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Celebrating 10 years of advancing women in technology
I often revisit the moment I decided to start Women in Technology International (WITI). Little did I realize how dramatically that decision would affect my life -- both personally and professionally.
The question most frequently asked of me by the media and WITI members is: "Why or how did you start WITI?" As WITI celebrates its 10th anniversary -- 10 Years of Advancing Women in Technology -- it seems timely to reflect on the challenges the organization has experienced during its development. I'll start with a look back at WITI's development.
Factor 1: The trigger
The idea for WITI was conceived when I was waiting for a client in a coffee shop and reading the cover article of a major business magazine. The …