WITI Strategist Newsletter
WITI Strategist
January 20, 2010

In This Issue:
WITI Wealth
WITI Membership Offer
WITI Personal Growth
WITI Featured Network
Teleclasses & Webinars
WITI Network Events
WITI Partner Events

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WITI's Women and Technology Summit
Sep 12-14, 2010
Silicon Valley, CA

Including the 15th Annual WITI Hall of Fame Awards!

The WITI Hall of Fame was established in 1996 by WITI to recognize, honor, and promote the outstanding contributions women make to the scientific and technological communities that improve and evolve our society.

Nominate a Woman from Your Company Today:

  Nomination Form (.pdf)

  Nomination Form (.doc)

  Sample Nomination (.pdf)

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Northwestern University | MS in Information Technology - Saturday Program | Apply Now!

  WITI Network Events

January 25 - South Florida
Geek Girl Happy Hour
January 27 - Arizona
New Year, New You - Personal Empowerment, Living the Life you Desire
February 2 - Central Florida
Women in Technology - IT Trends for 2010 and beyond (Tampa)
February 3 - Houston
Power of Negotiation
February 9 - Silicon Valley
Smart Women Finish Rich
February 11 - San Diego
Women in Intellectual Property - Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights
March 18 - Los Angeles
Spring Mixer

More Network Events

  WITI Partner Events

mediabistro.com's Web 3.0 Conference
Jan 26 2010-Jan 27 2010
Santa Clara, California
SVASE BIGs: SVASE & GABA Present: The Smart Green Dividend - Leveraging IT in the Energy Revolution
Jan 27 2010
Palo Alto, California
Disney Keys to Excellence
Feb 2 2010
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Feb 3 2010-Feb 5 2010
Boston, Massachusetts
Feb 9 2010
Los Angeles, California
Cloud Computing meets IBM's Smarter Planet Initiative.
Feb 9 2010
Santa Clara, California
Houston SecureWorld Expo
Feb 10 2010-Feb 11 2010
Houston, Texas
Disney's Approach to Business Excellence
Feb 11 2010
Miami, Florida
Feb 21 2010-Feb 23 2010
Anaheim, California
AlwaysOn Going Green East
Mar 8 2010-Mar 10 2010
Boston, Massachusetts
Disney's Approach to Business Excellence
Mar 17 2010
Auburn, Alabama
Boston SecureWorld Expo
Mar 25 2010-Mar 26 2010
Boston, Massachusetts

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  WITI Wealth

A Fresh Look at Goal Setting
By Judi Martindale, CFP

Judi Martindale Perhaps you're already familiar with the Yale study (although some say it never took place), which reported that the 1953 graduating class at Yale was interviewed and only 3% had written specific goals for their futures. Twenty years later, that same 3% was found to have a higher net worth than the other 97% combined.

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  WITI Membership Offer

Let's Work Together to Make 2010 the Best Year Ever!!!
Take Advantage of Special Discounted Membership Rates - Available for a Limited Time... Click Here for Details!

  1-Year Membership
  2-Year Membership
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Visit www.witi.com/membership for a Complete List of WITI Member Benefits!

  WITI Personal Growth

Go for the Gold! How to Set and Achieve Your Goals
By Kathleen Barton, Life Balance Coach

Kathleen Barton How do successful people achieve results? They are intentional about what they do. They know what they want and they go after it. Successful people set goals and develop plans to achieve their goals. They also take action on their goals. How can you go about setting goals?

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  WITI Featured Network Event

WITI Arizona New Year, New You - Personal Empowerment, Living the Life you Desire
Hosted by AVNET • January 27, 2010
2211 S. 47th St. • Phoenix, AZ • Register Now!

This workshop will introduce tools to assist participants in creating new life strategies that will result in more powerful, proactive and inspired living for 2010. Learn how to identify and shift limiting beliefs and patterns of thought that keep you static. Our featured speaker for this workshop will be Kristin Nelson, a Certified Life Success Coach and Consultant. Join AVNET and WITI Arizona for this empowering event!

This Event is DISCOUNTED for WITI Members... Click Here for Details!

Click Here for a Complete List of WITI Network Events in Your Area!

  WITI Teleclasses & Webinars

Participants in these teleclasses and webinars have made major changes in their lives, after just the first class!

Kathy Hill Goal Setting Like the Masters
Begins January 28, 8-9pm ET (5-6pm PT)

It's that time of year again - time to set your goals for 2010. Would you like to learn how many of the worlds top achievers set their goals at the beginning of each year? Join Kathy Hill as she shares the strategies to achieve this level of success.

This Class is DISCOUNTED for WITI Members... Click Here for Details!

Nicole Spicer Secrets to Landing a Job
Begins February 3, 3-4pm ET (12-1pm PT)

If you are looking for a job or want a career change this webinar is a must! In this webinar, exclusively designed for WITI members Nicole Spicer will pass along many of her proven successful techniques, tips and tricks for the job seeker. She will give you the recruiter's secrets from an inside out!

This Class is INCLUDED in WITI Membership... Click Here for Details!

Sacha Chua The Shy Connector
Begins February 9, 3-4pm ET (12-1pm PT)

Find it hard to start a conversation? Don't feel comfortable reaching out online? Learn how you can play to your introvert strengths and build real connections (both online and offline) in this lively and interactive session with Sacha Chua, a fellow introvert who's figured out how connecting can be fun and easy.

This Class is INCLUDED in WITI Membership... Click Here for Details!

WITI Members: Click Here to Download Exclusive Audio and Powerpoint Resources from Previous WITI Teleclasses & Webinars!

Not a WITI Member? Click Here for a Complete List of Member Opportunities!

search   Click Here for a Complete List of WITI Member Webinars & WITI Teleclasses!

  Free BlackBerrys and More at the WITI Wireless Center

WITI Wireless Center

Huge savings on phones and accessories at the WITI Wireless Center! This month's specials include free BlackBerrys and waived activation fee on AT&T plans.

See www.WITIwireless.com for details.

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  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 @ Mediabistro's Web 3.0 Conference!

Mediabistro's Web 3.0 Conference mediabistro.com's Web 3.0 Conference
January 26-27, 2010
Santa Clara, CA

Mediabistro's Web 3.0 Conference is a two-day event that explores the semantic web -- what it is, how it's being used today, and what it means for the future of media and business. A combination of panel discussions and keynote speeches, Web 3.0 offers case studies and an overview of new linked data and semantic web technologies. The event is both for semantic web beginners and those working to establish this new technology within their organization. Use promo code W3WITI and save 20%!

For Complete Details and Registration, Visit:

  Join WITI @ Disney Keys to Excellence!

Disney Key to Excellence Disney Keys to Excellence
February 2, 2010  |  Pittsburgh, PA

Disney's Approach to Business Excellence
February 11, 2010  |  Miami, FL

Disney's Approach to Business Excellence
March 17, 2010  |  Auburn, AL

WITI Welcomes the Disney Institute to Pittsburgh, Miami and Auburn in 2010

It doesn't take any training to recognize that the world's economy has taken a significant downturn. It does take effective and proven professional development training to guide impacted organizations back to the summit.

One-day local workshops, the Disney Keys to Excellence program and Disney's Approach to Business Excellence program are rare and affordable opportunities to learn best business practices from Disney insiders. Organizations from across the nation have learned proven philosophies and implemented effective processes to reap the rewards of improvements in leadership, management, service, and brand loyalty.

IMPORTANT: Please use promotional code WITIMNE to receive $50 OFF PER GUEST when registering.


No prerequisite training required.

  Join WITI @ EOP's STEM Diversity Career Expo!

EOP's STEM Diversity Career Expo EOP's STEM Diversity Career Expo
February 9, 2010
Los Angeles, CA

We invite you to join us at our STEM DIVERSITY CAREER EXPO to meet face-to-face with recruiters from Fortune 500 companies and government agencies looking to recruit new diverse talent in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, both entry-level and professional. This event will give you the opportunity to meet many employers at one venue and discuss the positions available and the hiring process at each company. This event is geared to college students, recent college graduates, and professionals who are members of minority groups, women, and/or people with disabilities looking for opportunities in the STEM fields.

Please pre-register for this event by going to www.eop.com/stemexpo

  Join WITI @ Houston SecureWorld Expo!

SecureWorld Expo Houston SecureWorld Expo
February 10-11, 2010
Houston, TX

Mark Your Calendar for SecureWorld!

We are pleased to announce our support of the Houston SecureWorld Expo, February 10th & 11th at the Reliant Center.

There are three great options to take advantage of our partnership with SecureWorld:

WITI Members are offered a $100 discount off the $245 two day conference pass which includes access to the Conference Sessions, Keynotes, Lunch, Exhibits, Open Sessions and 12 CPE Certificate of Attendance.

WITI Members receive a special $200 discount off the $695 SecureWorld+ which includes access to the Conference Sessions, Keynotes, Lunch, Exhibits, Open Sessions and 16 CPE Certificate of Attendance. This also includes 4 1/2 hours of extended training.

WITI Members can also receive complimentary admission to Keynotes, Exhibits and Open Sessions.

Register at www.secureworldexpo.com using code - WITI

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