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Jules Penham
Director of Public Relations, WITI

WITI Partners with The star in me to Empower Women in Technology in India

LOS ANGELES, CA April 25th, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WITI (Women in Technology International), the premiere global advisor for the intersectional advancement of women in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math), today announced an affiliate partnership with The star in me™, a global career advancement platform for women and diversity partner for organizations. For WITI, the partnership signals continuing Asia-Pacific (APAC) expansion ahead of the firm’s upcoming Global Summit — the first WITI summit to feature a dedicated APAC track. For The star in me™, this partnership helps establish a global footprint. Flagship benefits for users of both platforms include exclusive access to co-facilitated events and discounted rates on products and services.

"The star in me™ has a mission that aligns with WITI's commitment to cultural transformation through technology" said WITI’s President, David Leighton. "For WITI, the value of this partnership extends past the growth in our APAC network and allows us to collaborate with The star in me™ to deepen our impact worldwide."

Powered by WITI businesses benefit by utilizing WITI to improve employee retention and recruitment, increase profitability, strengthen their brands, and expand their gender equity initiatives. The Powered by WITI program enables The star in me™ to whitelabel services to their users, as well as offer discounted pricing on events.

"The star in me™ was launched with a vision to transform corporate culture by bridging the gender gap in workforce and leadership. In partnering with WITI, we heighten our global influence," says The star in me™ Co-founder Uma Kasoji.

As The star in me™ prepares to launch a career acceleration program for professionals, Mahua Mukherjee, Co-founder The star in me™, says, "We engage with several multinational organizations in amplifying the potential of diversity. Our partnership with WITI strengthens the value proposition we offer to our clients and members."

About The star in me™

The star in me™ is a global career advancement platform for women and a diversity partner for organizations. It was founded with a vision to bridge the gender gap in the workforce and in leadership. The star in me™ equips women professionals to take charge and actively manage their careers through a variety of career accelerators such as upskilling, networking, coaching, mentoring and personal branding. The star in me™ also delivers cutting-edge leadership programs. As a diversity partner, The star in me™ collaborates with local and multinational organizations to drive business results by recruiting, developing, and retaining diverse talent. The star in me™ has a global panel of 75+ leadership experts and coaches. and has partnerships with Tier 1 Business schools and women professional organizations in India and abroad. For further details, visit:

About WITI

WITI (Women in Technology International) is committed to empowering innovators, inspiring future generations and building inclusive cultures, worldwide. WITI is redefining the way women and men collaborate to drive innovation and business growth, and is helping corporate partners create and foster gender inclusive cultures. A leading authority of women in technology and business, WITI has been advocating and recognizing women's contributions in the industry for more than 30 years. The organization delivers leading edge programs and platforms for individuals and companies -- designed to empower professionals, boost competitiveness and cultivate partnerships, globally. WITI's ecosystem includes more than three million professionals, 60 networks and 300 partners, worldwide. To learn more, please visit: