WITI Expands 2012 Women Powering Technology Summit; Summit Moves to Women in Science and Technology Month, June 3-5th, 2012 | WITI Opens Call for Speakers for 2012 Women

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WITI (Women in Technology International), the leading global trade association for professional, tech-savvy women announced today that the Annual Women Powering Technology Summit will move to the newly renovated Marriott in Santa Clara, California, June 3-5, 2012, during National Women in Science and Technology Month. Additionally, WITI has opened the annual call for speakers for the 2012 Women Powering Technology Summit.

WITI ANNUAL WOMEN POWERING TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT

“Our members as well as the speakers we select for the Annual Women Powering Technology Summit are accomplished, talented and genuinely passionate about leaving a great legacy for the next generation of women.”

WITI (Women in Technology International), the leading global trade association for professional, tech-savvy women announced today that the Annual Women Powering Technology Summit will move to the newly renovated Marriott in Santa Clara, California, June 3-5, 2012, during National Women in Science and Technology Month. Additionally, WITI has opened the annual call for speakers for the 2012 Women Powering Technology Summit.

WITI’s partnership team, led by Michele Weisblatt, Executive Vice President of WITI, tripled its membership and corporate partnerships in 2011 and celebrated a very successful 16th annual Women Powering Technology Summit in October. In 2012, to further underscore the accomplishments of women, WITI is launching several awareness initiatives and moving the Women Powering Technology Summit to June, which is National Women in Science and Technology Month. As such, WITI has opened the call for speakers for this year’s summit, which will take place June 3-5, 2012 at the Marriott in Santa Clara, California.

“My vision for WITI has always been to create a professional organization where women can experience a welcoming, supportive, environment, while acquiring a serious, competitive edge, freshen skills, and build relationships with powerful women from technology centers around the world. After many years of dedicated focus on my vision for women in technology, our team has successfully positioned WITI as the premiere, leading Global Trade Association for women, who consider technology central to their businesses, careers and professions,” said Carolyn Leighton, Founder and Chairwoman of WITI. “Our members as well as the speakers we select for the Annual Women Powering Technology Summit are accomplished, talented and genuinely passionate about leaving a great legacy for the next generation of women.”

The 3-day Women Powering Technology Summit will feature keynote presentations, technical, development and social media workshops as well as panel discussions spanning topics such as best practices in Product Management, IT, Data Security and Privacy, Social Media, Mobile Development, Venture Capital and Workforce Diversity.

WITI is seeking CIOs, Executives in Innovation, executive product managers, engineers, developers, venture capitalists and financial experts as well as social media practitioners to lead compelling discussions, panels and workshops.

The Annual Women Powering Technology Summit will showcase some of the most influential and revered women leaders in technology, representing a cross section of industries, during the jam-packed schedule of events, which also includes the Women in Technology Foundation NextGen micro conference, Executive Auction and prestigious WITI Hall of Fame Awards.

To submit speaker suggestions for the Annual Women Powering Technology Summit and to learn more about WITI, please visit: http://www.witi.com/center/conferences/2012/summit/

About WITI

WITI is the world's leading trade association for professional, tech-savvy women committed to using technology, resources and connections to advance women worldwide. With a global network of exceptionally successful women leaders, WITI has established powerful strategic alliances and programs to provide resources, and opportunities within a supportive environment of women committed to helping each other succeed. WITI's mission is to empower women worldwide to achieve unimagined possibilities and transformations through technology, leadership and economic prosperity. For more information please visit http://witi.com

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