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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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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Scholar News – Internships & College Life

I’m excited to share updates from some of our ITWomen scholars on their college experiences and upcoming internships. Your scholarship support really does help change lives, inspiring, educating and empowering more young women to build a future in technology. Learn more about ITWomen Scholarships here. Arianna Walters, University of Central Florida, Computer Science I am…

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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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2021 ITWomen Scholarships Are Open Application Deadline March 19

Please share our ITWomen scholarship application to reach a girl in 12th grade in Miami-Dade, Broward or Palm Beach County who is aspiring for a future in Technology or Engineering. https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/69883-It-Women Dear ITWomen Supporter, ITWomen’s 2021-2022 scholarship program is OPEN and looking for this year’s best and most deserving young women. ITWomen Charitable Foundation’s college…

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Challenges met in 2020, What’s ahead in 2021

Despite the challenges presented by 2020, I am delighted to share that ITWomen’s board, volunteers and corporate partners came together to support each other and continued to make an impact  in our community at a time when we needed each other like never before.  And like the rest of the world, we quickly pivoted to…

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Citrix HR Exec Urges ITWomen STEM Scholars to Dream Big

Dream bigger and be bolder in planning your future while you’re still in college. This is the sage advice a global HR executive advised recent female high school grads preparing for their freshmen year pursuing STEM degrees. Each student had been awarded a four-year renewable ITWomen scholarship in June. Melissa Martin, SPHR, Citrix’ Director of Global…

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