Upcoming events and opportunities for you. Check out news and events and a lot of great opportunities to network and further your career!

Women Inspiring Women – WEBOS Week Event

October 17, Boston, MA
Want to start your own business? Where do you start? How do you make it sustainable? Meet at the Center for Women & Enterprise on October 17 to learn from a panel of local women business leaders and entrepreneurs. They will talk about their experiences, the obstacles they met and most importantly how they overcame them. More information here.

Cracking the Workplace Communication Code

Wednesday, October 18 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Auditorium
60 Franklin St.
Cambridge, MA

How important is effective communication in the scientific workplace? We have all experienced, perhaps more often than we like, a message or conversation resulting in frustration for all parties involved. Even after thoughtful attention to every word, tone and delivery of a message, we may be left confused and exhausted from shifting through misunderstandings and differing expectations. This event will provide you with a framework for transforming the powerful tools of speaking, writing, and body language, into building the most important element in better communication, the building of human relationships. More information here.

Women in Hardware Happy Hour

Wed, October 18, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Bolt
Pier 9 Suite 115
The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA

Everyone knows the fall is a crazy time in San Francisco, especially in hardware. Whether you are pushing on product to hit Christmas deadlines or doing the Sand Hill Shuffle for your next round, you probably need a break. Come for the cocktails, stay for the conversation. More information here.

Virtual Reality Panel Discussion

Wed October 18, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

LEVELUP
One Federal St., 6th floor
Boston, MA

WITI Boston’s October meeting will feature a panel discussion with experts in the Virtual Reality (VR) space. VR technology is advancing and finding opportunities in different industries with promising applications. More information here.

#imakealiving Boston powered by FreshBooks

Wednesday October 18, Boston MA

How people make a living today is dramatically different from 10 years ago. As careers have evolved, some people find exciting opportunities, while others face confusing uncertainty. FreshBooks wants to empower you to navigate this new economy! More information here.

ACT-W Chicago 2017

October 18-20
Chicago IL

Join thousands of women and supporters for speaking sessions, hands-on workshops, one-on-one coaching sessions, a career/exhibit fair, and so much more. Whether the conference is regional or national, the event focuses on providing content that addresses the unique women-in-tech landscape in our community. All of the proceeds from the events go towards providing free STEM education to young girls in local markets through ChickTech! More information here.

MassTLC Growth17

Friday October 20, Boston MA
MassTLC Growth17 is focused on how to scale a business. Businesses in growth mode can no longer be guided by instincts, internal politics, hunches, or executives’ gut feeling. It is the time to ensure that strategic vision translates into profitable operations. It’s time to come to the table to define your purpose, and then find, hire and develop the right people, iterate on a process, continue to innovate on the product AND make money. More information here. Register with code IW100 for $100 off the non-member rate.

Techspeak for Entrepreneurs Bootcamp

October 21-22

New York, NY

TechSpeak will help you communicate with and manage your development team effectively, see the red flags & catch mistakes earlier, minimizing the damage of costly mistakes and saving you time and money. It’s time to have an equal say in your tech strategy! More information here.

SecurityScorecard Women in Tech Meetup

Wed, October 25, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
SecurityScorecard HQ
214 W. 29th St
5th floor
New York, NY

We will engage in an interactive discussion around moving the needle on topics and initiatives focused on women in tech, followed by a Q&A session. Network with other women in the tech world while enjoying cocktails and light bites. More information here.

Live Free and Start – Women Angels: Investing With Confidence

November 1, Portsmouth NH
Join aspiring and seasoned women investors from New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont  in an interactive training session led by Jean Hammond, Co-Founder of LearnLaunch. Take the next steps toward confident angel investing, learn about investment opportunities in Northern New England, and network with other women investors from your local area. More information here.

Winning Women: Exploring VR/AR/AI

Wednesday, November 1 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

The Farm SoHo
447 Broadway
2nd Floor
New York, NY

In this panel, key players will discuss the vision for AR/VR/AI in 2020 and beyond. What will the devices that enable AR/VR/AI look like? What are the most compelling applications? How will the market likely evolve over the next 5-10 years? More information here.

Women in Tech Summit

November 11
Raleigh-Durham, NC
The Women in Tech Summit is a series of events that inspire, educate and connct women in the technology industry. Our mission is to support the community of women currently working in technology and to help pave the way for women and young women who want to enter the industry.
The Women in Tech Summit provides attendees with a unique combination of hands-on tech workshops; discussions about trending topics in technology; information on thriving through tech career phases and facets; and lasting connections with other women working on both the business and technical sides of technology. More information here.

Black Tech Women Brunch!

Sun, November 12, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
The Vestry
777 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA

We’re super excited for our first Black Tech Women Brunch. Be ready to mingle with fellow black women in tech over food and bottomless mimosas, following the second annual AfroTech conference! More information here.

Women In Leadership

November 13-16, 2017
Dallas, TX
The Women in Leadership Institute is designed to engage and inspire high-performing women leaders toward accelerating their leadership abilities. Past attendees span Fortune 1000 companies, nonprofits, and global government agencies and include women team members, managers, directors, presidents, CEOs, and every level in between. More information here.

Tech Up for Women Conference

November 14, 2017
Metropolitan Pavilion West, New York, NY

Tech Up for Women is a one-day event for the advancement of women in technology through education, resourcing and networking. The event will focus on new technological advances, cyber security and different financing avenues for startups and privately held companies. This event will provide resources and opportunities for women to improve their digital literacy and successfully compete and disrupt gender imbalance in work environments. More information here.

Changing the Dynamic in Challenging Situations

Wed, Nov. 15, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

CONTINUUM MANAGED SERVICES
99 High Street, 31st Floor
Boston, MA

As women in technology, we often feel that we need to work harder and shout louder in order to be given half the recognition of our male peers. What if that weren’t true? What if we could change the dynamic? More information here.

Girls in Tech Fundraising Gala

Friday November 17
301 Battery St
San Francisco CA

Join Silicon Valley’s tech leaders and Girls in Tech for its second annual fundraiser “Havana Nights,” a celebratory evening spotlighting female innovators who are breaking barriers in the 21st Century! Featuring hot Cuban Salsa Music, Dancers, a 3-course Cuban Dining Experience, a Rum Tasting and Cigar-rolling Station, and an entertaining Live Auction — this dynamic evening will be prove to be a night to remember! More information here.

Artificial Intelligence: Mythbusters!

Mon Dec. 11

BOSTON MARRIOTT COPLEY PLACE
110 Huntington Ave. (Room No. TBA)
Boston, MA

Join WITI Boston and a panel of (human) AI experts who will dispel the myths and clarify the ways Artificial Intelligence will likely develop, integrate, and change our lives. This meeting will be held in conjunction with the AI World Conference & Expo in Boston (www.aiworld.com) at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. More information here.

ACT-W National Conference 2018

April 11-13, 2018
Phoenix AZ

Join thousands of women and supporters for speaking sessions, hands-on workshops, one-on-one coaching sessions, a career/exhibit fair, and so much more. Whether the conference is regional or national, the event focuses on providing content that addresses the unique women-in-tech landscape in our community. All of the proceeds from the events go towards providing free STEM education to young girls in local markets through ChickTech! More information here.

Conversations to Clients – Live

June 21-22, 2018

Wellesley, MA

Imagine, hopping on a sales call with total confidence. Feeling great about what you can offer your prospect, and knowing you can deliver. Asking for the credit card information without a HINT of fear… and GETTING IT every time. This powerful and transformational seminar is led by the founder of Brilliance Builders™, mindset, money and marketing expert, and Innovation Woman Kate Beeders! More information here.

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