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Amanda Coolong
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WITI Announces 24th Annual Women in Technology Summit

Visionaries Designing Tomorrow's Tech Markets & Cultures Today

San Jose, CA, January 9, 2018 - WITI (Women in Technology International) today announced its theme for the 24th Annual Women in Technology Summit "Visionaries Designing Tomorrow's Tech Markets & Cultures Today", to be held June 10-12, 2018 at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose, California.

The Summit will feature visionaries working in the hottest technologies, including but not limited to; autonomous vehicles, AI, AR/VR, robotics, Space/Mars exploration, SmartX, and blockchain. And, of course, networking and relationship building opportunities are priorities throughout the WITI Summit.

WITI's popular Coaching Track is returning, featuring one hour coaching circles, tech tables, and one-on-one mentoring sessions. The WITI Industry Networks (WINs) panels will dive deeply into vertical market topics, while Summit Workshops will provide 60-minute intensives on skill building, including business plans for tech startups, making your pitch worthy of your ideas, and breaking biased habits.

The Business and Technology Expo features 30+ companies with a demonstrated interest in empowering women in technology. Monday evening June 11th brings the 23rd Annual Women in Technology Hall of Fame Awards Induction Ceremony. Nominations are open through March 1st 2018. Tuesday June 11th the Women in Tech Career Fair returns by popular demand.

The Early Bird Special VIP 3 Day Pass registration price of $895 for non member ends February 28th.

"Opportunities begin when relationships are built between colleagues," said Carolyn Leighton, Founder and CEO of WITI. "The Women in Technology Summit has been a long-standing platform to evangelize the contributions of women advancing technology. We are encouraged by the momentum and support the summit continues to experience year after year.This year more than ever, it is so important for businesses and corporations to design a better future, become those visionaries’ and build a strong supportive culture where everyone can bring their best work to business."

About WITI

Founded in 1989 by Carolyn Leighton, WITI (Women in Technology International) is a leading worldwide authority on women in business and technology. For nearly 30 years, WITI has consistently been a clear voice advocating women’s contributions to the tech industry, inspiring them to pursue STEM careers and actively working with corporate partners to create a culture of equality. To learn more, please visit and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.