NWCT's April Networking Event...Tuesday, April 21!

    Networking Happy Hour & Tech-Tidbits: Wearable Technologies - Fashionable, Functional, or Both?     

                                                                                                       For just $20.00, NWCT is offering a night of networking, Tech-Tidbits, and hors d'oeuvres. Mix, mingle, and munch with others in the Technology field. And show us your Wearable Technology!

If it's a watch, fitness wristband, glasses, e-textile, smart fabrics, or jewelry...we want to see the technology that you're wearing. We'll also discuss current and future wearable technology trends.                    

The evening will be facilitated by Kim Kusumoto & Alice Sherlock from NWCT's Technology Committee.  

Location: Radnor Hotel     Registration: HERE

NWCT's Twitter handle will also be revealed. Tweeps, get ready to follow! 


"The Best Cities for Women in Tech" (smartasset.com)

Out of 54 cities, how do you think Philly ranks for women in Technology?


Sara Canfield, Allison Coco, Sally McNamara, Nancy Boyd, Yen Duong, Angela Eby, Jacquelyn Fowler,  Darla Henning, and  Helen Sanders

Our newest NWCT members!


Special Posting: Amy Dinning, our featured speaker in March, is an organizer of the following event, which we thought might be of interest to our NWCT members.

Job Transition: Jump-Start Your Job Search Workshop

An interactive day of information and ideas to assist you in finding the right position more quickly.

Date & Time: Saturday, April 18, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Cost: $10.00

Location: The Church of the Saviour, 651 North Wayne Avenue, Wayne, PA

Register: https://www.cosnet.org/care/jobtransition/


Please note that this event is not sponsored by NWCT.


Thanks for joining us in March!

"Keeping your Network Alive" 

Thank you to everyone who attended our March event! Special thanks to Amy Dinning for joining us as our featured speaker.

It was a fun interactive night of  networking - in new ways! And it was great to getting to know NWCT colleagues even better.                


We'll see you in April!



NWCT’s Mentoring Program is on its way!

On Thursday, November 20, NWCT held the NWCT Mentoring Program Kick off meeting. We are fortunate to have Yvonne Cook, Louise O'Donnell, and Eloise Young as our mentors this year. These women are respected IT leaders that are committed to sharing their knowledge and experiences through mentoring. Yvonne, Louise, and Eloise are mentoring the 9 mentees selected from the 22 NWCT and Girls Develop It (GDI) mentee applications we received. Each mentor will meet as a group with their 3 mentees over the next few months. In addition to a very positive kick off meeting, we had several of the GDI women signed up to become NWCT members!

We still have more work to do and the NWCT’s Mentoring Committee will be here to support all the mentors and mentees during the remainder of the program but I would be remiss if I did not thank Paula D’Imperio, Marissa Phleps, Amy Maleick and Liz Smith of the Mentoring Committee for their time, dedication and effort that they have put into the program and making the kick off meeting a success. Additional thanks to Experis IT for hosting and providing refreshments for the meeting.

Thank you to all mentors and mentees for attending the kick off meeting and to making this a great start to this year’s program!

Warm Regards,

Suzanne Tavares

Chair, NWCT Mentoring Committee


Upcoming events

21 Apr 2015 6:15 PM • Radnor Hotel
19 May 2015 6:15 PM • 801 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA


Annual Scholarship Award

Congratulations to Nichelle Short, NWCT Scholarship Winner for 2014-2015.   



Nichelle majors in Computer Science at LaSalle.

In addition to studying, Nichelle works several jobs, volunteers at an AIDs outreach program, tutors, and participates in student organizations.

Visit our scholarship page for more info!

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