WITI Strategist
Newsletter  •  April 18, 2018

  In This Issue

WITI Virtual Career Fair
WITI Spotlight
WITI Summit 2018
WITI Webinar
WITI Marketing
WITI Technology
WITI Partner Event
WITI Women
WITI Social Media

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  WITI Network Events

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
April 19, 2018 - Dallas, Texas
WITI Kick-Off event @ UT Dallas
April 23, 2018 - Orlando, Florida
Leverage Your Personal Brand to Achieve Your Goals
April 24, 2018 - Columbus, Ohio
IOT & ME: Moments In Time
April 24, 2018 - Research Triangle Park , North Carolina
Networking and Volunteer Information Session
April 25, 2018 - Boston , Massachusetts
Advancement of Women in STEM Programs - Challenges & Opportunities
April 25, 2018 - Deerfield Beach, Florida
Emotional Intelligence: What Every Leader Must Know
April 26, 2018 - McLean, Virginia
DC Metro Women in Technology International Kick-off Event!
April 26, 2018 - Folsom, California
Wine and Unwind!
May 8, 2018 - San Diego, California
Emotional Intelligence: What Every Leader Must Know
May 16, 2018 - Boston, Massachusetts
Mentorship and Advocacy: Enablers for Equal Opportunity
May 17, 2018 - Oldsmar, Florida
Cybersecurity Part II
May 21, 2018 - Denver, Colorado
Brain Disruption for Increasing Innovation (Interactive)
May 22, 2018 - Irvine, California
Leadership Mentoring - Senior Executives share their secrets

More Network Events

  WITI Partner Events

CIO, CMO and CISO Summits
March, 2018
Various Locations

April 19-20, 2018
San Jose, California

Nexus Women's Retreat
April 21-22, 2018
Miami Beach, Florida

April 23-26, 2018
Boston, Massachusetts

Homebrew Hillsborough
April 24, 2018
Tampa, Florida

Homebrew Hillsborough
April 27, 2018
Tampa, Florida

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

Hartford Tech Forum
May 8, 2018
Hartford, Connecticut

ONUG Spring 2018
May 8-9, 2018
San Francisco, California

LA Games Conference
May 8, 2018
Los Angeles, California

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

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

2018 West Region Symposium
May 22, 2018
Seattle, Washington

See Details of All Partner Events Here

  WITI Member Discounts

WITI Professional Association
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Los Angeles, CA 90064

  WITI Virtual Career Fair

The WITI Women in Technology International Virtual Career Fair is an online career event where job seekers and employers, such as Randstad, Accenture, JPM Chase, Ricoh, etc., can interact with each other in a live, 3-D virtual environment.

Register Now!

  WITI Spotlight

Thought Leader Spotlight: Shamina Singh
By Fatimah Gilliam

My first job was at Dunkin Donuts, but my dream job growing up was to work at McDonald's. Eventually, my aspirations shifted to medicine or law, but after working on political campaigns in college, I became passionate about social justice causes.

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  WITI News

Florida Network: March Blockchain Event

We had a great first event of the year hosted by the Girl Scouts of West Central Florida, who proudly serve nearly 20,000 girls and nearly 9,000 adult members in the Tampa area. It was a pleasure to partner with them for this event.

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  WITI Annual Summit 2018

52 Days until the Women in Technology Summit - less than 2 months away. Lots of great things happening in preparation for the summit. However we want to take this opportunity to remind you to reserve your hotel room now. THE SPECIAL ROOM RATE is $239 a night. Also, book your flight now to receive a discount and bonus Rapid Reward points from Southwest Airlines.

In addition if you need a roommate, feel free to post in our WITI Summit Facebook group to find a roommate to split/share the cost.

Register for the Summit Now. Reserve your Room. Book your flight

  WITI Webinars

Sexual Harassment in the Post-Weinstein Era: Know Your Rights
Presenter(s): Kelly Armstrong
April 19, 2018 12-1PM PT (3-4PM ET)

Pivot Your Career to Cognitive IoT (Internet of Things and AI)
Presenter(s): Sudha Jamthe
April 25, 2018 12-1PM PT (3-4PM ET)

Why Women Aren't Heard and How to Change That™
Presenter(s): Dr. Miriam Reiss, DSS, MCC
May 2, 2018 9-10AM PT (12-1PM ET)

  These Webinars are FREE To WITI Members!

  WITI Marketing

How SMS Marketing Became Crowded (& What to Do About It)
By Anna Johansson

You've probably noticed an increase in the number of marketing-related SMS text messages you've received in the past few years, and that's no coincidence. Millions of companies have entered the SMS marketing space with the hopes of seeing a higher return over traditional marketing tactics and have managed to find success.

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  WITI Technology

Social Intranet: An Effective Way to Collaborate Team-Wide
By Robin Singh

State-of-the-art technology, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and the Internet of Things are transforming both the internet and the way we use it in our everyday lives.

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  Join WITI @ Hardware Massive

April 19-20, 2018 | San Jose, California

HardwareCon is your opportunity to learn about the latest technology and business trends in AI, Machine Learning, Robotics, IoT, Blockchain, Product Design and more.

  Join WITI @ ONUG

ONUG Spring 2018 hosted by Kaiser Permanente
May 8-9, 2018  | San Francisco, California

At ONUG Spring 2018, IT leaders will take the stage to discuss operationalizing the enterprise cloud, measurable security for the multi-cloud era, as well as digital transformation. Topics to be covered include multi-cloud best practices, network transformation, machine learning and AI, as well as security in the enterprise cloud. ONUG is the leading IT user-driven community focused on leveraging the power of their engineering and procurement to influence the pace and deployment of open networking solutions.

To register for this one-time exclusive 50% discount, please register using promo code WITI50.

  WITI Women

Looking in the Right Places: Getting Real About Finding Women Tech Talent
By Marian Cook

Milena Berry is the CEO and co-founder of PowertoFly, a service that connects tech-experienced women preferring to work from home with companies needing vetted technical talent. Prior to founding PowertoFly, Milena served for seven years as CTO of the social activism site Avaaz.org.

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