WITI Expands 2013 Women Powering Technology Summit; Summit Celebrates Women in Science and Technology Month, June 2-4th, 2013

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WITI Opens Call for Speakers for 2013 Women Powering Technology Summit

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 2-4, 2013, during National Women in Science and Technology Month. Additionally, WITI has opened the annual call for speakers for the 2013 Women Powering Technology Summit.

WITI’s partnership team, led by Michele Weisblatt, Executive Vice President of WITI, has continued to increase its membership and corporate partnerships in 2012 and celebrated a very successful 17th annual Women Powering Technology Summit last June, 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 2-4, 2013 at the Marriott in Santa Clara, California.

“Our 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 and building relationships with powerful women and men from technology centers around the world. After many years of focusing on our vision for women in technology, our team has successfully positioned WITI as the premiere 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 shaping 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, Workforce Diversity and more.

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's Young Women's Program, 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/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 internationally. 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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