Past Events

Lead From Where You Are

"Lead From Where You Are" event a success! 

Our thanks to all who attended “Lead From Where You Are,” the first annual Big Ten Academic Alliance Women in IT Virtual Conference! Presentation slides and documents are available for you to view.

The conference speakers were inspirational, gave practical advice, and engendered a sense of community among women working in technology and our allies. 

Attendance was awesome! More than 330 people attended online and more than 265 attended 28 individual watch parties.

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Powered by WIT: A History of Women in IT@UMN

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November 29, 2018 - 2:00-3:30pm with a reception to follow
101Walter Library (reception in Upson Room)
117 Pleasant Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Women in Technology Networking Happy Hour

February 2, 2017, 4 - 6 p.m.

Town Hall Brewing

1430 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454

Join the University of Minnesota Women in Technology (WIT) group at Town Hall Brewery for a happy hour event to network and socialize with other technology professionals across the Twin Cities.

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Male Allies Panel

Panelists at the event

January 25, 8:30 - 10 a.m.

Mississippi Room, Coffman Memorial Union

300 Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55455

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Women in Technology Networking Happy Hour

December 8, 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Bar Luchador

825 Southeast Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55414

Join University of Minnesota Women in Technology for an in-between holiday happy hour!

We'll be at Bar Luchador from 4:30-6:30. Come by for drinks, conversation, and some of the best tacos in town!

Bar Luchador provides off street parking at the lot behind Hong Kong Noodle off Ontairo St. Metered street parking is also available.

WIT Mentor Program Kickoff Event

October 14, 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Industrious Minneapolis 

60 South 6th St #2800, Minneapolis, MN 55402

Thanks to all who applied to our Mentor Program! Please join us for the Official WIT Mentor Program Kickfoff on the afternoon of Friday, October 14 from 3:30 - 5:30 pm at Industrious Minneapolis.

Salary Negotiation Workshop

Women in Technology Salary Negotiation Workshop

August 11, 4:30 p.m.


The WIT Salary Negotiation workshop, led by IT@UMN's Marisa Brandt, covered topics such as why women negotiate less than men, why women should negotiate, and how to negotiate to maximum effectiveness.

The presentation was engaging and the disucssion was lively.

Women in Technology Networking Happy Hour

July 14, 4:00 p.m.

Campus Club Terrace, 4th Floor Coffman Memorial Union

Please join us for an afternoon of networking with other Women in Technology Members. We will have topic cards on tables to help steer the conversation. This happy hour is open to all who wish to join; you need not be a campus club member to attend.