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

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