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Upcoming: Women In Technology Summit - September 12-14 - San Jose

Posted by Tom Foremski - August 25, 2010

Women In Technology International (WITI) is holding its Annual WITI Women and Technology Summit September 12- 14.

Here are some details:

Keynote Speakers

· Sandy Carter, VP, SOA & WebSphere Strategy, Channels & Marketing, IBM

· Bernadette Nixon, SVP Global Field Marketing, CA

· Nilofer Merchant, Entrepreneur, CEO & Chief Strategist, Rubicon Consulting

· Kathrin Winkler, Chief Sustainability Officer, EMC

The 15th Annual WITI Hall of Fame Awards

· Honoring key women innovators from science and technology on Monday, September 13th. This year’s honorees are: Sandy Carter of IBM, Dr. Ruth David of Analytic Services, Inc., Dr. Adele Goldberg, Dr. Susie Wee of Hewlett Packard and Dr. Ruth Westheimer. Katie Boehret, Reporter for The Wall Street Journal, will serve as Master of Ceremonies.

o WITI NextGen

· At this Young Women’s micro conference on September 13, 2010, leading women from technology will teach, mentor and share with 20 middle school and high school girls to encourage the pursuit of careers in technology. The day will feature career, leadership and mentoring panels and workshops, as well as the opportunity to share and have lunch with distinguished WITI Hall of Fame Honorees.

o The WITI Foundation Executive Auction and VIP Reception

· Provides an opportunity to network and bid on one-to-one meetings with the top executives of companies such as GEICO, Symantec, eBay, Genentech, McKesson and Charles Schwab. Auction items include packages such as an executive lunch or dinner meeting with Mr. Randy Spratt of McKesson at a Bay Area restaurant of the winner’s choice; plus an iPod Nano, American Express gift card and tickets to the September 16 San Francisco Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers game at AT&T Park in San Francisco. The Executive Auction is the WITI Foundation’s annual fundraiser and closes the Annual WITI Summit on the evening of September 14, 2010.

More info: WITI Announces Event Schedule for Annual Women and Technology Summit September 12-14, 2010 at the Doubletree, San Jose, CA


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