NWCT's February Event: Resilience in a Risky World

Join us on Tuesday, February 17, in Radnor as Tracey Forbes, VP Business Development, SunGard Availability Services, speaks about organizational risks. Today’s world presents new risks to your organization at almost every turn in the road. IT departments need to be always on and always available to meet today’s fast-paced business needs. A “crisis event” can be a power outage or a super storm... it can be expected, such as a marathon, or unexpected, such as a cyber-attack. In every case, your organization needs to respond quickly, proactively and effectively to keep systems running and people in touch. Learn how a Business Continuity program, driven by the sound principles of situational awareness, impact analysis, decision making and effective communications, can help accomplish this.

Register: http://www.nwct-phila.org/event-1809840

           POSTPONED until February 3! ** POSTPONED until February 3!            
We need your help at Temple University!    

Due to snow, this event has been rescheduled! On February 3, NWCT is proudly partnering with Temple University to educate & empower female students about the variety of technology careers available.

We need 20 NWCT members to share their success stories. Join us to inspire young women to consider fields in technology!

For more information click HERE.

Thank You from the Social Responsibility Committee



Nancy Boyd, Yen Duong, Angela Eby, Jacquelyn Fowler, Darla Henning, & Helen Sanders

Our newest NWCT members!


Thanks for a great start to 2015!

January 20- NWCT kicked-off its 2015 programs with leaders in IT staffing sharing their insights and forecasts for the IT labor market! Thank you to our members, guests, and featured speakers including: Amanda Lanza (Brooksource), Beth Dang (Experis), Bryan Schurmann (NTT Data), & Lori Nissim (IntePros Consulting).
We'll see you in February!

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

03 Feb 2015 • Temple University - details to follow
17 Feb 2015 6:15 PM • Suburbs - Radnor Hotel
17 Mar 2015 6:15 PM • 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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