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WITI Announces Speakers for the First Annual Women in Sports, Entertainment and Technology Symposium at Jabil Blue Sky Center

Speaker Lineup Features Successful Women at the Forefront of Converging Technologies

San Jose, CA, March 23, 2016 - More than two dozen stellar speakers have been announced for the inaugural Sports, Entertainment and Technology Symposium, to be held on March 31, 2016 at Jabil Blue Sky Center in San Jose, CA. The event is produced by WITI (Women in Technology International), the leading global business organization for women in technology with 150,000+ members worldwide.

At the WITI Sports, Entertainment and Technology Symposium, attendees will hear from key players who are leading the way for women as these industries converge.

Outstanding women with successful careers in sports, entertainment and technology will provide insiders’ perspectives on upcoming trends. They’ll also share how they overcame obstacles to reach their goals in traditionally male-dominated environments.

The Symposium showcases women’s individual achievements and experiences at both the technology and professional executive levels. The emphasis will be on personal and professional insights, mentorship, and the empowerment of women in sports and technology.

In the Symposium Panels

Panelists Include

And Featured in Keynote Sessions

Following the Symposium, Jabil will host the WITI Taste of Technology Reception, showcasing hands-on demos of the hottest technologies by Aerial Sports League, Ario Living, Ashley Chloe, Athos, Axwave, Ballistic UAV, Clothing+,, Elevate Charity, Game of Drones, Girl Develop It, Gogo-Gami, The Grawlix CMS, Hexinair, Northeastern University Silicon Valley, Ortiz Industry, ParaSport Institute, TeamKelly, Tile, Whil, Zebra Technologies, and more.

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:

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