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"There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women."
- Madeleine Albright, First Woman to become United States Secretary of State
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The 2009 WITI Summit Returns to the Silicon Valley in June!
WITI's 20th Anniversary Summit:
World Café and Social Media Café
Innovation, Collaboration, Reinvention
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, CA
June 14-16, 2009
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The World Café is the ideal structure to achieve concrete deliverables as we develop and expand our ability to innovate, collaborate and reinvent. WITI's 20th Anniversary Summit will incorporate these principles into our Social Media Café where we will learn how to leverage social media tools such as blogging, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
Featured Speakers Include:
For sponsorship and advertising information, email [email protected] or call a WITI representative today at 800-334-9484.
Leadership Skills: Building Financial Acumen - Quick Tips
By Marian Cook
Want to stand out positively from your peers in a way that furthers your career? Build your financial acumen! Too frequently, aspiring business leaders have not put in the work to understand the numbers. I lead leadership development forums that tackle a variety of topics, and recently we brainstormed quick tips to address this important knowledge gap.
WITI 20th Anniversary Special Offer!
Included with your WITI Membership Fee is a One Year Subscription to Wired Magazine ($12 Value)... Click Here to Become a WITI Member Today!
5 Ways to Beat the Recession at Work and Become the 'Go To' Person
By Betty LaMarr
Have you figured out how to beat the odds of being successful during this recession? If you are a woman working in technology today, you are likely one of many who take their BlackBerry to the shower in the morning or take their iPhone to bed at night. You are likely part of a team working on projects that require involvement 24 X 7. With iPhones and Blackberries, it feels like you never stop working. Do you find yourself checking email and text messages even when you are supposed to be giving yourself the day off?
WITI Teleclasses & Webinars
Participants in these teleclasses and webinars have made major changes in their lives, after just the first class!
"Exploring Your Life Mission"
Begins Apr. 7, 8-9pm ET (5-6pm PT)
This series will help you to gain a clear understanding of your unique gifts, passions, needs, and values, so that you can discover what you want to do with the rest of your life.
This class is DISCOUNTED for WITI members... Click here for details!
"Connectivity is the New Currency™"
Begins Apr. 14, 3-4pm ET (12-1pm PT)
Social Networking Savvy for Smart Business Women Who Want to Increase Influence (& Profitability)... Getting Your Voice Heard in a Noisy Online World!
This class is INCLUDED in WITI membership... Click here for details!
Click Here for a Complete List of WITI Member Webinars & WITI Teleclasses!
President Obama Creates White House Women's Council
WASHINGTON -- President Obama marked International Women's Month by signing an executive order to create the first-ever White House Council on Women and Girls, a group that will be headed by one of his closest friends.
The council, which will meet regularly, will include members of the Cabinet and of several other agencies and will be led by senior aide Valerie Jarrett. Tina Tchen, deputy assistant to the president and director of the Office of Public Liaison at the White House, will serve as the executive director.
WITI Featured Network Event
Career Buoyancy: Staying on Top During Turbulent Times
March 26, 2009 • Chicago, IL • Register Now!
The Corporate Executive Committee of WITI, responsible for the Excellence in Corporate IT Leadership Award, is beginning a series of highly interactive sessions with a limited number of corporate executives. This month's topic focuses on how to increase your value throughout your career.
Care.com has a Special Member Benefit just for WITI Members
Visit Care.com/WITI and save 20% on your subscription! Find great local babysitters, nannies, special needs caregivers, tutors, senior caregivers, pet sitters, housekeepers and more!
View detailed profiles, background checks and references for hundreds of thousands of pre-screened providers near you!
Exclusive Offer for WITI Members
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Visit the award winning GEICO.com for your complimentary, easy, no-obligation rate quote. Your subscription to WITI's newsletter could save you even more money.
All inquiries will benefit the WITI professional association.
Visit: www.GEICO.com or Call: 1-800-368-2734 and Mention WITI to Receive Your Discounted Quote Today!
WITI Members can Save up to 29% with Lenovo
Lenovo is pleased to provide WITI members with this great offer on its entire product line, including the award winning ThinkPad® notebook, new and highly acclaimed IdeaPad™ multimedia notebooks, innovative ThinkCentre™ desktops and computing accessories.
Here's How You Save:
1) Receive instant savings with discounted web pricing;
2) In Addition, save up to 15% with your WITI membership discount.
Visit the website often, as special time limited eCoupons (in addition to the savings noted above) are provided frequently!
Redemption Instructions: Visit www.lenovo.com/witi or call 1-800-426-7235, option 1, ext. 5719 to take advantage of discounts on select products.
FREE ground shipping available on all web orders!
Terms and Conditions: Savings referenced off regular Lenovo.com price (not in addition to standard affinity discount) and available direct from Lenovo on select products. Offer not combinable with other discounts, offers or promotions. Offer valid in US only and subject to availability. Lenovo reserves the right to alter product offerings and specifications at any time without notice. The following are trademarks of Lenovo Group, LTD. or one of its subsidiaries: ThinkPad and ThinkCentre.
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WITI Partner Events & Announcements
Keeping you up-to-date on where you'll find WITI!
WITI partner events provide an excellent opportunity for peer-to-peer networking and job growth amongst tech savvy women and men. For a complete listing of WITI events in your area, click here!
Join WITI @ CommunityOne East!
Register for CommunityOne East
March 18-19, 2009
New York, NY
Join us for two jam-packed days of education, innovation, and exchange. Come together with fellow developers and technologists to evaluate dozens of open-source projects currently powering leading Web companies, transforming enterprise IT, and enabling next-generation computing.
Main conference is free, but space is limited. Register today!
Join WITI @ Gartner Business Process Management Summit!
Gartner Business Process Management Summit
March 23-25, 2009
San Diego, CA
Business processes lie at the heart of a company's ability to survive, thrive and capitalize in today's climate. This Summit offers insight on creating and sustaining a process-powered organization. Clients will learn how to align business strategy and IT to maximize operational agility, providing opportunities to expand revenues and productivity.
WITI Members will receive a $200 discount off the standard rate. Register at www.gartner.com/us/bpm or call 1-866-405-2511 and reference priority code BPMWITI
Join WITI @ w2wlink.com's Ascendancy Awards for Business Women!
w2wlink.com Ascendancy Awards
for Business Women
March 31, 2009
Across the US
Share Your Success Story or Nominate Others Around You
w2wlink.com, the premier professional women community, is awarding business women who have ascended to achieve and innovate in Corporate, Entrepreneurial, and Transition to Transformation settings. In addition to recognition for their accomplishments, the National Winners will each receive a prize of a private business club membership for one year from ClubCorp, and a pair of round-trip tickets to any destination in the contiguous United States from American Airlines, along with other sponsored prizes.
Recognizing women who are ascending professionally and mentoring other women around them encourages positive change in the next decade: brings higher levels of women in the executive ranks, more women entrepreneurs with growing businesses and more female directors on boards. We encourage every business women to participate in this unique opportunity to reward and inspire women to maximize their potential in their careers!
Nominations are being accepted for winners in eight cities and an additional any other city "At Large" category. Cities: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, New York City, San Francisco, Washington D.C. Three National winners from the 27 winners will be selected by an executive women advisory board.
For more information and to request nomination and application forms, email [email protected], or go to w2wlink Events and Seminars, now through March 31, 2009 - with winners announced May, 2009.
Join WITI @ CONNECTIONS™ European Summit!
March 31, 2009
Network with Parks Associates' analysts and hear insights from key executives focused on new video services and IPTV, digital media and distribution, and customer support services. What can communications and broadband service providers do to acquire and retain subscribers, differentiate their services, and create new revenue streams? Hear from executives from MSTV, Thomson, Radialpoint, ActiveVideo Networks, Pace. Macrovision, Valens Semiconductor and more!
Register today to attend! www.connectionseurope.com
Join WITI @ AIIM 2009!
AIIM International Exposition + Conference
March 30 - April 2, 2009
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA | www.aiimexpo.com
Don't miss the definitive industry gathering for information management professionals across industries and lines of business. Experience 19 tracks, over 135 sessions featuring 100+ end-user case studies, an Expo floor showcasing 200+ information management technology providers, AIIM-produced practitioner-level pre-conference workshops, a special SharePoint workshop, lots of networking opportunities, and much more! Assess and select new business applications or platforms, build the business case for their adoption, and simplify the process of implementing and integrating new solutions.
Visit www.aiimexpo.com for event details, highlights and registration.
Join WITI @ IBM IMPACT 2009!
Smart SOA Conference
May 3-8, 2009
Las Vegas, NV
Join us in Las Vegas for Impact 2009 at the Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. It's sure to be an action-packed, five-day event with comprehensive SOA and WebSphere education to help you overcome pressing business and IT challenges!
There will be 3 Promotions just for you, WITI Members!
• The 1st five WITI members to register by March 2 get the privilege to go back stage to "Meet and Greet" with Huey Lewis and the News
• Next 20 WITI members who register by May 1 receive a signed copy of The New Language of Marketing 2.0 and a round table session hosted by Sandy Carter, VP, SOA & WebSphere Strategy, IBM
• February 15 - May 1, ALL WITI members will receive $100 off the Standard Registration Fee (promotion code: IMP9WITI)
In addition, Tuesday, May 5th will be a very special day for WITI Members. At 5:15pm, we will run a session titled "How to Use Social Media as a Woman to Network" followed by a complementary Super Women's Group Reception, co-sponsored by WITI and IBM, from 6-7 PM at the Venetian Resort & Casino. Last year we had over 300 "super" women at the reception - we are aiming for more this year!
Visit www.ibm.com/soa/impact2009/register for Complete Details!
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