OKWIT | Membership
Providing a forum for women in technology in Oklahoma
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Membership

OKWIT is offering open enrollment for membership as part of our mission to empower
women to be architects of change in the technology industry.

FRIEND OF OKWIT

This is a free membership. Friends of OKWIT will continue to receive our monthly newsletter and will be invited to all attend all networking events at no charge (networking events happen 1x quarterly in each city. However, all hands-on collaboration events, luncheons, and our yearly Gala will require advanced ticket purchase. Additionally, Friends of OKWIT are not eligible to participate in the OKWIT Mentorship Program.

ADVOCATE

Advocate level membership is a $50/yearly subscription. Advocates will continue to receive the monthly newsletter and will be invited to attend all networking and hands-on collaboration events at no-charge (each happen 1x quarterly in each city). Luncheons and our yearly Gala will require advanced ticket purchase at a discounted rate. Advocates of OKWIT are also eligible to participate in the OKWIT Mentorship Program.

CONTRIBUTING EXECUTIVE

Contributing Executive level membership is a $150/yearly subscription and does require application approval. Contributing Executives will receive all the benefits of an Advocate level membership, as well as private networking happy hours with other Contributing Executive members. Additionally, those who participate in this level of membership will be invited to inner-circle meetings with our panelists at luncheons, which happen 1x yearly in each city). Contributing Executives are also invited to lead a Mentorship Circle of their own

WHO IS A WOMAN IN TECHNOLOGY?

She works for a technology driven organization

She is earning a degree in a STEM related field

She holds a degree in a STEM related field

Her career is simply STEM focused

She may be an engineer, a data analyst, a doctor, a math teacher, a project manager, an event coordinator, etc.
The list goes on. There are more of you than you realize.

As a member you are eligible for these benefits

First to know; receipt of OKWIT newsletter (upcoming events and news)

Discounts on special events

Invitations to attend our OKWIT members-only events

Member profile and listing in the OKWIT Member Database

Opportunity to be highlighted on social media sites

Opportunity to be highlighted and published in our Newsletter

Leadership opportunities in OKWIT

GET INVOLVED

What better way to #BeTheChange than to get involved. Here are a list of our open committees below.

FALL RETREAT COMMITTEE

Committee members will work under the direction of the Fall Retreat Chair. In this ½ day event, we will provide women the opportunity to interact with technology and professions in the IT field. We seek to expose girls to the different career tracks with direct mentoring, presentations by area professionals, and hands on exposure to technology.

PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE

Committee members will work under the direction of the Event Chair. This committee is responsible for obtaining event space, driving the event agenda, procuring food and drinks as needed, greeting event attendants and registering them, and other tasks as needed for each individual unique event.

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

Committee members will work under the direction of the Membership Chair. This committee helps OKWIT to attract and maintain members, provide welcoming email to new members, and report on membership activity. First line of contact for membership concerns, questions, and ideas. Also assist helping align members with OKWIT volunteer opportunities.

SPRING RETREAT COMMITTEE

Committee members will work under the direction of the Spring Retreat Chair. This “Behind The Scenes” event enables not only OKWIT members interested in seeing different companies and their technology, it also provides mentorship opportunities with young women considering a tech career. Most importantly, it engages young girls,13 years and older by introducing them to a world that may otherwise go unseen – to foster an interest for tech/STEM.

COMMUNICATIONS & OUTREACH COMMITTEE

Committee members will work under the direction of the Communications & Outreach Chair. In our efforts to promote and advocate women working in STEM, OKWIT recognizes the need to partner with other like-minded organizations. We believe that by supporting organizations with goals that align with ours, we become the pebble that leads to socially changing ripples throughout our community. Every quarter, OKWIT is offered the opportunity to reach out within our community by speaking with local schools, meeting with other like-minded organizations, and attending technology and career fairs. Committee members are involved in volunteering, speaking, and meeting new people to support the organization.

SPONSORSHIP COMMITTEE

Committee members will work under the direction of the Sponsorship Chair. This committee provides follow-ups to interested partners and sponsors, providing details about the levels of sponsorship, and lining up sponsors for upcoming events in advance. Research corporate prospects via web and print articles. Cultivate donor relationships through correspondence, including writing and sending thank-you letters for all corporate contributions, create sponsorship result reports.

Get involved in a committee