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  • 2016-09-16 1:16 PM | Lori Boyer (Administrator)

    Women & Hi Tech is seeking women to be part of a small group of volunteers that are willing to share their experiences of overcoming challenges in order to achieve a professional career.  You will be speaking with girls at the Young Women's Empowerment Conference at Crispus Attucks Magnet High School on Saturday, October 22nd.  To volunteer, or to receive more information, contact Melissa at outreach@womenandhitech.org by September 30th 

  • 2016-09-15 1:14 PM | Lori Boyer (Administrator)

    Celebrate Science Indiana
    Women & Hi Tech is in need of volunteers to fill our booth at the Celebrate Science Fair at the Indiana State Fairgrounds on Saturday, October 1st from 9am to 5pm.  If you are interested in helping kids with a bracelet activity that is designed to help them understand binary numbers and the basic building blocks of coding, please contact Patsy at volunteers@womenandhitech.org with your availability by September 23rd. Knowledge on the subject matter is not required as there will be a quick training session via phone to learn the activity ahead of time.  

  • 2016-08-04 5:00 PM | Lori Boyer (Administrator)

    Congratulations to our 2016 Leading Light Award and scholarship nominees.  We have a record number of nominees this year from a variety of prestigious and influential companies and universities.  View the list of nominees.

  • 2016-07-28 7:00 AM | Lori Boyer (Administrator)

    Women &Hi Tech is pleased to announce that Dr. Sue Ellspermann will emcee the 2016 Leading Light Awards on October 6, 2016 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom.  Dr. Ellspermann is President of Ivy Tech Community College and most recently served as the 50th Lieutenant Governor of Indiana.  Dr. Ellspermann has more than 30 years of experience in higher education, economic and workforce development and public service.

    "Women & Hi Tech is delighted to have Dr. Sue Ellspermann as our emcee for the 2016 Leading Light Awards," said Tiffany White, President of Women & Hi Tech.  "Dr. Ellspermann exemplifies the mission of Women & Hi Tech.  As Indiana’s 50th Lieutenant Governor and now as the first female president of Ivy Tech Community College, Dr. Ellspermann continues to work tirelessly to increase the skill and education levels of Indiana’s workforce especially in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).  As an engineer, former business owner, nonprofit board member, wife, mother, and grandmother, Sue Ellspermann is an indisputable role model for women working in high tech."

    The Leading Light Awards recognize women of achievement in STEM who have set an example to others by demonstrating expertise, professionalism, leadership, service, courage and tenacity in pursuing their chosen career. In addition to the seven Leading Light Awards that will be presented on October 6, 2016, multiple scholarships will be awarded to women pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in STEM, with plans to remain in Indiana after graduation. For more information about the Leading Light Awards, please visit https://womenandhitech.wildapricot.org/2016-LLA-Overview.

  • 2016-07-01 9:00 AM | Lori Boyer (Administrator)

    Women & Hi Tech is pleased to announce the Board of Directors for terms commencing July 1, 2016.  Previous board members elected to new roles are:   

    New members joining the board are: 
    Transitioning from the board to board emeritus are:
    • Deborah L. Gordon, Vice President, Mobile Source Emissions Regulatory Activities, Allison Transmission
    • Tonya Hanshew, COO at Agency360
    • Rajinder Heir
    • Deborah Pollack-Milgate, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
    • Tiffany Trusty, Director of Apprenticeship, Eleven Fifty Academy
     “The Women & Hi Tech Board of Directors and Directors Emeritus consist of some of the brightest women in business and technology in Indianapolis, " said Tiffany White, President of Women & Hi Tech.  "Because of their hard work and dedication as an all-volunteer board, Women & Hi Tech continues to grow and serve women interested in technology in Indiana." 

    View a full list of the Board of Directors and Directors Emeritus
  • 2016-06-13 1:32 PM | Lori Boyer (Administrator)

    Purchase your ticket today for The Leading light Awards at the Indiana Roof Ballroom on October 6, 2016. 

     

     

  • 2016-05-25 10:46 AM | Lori Boyer (Administrator)

    Women & Hi Tech is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2016 Leading Light Awards.   The Leading Light Awards recognize women of achievement in science, technology, engineering, and math who have set an example to others by demonstrating expertise, professionalism, leadership, service, courage and tenacity in pursuing their chosen career.

    This year, there are seven Leading Light Awards being presented during this prestigious event at the Indiana Roof Ballroom on October 6, 2016. Nominations are being accepted now thru July 29, 2016.  For details about each award and to nominate an outstanding female, please visit https://womenandhitech.wildapricot.org/2016-LLA-Nominations.   

  • 2016-05-05 10:42 AM | Lori Boyer (Administrator)

    Women & Hi Tech is in need of volunteers to support the Indiana State Museum Bicentennial Expo on Saturday, May 21st from 10 am to 5 pm. The event will be held outdoors under a tent, RAIN or SHINE. Tables and chairs will be provided.

    As a volunteer, you will be assisting younger children with a DNA bracelet activity. Beads, pipe cleaners and instructions will be provided.

    If you are interested in volunteering, please register online at  https://wht.formstack.com/forms/volunteerregistration

  • 2016-04-14 3:42 PM | Lori Boyer (Administrator)

    With thanks to our outstanding sponsors, Women & Hi Tech is honored to provide two $5,000 scholarships this year.  The scholarships (one undergraduate and one graduate) will be awarded to women living in Indiana with plans to remain here after graduation to put their education to work in our community.  The Women & Hi Tech Scholarships are open to women pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in science, technology, engineering or math.  The two recipients will be honored at the Women & Hi Tech Leading Light Awards on October 6, 2016 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom.

    Nominations are being accepted now thru July 29, 2016 at http://wht.formstack.com/forms/scholarship_form

  • 2016-03-27 2:09 PM | Lori Boyer (Administrator)

    The 2016 Leading Light Awards will be held Thursday, October 6, 2016 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom.  Save the date and stay tuned for more information.   


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