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  • Uniting on a Deeper Level: A WiC Event to Remember

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    By: Shaquille Fontenot On the 10th of April, hundreds of well-dressed women flocked down the escalator, eager to meet and network with other ladies at Women in the Channel’s sold-out WiC Connect event. When they neared the Tradewinds ballroom, the women were greeted by WiC Event Committee members and volunteers who “wo-manned” the registration table and handed out smiles, name

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  • WiC and GITIT Partner Up for WOTC Event in Napa Valley, CA

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    Women in Channel’s Outreach Committee program “GITIT” (Girls in Telecom and IT) is dedicated to the continued education of young women ranging from Elementary School to College to assist with career tracks, resume building, curriculum, and other IT/Tech promotions. WiC is proud to be part of the WOTC event at the Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa Valley, CA on

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  • Risky Business – A Member Poll

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    “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anais Nin We took a poll to learn just how willing or unwilling our members were to take risks in their personal and professional life. With such a diverse group, we got some great insight on

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  • Membership Matters: Q&A with Davida Johnson

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    Meet Davida Johnson, Managing Director of UCLA’s Office of Information Technology, Community Partnerships, & Practices. She has been in the industry for over 20 years. 1. What was your first job in telecom/IT? My first job in IT was as a Research Assistant at Clark Atlanta University.  I developed software programs for physicists to enable image recognition by detection of patterns

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  • Women in the Channel Hosts ‘The United State of Women’ at its Sold-Out Networking Event at Channel Partners Las Vegas

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    Keynote Panel Features Leading Female Executives on Creating a Culture of Equality in the Tech Industry SANTA ANA, Calif.,  – Women in the Channel (WiC), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of female channel leaders in technology, announced today that its 13th Women in the Channel WiCConnect Networking Event is sold out. The WiC event will be held

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  • How to Make Your Own Luck – A Member Poll

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    Tips and Tricks for the Workplace   March, being Women’s History Month, was an important month for women. We celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8th; on that day, many of us protested or cheered on other women who participated in “A Day Without A Woman” to illustrate just how much power and sway women have on the modern economy

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  • Tips & Tricks: Unwanted Behavior at Industry Events

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    By Angela Hefner How do you deal with unwanted sexual advances in your work place and more importantly how does your company? This is a subject that I’ve been mulling around in my mind over the past couple of weeks With our big industry trade show kicking off next month—and after reading Peter Radizeski’s blog about the ‘reckless behavior’ that

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  • The Mothers of Tech: Looking to the past to build our future

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    By: Shaquille Fontenot Even though the technology industry is jokingly called ‘the old boys’ club,” women have always been significant contributors to it. Women have created many of the positions available to us now, though they often ran into concrete ceilings along the way. These women are the pioneers of passion—the dreamers who had no other choice than to make

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  • How to get the most out of Channel Partners – or any show, April 6th Conference Call

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    When attending a trade show like Channel Partners you can either own the show or get swept up in the dust. Join us to learn from seasoned show veterans how to maximize your time at the show. On April 6, 2017 at 1:00PM PST, join ladies of Women in the Channel, as we’ll be discussing: How to get the most

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  • Membership Matters: Q&A with Amanda Kelley

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     Amanda Kelley, National Channel Manager at Telco Holdings, Inc. She developed and maintained partnerships with traditional and non-traditional partners to leverage their business contacts and educate organizations on the best IT, telecommunications, and technology solutions available. Who influenced you in your early years to become a leader in your own life, what did they do for you? My parents were highly

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