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Looking for Women in Tech

Tech Valley Women in Tech – Kickoff  Meeting
October 11, 2011, 6-8pm

Albany Marriott Lounge
189 Wolf Road, Albany NY

Kick-off meeting to organize a group for Tech Valley women in technology, with a focus on female STEM professionals. Networking, job leads, tech tips, work/family balance strategies, mentoring, and/or anything else members would find helpful.

For more information, contact:
Annmarie Lanesey, Greane Tree Technology, alanesey@greanetree.com(518) 244-4633
Nicole Messier, Portfolio PR Group, nicole@portfolioprgroup.com(518) 306-4029

Light hors de vors will be served.  RSVPs appreciated.

–6pm to 6:30 Networking

6:30 to 7:30Discussion

7:30 to 8pm More Networking

 

Introductions  –

Why are we here?

Nicole Messier, CEO Portfolio PR Group

Annmarie Lanesey, President Greane Tree Technology

 

Introductions from attendees – 

Why are you here?

History of similar organizations in Tech Valley:

ATW, WITI, etc

 

National Models:

Girls in Tech http://www.girlsintech.net

 

 

Girls in Tech is a global social network enterprise focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of like-minded, professional, intelligent and influential women in technology.

 

Women in Technology International (WITI)

 

http://www.witi.com/ WITI was founded to help women advance by providing access to – and support from – other professional women working in all sectors of technology. 

 

Girl Geek Dinners http://girlgeekdinners.com/

 

The Girl Geek Dinners were founded on the 16th August 2005as a result ofone girl geek who got annoyed and frustrated about being one of the only females attending technical events. 
Alliance of Technology and Women

 

www.atwphoenix.org/  

 

Where do we go from here?

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More Resources:

http://www.albany.edu/cci/cciwit.php SUNYA College of Computing and
Information Women in Technology

http://www.womenintechnology.org/

http://www.girlsintechnology.org/index.cfm Committee of Women in
Technology to encourage girls

http://anitaborg.org/ Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology

http://www.ncwit.org/ National Center for Women & Information Technology

http://www.witi.com/center/aboutwiti/ Women in Technology International

http://gracehopper.org/2011/ Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

http://www.wepan.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=182 Profile
of Barbara Ruel, director of Diversity and Women in Engineering Programs
at RPI

http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/ The Society of Women Engineers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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