Advancing Women In IT

Welcome to our community!

  • The Advancing Women in Technology Community works to:

    • Empower women with resources and information to positively impact their technology careers
    • Inspire women to choose careers in technology
    • Help technology businesses create cultures that support a diverse workforce

    Our membership consists of people who support this mission and are currently in, or aspire to be in, technology careers.

    What We Do

    Advancing Women in Technology (AWIT) believes diversity is good for business and helps companies create inclusive and supportive work environments for all people. The community also provides networking opportunities, develops member-driven initiatives involving women and careers. AWIT supports women working in information technology and helps women and girls discover ways they can play important roles in the industry.

Dream IT: Inspiring Women and Girls to Explore Technology

Dream IT — a program by CompTIA’s Advancing Women in Technology Community (AWIT) — has reached more than 10,000 people with the message that IT provides great career opportunities for women. Help us spread the word: Organize a Dream IT event in your area and share your Real IT Story.

Organize A Dream IT event

Real IT Story

Dream IT is a global initiative, with region-specific resources and tools available for the U.S., UK, Australia and New Zealand. Download a presentation slideshow or video, print handouts and put together a presentation in your area using the Dream IT Speaker Resources.

Dream IT Speaker Resources

Check out the Dream IT site

Dream IT Career Resource Center

The Dream IT Career Resource Center features resources, testimonials and career tips for people who want to enter IT or advance their work in technology. Use the online collection of tools to explore jobs that suit your interests, find IT organizations dedicated to helping women and girls, and research the salaries and variety of jobs available, from security to marketing.

Explore the Dream IT Career Resource Center.

Advancing Women in Technology Blog Posts

Advancing Women In IT Community Events

  • Don’t Take It Personally. How to Recover from Mistakes and Stay in the Game: Powered by CompTIA Advancing Women in IT Community

    September 7, 2016

    12pm CT / 1pm ET
    What separates the top performers from everyone else is they aren’t afraid to take risks, and they are resilient and rebound from mistakes. This webinar helps professionals learn how to manage their own reactions, along with the loss of trust or damage to one’s reputation that can occur. Learn techniques from positive psychology and competitive sports that focus on how to quickly rebound from common mistakes. Hear how to gain support and rebuild relationships and one’s reputation.

  • October Texas Procurement Committee Meeting

    Austin, TX
    October 12, 2016 11:30 AM