JANUARY 2017 NEWSLETTER
JANUARY WIT FORUM
New Year, New You: Five Strategies to Design Your Personal Brand in 2017
Whether you are an entrepreneur, business owner or senior leader in an organization, who you are matters as much as how you communicate it! Learn the tips and tricks for building your personal brand from the expert that taught several C-Suite executives, business leaders and Ryan Seacrest!
January 18, 2017 | 7:30am – 9:00am
The Gathering Spot
384 Northyards Blvd NW #190
Atlanta, GA 30313
Advanced registration tickets are $35, and $30 for TAG members.
You can also purchase a table of 10 at the TAG member rate of $300.
Please note: walk-up registration is $50 – register early for discounted admission!
Don’t miss the first WIT Forum of the year!
If you missed the December 2016 WIT Forum click here to view photos.
Click here to view the WIT Forum sponsors.
GLOBAL WIT GIRL
Our WIT Girl, Selina Nie, travelled to China over the holidays and promoted her robotics teams, especially her GirlsFIRST Jr. program. Well done Selina to get more girls excited about STEM!
VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH
“I wish there had been a WIT Campus program when I was an undergraduate student. I remember being one of 3 women in an auditorium of 300 men for many of my classes. I love seeing bright young women get the support they need from our program to start their STEM careers.”
– Sara Showalter
Principal Consultant, Systems Evolution, Inc.
WIT CONNECT 2017
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
Women in Technology is seeking dedicated volunteers to serve on the 2017 WIT Connect planning committee. Held annually in June, WIT Connect is one of Atlanta’s most engaging and interactive events for STEM leaders.
Opportunities are currently available to serve on a variety of sub-committees including:
Project Management, Auction Candidates, Silent Auction,
Volunteer Management, Marketing and more.
We are looking for passionate and creative out-of-the box doers and thinkers. No previous experience is required but is appreciated.
For more information, please contact:
Christina Beyer, Director of Programs and Events, Women in Technology
Tel: (470) 823-3228
WIT’S JOB BOARD
Tap into WIT’s STEM community today!
The WIT Jobs Board connects qualified job seekers with industry-leading companies throughout metro Atlanta and beyond. With our service, companies and firms can find talented candidates and professionals can discover new opportunities from top-notch postings.
Members + Job Seeker Benefits
* Advanced job search capability
* Customized email job alerts
* Profile management and resume upload
* Easily apply online
* Access to highly qualified candidates
* Affordable, customized posting and advertising packages with easy payment options
* Searchable resume database
Start exploring the WIT Jobs Board Today!
TAG SOCIETY SHOWCASE
Event Date: January 12, 2017 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Cobb Galleria | 2 Galleria Pkwy SE, Atlanta, GA 30339
With over 1,000 people in attendance annually, the society showcase is a trade show of all our societies that make up TAG. It is a time to learn about them, connect with the board members and get involved in 2017. So come meet all 34 TAG society board members, check out TAG’s newest societies, mingle with the TAG leadership council, and dress up with your best Hawaiian shirt.
Click here to learn more.
#CANYOUFASHIONIT? WEARABLE TECH WORKSHOP
Event Date: January 19, 2017 at 6:00pm
Location: Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP, Atlantic Station, 201 17th Street NW, Suite 1700, Atlanta, GA 30363
Join MODA educators as we use design to make the world a better place with homemade innovations. Using a 3V coin cell battery, and an LED light, along with other prototyping materials, design your own wearable with function in mind. Take the MODA challenge and create a wearable that solves an everyday problem. Prototype a headband for bikers to wear at night. Design a bracelet with sensors that light up when it detects an irregular heartbeat. Make a pinky rink book light. The possibilities are endless!
SPRING 2017 VOLUNTEER AND INTERNSHIP FAIR
Event Date: January 23, 2017 – 11:00am – 3:00pm
Location: Georgia State University Student Center Ballroom | 55 Gilmer St SE, Atlanta, GA 30303 OR 44 Courtland Street SE, Atlanta, GA 30303
We understand the challenges that you face when trying to recruit volunteers. One of the most important and efficient methods of recruiting our students is participation in a Volunteer Fair, allowing students to meet you in person, learn more about your organization and discover how they can make a difference in the lives of others. We hope you will join us for this opportunity for face-to-face contact with a pool of potential volunteers at Georgia State University.