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OKWIT meets monthly on the last Tuesday in Tulsa and the last Wednesday in OKC for leadership luncheons, networking or workshops.

Gala Celebration (OKC)

 

When: January 25th | 6PM – 11PM

Where: Vast  | 333 West Sheridan Ave. 50th Fl |  Oklahoma City, OK 73102

 

Award ceremony and charity fundraiser for Oklahoma Women in Technology scholarships and event programming.

Don’t Miss the Geekiest Gala in Oklahoma!

 

Join us for a night of celebration and fundraising to support an incredible organization. This is the only event in the state of Oklahoma dedicated to celebrating those who are making a difference for women in technology in Oklahoma.

 

Festivities

6:00 p.m. – Doors OpenEnjoy Cocktails, Appetizers & Silent Auction

7 p.m. – Dinner & Award Presentations

9 p.m. to 11 p.m. – Dancing, Silent Auction and Raffle Prize Drawings

2019 Award winners to include OKWIT Trailblazer, CE Member of the Year, Advocate Member of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and our 2019 Scholarship Winners.

 

Each ticket includes 3 course dinner, 2 drink tickets, and 1 raffle ticket

• Individual ticket- $100 (non-member ticket price, open seating)

• Individual ticket- $75 (member ticket price , open seating, limit 2 per member)

• Table Sponsor- $900 (includes 10 tickets at premium table seating, sponsor name on reserved table, sponsor name listed in program and slide presentation, 2 bottles of wine at table)

*Not a Member? Visit okwit.org/membership to get started!

 

All proceeds from ticket sales, raffle tickets and silent auction go directly to OKWIT scholarship program and other OKWIT programming.

 

To avoid ticket fees ($8-$50), buy your tickets from anyone in OKWIT executive leadership at the next OKWIT event near you! https://okwomenintech.org/events/

 


This event is made possible by our corporate sponsors: Devon Energy (Empower), ONE Gas (Inspire), Coretopia (Inspire).

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Behind the Scenes Mentor Session (OKC) 11:30 am
Behind the Scenes Mentor Session (OKC) @ The Hutch on Avondale
Sep 4 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Use your MemberID to access tickets! OKWIT’s Behind The Scenes Mentor Sessions are a great opportunity to meet with IT leaders in a small-group setting. Often we have set for ourselves the goal of being a manager, director, or a CXO because the path to that role seems logical for one’s career. Yet do we really understand the day-to-day activities and challenges of holding such a position? What is it really like to head a department or lead a division? What skills, knowledge, and credentials are needed to sit in that seat? Were there specific preparations to obtain the position? And once in the role, how does one traverse the day? This session mentor will share “a day in the life of their role” and what it took to get there and retain the position. 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 Deanna Farmer: Deanna J. Farmer Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Enable Midstream Partners Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Deanna Farmer serves as Enable Midstream Partners’ Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. In this role, she oversees corporate services including Human Resources, Enterprise Technology, Learning and Development, Corporate Communications and Community Affairs, Contract and Measurement Data Management, Corporate Administrative Services, and Supply Chain. Farmer has spent most of her career specializing in energy, specifically focused in the oil and gas segment with experience ranging from E&P to transmission pipeline. Before joining Enable in 2014, Farmer held executive positions at Chesapeake Energy and Access Midstream, including Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Corporate Services. She has also served in a number of leadership roles, including Chief Financial Officer and Controller at Columbia Natural Resources, NiSource, and Columbia Energy Group. In addition to finance and information technology, Farmer has experience in acquisitions and divestitures, corporate integration, process re-engineering and organizational change and development. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from West Virginia State University and is a Certified Public Accountant. Farmer was a former board member of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, serves on the Advisory Board of the Greater Oklahoma City Women’s Energy Network, Advisory Board of Oklahoma Women in Technology, and has been recognized as one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Oil and Gas by the National Diversity Council for three years, as well as one of the 25 Influential Women in Energy by Oil and Gas Investor in 2018. She has a passion for developing organizations, growing leadership, and shaping culture. Her greatest passion is her faith and family, her two sons, Cody and Colt, husband Steve, as well as her two dogs Banjo and Bella.
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