WITI Strategist
Newsletter  •  May 16, 2018

  In This Issue

WITI Summit 2018
WITI Technology
WITI Survey
WITI Interview
WITI Webinar
WITI Security
WITI Partner Event
WITI Social Media

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  WITI Network Events

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
May 23, 2018 - Miami, Florida
Mentorship and Advocacy: Enablers for Equal Opportunity
May 30, 2018 - Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
Empowering Women in Agile to take the lead
June 7, 2018 - New York, New York
Mentorship and Advocacy: Enablers for Equal Opportunity
June 7, 2018 - Orlando, Florida
An Entrepreneur, A Mother, A CEO, and Over $1 Billion in Transactions-A Conversation with Suneera Madhani, Founder of Fattmerchant
June 21, 2018 - Tampa Bay, Florida
Healthcare Technology
June 21, 2018 - Tallahassee, Florida
Women in STEM Careers:The Passion & Tech that Drives YOU!
July 12, 2018 - Chicago, Illinois
Advancement Of Women In STEM Programs - Challenges & Opportunities
July 18, 2018 - Farmington, Connecticut
The Future of IT Jobs
July 19, 2018 - San Diego, California
Hot Summer Mixer
July 19, 2018 - Tampa Bay, Florida
Mess Up Night! Leadership Mess Up - Lessons Learned

More Network Events

  WITI Partner Events

CIO, CMO and CISO Summits
May, 2018
Various Locations

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

Internet of Things World & Project Kairos
May 14-17, 2018
Santa Clara, California

2018 West Region Symposium
May 22, 2018
Seattle, Washington

May 23, 2018
Cambridge, Massachusetts

poweredUP Tampa Bay Tech Festival
May 23, 2018
St. Petersburg, Florida

Homebrew Hillsborough
May 25, 2018
Tampa, Florida

ActinSpace 2018
May 25-26, 2018
Houston, Texas

InterDrone Expo 2018
September 5-7, 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada

ProjectSummit*Business Analyst World
October 15-18, 2018
Burlington, Massachusetts

See Details of All Partner Events Here

  WITI Member Discounts

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Los Angeles, CA 90064

  WITI Annual Summit 2018

24 Days until the Women in Technology Summit. Time to register so you can start planning your schedule at the Summit.

Register now for your 3 day VIP Pass - use code summitf2018 for $100 off the current price of $895 (WITI Member) / $995 (Non-WITI member)

Rooms are filling up fast! Book now to receive the Special WITI Room Rate!

  WITI Technology

The State of Wearables
By Priti Moudgill and Sonal Budhiraja

Are wearables dead yet? This question has bedeviled the category ever since Fitbit® first captured our collective imagination just a few, short years ago with its push for 10,000 steps.

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  WITI Survey

LAST CHANCE TO PARTICIPATE - 2018 Women in Tech Survey
Make your voice heard!!

This year, we partnered with IDC and Randstad, to create our Women in Tech Survey. 2018's survey will help us better understand the successes and obstacles prevalent in our industry. Like last year, we will use the survey data to produce a comprehensive report.


Can Female STEM Tutors Inspire Their Pupils into STEM Careers?
By Alice Farrell

New research has shown that girls are more likely to seek a female tutor than a male tutor to help them with their studies. The research was conducted following the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 11 and as part of the United Kingdom government's 2018 Year of Engineering.

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  WITI Interview

Stretch, Tackle & Question: One CTO's Career Advice
By Marian Cook

Dr. Darlene Solomon is chief technology officer for Agilent Technologies, advancing chemical and biological measurements in the life sciences, diagnostics, and applied markets.

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  WITI Webinars

Leveraging Innovation for Your Success
Presenter(s): Angie Keller
May 17, 2018 12-1PM PT (3-4PM ET)

AR & VR - Understanding Immersive Technology as a New Interaction Platform
Presenter(s): Galit Ariel
May 23, 2018 12-1PM PT (3-4PM ET)

WITI Member Orientation
Presenter(s): WITI
June 1, 2018 11AM-12PM PT (2-3PM ET)

  These Webinars are FREE To WITI Members!

  WITI Security

Changing the Face of Cybersecurity
By Carmen Marsh

Cybercrime is increasing. The cybercrime wave is becoming an epidemic and is more profitable than drug trafficking.

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2018 EQUALS in Tech Awards now accepting nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 EQUALS in Tech Awards. This prestigious international award programme celebrates outstanding achievement and innovative to bring more women to tech, and tech to women and girls around the world.

Prizes are given in four categories: Access, Leadership, Skills and Research.

The awards are open to civil society, government agencies, United Nations agencies, international organizations, companies and academia.

Nominate yourself or others who have done exceptional work to bridge the digital gender divide.

Learn more at www.equals.org/awards


How to Buy the Best Sunglasses for Driving

When it comes to driving safety, not all sunglasses are created equally. The color and tint of the lenses can affect how our eyes adjust to outside conditions while the frames can restrict our fields of vision.


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