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The WITI 22nd Annual Summit Raises the Bar for Women Technology Conferences

Event to Cover CyberSecurity, Drones, Augmented Reality, Wearables, IoT & Leadership, Men's Track Training for Men and Women, and More Than 100 Leadership Coaching Circles & Workshops

San Jose, CA, May 25, 2016 - WITI (Women in Technology International), the leading global business organization for women in technology with more than 150,000 members worldwide, continues to team up and listen to its members, partners, sponsors, and individuals who want to have an enriching and successful career in the technology sector. The Summit will offer a rich agenda with timely, mainstream topics, and new programs. The Summit will be held June 5-7 in San Jose, CA at the Doubletree by Hilton. Various segments of the Summit will be streamed live for members and the press. Registration is still open and will be throughout the event. For more information contact 800-334-WITI.

3 Days. 100 Speakers. Infinite Opportunities.

Featured speakers this year include actor and humanitarian, Patricia Arquette, who returns for the second year in a row. Ms. Arquette will have an interactive discussion with Will Marré, Co-Founder of the Covey Leadership Center and author of the upcoming "Why We Need Women Leaders to Win". Heidi Sinclair, a distinguished thought leader and highly sought after communications and leadership strategist who has helped women in tech worldwide always reach for the gold, will be the master of ceremonies for the Women In Technology Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony.

"Effective leadership is central to innovation, business and technology, explains Carolyn Leighton, founder and chairwoman of WITI. The 2016 Summit will deliver to women and men extraordinary coaching and leadership opportunities by experienced, quality coaches that include cutting edge presentations about business and technology. We are excited that we will have attendees from more than eight countries attending."

New Program Features

Ground Breaking Speaking Topics

Women in Technology Hall of Fame Awards Inductees Shine Under the Spotlight

The popular Women In Technology Hall of Fame Awards will honor distinguished thought leaders and women trailblazers in technology who have, and continue to, make a huge impact in technology. The inductees include:

Sponsorships and booths at the Women In Technology Business Expo are also still available. For more information on how to participate in these program elements please contact 800-334-WITI.

About WITI

WITI, founded in 1989 by Carolyn Leighton, is the world's leading trade association for professional, tech-savvy women committed to using technology, resources and connections to advance women worldwide. With a global network of exceptionally successful women leaders, WITI has established powerful strategic alliances and programs to provide resources, and opportunities within a supportive environment of women committed to helping each other succeed. WITI's mission is to empower women worldwide to achieve unimagined possibilities and transformations through technology, leadership and economic prosperity. For more information please visit: