Women in Technology

Women in Technology

Through networking, educational, and professional development opportunities, the OATUG Women in Technology (WIT) Program supports and celebrates the success of women working in technology-related fields. 

What's in Store for Women in Tech at Ascend?
Let’s Get Real: Authenticity and Resilience in the New Era of Work
A Women in Technology Panel

Moderator:
Cara Capretta, Oracle

Panelists:
Sheryl Johnson, PwC

Carolyn Garner, Tesla
Yvette Cameron, Oracle
Paromita Ray, Georgetown University

 

Join this powerhouse panel of women in technology as they talk about how they’ve navigated turning points in their careers, what’s driving career evolution and change today, and what they see as keys to success in the new and next era of work.  Join us Monday, August 16th from 2pm - 3pm only at Ascend!

Networking Opportunity for Women in Tech!
Tuesday, August 17th from 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM; hosted by OATUG WIT community leader, Beth McLaughlin

For those attending in-person, please join us at the Oracle Theater for this meet and greet to connect with other women in technology and chat about OATUG’s WIT community.


program offerings

WIT Educational Sessions

The OATUG WIT Program’s quarterly eLearning sessions cover a variety of topics, including management styles, developing resilience and confidence in work settings, addressing gender biases, and resources for time management and work-life balance.

The WIT Hub Community

The WIT Hub provides the opportunity for OATUG members to connect with one another. In this forum, members are able to ask questions, share engaging content, and provide helpful resources. OATUG staff will also share upcoming education and networking events related to the WIT Program. Join the WIT Community to participate in this dialogue and help us grow this new virtual community.

The Women in Technology Leadership Award

The WIT Leadership Award is an annual recognition, first presented in 2019, which honors a female OATUG member who has demonstrated strong leadership and a passion for helping other women excel in technology-related professions or fields of study. 

Previous WIT Leadership Award Recipients: 
  • 2020 - Mia Urman
  • 2019 - Astha Patni

WIT PROGRAM Events & RECORDINGS

View the recording of the Women in Technology Program’s kickoff event, a panel discussion with women that are leading the way in technology: "Leadership Styles & Building Spaces for Women to Thrive".

The speakers will share their backgrounds and experiences and discuss ways that companies and individuals can build spaces that support growth for women. Ida, Sarah, and Tara will reflect on the challenges that they've faced in their own careers and how they've worked to help pave the way for future women leaders. Lastly, they will share some favorite resources and key takeaways.

Panelists:
  • Ida Quamina - Managing Director, EPM Higher Education and Healthcare - Huron Consulting Group
  • Sarah Mills - Senior Director, JDE Managed Services - Syntax
  • Tara Ryan - Chief Marketing Officer - Incorta
Moderated by Beth McLaughlin & Mia Urman. Recorded on March 16, 2021.