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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. 

COVID-19 UPDATE

COVID-19 Update

With the safety of you, your families, and our communities as our top priority, all scheduled OKWIT events for March and April are canceled, and our Spring Retreat is postponed until further notice.

 

As of March 15th, we are following the CDC guidance which recommends canceling any events with 50 or more people for eight weeks. 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.

 

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

 

As always, thank you for your support and participation in Oklahoma Women in Technology. Our hearts and thoughts are with all of you.

 

Katy Battiest
President & Executive Director
Oklahoma Women in Technology

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OKWIT OKC – The Enlightened Professional – Mentor Session with Brandy Semore 11:30 am
OKWIT OKC – The Enlightened Professional – Mentor Session with Brandy Semore @ The Hutch on Avondale
Mar 11 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
OKWIT OKC - The Enlightened Professional - Mentor Session with Brandy Semore @ The Hutch on Avondale
Use your Member ID to access tickets!   The Enlightened Professional – 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. This session mentor will facilitate a discussion on personal tools to achieve thriving through transitions (career and in life). These discussion topics may include creativity, communication, conflict management, leadership, finding your dream job, discovering your “place” or other soft skills by your request.   Please Note: Lunch will be provided by OKWIT. You must be an OKWIT Advocate Member or OKWIT Contributing Member 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!   About Brandy Semore: Brandy Semore currently serves as Sr. Director of IT Services Engagement & PMO for Pinnacle Business Systems (Pinnacle). Pinnacle designs and implements technology solutions for customers across various industries. As the Sr. Director, Brandy is responsible for understanding strategic objectives of the organization to assist in developing a clear vision for the engineering and PMO teams, then working with the those teams to translate objectives into attainable goals while monitoring and measuring performance. With her role also focused on customer engagement, Brandy is responsible for ensuring that Pinnacle’s technology solutions align seamlessly with customer expectations. Brandy’s management experience spans various fields with a strong grounding in internet, data center operations and business management strategies. She holds a B.A. in Journalism from Oklahoma State University, a MBA from Oklahoma City University, and is PMP certified with the Project Management Institute Brandy is the 2018 recipient of the Journal Record award, “50 Making a Difference” for Woman of The Year, and is dedicated to coaching others in managing successful projects, as seen from her blog articlesProject Success: Six Factors. She is a known advocate for women working in technology, currently serving as advisory board member for Oklahoma Women in Technology (OKWIT), which she co-founded in 2016. Most recently, Brandy accepted the position as President for CASMEO, a non-profit organization that focuses on using STEAM initiatives as a tool to help children in Oklahoma who have/or are experiencing trauma in their lives. …and just like many women in the professional realm, Brandy is searching to find the balance between career woman, non-profit volunteer, wife, and mom of two young children.
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