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UAH Invention to Innovation Center launches Women in Technology (WIT) // HSV Initiative

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WIT // HSV is a North Alabama-focused community platform aimed at educating, encouraging, and empowering women to succeed in STEM career fields.

HUNTSVILLE, AL, USA, March 15, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Invention to Innovation Center (I2C) at the University of Alabama in Huntsville is proud to launch WOMEN IN TECH (WIT ) // HSV, a North Alabama-focused community platform aimed at educating, encouraging, and empowering women with the expertise and connections needed to succeed in STEM career fields. WIT // HSV’s mission is to support women who aim high and want to make an impact through technology, leadership and inspiration.

The three pillars of WIT//HSV are to encourage, empower and educate women working in the business and technical sectors of technology. WIT//HSV was created to help women transform their communities, rapidly advance their businesses and careers, and effectively overcome challenges using the tools, connections and resources provided by WIT//HSV.

WIT // HSV was founded by a committee of strong and influential women in the Huntsville community, including Saleemah Ahamed (Adherence), Dr. Kuan Collins (SAIC), Jackie Fendrock (Accenture), Dr. Valentina Iscaro (Alabama A&M University), Alice Lessmann (Signalink), Lisa Davis Mays (Catalyst), Angie Sandritter (Rippleworx), and Vergenia Shelton (Intuitive Search and Technology). The WIT // HSV Operations team is led by Dr. Iscaro – Creative Director and supported by Juliana Denes (I2C) – Lead of Events, Gracie Davidson (I2C) – Lead Digital and Social Media and Madison Travis (Intuitive Research and Technology ) – Responsible for programming.

On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., WIT // HSV will hold its launch event at I²C. The launch event will feature plenty of networking opportunities, an exciting line-up of speakers from Accenture and the FBI, complimentary drinks and great food provided by Good Company Cafe. The launch event will combine the three pillars of WIT//HSV by providing a space to connect with other strong women in STEM career fields and hear valuable insights into the night’s main talking points – breaking the personal and professional barriers, owning your brand and voice, and increasing the impact of women in tech.

The event is free thanks to our generous sponsors Accenture, Innovate Huntsville, Intuitive Research and Technology, Maynard Cooper SAIC and Warren Averett and open to women of all ages in all fields of technology. Due to limited seating, all attendees must RSVP via Eventbrite. Be sure to join us on March 23 because #WomenElevateUs!

To learn more about WIT // HSV, visit http://www.wit-hsv.org.

Rigved Joshi
Invention to Innovation Center
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