World Café and Social Media Café
Innovation, Collaboration, Reinvention
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, CA
June 14-16, 2009
WITI would like to thank all of our Sponsors, Exhibitors, Hall of Fame Inductees, Speakers and Conference Attendees for your support in celebrating 20 years of WITI. We look forward to building and expanding upon WITI's success with all of you over the next 20 years!
WITI Members and Conference Attendees: Download PDF's, Audio & Video!
* Some of the content from WITI's summit is still being edited. Stay tuned for more updates in next week's newsletter!
Watch Videos of WITI's 2009 Hall of Fame Inductees!
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Leadership Skills: Organizational Savvy (Part 3 of 3)
By Marian Cook
In the first two articles we discussed the foundation of building organizational savvy. These started with knowing the mechanics of your job and always executing with the highest integrity. Build awareness of the culture and success principles of your organization by observing those that are successful. Add value to and build a strong network, and ensure you receive credit for your accomplishments. In the corporate leadership development forum I lead, I used myself as an example, and a bad one at that.
WITI Teleclasses & Webinars
Participants in these teleclasses and webinars have made major changes in their lives, after just the first class!
"Extraordinary Team Leadership"
Begins July 14, 3-4pm ET (12-1pm PT)
Teamwork is the foundation of all successful leadership. Understanding how teams works and how to formulate team objectives will help maximize the potential of a good team and will turn an "impossible" task into a reality.
This class is INCLUDED in WITI membership... Click here for details!
Click Here for a Complete List of WITI Member Webinars & WITI Teleclasses!
WITI Featured Network Event
Come Enjoy Wine, Networking and The Latest Microsoft Technology Infused into an Ultra Lounge • July 14, 2009 • Las Vegas, NV
HARRAH's has implemented some of the coolest Technology into the iBar. iBar is the ultra lounge at the Rio Hotel and Casino; it's located near the hotel front desk and main entrance valet. iBar is also the location where Harrah's has installed Microsoft Surface, including "Mixologist", "Flirt" and several other unique interactive games.
Click Here for a Complete List of WITI Network Events in Your Area!
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WITI Members can Save up to 29% with Lenovo
Lenovo is pleased to provide WITI members with this great offer on its entire product line, including the award winning ThinkPad® notebook, new and highly acclaimed IdeaPad™ multimedia notebooks, innovative ThinkCentre™ desktops and computing accessories.
Here's How You Save:
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Visit the website often, as special time limited eCoupons (in addition to the savings noted above) are provided frequently!
Redemption Instructions: Visit www.lenovo.com/witi or call 1-800-426-7235, option 1, ext. 5719 to take advantage of discounts on select products.
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Terms and Conditions: Savings referenced off regular Lenovo.com price (not in addition to standard affinity discount) and available direct from Lenovo on select products. Offer not combinable with other discounts, offers or promotions. Offer valid in US only and subject to availability. Lenovo reserves the right to alter product offerings and specifications at any time without notice. The following are trademarks of Lenovo Group, LTD. or one of its subsidiaries: ThinkPad and ThinkCentre.
WITI Partner Events & Announcements
Keeping you up-to-date on where you'll find WITI!
WITI partner events provide an excellent opportunity for peer-to-peer networking and job growth amongst tech savvy women and men. For a complete listing of WITI events in your area, click here!
Join WITI @ AlwaysOn & STVP Summit at Stanford!
AlwaysOn & STVP Summit at Stanford
July 28-30, 2009
Palo Alto, CA
The 7th AlwaysOn & STVP Summit at Stanford is a two-and-a-half-day executive gathering that highlights the significant economic, political and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries. The AlwaysOn & STVP Summit at Stanford features the most innovative companies, eminent technologists, influential investors and journalists in keynote presentations, panel debates and private company CEO showcases. The AlwaysOn & STVP Summit at Stanford's goal is to identify the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the global tech industry.
At The AlwaysOn & STVP Summit at Stanford, our editors will also honor the AO Global 250 Top Private Companies. Up to 50 technology CEOs will also pitch their market strategies to a panel of industry experts in our "CEO Showcase."
Seven hundred technology, media and advertising CEOs, business development officers, media buyers, venture capital and private-equity investors, and leading members of the press and blogging community will attend The AlwaysOn & STVP Summit at Stanford. Thousands of webcast viewers from over 100 countries will also tune in and interact with the program. Executives attend The AlwaysOn & STVP Summit at Stanford to identify and debate emerging trends, build high-level relationships and create new business opportunities.
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