Advancing Women In IT

Welcome to our community!

  • The Advancing Women in IT Community is dedicated to:

    • Empowering women with the knowledge and skills necessary to help their pursuit of successful IT careers
    • Inspiring girls and women to enter the IT field as a career choice
    • Supporting businesses in creating cultures that promote a diverse IT workforce

    Our membership consists of men and women who support this mission and are currently in, or aspire to be in, IT careers.

    What We Do

    AWIT has a goal of reaching 10,000 people with the message that IT provides great careers for women. We also provide networking opportunities, develop member-driven initiatives and programs, and are active in legislation involving women and careers.

NEW! AWIT Career Resource Center

The AWIT Career Resource Center is an online destination for people who want to learn about IT careers and promote women entering and advancing their work in information technology.

Go to the Career Resource Center

Dream IT: Inspiring Women and Girls to Explore Careers in IT

Dream IT — a program by CompTIA’s Advancing Women in IT Community — is reaching 10,000 people this year with the message that IT is a great place for women and girls. Learn how you can be involved.

Visit the Dream IT site

Advancing Women In IT Community Events

  • Women in Technology Summit

    San Jose, California
    May 31, 2015 - June 2, 2015
  • The Sound of Breaking Glass: One Woman’s Journey from Programmer to Business Owner

    June 17, 2015

    17 June 2015, 4:00pm GDT
    During The Sound of Breaking Glass, Tracy Pound outlines her challenges to building a business and emphasizes ways to overcome those obstacles. The webinar will also include her expectations for the future of women in the industry.

  • Business Meetings: An Opportunity for Women to Demonstrate Leadership

    July 7, 2015 10:00 AM

    Consider this: There’s a magic place where you can demonstrate leadership, build your personal brand and grow a group of industry allies. Say I brought you to this place. Would you pay attention or multitask on your cell phone?

  • CompTIA ChannelCon

    Chicago, Illinois
    August 3, 2015 - August 5, 2015

    ChannelCon features high-level executive panel discussions as well as intensive executive certificate training courses on the subjects most important to your business today. This is the big-tent event for the IT channel giving attendees the chance to learn from each other and the industry’s greatest thought-leaders.