WITI Strategist
Newsletter  •  May 3, 2017

  In This Issue

WITI Summit 2017
WITI Leadership
WITI Career
WITI Webinar
WITI Women
WITI Partner Events
WITI Spotlight
WITI Social Media

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  WITI Network Events

May 11, 2017 - Mountain View, California
Sneak Preview of the 2017 Women in Technology Summit
May 18, 2017 - Tampa Bay, Florida
Power Networking Social - Location: World of Beer
May 18, 2017 - Irvine, California
Learn from Executives - Mentoring Circles
May 18, 2017 - Columbus, Ohio
Columbus Network Kick-Off Event & Panel Discussion
May 24, 2017 - Boston, Massachusetts
Panel Discussion: Think Like an Entrepreneur
May 31, 2017 - San Diego, California
Cocktails & Connections Mixer!
June 19, 2017 - New York, New York
June 22, 2017 - Tampa Bay, Florida
Healthcare and Technology

More Network Events

  WITI Partner Events

2017 New Jersey CIO Executive Leadership Summit
May 4, 2017
Iselin, New Jersey

Fashion Digital LA 2017
May 4, 2017
Los Angeles, California

2017 Cyber Security Summit: Dallas
May 5, 2017
Dallas, Texas

May 9, 2017

Cyber Tsunami - The State of Cybersecurity in 2017
May 9, 2017
Tampa, Florida

LA Games Conference
May 10, 2017
Los Angeles, California

2017 Minneapolis CIO Executive Leadership Summit
May 11, 2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Interop ITX
May 15-19, 2017
Las Vegas, Nevada

IoT World 2017
May 16-18, 2017
Santa Clara, California

EOP's CAREERS & the disABLED Career Expo DC
May 19, 2017
Washington, District of Columbia

2017 Chicago CISO Executive Leadership Summit
May 23, 2017
Chicago, Illinois

CIO Denver Summit
May 24, 2017
Denver, Colorado

May 24, 2017
Cambridge, Massachusetts

2017 Detroit CIO Executive Leadership Summit
June 1, 2017
Detroit, Michigan

2017 Cyber Security Summit: Seattle
June 1, 2017
Seattle, Washington

Las Vegas Women In Technology Awards 2017
June 2, 2017
Las Vegas, Nevada

See Details of All Partner Events Here

  WITI Member Discounts

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  Women In Technology Summit 2017

39 Days until the Women in Technology Summit - less than 2 months now. Lots of great things happening in preparation for the Summit.

Meet the 2017 Women in Technology Hall of Fame Inductees

Female Executives from BMS Software, GE Digital, Humacyte, IBM Watson, IRobot and Texas Instruments to be awarded for leadership and impact in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

Read the full Press Release | Register for the Summit Now

  WITI Leadership

How to Know if You Have a Leader You Should be Working For
By Will Marré

I just returned from a trip which I spent a lot of time and effort convincing men to empower women to actually lead. I've got to tell you it's frustrating. The vast majority of male leaders I encounter look at the radical imbalance of males to females in senior positions as a PR problem.

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  WITI Career

The Changing Landscape of IT Talent
By Randstad Staff

In the midst of a digital revolution, the role of IT keeps growing in importance - a trend likely to continue.

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  WITI Webinars

Re-Align | Re-Design | Re-Fine - Your Leadership Advantage
Presenter: Ruth Simone
Thursday, May 4, 2017
12-1PM PT (3-4PM ET)

WITI Member Orientation
Presenter: WITI
Friday, May 5, 2017
10-11AM PT (1-2PM ET)

Present Like a Pro! 5 Ways to Wow Your Audience + Be More Comfortable Speaking
Presenter: Angela Lussier
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
12-1PM PT (3-4PM ET)

  These Webinars are FREE To WITI Members!

  WITI Women

Women in Tech: Our Challenges & Rewards for Diversity in the Workplace
By Ciara Gogan

Women in the tech industry often feel like they have to work twice as hard to get even a little of the recognition they deserve. They are always in the minority and almost always working for a male boss.

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  Join WITI @ Fashion Digital LA

Fashion Digital LA 2017
May 4, 2017  | Los Angeles, CA

FDLA is expected to attract 500+ of the leading minds in fashion and ecommerce technology, including heads of ecommerce and heads of digital marketing making significant technology decisions.

  Join WITI @ Interop ITX

The Independent Conference For Tech Leaders
May 15-19, 2017  | Las Vegas, NV

Join successful IT executives to learn about practical, real world strategies they have used to create business value. Use promo code WITI20 to receive 20% off the current rate of any pass. Please join us at the Why You Need Gender Synergy to Compete in a Disruptive World session presented by Will Marré and WITI in room 106, Wednesday 5/17 at 4:30.

  Join WITI @ IOT World

Internet of Things World
May 16-18, 2017  | Santa Clara, CA

Internet of Things World returns to Silicon Valley for 3 days of learning, discovery, partying and networking. Covering the largest span of both industrial and consumer IoT...

  WITI Spotlight

Thought Leader Spotlight--Nelson Boyce
By Fatimah Gilliam

I'm a 'Type A' individual who loves interacting with people. I started my career in investment banking in PaineWebber's mergers and acquisitions group to get experience and pay off my student loans.

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Why I Run: 8 Inspirational Stories Of Marathon Runners

Running your first marathon is all about perseverance, dedication and a healthy dose of motivation. Think you don't have what it takes? Think again. Get inspired by listening to these eight runners tell their stories of beating the odds, overcoming obstacles, and pushing on to the finish line.


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