Press Release


Kaye Browne

WITI, Women and Drones Announce New Collaboration

LOS ANGELES, CA, June 9, 2020 - WITI (Women in Technology International) and the Women and Drones network have formed a new collaborative relationship. Both organizations have a common goal which is to increase the participation and opportunities for women in all areas of technology. By sharing resources WITI and Women and Drones (W&D) hope to make an even bigger impact.

Women and Drones is the leading global organization dedicated to driving excellence in the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and Urban Air Mobility (UAM) industries. The membership platform provides support and resources for women to share their best practices and preferences for products and services. Corporate members benefit from recognition for their commitment to increasing gender diversity in the workplace.

"The WITI and W&D partnership is a powerful combination. With technology being a critical element of aviation, the resources provided by our two organizations will uniquely support women. This partnership aligns with our core strategy on many fronts and can help our members expand their network," explained Women and Drones' CEO and Founder, Sharon Rossmark.

WITI also brings to the table a global network of talented, professional women working in all sectors of technology. With a market reach exceeding 2 million, WITI offers dynamic programs and partnerships that provide connections, resources, opportunities, and a supportive environment for women committed to helping each other. WITI’s professional association spans throughout the U.S. and worldwide including Hong Kong, Great Britain, Australia, and Mexico. Their robust ecosystem of networks deliver value for individuals working for large companies, government, academia, as well as small business owners.

"Creating welcoming and inclusive environments for our members and partners is another way we can demonstrate that WITI is about collaboration, not competition." said WITI’s CEO, Chairwoman & Founder, Carolyn Leighton.

The reciprocal partnership between WITI and the Women And Drones will include an array of IT branding and marketing benefits such as:

WITI and The Women and Drones Network foresee a strong and lasting relationship that will further advance opportunities, developments and connections for women in all sectors of technology.

About Women and Drones

Women And Drones is the leading membership organization dedicated to driving excellence in the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and Urban Air Mobility (UAM) industry by achieving equity and participation of women in all disciplines and across all employment sectors. To learn more, please visit:

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.