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2021-2022 Board Committee Opportunities

08/25/2021 11:17 AM | Anonymous

Join a board committee and help Women & Hi Tech advance our mission!

Are you passionate about changing the landscape of women represented in STEM to be equally inclusive to all? Can you spare a few hours a month to advance that goal along with us? 

The following committees are seeking members for a minimum one-year term:

  • Volunteer Recruitment Committee
  • Engagement, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee
  • Networking and Member Events Planning Committee
  • K-12 Outreach Committee
  • Communications Committee
  • Community Outreach Committee

Whatever strengths and talents you bring to the table, joining a committee to support our all-volunteer Board of Directors will benefit your professional development by growing your marketable skillset, expanding your professional network, and gaining experience contributing to a well-established Indiana nonprofit.

See below for information about each of these opportunities and next steps to apply for a role! We are so grateful for your interest and can't wait to hear from you. 

Please note all candidates must be members in good standing and must remain in good standing throughout their time on the committee.

Volunteer Recruitment Committee

  • Seeking 2 volunteers to assist with coordinating and managing volunteers for all our events
  • Time Commitment: up to 1 hour per week to respond to volunteer requests, post volunteer opportunities and attend Women & Hi Tech events as assigned to manage volunteers for the 2021-2022 fiscal year
  • Qualifications: Candidates are needed with a friendly, welcoming and patient demeanor
  • Contact: Sahara Williams, networking@womenandhitech.org

Engagement, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee

  • Seeking 1 additional volunteer to assist with developing and implementing Women & Hi Tech’s DEI goals including strategy development, metrics tracking, and communicating DEI objectives to others
  • Time Commitment: 4-6 hours per month for the 2021-2022 fiscal year
  • Qualifications: Candidates should have the ability to positively influence others. Ideal candidates have background or experience in diversity, equity and inclusion. Candidates must have flexibility in their schedule to attend monthly virtual calls and occasional face to face strategy meetings.
  • Contact: Joy Neely, edi@womenandhitech.org 

Networking and Member Events Planning Committee

  • Seeking up to 2 volunteers to assist with the planning and implementation of 4-5 of Women & Hi Tech signature networking and membership events 
  • Time Commitment: 4-6 hours per month generally plus day-of event assistance for the 2021-2022 fiscal year
  • Qualifications: Candidates should be creative, willing to share ideas, and be comfortable working in a team environment. Planning experience is a plus!
  • Contact: Sahara Williams, networking@womenandhitech.org

K-12 Outreach Committee

  • Seeking up to 3 volunteers to help attract more girls to STEM careers by increasing STEM exposure, engagement, and mentorship opportunities.
  • Time Commitment: 2-3 hours per month for the 2021-2022 fiscal year, Committee meetings are the 1st Monday of each month from 4pm-5pm
  • Qualifications: Candidates should enjoy working with youth.  Ideal candidates would have a background in education.   
  • Contact: Crystal Morton, k12@womenandhitech.org

Communications Committee

  • Seeking 1-2 additional volunteers to assist with social media scheduling, website updates, copywriting, and other projects when interested. 
  • Time Commitment: 2-3 hours a month, broken out into small tasks weekly.
  • Qualifications: Experience with Hootsuite is a plus but not required, it’s easy to learn. 
  • Contact: Amber Peckham, communications@womenandhitech.org

Community Outreach Committee

  • Seeking up to 3 volunteers to help identify and support events that align with Women & Hi Tech’s mission that are outside the scope of the K-12 and Collegiate Outreach committees
  • Time Commitment: 4-6 hours monthly for the 2021-2022 fiscal year
  • Qualifications: Committee members will be requested to participate at events as volunteers, Women & Hi Tech representatives, and STEM industry professionals. This may include coordinating activities with host organization,  planning and facilitating events (set up and tear down), staffing the booth during in person or virtual events, networking and recruiting new members during events.
  • Contact: Rebecca Leon, outreach@womenandhitech.org

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