Margaret Brisbane Awarded 2023 Large Enterprise ORBIE Award

Margaret Brisbane, founding ITWomen board member, awarded 2023 OBIE award for Large Enterprise Technology Leadership by SouthFloridaCIO

Please join me in congratulating founding ITWomen Board member, Margaret Brisbane, who was honored by SouthFloridaCIO on June 9th, at the Diplomate Beach Resort as a 2023 ORBIE® Award recipient!   Margaret was selected as recipient for the Large Enterprise ORBIE ($5B+) for her leadership as the Chief Information Officer of Miami-Dade County.   We celebrate you Margaret for the many…

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ITWomen 2023 Scholarship Awards

ITWomen scholarship recipients receive a send-off gift of essentials for their college journey.

It was such an honor to present $24,000 in ITWomen technology and engineering scholarships to amazing young women at our 2023 awards ceremony. ITWomen Charitable Foundation has provided $875,000 in STEM college scholarships to 138 female graduates of high schools across South Florida in the past 20 years. Congratulations to our newest ITWomen Scholars: Karina…

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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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Margaret Brisbane New Interim Director, Miami-Dade County IT

Congrats Margaret Brisbane promotion Interim Director Miami-Dade County IT Dept

Join us in congratulating Margaret Brisbane, recently named new Interim Director of Miami-Dade County IT Department, following the retirement of CIO Angel Petisco. Margaret is a longtime board member of ITWomen and heads our Virtual Mentor program for scholarship recipients. Margaret has worked for Miami-Dade County’s IT department for nearly 16 years. In November she…

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FIU Graduation a Special Day for ITWomen Mentee, Mentor!

Mentee, Mentor Relationships for Girls in Tech Shine at College Graduation Congrats, Rachel! It was a grand celebration for both mentee and mentor when Rachel Hill, one of  our eight ITWomen scholarship recipients of 2013, graduated from FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences  in the College of Engineering and Computing on May 1. Her…

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ITWomen's "Hidden Figures" – 2017 Looking Back and Ahead

President’s Message Since our inception in 2002, ITWomen has been on a mission to Advance Women across Technology. Today, we are even more committed to moving that diversity dial, one man, woman and child at a time 🙂   So as we look to amplify our impact in 2017, I am incredibly proud of the…

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The Women's Fund Honors ITWomen as Grantee Partner

ITWomen was honored today as one of 30 amazing Grantee Partners of The Women’s Fund alongside Pace at the Women’s Voices Breakfast held at the Coral Gables Country Club. One of our wonderful Scholarship recipients, Rachel Hill, shared her heartfelt story as to how the ITWomen Scholarship and Margaret Brisbane’s mentorship, has positively impacted her…

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ITWomen Virtual Mentor Changed Rachel's Life

Rachel Hill, a 2013 ITWomen Scholarship winner, says she could not have imagined how much the ITWomen Virtual Mentoring program and her mentor, Margaret Brisbane, longtime ITWomen member, would change her life. Rachel’s mom, who passed away when Rachel was 12, used to work for the technology group at Miami-Dade County (“ITD”), which is where Margaret works. Through Margaret,…

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Mentee: 'I am forever thankful for all you have done'

The following is a Thank-You letter from Rachel Hill, a 2013 ITWomen Scholarship winner, to her ITWomen Mentor, Margaret Brisbane. Rachel is part of our “new’ ITWomen Virtual Mentoring program and was paired up with Margaret. Rachel’s mom, who passed away when Rachel was 12, used to work for the technology group at Miami-Dade County (“ITD”),  which is…

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