Women In Technology Announces June WIT.Connect: Government Leaders at the Helm

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Event to bring together leading government experts on Thursday, June 19 at Gannett Headquarters

Women in Technology (WIT), the premier organization contributing to the success of professional women in the Washington, D.C.-area technology community, announced today the June WIT.Connect, titled “Government Leaders at the Helm.” This flagship program will bring together leading technology experts and government thought leaders to discuss key 2014-15 priorities, the current budget climate, their top challenges, acquisition reform and strategic sourcing, small business opportunities and more.

WHEN:        June 19, 2014; 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm ET

WHERE:        Gannett Building                
            7950 Jones Branch Drive
                    McLean, Virginia 22107

SPEAKERS:    Mary Davie, Asst Commissioner, Integrated Technology Services, Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), General Services Administration
Lesley Field, Acting Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP), Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
Kimberly Hancher, Chief Information Officer, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Emily Murphy, Senior Counsel, Committee on Small Business, U.S. House of Representatives
Kathleen Turco, Chief Financial Officer, Veterans Health Administration
MODERATOR:     Karen Evans, National Director, US Cyber Challenge

The WIT Education Foundation (WITEF) is hosting a Do More 24--Donations, Drinks, Desserts party immediately following the WIT.Connect. This "giving celebration" will help WITEF raise funds to support life-changing opportunities for girls and young women to pursue successful technology-related careers.

About Women in Technology
Women in Technology (WIT) is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of advancing women in technology—from the classroom to the boardroom—by providing advocacy, leadership development, networking, mentoring and technology education. With nearly 1000 members in the Washington, D.C.-area, WIT strives to meet its vision of being the premier organization empowering women to be architects of change in the technology industry. For more information, please visit, http://www.womenintechnology.org or connect with us via: Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter (@WITWomen).

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