WIT collaborates with professionals, companies, and communities to help women in technology of all ages and stages -- from the classroom to the boardroom — by providing a variety of leadership development, technology education, networking, and mentoring opportunities for women and girls.
The three main pillars of focus for our non-profit are WIT@work, WITonCampus, and WIT4girls.
WIT@Work focuses on technology professionals and those interested in technology careers. We offer networking and support in a safe environment to provide education, awareness & collaboration with the result of retaining professionals in technology-focused careers.
WIT@work operates in South Central, Southeast, and Northeast WI. More than 300 technology professionals have joined as members of WIT Wisconsin, for information on how to do this, see the members tab.
WIT@work events - See "events" tab to learn more and register for upcoming WIT@work events.
Each of the three regions has a WIT@work chair:
Northeast Wisconsin - Nancy Coonen
Southeast Wisconsin - Jodi Murawski
Southcentral Wisconsin - Lisa McDonough
WITonCampus Clubs are student organizations designed to give women pursuing any career an opportunity to discover all careers available in technology.
WITonCampus Professional Connection Program supports female college students in exploring technology career opportunities. A professional is paired with a student for a semester and they work together to accomplish a goal set by the student.
In 2022 there will be two Professional Connection Program opportunities. See details below. The second program will kick off in fall of 2022 when school is back in session.
Jan 2022 | Professional Connections Program overview:
Jan 2022 Professional Connections Program timeline:
*COVID Accommodations: WIT is committed to the safety of our Professional and Student Members. Most events are currently virtual. Any WIT member-to-member meetings should follow current school, WI and CDC guidelines.
Not sure what mentoring is all about? This guide, 9 Tips for a Successful WIT Mentoring Relationship, outlines the simple principles of our program.
If you have any questions about WITonCampus Clubs or the Professional Connections Program, your regional chair is here to help:
Northeast Wisconsin - Rose Kilsdonk
Southeast Wisconsin - Maribeth Achterberg
Southcentral Wisconsin - Mel Gillen
WIT4Girls is designed to excite, inspire and engage young women with technology. Through positive female mentorship, WIT4Girls helps girls see how their innovative ideas can lead to limitless opportunities technology careers.
Each of the 3 regions has a WIT4girls chair or co-chairs:
Southcentral Wisconsin: Maureen Carley