WITI Strategist
Newsletter  •  February 28, 2018

  In This Issue

In Memoriam
WITI Hall of Fame
WITI Technology
WITI Business
WITI Webinar
WITI Lifestyle
WITI Health
WITI Offer
WITI Social Media

  Sponsored By

JPMorgan Chase

  WITI Network Events

March 7, 2018 - Sacramento, California
Wine and Unwind!
March 7, 2018 - Orlando, Florida
What Does It Take to be a Trailblazer?
March 8, 2018 - San Diego, California
Build Wealth and Leverage the New Tax Law
March 15, 2018 - Farmington, Connecticut
Tech Trends and Beyond
March 15, 2018 - Tampa, Florida
What's the Buzz About Blockchain?
March 15, 2018 - McLean, Virginia
DC Metro Women in Technology International Kick-off Event!
March 21, 2018 - Boston, Massachusetts
Strategic Advantage of Women on Boards
March 21, 2018 - Denver, Colorado
Brain Disruption for Increasing Innovation (Interactive)
March 22, 2018 - Chandler, Arizona
Selfless Listening to Build Relationships
March 22, 2018 - Irvine, California
Blockchain vs. Money
April 3, 2018 - Houston, Texas
WITI Houston Network Event - Help Make Another Woman Successful
April 5, 2018 - Columbus, Ohio
Happy Hour Hiring Event
April 19, 2018 - Tampa Bay, Florida
Spring into a New You! Let's Build Your Brand!
April 19, 2018 - Chandler, Arizona
Networking Ninja: Breaking Barriers
April 19, 2018 - Santa Monica, California
Advancement of Women in STEM

More Network Events

  WITI Partner Events

CIO, CMO and CISO Summits
February and March, 2018
Various Locations

March 5-7, 2018
Reno, Nevada

Cyber Security For Critical Assets - USA (QG)
March 6-8, 2018
Houston, Texas

International Women's Day Forum
March 6-7, 2018
Washington, District of Columbia

Girl Scouts of West Central Florida - Women of Distinction
March 8, 2018
Tampa, Florida

PMI Suncoast - Annual March Women's Leadership Panel
March 13, 2018
St. Petersburg, Florida

PMI Suncoast - 5 Golden Nuggets for Project Management
April 10, 2018
Clearwater, Florida

Recurring Revenue Conference
April 12, 2018
Marina Del Rey, California

Project Summit Business Analysis World
April 16-18, 2018
Orlando, Florida

Interop ITX 2018
April 30 - May 4, 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada

Hartford Tech Forum
May 8, 2018
Hartford, Connecticut

IoT World 2018
May 14-17, 2018
Santa Clara, California

Cyber Security Summit: Dallas (TE)
May 15, 2018
Dallas, Texas

See Details of All Partner Events Here

  WITI Member Discounts

WITI Professional Association
11500 Olympic Blvd.
Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90064

  In Memoriam

Will Marré, an executive powerhouse and longtime supporter of Women in Technology International, passed away on February 24. He was part of our family at WITI and he will be missed.

Will was a man with a passion for education and leadership, starting several advancement companies and hosting various empowerment workshops during his lifetime. He spent the last several years focusing on Womens leadership and was an avid contributor and partner of WITI. We encourage you to read the words of wisdom that Will shared with the WITI community.

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The Life Celebration to honor Will will be held at National University this Saturday, March 3rd from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. If you'd like to attend in person, please sign up here to let Will's family know you're planning to attend

We will be streaming the celebration on WITI's Facebook page if you can't make it in person

  In Honor Of Black History Month, We Recognize And Celebrate These Outstanding Women In Technology Hall of Fame Recipients:

Kimberly Bryant
Founder & Executive Director
Nichelle Nichols
American Actress
Marian R. Croak, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Applications & Services Infrastructure
Patricia Cowings
Research Psychologists, Human Systems Integration Division
Dr. Wanda M. Austin
Senior Vice President
Sandra E. Burke, Ph.D., FAHA
Director, Cardiovascular Biology Research (Retired)
Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson
Sherita T. Ceasar
Vice President Product Engineering Planning And Strategy
Dr. Cheryl L. Shavers
Chairman And CEO

  WITI Technology

The Tough Questions of Ethical Content Creation in VR
By Jodi Schiller

One of the qualities of virtual reality (VR) that excites creators and consumers most is that it is wide open and packed with potential.

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  WITI Business

Are You Actually Listening to Your Customers? Three Ways You Can Do It
By Larry Alton

It's easy to assume that you have everything under control within the four walls of your company. However, when it comes to the tech industry, few things are more dangerous than assuming you know it all.

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  WITI Webinars

WITI Member Orientation
Presenter(s): WITI
March 2, 2018 12-1PM PT (3-4PM ET)

The Ally's Journey: The 5-Step Process to Become an Inclusionary Leader
Presenter(s): Dale Thomas Vaughn
March 7, 2018 12-1PM PT (3-4PM ET)

Net Worth Part II: Negotiating Compensation
Presenter(s): Michele Rufus, Nevel Edge Diversity Search
March 22, 2018 12-1PM PT (3-4PM ET)

  These Webinars are FREE To WITI Members!

  WITI Lifestyle

Cause and Success: Balance is a Myth
By Heather Furby

One of the questions I hear most often from women in business is, "How do you achieve a balanced lifestyle while succeeding in business?" I'll cut to the chase with my simple answer: you don't! And you never will.

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  WITI Health

Seven Tips to Help You Save Time, Reduce Stress, and Increase Your Sanity
By Dana Brownlee

The more I talk to busy professionals (particularly women), the more I hear a resounding "Yes!" I'm no psychologist, and I won't label myself insane, but on a bad day, my life reflects pure insanity.

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  Special Offer For WITI Members

h Club Los Angeles - Private Members Club Opportunity for WITI Members

h Club Los Angeles, a members only club and the first outpost of London's Hospital Club, is scheduled to open this fall and would like to offer WITI members the opportunity to apply for Pre-opening Membership with a special 20% WITI discount. All applicants must be approved and pre-opening membership includes entry into both the London and Los Angeles Clubs.

Please visit thehospitalclub.com/la/join to apply for membership and enter "WITI" as the "Proposer" so that we may track our responses.

Contact Tim Lee with questions at [email protected]

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