CEWiT Announces Featured Speakers for 4th Annual CEWiT Summit

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The 4th Annual CEWiT Summit (formerly known as "Techie Women Have More..." Conference) will take place Friday, February 10 and Saturday, February 11, 2017.

The goal of the CEWiT Summit is to provide IU women with the opportunity to learn about & experience technology across a variety of skill levels and disciplines and to help them realize that technology is the catalyst to excellence in every field. The theme for this year's Summit is: Encourage. Empower. Advance. Promote.

After multiple breakout session on Friday during the day, the annual Dinner and Keynote address will take place in the evening and will feature Karen Catlin, an advocate for women in the tech industry, a leadership coach, a TEDx speaker, and co-author of "Present! A Techie’s Guide to Public Speaking." Karen will present, “Women & Tech: We Need You Now More Than Ever”.

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On Saturday, we will kick the day off with a plenary address from Tiffany Trusty, a self-described “Code-writing monkey, Entrepreneur, Security Jockey, Mother, Wife, and Daughter”. Tiffany will present, “How to get a job and keep a job in the age of technology,” where she’ll describe her journey as the first woman accepted to Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and her career path while providing recommendations for how to “follow your passions without fear.”

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Additionally on Saturday, students can attend a Career Expo and will be able to choose from breakout sessions on both Friday and Saturday. More details about the Summit, including how to register, can be found on the Summit Website.