Women leaders from Atlanta’s top companies join the ranks of WIT’s leadership development program graduates in December graduation ceremonies

ATLANTA – December 9, 2010 – Women in Technology is announcing today its newest graduates for the 2010 Executive Coaching and Careers in Action Leadership Foundations programs. WIT’s Executive Coaching combines individual coaching and small-group training to help technology women in leadership positions develop a personal strategy and gain the visibility in their careers and community. WIT’s Careers in Action Leadership Foundations is a series of leadership development programs designed to provide up-and-coming leaders the skills to take the next step in their career.

“WIT’s Executive Coaching and Careers in Action have emerged over the last several years as leading programs for women in technology in Atlanta to gain world-class coaching and training,” said Judy Bowers, program manager, WIT Leadership and Development programs. “These women stand out as dedicated leaders amongst their peers, and the WIT Board of Directors joins me in congratulating the graduates.”

The Fall 2010 Executive Coaching graduates are: Sandra Crawford, AutoTrader.com; Krista Marlatt, Jabian Consulting; Pam MacPhaul, Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta; Windy Nicholson, Wellpoint, Inc.; Carmen Humphrey, Bank of America; and Gretchen Kelly, Cbeyond, Inc.

The Fall 2010 Careers in Action Leadership Foundations graduates are: Melanie Ashford, Turner Broadcasting; Susan Baldwin, Southern Company Services; Amanda Bivens, Cbeyond; Terry Conway, Turner Broadcasting; Tiffany Goode, Turner Broadcasting; Sharon Harding, United Technology Group; Angie Heath, Turner Broadcasting; Jacqueline Howard, Turner Broadcasting; Radha Jivangikar, McKesson; Julia Jones, The Home Depot; Beth Kuenzi, Turner Broadcasting; Joe Jones, Turner Broadcasting; Sharon Johnson, Turner Broadcasting; Lo Li, IHG; Jasmine Maleknia, What’s Up Interactive; Linda Master-Parker, McKesson; Coleen Matsuo, The Home Depot; Susan McEntyre, McKesson; Lubna Memon, Georgia State University J. Mack Robinson College of Business; Marie Moon, AutoTrader.com; Michelle Neser, IHG; Adrienne Oakley, McKesson; Tracey Patterson, IHG; Brenda Peregoy, The Home Depot; Debbie Stewart, The Home Depot; Maureen Streett, What’s Up Interactive; Cara Turano, Computer Technology Solutions; Nicole Whitelaw, AutoTrader.com; Vanessa Wilson, IHG;

For more information about WIT’s professional development programs including Careers in Action and Executive Coaching, visit www.mywit.org.

About Women in Technology (WIT)

WIT’s mission is to serve as passionate advocates for advancing women in Georgia’s technology community. Each year, more than 1,000 thought leaders and professionals attend WIT Forums, WIT’s leadership and networking series.  WIT delivers professional development programs, such as WIT Executive Coaching and WIT Careers in Action, to enable members to hone their leadership skills and achieve visibility within the business community. WIT’s philanthropic and educational programs, such as Girls Get IT, provide outreach to educate and encourage girls and young women to pursue careers in science and technology. WIT has two annual premier events, WIT Connect, WIT’s annual fundraiser event, and WIT’s Women of the Year in Technology Awards honoring the women who lead Georgia’s technology community. WIT is a founding society of the Technology Association of Georgia, an umbrella membership organization that serves the Georgia technology community. For more information on WIT and the WIT Foundation, WIT’s philanthropic arm, visit www.mywit.org.

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