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OKWIT meets monthly on the last week of the month in Tulsa and OKC.

Our events include leadership luncheons, mentoring circles, networking socials, workshops and more. 

OKWIT Virtual Book Club

Join us for this virtual book club discussion for “Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do” by Jennifer L. Eberhardt.

 

When: Wed, July 29 | 12 – 1pm CST

Where: Online Event

 

OKWIT will not provide copies of the book. Please check out your local library system for e-book rentals, or purchase through your favorite social-distancing method. If purchasing through Amazon, please consider supporting Oklahoma Women in Technology through smile.amazon.com.

 

Thank you to all of our Corporate Sponsors for their continued support: 

Devon Energy, Paycom, ONE Gas, Coretopia

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OKWIT Virtual Book Club

Join us for this virtual book club discussion for “Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do” by Jennifer L. Eberhardt.

 

When: Wed, July 30 | 6:30 – 7:30pm CST

Where: Online Event

 

OKWIT will not provide copies of the book. Please check out your local library system for e-book rentals, or purchase through your favorite social-distancing method. If purchasing through Amazon, please consider supporting Oklahoma Women in Technology through smile.amazon.com.

 

Thank you to all of our Corporate Sponsors for their continued support: 

Devon Energy, Paycom, ONE Gas, Coretopia

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COVID-19 JULY UPDATE

COVID-19 Update

Updated July 2020

 

With the safety of you, your families, and our communities as our top priority, we are modifying our all OKWIT events from in-person events to virtual gatherings. Our Spring Retreat originally scheduled for April 2020 is postponed until further notice.

 

During this uncertain time, we are working to provide new remote ways to engage our membership. Please keep in touch with us through our social media, website, and membership e-newsletters as we announce online activities to foster interaction and education from your homes.

 

The threat of COVID-19 spread is being taken very seriously by OKWIT leadership, and we will continue to monitor the situation to make decisions for future events. As always, thank you for your support and participation in Oklahoma Women in Technology. Our hearts and thoughts are with all of you.

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The Enlightened Professional Mentor Session: Tulsa 11:00 am
The Enlightened Professional Mentor Session: Tulsa @ ol’Vine
Apr 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Enlightened Professional Mentor Session: Tulsa @ ol’Vine
Lunch provided You must be an Advocate or OKWIT Contributing Executive to register. However, as one of these members – you may register for yourself plus one (your plus one does not have to be an OKWIT member). Seating is limited to 15, so be sure to register early. Use your MemberID to access tickets! You can find this after logging in to your member account here. OKWIT’s Mentor Sessions are a great opportunity to meet with IT leaders in a small-group setting. Let’s face it. Life is full and frenetic for a professional. While much is offered regarding life balance – and we all believe we need it – what is it we are truly striving for as human beings rather than human doings? Creating a professional life while maintaining oneself as a “whole” person can be challenging. The mentor will facilitate a discussion on personal tools to achieve one’s nirvana. These discussion topics may include creativity, communication, conflict management, leadership, finding your dream job, discovering your “place” or other soft skills by your request.   About Jayme Bynum: Jayme Bynum is currently the IT Director for Semgroup Corporation responsible for Infrastructure and Customer Services. With the majority of her career in the Midstream Energy sector, she has over 25 years’ experience leading teams in support, development and execution of technical initiatives. She currently has responsibility for several IT disciplines including Client Services, Data Center, Network, Development, Security, and Compliance. Jayme has a history of success in partnering with business leaders to provide innovative, efficient and cost effective use of technology to meet business objectives. Jayme has a BS degree from Oklahoma State University in Management Science and Computer Systems. She is a member of the Advisory Board for the Oklahoma Women in Technology and Committee Chairman for OKWIT Mentorship for the Tulsa area. She is an active volunteer for Junior Achievement and participates regularly in various community service activities.
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Communicating with Confidence – OKC 6:00 pm
Communicating with Confidence – OKC @ Cosabella Kitchen
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Save the date on Wednesday, April 24th from 6p-8p at Cosabella kitchen to join Oklahoma Women in Technology’s OKC chapter as we discuss how to speak up & communicate with confidence in STEM, followed by our networking happy hour. This interactive presentation will be led by our very own OKC Programming Chair & Emerging Technologies Librarian at the University of Oklahoma, Ashley West. Audience members will have the chance to practice effective communication strategies & leave with tangible tips on how to communicate with confidence without feeling awkward. This will be an event that you won’t want to miss! Light bites & a cash bar will be provided. Cosabella is a local catering business servicing Oklahoma City and Edmond that provides elevated, immersive catering in a modern deco space.
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Networking Happy Hour – Tulsa 5:30 pm
Networking Happy Hour – Tulsa @ Marshall’s Brewery Tap Room
Apr 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
When: Tuesday, April 30th Time: 5:30PM – 7:30PM Where: Marshall’s Brewery Tap Room | 1742 E 6th St | Tulsa, OK 74104   This April, join us for our second Networking event of 2019 in Tulsa! Come join us in the Tap Room at Marshall’s Brewery while you courageously introduce yourself and make new connections to help you grow in your career path and personal endeavors. The best way to get the most out of this networking activity is to be involved – so come prepared with an introduction and experiences of your own to share! This event is made possible by our corporate sponsors, Devon Energy, ONE Gas, and Coretopia