Upcoming events

    • Friday, September 21, 2018
    • 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • The Fox Club, 2400 N Casaloma Dr., Appleton, WI
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    Join our CIO Panel as they discuss “Unique mistakes women make at work and how to fix them”. The leadership journey can be complex and challenging, but there are unique mistakes us women specifically make.  Don’t let this hold you back.  Vicki Updike, will moderate this unique discussion on mistakes and challenges our panel has experienced.  You will receive tips on working through these experiences and continuing your leadership journey." - The panel questions from there would be around branding and marketing yourself, the urge to be liked (or not), body language, and fear.  

    Shaun Gunderson, VP Managed Service, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.  Shaun is responsible for product management, technology, client service and service operations.  The Managed Services business unit is dedicated to helping clients manage regulatory compliance and risk.  Prior to joining J. J. Keller, Shaun held various operations and technology roles with the Nielsen Company, leading the data architecture, production and delivery processes across platforms in North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region.  Shaun holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Minnesota State University-Moorhead and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.  A certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Shaun has a passion for bringing operations and technology together to improve quality, productivity and the customer experience. 

    Sarah Jansen, VP and CIO, Thrivent Financial.  In her role, she oversees Thrivent’s information technology functions supported by a team of over 800 IT professionals.  Prior to joining Thrivent in February of 2018, Sarah was at Kimberly Clark Corporation for 27 years.  In her most recent role at K-C, she was an IT Vice President where she partnered to drive the global business objectives while delivering a focused investment portfolio; digital transformation; and secure operations.

    Diane W. Doersch, Green Bay Area Public Schools’ Chief Technology and Information Officer comes to her role from the classroom. With over 22 years of teaching experience. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and a Masters Degree in Educational Technology. She has served as a district educational technology leader for over 9 years and has earned her Certified Educational Technology Leader (CETL). Diane was named one of EdTech’s most 100 influential leaders of 2017-2018 and has special interests in providing access for all students to help them cross the homework divide.

    Vicki Leinbach, CIO, Ariens Co. Inc.  Prior to working at Ariens, she held roles as Vice President of Information Services/Chief Information Officer and Manager of Information Services at Krueger International. Vicki also work as Programmer-Analyst, Senior Programmer-Analyst, and Systems Analyst at CUNA Mutual Insurance Group. She currently serves on the Board of Directors at Investors Community Bank and previously served on the Boards for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and American Foundation of Counseling Services.

    Vicki Updike, Founder, New Sage Strategies.  Vicki brings over 25 years of executive experience with a variety of companies.  Prior to consulting, Vicki held President and CMO positions at Silver Star Brands (fka Miles Kimball Company) and was an operating executive with Bergstrom Automotive. Vicki Updike brings experience in the areas of strategic planning and execution, organizational development, leadership development, and executive leadership team development.  She is very involved in the community and holds board positions on various economic development and other community non-profit organizations.  She is also a frequent speaker on leadership, women in leadership and young professionals where she has a specific passion. 

     

    • Thursday, October 04, 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • T2 Accelerator 340 N Broadway Suite 200 Green Bay, WI 54303
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     Green Bay Initiative Kickoff Meeting

    Please join us for a light lunch and planning session for this season's events focused on the Green Bay Area! There is no cost to attend.

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    • Wednesday, October 10, 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • FVTC | D. J. Bordini Center, Room BC143, 5 N Systems Dr, Appleton, WI 54914
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    Computing is where the jobs are, but fewer than 1 in 5 computer science graduates are women. The gender gap in computing is getting worse. Come share your ideas as we look strengthen WITonCampus.

    This is an open meeting invite to all that have participated or are interested in helping build WITonCampus.

    • Friday, October 26, 2018
    • 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • The Fox Club, 2400 N Casaloma Dr., Appleton, WI
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    Want to read the latest business books but can't find the time? Join us for a fast-paced and fun book summary session! We've read the best and want to share with you! We'll cover the key insights of eight different books in this quick-win session. The books represent a variety of topics - including business, technology, leadership, innovation and career development. And we'll be giving away a copy of each of the books we review. Come expand your world with us!

    • Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • J.J. Keller Office, 55 Innovation Ct, Appleton, WI 54914 (near FVTC)
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    If technology is designed mostly by the half of our population that is male, we're missing out on the innovation, solutions, and creations that 50% of the population can bring. Come share your ideas as we look to strengthen WIT@Work.

    This is the first strategy meeting and is open to all that have attended WIT events and are interested in helping build WIT@Work moving forward.

    • Thursday, November 15, 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • FVTC | D. J. Bordini Center, Room BC143, 5 N Systems Dr, Appleton, WI 54914
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    Girls are avid users of technology, but are significantly underrepresented in the creation. Only 19% of AP Computer Science test takers are girls. Come share your ideas as we look to strengthen WIT4Girls.

    This is open to all - anyone interested in helping and giving input.

    • Friday, November 30, 2018
    • 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • The Fox Club, 2400 N Casaloma Dr., Appleton, WI
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    Craig Dickman and Elaine Stephens present “Digital Transformation / Thinking Outside the Box”

    • Friday, January 25, 2019
    • 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • The Fox Club, 2400 N Casaloma Dr., Appleton, WI
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    January meeting topic TBD!

    • Friday, February 22, 2019
    • 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • The Fox Club, 2400 N Casaloma Dr., Appleton, WI
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    February meeting topic TBD!

    • Friday, April 26, 2019
    • 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • The Fox Club, 2400 N Casaloma Dr., Appleton, WI
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    April meeting topic TBD!

    • Friday, May 17, 2019
    • 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • The Fox Club, 2400 N Casaloma Dr., Appleton, WI
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    May meeting topic TBD!

Past events

Thursday, August 30, 2018 WIT4Girls Community Info Event
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 UW Oshkosh | Tech Titans - Mobile App Workshop for Girls grade 6-10
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 WIT Annual meeting
Friday, May 18, 2018 WIT@Work Breakfast Series - Cyber Security
Friday, April 27, 2018 WIT@Work Breakfast Series - Unconscious Bias with Gail Farnsley, Gartner
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 WIT March Social Event
Saturday, March 03, 2018 AAUW 4th Annual Tech Savvy
Friday, February 23, 2018 WIT@Work Breakfast Series - Artificial Intelligence - A New Era in Wisconsin
Friday, January 26, 2018 WIT@Work Breakfast Series - Building Brave: The Confidence To Be You **PLUS Professional Headshot Photo
Thursday, January 25, 2018 Nonprofit Leadership Initiative | JOIN A BOARD: Topic — Women & Girls
Thursday, December 07, 2017 New North Summit
Friday, November 17, 2017 WIT@Work Breakfast Series - Crash Course in Design Thinking
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Amplify Oshkosh | CollaborateIT Conference
Tuesday, November 07, 2017 NEW Connect IT Job Fair
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Manufacturing First Expo & Conference
Friday, October 20, 2017 WIT@Work Breakfast Series - Digital Inclusion: What this means to Northeast Wisconsin and beyond
Thursday, October 05, 2017 Amplify Oshkosh - Design Thinking for I.T. Minds
Thursday, September 28, 2017 Technology Hub Conference
Friday, September 22, 2017 WIT@Work Breakfast Series - Winning With Teams
Tuesday, August 08, 2017 WIT4Girls Informational Event
Monday, July 17, 2017 WIT Annual Meeting
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 WIT4Girls Informational Event
Friday, May 19, 2017 WIT@Work Breakfast Series - Understanding Data and its Many Roles
Wednesday, April 05, 2017 WIT April Social Event
Friday, March 24, 2017 WIT@Work Breakfast Series - Introducing User Experience Into Your Process
Friday, February 24, 2017 WIT@Work Breakfast Series - What's Driving Innovation in IT? Mobile, IOT and Hackathons
Friday, January 27, 2017 WIT@Work Breakfast Series – Dare to Lead
Thursday, January 12, 2017 AMPLIFY OSHKOSH: IDEAS AMPLIFIED

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