Gender Intimidation: Technology Professionals
By Karlyrose Acosta
Although women are making strides by pursuing engineering degrees and obtaining high positions, their journey to the top is consistently uphill.
WITI Wellbeing Center
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!
"Absolutely love this program, thank you for putting it together and keeping it alive!"
MONDAY Oct. 5
10 AM PDT - Dynamic Intentional Relaxation (Yoga Nidra Meditation) With Rich Brenner
Spend time in awareness with yourself, relax, and start the week off by setting an intention for yourself in this guided meditation.
All classes are appropriate for all levels and free to all members!
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New this week at she.WITI.com
MEET AMANDA HALL, WHO WENT FROM PI TO EA TO HR
By Salesforce Staff
Amanda Hall shares her amazing career story and the journey she's taken to become an Employee Success Business Partner at Salesforce.
To learn more about our partnership with Salesforce and stay informed,
WITI in Partnership with Salesforce Japan is proud to announce:
What are new ways of working and living for women in a changing society?
Thursday, October 8, 2020
8:00 – 9:00 PM PDT
The Adventures of Women in Tech: How We Got Here and Why We Stay
By Alana Karen
Can women have meaningful careers in tech? Are diversity efforts in Silicon Valley failing? Should women avoid working for technology companies?
The Economic Posterity Series: Securing Your Financial Future
By Progress Ime
In a life full of unpredictable factors and heavy uncertainty it's nice to have some predictable aspects.
WITI Webinars and Coaching Circles
Thinking Outside of the Degree: Nontraditional Tech Career Paths
September 30, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PDT (3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT)
WITI Member Orientation
October 2, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT (1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT)
Staying Sane (and Even Growing) In Times of Chaos
October 14, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PDT (3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT)
Webinars can be vital to professional development and are FREE To WITI Members (and a small fee for non-members)
Spend most days at home? Get a flu shot anyway.
By Fiona Waters
If COVID-19 mimics what we know about other pandemics, it’s possible that another wave will hit later this fall. Even without additional coronavirus patients, the flu is capable of overwhelming hospitals on its own.
New U Venture Partners (NUVP)
Bridge to Success
New U Venture Partners (NUVP) has announced the launch of its Bridge to Success initiative - a development program for seed-stage and post-seed-stage startups that need the skills, mentorship, and bridge capital required to successfully raise Series A financing. The program, which NUVP plans to conduct annually, includes up to $1 million in bridge capital for startups that are selected to participate and complete the program.
The deadline to apply for the program - which will be virtual in its inaugural year - is October 18.
For more information and to apply, please visit NUVP's Bridge to Success page.
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