Girls’ Summer STEM Camp ITWomen 2021

ITWomen held closing ceremonies for its virtual Summer STEM Camp for Girls on Friday June 25. Roger Barranco, VP Security Operations, Akamai, talked to the girls about the critical need for cyber security specialists. Akamites Jennifer Arbeleaz and Teresa Colon also congratulated the campers for their commitment to ongoing learning and embracing IT Skills during the summer.

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2021 ITWomen Scholarship Winners for Tech and Engineering STEM Degrees

ITWomen has selected four outstanding young women to each receive $8,000 college scholarships to pursue degrees in technology and engineering in the STEM track. Their fields of study range from Computer Science to Bio Medical Engineering and Chemical Environmental Engineering. Fabiana Gonzalez will be pursuing a degree in Chemical / Environmental Engineering at the University…

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Negotiating for a Post COVID Work World

Negotiating for the new work world shaped by COVID is a hot topic for ITWomen program meetings. In a short survey we sent recently to our supporters, negotiating work issues in a changed work environment topped the list by 62%. Innovative Technologies and Industry Trends came in a close second for most popular topics. Other…

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Welcome Natasha Marvin, Membership Outreach

Please join us in welcoming Natasha Marvin to the ITWomen family. Natasha will be leading ITWomen’s Membership Outreach. Natasha’s past experience includes positions impacting Corporate Responsibility. She has grown brand value and community engagement results for 15 nonprofits through partnerships, volunteering and marketing tactics. Natasha is an accomplished global go-to-market integrated marketer, consumer and channel…

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Akamai Sponsoring ITWomen 2021 Summer Tech Camp for Girls

We are thrilled to announce that Akamai will be the 2021 Executive Sponsor for ITWomen’s Summer Coding and Programming Camp for Girls. Akamai will also participate as Host for the camp’s Security Day. “Akamites” will be sharing insights into CyberSecurity and Security Careers while helping the girls secure their websites, and help celebrate the girls’…

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Engineer Tells How She Re-launched Her Career After 13-Year Break

In an inspiring new podcast, transportation engineer and former ITWomen Role Model Speakers manager Arlene Willis tells how she re-launched her career in the demanding transportation industry after a 13-year career break. Talking to iRelaunch.com, Arlene describes the family situations that drove her decision to break from a rising nine-year career track. Arlene built her…

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