WITI Strategist
Newsletter  •  August 5, 2020

  In This Issue

WITI Women
WITI Learning
WITI Technology
WITI Wellbeing Center
WITI Art & Tech Cafe
WITI Coaching Circles
WITI Webinars
WITI Social Media

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  WITI Network Events

Some events may be postponed or moved online. Please check individual events for more info.

Wake Up with WITI - Morning Coffee
August 5, 2020
Online - Tampa

Virtual Happy Hour with WITI NJ
August 5, 2020
Online - New Jersey

Ignite the Passion Within - Five Ways to Be an Empowered Woman Leader
August 5, 2020
Online - San Francisco

Let's Talk about Race: Reflective Structured Dialogue
August 5, 2020
Online - Charlotte

WITI Colombia Mix & Mingle
August 6, 2020
Online - Columbia

August 7, 2020
Online - India

WITI-Las Vegas-1.0-Mix & Mingle
August 10, 2020
Online - Las Vegas

Breaking the Barriers: Climbing the STEM Ladder
August 13, 2020
Online - DC Metro

Diversity in Tech Series presents Networking 101: Elevate your position by making allies
August 13, 2020
Online - Los Angeles

Virtual Diversity in Tech Series presents Networking 101: Elevate your position by making allies
August 13, 2020
Online - Central CA

The WITI Art and Tech Cafe and Gallery present Tiffany Trenda Art Talk
August 17, 2020
Online - New York

More Network Events

  WITI Partner Events

2020 Atlanta CIO Executive Leadership Summit
August 13, 2020
Atlanta, Georgia

2020 New York Global Innovation Summit
August 20, 2020
New York, New York

2020 ACT-W Conference
August 26-28, 2020
Virtual Event, California

2020 Silicon Valley CIO Executive Leadership Summit
August 27, 2020
Menlo Park, California

2020 Denver CIO Executive Leadership Summit
September 3, 2020
Denver, Colorado

Product Tech Toronto 2020
September 10-11, 2020
Toronto, Canada

Interop 2020
September 21-24, 2020
Austin, Texas

October 26, 2020
Lombard, Illinois

Mobile World Congress Americas in Los Angeles
October 28, 2020
Los Angeles, California

See Details of All Partner Events Here

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  WITI Women

WITI Coach: Jovita Jenkins
By Fiona Waters and Jovita Jenkins

Jovita has been a graduate student, aerospace engineer, college professor, speaker, writer, and leadership coach among other roles.

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  WITI Learning From Each Other

TODAY: Business Not As Usual: Creating A Safe Space to Talk About Race
Please join us on Friday, August 14, from 1:00-3:00 PDT (4-6PM EDT) as Denise Hamilton and Fred Sugerman from RACE RELAY™ create a safe space to talk about race. The mission of RACE RELAY™ is to demonstrate - story is medicine and sharing stories with empathy at the core can be healing. Read more...

  WITI Technology

How Poverty Affects Education and Health: Can Technology Help?
By Tyra Ryan

South Sudan is one of the world's youngest countries and is considered to be the poorest country in Africa.

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  WITI Wellbeing Center

Announcing new benefit for all WITI Members! - Free Wellbeing Classes

The WITI Wellbeing Center is designed to help you have a healthy approach to working at home. Classes every week day. All classes are appropriate for all levels and free to all members!

4 PM PDT - Easy Yoga To Recover From Your Day with Lotem Porat
After sitting, zooming and using your mouse and keyboard all day, treat your body to this 1/2 hour, easy yoga class to transition into your evening or wind down your day.

"The Easy Yoga class was just what I needed to help me stretch and relax after a long day at work. Moves were easy and Lotem's voice was very calming. Thanks for offering the yoga series!"

5 PM PDT - Energy Management with Alyse Hart

Learn and use breath and gentle movement techniques to manage your energy during these times. These 15 minute sessions are formulated for strength, inner balance, vision and calm.

"Alyse is wonderful! Her sessions are short, so they are easy to fit into a busy day. My body always feels better after following her moves and my mood is always a little lighter too. Thanks Alyse!"

12 NOON PDT - Mindfulness and Movement with Fred Sugerman

Use guided and self-initiated movement to access information, inspiration and freedom in your body and mind!

"This event changed the whole outlook on my day! I joined not knowing what to expect, and immediately felt connected to Fred and the group even though I didn’t know anyone. I enjoyed the body movements and music, and ability to be myself with no judgements. Thanks for organizing this, and thanks to the host for being a wonderful person."

All classes are appropriate for all levels and free to all members!

  WITI Art & Tech Cafe & Gallery

WITI Art & Tech Cafe & Gallery
Announcing the soft launch of the WITI Art & Tech Cafe & Gallery, a place where you can come and be inspired by artists who are using art and technology for the greater good. The beta version of our virtual gallery is up now and we have upcoming talks some of the artists:

The WITI Art and Tech Cafe and Gallery present Tiffany Trenda Art Talk
Monday, August 17 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm PDT (6:00pm - 7:00pm EDT)
Tiffany Trenda is an award-winning, internationally recognized performance artist in wearable tech based out of Los Angeles. Her performances and installations explore the relationship between the body, particularly the female body, to technology.
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Three Reasons Why Women are Dissuaded from Pursuing STEM
By Leah Edossa

Three major reasons as to why women are dissuaded from pursuing STEM directly relate to social conditioning, unequal opportunities, and the gender wage gap.

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  WITI Online Coaching Circles - NEW BENEFIT FOR WITI MEMBERS!

Coaching Circles are consistently WITI's most popular Summit event. We heard you and made specially designed coaching circles for you online. Free to members (and a small fee for non-members).

Build Your Visibility & Influence when Working Remotely
August 12, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM PDT (3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT)

Advance Your Career Series - Stretch Goals
August 18, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM PDT (3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT)

Job Search Strategies
August 21, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PDT (3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT)

  These Circles are FREE To WITI Members!

  WITI Webinars

Seen, Heard & Respected - How to Use Your Voice Confidently to Create Value in Your Contribution
Presenter(s): Keri Stanley
August 5, 2020 12-1PM PT (3-4PM ET)

Presenter(s): John Bates
August 6, 2020 9-10AM PT (12-1PM ET)

WITI Member Orientation
Presenter(s): WITI
August 7, 2020 12-1PM PT (3-4PM ET)

  Webinars can be vital to professional development and are FREE To WITI Members (and a small fee for non-members)

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