CompTIAWorld, Issue 6, Fall 2019

Women in Tech Summit Connect with Women Working in and with Technology

The Women in Tech Summit (WITS) brings together women from a cross-section of industries and career levels for hands-on tech workshops, sessions on the latest industry trends, career discussions, as well as unparalleled networking opportunities. Plus, net profits from WITS go to support TechGirlz, which develops fun and educational hands-on workshops to get middle-school age girls interested in tech careers. TechGirlz already has reached more than 15,000 girls across the country and is on target to reach 20,000 by 2020. WITS has two more regional conferences planned for 2019 with 2020’s schedule of five more conferences to be announced this fall: WITS West October 4, 2019 Denver, CO WITS Southeast November 8 & 9, 2019 Raleigh-Durham, NC Visit today and register! Keep up to date on all WITS news by subscribing to our newsletter,

With more than a 30-year career in the tech industry, I still often felt like I was on the outside until the Women in Tech Summit made a point of welcoming in women who worked in the industry but were not scientists or engineers. It is an inclusive approach that I appreciated. The Women in Tech Summit is a great way to get inspired, learn something new and support a great cause, TechGirlz. – Bobbie Carlton, Founder, Innovation Women

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Attendees are in 50% technical and 50% non-technical positions 84% of attendees are from Fortune 500 companies 68% are company decision makers 25% of attendees are in senior positions , 50% are mid-career and 25% are early in their careers or students

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