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 Blog Posts

Advancing Women In IT Community Events

  • Make the most out of CompTIA membership!

    June 16, 2016

    10am CT / 11am ET
    CompTIA’s Solution Provider membership helps you and your business grow through timely industry insight, online and instructor-led training, business tools, peer-to-peer community interaction and more! Whether you are a long time member or just considering membership, join us to learn how you can make the most out of CompTIA membership.

  • Stand Up to Stand Out, Part 1 – the C-E-O of Y-O-U: Brought to you by the AWIT Community and SYNNEX F2F

    June 29, 2016 11:00 AM

    11am CT / 12pm ET
    Presented by Kathryn Rose, Elastic Grid; Robyn Hatcher, Speak Etc.
    You plan your marketing and sales business activities, why not make a plan for your own success? The business goals of right now and career goals of the future are not mutually exclusive.

  • Stand Up to Stand Out, Part 2 – Building Blocks for Success: Brought to you by the AWIT Community and SYNNEX F2F

    July 13, 2016 11:00 AM

    11am CT / 12pm ET
    Presented by Kathryn Rose, Elastic Grid; Melonie Dodaro, Top Dog Social Media
    Look in the online mirror. If you were someone looking to do business with you, what perception would you form about yourself through your online presence? Is your LinkedIn profile more like a resume, and less like a thought leader? Does your last twitter post from 2013 include #kardashians? Get organized and get in the game.

  • Stand Up to Stand Out, Part 3 – Converse and Connect: Brought to you by the AWIT Community and SYNNEX F2F

    July 20, 2016 11:00 AM

    11am CT / 12pm ET
    Presented by Kathryn Rose, Elastic Grid
    You have your profiles set up and ready to go, you know who you’re targeting and you have your personal story ready, now what? How do you find people to connect with – and what do you say? What else can you do to help others recognize YOU as a thought leader?

  • Stand Up to Stand Out, Part 4 – Profiles in Success and Q&A: Brought to you by the AWIT Community and SYNNEX F2F

    July 27, 2016 11:00 AM

    11am CT / 12pm ET
    Presented by Kathryn Rose, Elastic Grid; Robyn Hatcher, Speak Etc.
    It’s not enough for Kathryn to tell you it works; we’re going to bring you some real life channel thought leader success stories so you can hear first-hand the impact standing up has had on these great women.