Akamai Hosts Fireside Chat with ITWomen Mentor Chair Margaret Brisbane, CIO, Miami-Dade County

Margaret Brisbane, ITWomen Board member, Virtual Mentor Chair, recently shared her career journey to becoming Miami-Dade County’s first female CIO/Department Director in a Fireside Chat with leadership groups at Akamai Technologies. Akamai’s GS America’s Inclusion, Diversity, and Engagement (ID&E) team hosted the virtual event, which drew Akamai’s Women’s Forum Americas ERG, as well as extended…

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Designing Cultures for Hybrid Workspaces

Company culture consultant Gustavo Razzetti holds that companies often hold out highly desirable perks as their core foundation, but perks alone do not define a culture. The key to hybrid workspaces where everyone can thrive is when all employees, remote or on-site, share a sense of belonging to something bigger than themselves, he says. Razzetti…

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Gustavo Razzetti

Speaker, ITWomen Sept 16 Future Forward Series Gustavo Razzetti will be speaking at ITWomen’s Future Forward Leadership Series on Sept. 16 at 12:30 pm on “Remote Not Distant,” insights into company cultures to help people thrive!   A prolific author, he has recently published his book, Remote Not Distant: Design a Company Culture That Will Help…

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ITWomen 2022 Girls’ Summer Robotics Camp

ITWomen’s 2022 summer tech camp introduced girls to robotics and a presentation from female software engineers working in surgical robotics. The campers also heard from tech industry professionals on careers in cybersecurity. The camp was led by Applied Engineering & Robotics Technical Education Teacher Shawn Waring, of South Dade Senior High. The free week-long camp…

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Girls Free Summer Robotics Camp June 20 -24 Register Soon at ITWomen

ITWomen Summer Camp June

ITWomen is offering its annual FREE, Robotics tech summer camp for girls in 2022. Registration is open on a first-come, first-served basis. Please register early here. Attendees will learn about the exciting field of Robotics!  Girls will see and hear from role models –  Women Across Tech who are helping the world by developing solutions for healthcare,…

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2022 ITWomen Scholarship Application extended to March 20.

Supporting a pipeline for the next gen of women is more important than ever. ITWomen has extended its deadline for scholarship applications to Sunday March 20.  Please share this opportunity to apply for an $8,000 scholarship with senior high school girls graduating from a South Florida high school who are bound for a college degree in…

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Tech Leader Ann Dozier, SGWS CIO, Shares Career Journey with Young Women Pursuing Engineering and IT

Ann Dozier, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, shared her career journey and advice she wishes she would have had when she was starting her career with ITWomen scholarship recipients in a ZOOM “Pizza Social” meeting this fall. The October 20 event was one of the invaluable role model…

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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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What I Learned Leading Virtual Coding Camps

Ed. Note: Jade Minkoff is an ITWomen summer intern and 2019 ITWomen scholarship recipient who is pursuing an Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Southern California. Jade served as the lead camp counselor for our virtual coding camps for girls this summer, and our 2019 in-classroom coding and robotics camps. Here’s her takeaway from…

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Girls Virtual Summer Tech Camp

Excited that our Girls Virtual Summer Tech Camp is around the corner. Registration is now full. ITWomen’s free, 10-day virtual interactive tech camp will be held June 8 – 20, 2020 on Zoom, Mon – Fri, from 10 am to 1 pm. Girls from middle and high school will be able to leverage their creativity…

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