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Upcoming events

    • 03 May 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • Datacom, Ground Floor, 501 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley
    • 21
    New to the job market or returning after a long hiatus?


    Are you new to the job market or returning after a long hiatus then this Step Up session may be the one for you.  Topics that will be covered include:

    • Resume writing and using tools such as LinkedIn and Seek
    • Mastering top 20 most common interview questions
    • How to research Behavioural Based questions you might come up against and how to give a great behavioural based answer
    • How to use Counter Questions during the interview - not relying on the interviewer to be a good interviewer
    • How to move the interview from an interview to a discussion
    • Strategic Questions Vs Business Hygiene Questions
    • How to research prior to your interview
    • Everybody is hiring for a pain point, how to learn from your recruiter or hiring manager what that pain point is
    • Defining your brand and bending it to the role
    • Awesome first impressions – 4 easy things to up your impression making skills including body language and handling nerves

    Your Presenters:

    Adam Broadbent, Principal Consultant has over 11 years recruitment experience within global and boutique technology recruitment agencies in Australia.  In this time, he has developed an impressive national and international network of contacts and talent throughout the technology industry and is well-placed to provide career advice and market insights you can rely on.  Adam has been a heavy LinkedIn user since 2005 and will provide insights into how to create a positive, credible online presence and personal brand to help you succeed in today’s hyper-connected world both online and in-person. Adam will help you create and manage an honest, effective and above all, easy to manage personal profile to help you make the most of your future career – all from the perspective of a specialist recruiter and head-hunter.

    Elizabeth Kingston "Let’s be honest.  Job Hunting isn’t fun".  Elizabeth is the founder of Kingston Human Capital, one of Australia’s most respected recruitment firms.  Having conducted over 7000 interviews in her career, she takes a candid approach to helping job seekers perform at their best: From interview-preparedness, to handling tough interview questions through to managing nerves - Elizabeth breaks down the interview game into a tangible and practical process to help you perform at your best when stakes are high.

    Morning tea will be served. 

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    • 18 May 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • QUT Gardens Point Campus, S Block, Room: 601, 2 George street, Brisbane
    • 0

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    Champagne & Coding - Learn to Code Workshop: how to code your very own website, blog or game!


    Coding is lots of fun and can be immensely useful in your career, business or self-expression helping you to be creative and productive.

    In this interactive workshop we show you simple coding methods and techniques to help you create a website, blog or a game, the choice is yours.

    Your workshop facilitators will be Dr Richi Nayak and her research team.  Richi is Associate Professor and Higher Degree Research Director in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Science and Engineering Faculty at QUT.

    She is an internationally recognized expert in data mining, text mining and web intelligence and we are also proud to have her as our ICT Ambassador for 2016 and winner of our Infotech Outstanding Achievement Award.

    Computers are available for use on site or you can bring your own device.

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    School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

    • 24 May 2017
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM (UTC+10:00)
    • Dimension Data, T&G Building, Level 22, 141 Queen Street, Brisbane

    As our current Mentoring program draws to a close we invite participants to join us to regroup, network and hear of the successes and provide feedback on the program.

    Sonya Trau will be joining us again at the breakfast.  Sonya is a Senior Business Leadership Coach with AltusQ & been involved in design & delivery of numerous corporate mentoring programs nationally for over 5 years, including the first industry wide mentoring program in Australia.  Those who have participated in the program will be only too aware of the great insight Sonya has in the field of effective mentor/mentee relationships.

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    • 31 May 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • AIBN Seminar Room, The University of Queensland, Building 75, Cnr College & Cooper Rds, St Lucia
    • 81
    How to authentically promote yourself and your science using mainstream and social media


    This event is open to everyone, both men and women, in the life sciences community interested in promoting their science in the real world.  The event will be followed by drinks, canapes and some great networking opportunities so make sure you bring your business cards!

    Your Presenters:

    Jen Ramsey has more than 23 years experience in branding, positioning and corporate communication and has advised clients ranging from start-ups through to multinationals.  During her career she has created and launched brands, trained hundreds of people to be better communicators and coached people including elite athletes, CEOs and politicians.  Jen has consulted to multi-national and national companies including BDO, Ernst and Young, PWC, BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto Alcan.

    Dr Lee Hickey from Hickey Lab's impactful science is generating strong community, government and industry interest and research outcomes have received wide media coverage.  He is an advocate of promoting and communicating science to the public whilst leading a research team conducting genetic studies on factors that limit production of wheat and barley and develops novel tools and methodologies for plant breeders.  At The University of Queensland, he has played a pivotal role in developing ‘speed breeding’ technology;  his advice is sought internationally.  Dr Hickey has developed elite wheat varieties incorporating novel traits that are currently being commercialised by multiple breeding companies in Australia.

    He is successful in attracting funding and has been named a Chief Investigator on $4.3M of grants in the last four years.  He has published 18 papers in international refereed journals, one provisional patent and one book chapter.

    http://www.uq.edu.au/maps/?id=270

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    • 01 Sep 2017
    • 6:30 PM
    • 02 Sep 2017
    • 12:00 AM
    • Royal International Convention Centre, RNA Showgrounds


    You are invited to attend the 20th Annual WiT Awards Gala Dinner for 2017.  Please join us as we celebrate the achievements of amazing women working in technology and life sciences.

    Dress: 
    Black Tie

    Theme:
       Celebrating our Past....Advancing, empowering and connecting our Future - 20 years of WiT!

    Ticket inclusions: 
    Entry, canapes/drinks on arrival, a delicious three-course meal, beverages (beer, wine & softdrink/juices)

    Entertainment:
    Dance the night away DJ style 
     
      Your MC for the evening
    Jennifer Burrows - author "Picture them Naked"

    Keynote speaker
    Holly Ransom

    An accomplished global keynote speaker, Holly has presented across six continents, including delivering a Peace Charter to the Dalai Lama, presenting at the World Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in Monaco and addressing the G20’s Central Bank Governors and Finance Ministers. She is also a popular blogger, contributor to a number of leading publications and a regular radio and TV guest. She has featured on ABC’s ‘Q&A’, Reuters, Bloomberg Asia, Channel 7 News and Channel 10’s ‘The Project’, and is renowned for her commentary on intergenerational economic and social challenges.
     
       
    Click here to receive 10% discount on your accommodation at Rydges Fortitude Valley
     
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Past events

19 Apr 2017 Annual General Meeting of Women in Technology
29 Mar 2017 WiT Networking Wine & Shine
07 Mar 2017 WiT is proudly supporting 4th Annual Women in Leadership Queensland Summit
21 Feb 2017 ICT City Series Breakfast with Wendie Lee, General Manager IS Solutions Delivery - Super Retail Group
17 Feb 2017 How To Be An Effective Mentor Workshop
16 Feb 2017 Mentoring Program Session One - Mentee Workshop (registrations only open to current EOI)
07 Dec 2016 WiT Christmas Party - Welcome in the Festive Season with WiT!
10 Nov 2016 Step Up Program Workshop Three - Getting Stuff Done: Time Management with Caroline McGuire
07 Nov 2016 Entrepreneurs & Executives - Panel Event
27 Oct 2016 Work On: Growth - Business Mentoring with Peer Action
25 Oct 2016 Life Sciences Breakfast - Nanotechnology a Scientist Trajectory with Nasim Amiralian & Chunxia Zhao - AIBN Researcher & WiT Rising Star Award Winner
24 Oct 2016 Invite Only 2016 Board Readiness Program Graduate Luncheon
12 Oct 2016 WiT Networking Drinks & Canapes - First Impressions
12 Oct 2016 WiT is proudly supporting the Women World Changers Summit
05 Oct 2016 ICT City Series Breakfast with Wendy Flavien - CIO of RSL Care
26 Sep 2016 2016 WiT Award Winners - Meet & Greet
07 Sep 2016 2016 Mentoring Program Closing Breakfast Session 2
02 Sep 2016 19th Annual WiT Awards
25 Aug 2016 Step Up Program Workshop Two - Difficult workplace conversations & negotiations with Steven York
23 Aug 2016 2016 Board Readiness Program
12 Aug 2016 Life Sciences Breakfast - Future Foods: Functional Foods; Flavoursome Foods
02 Aug 2016 ICT City Series Breakfast with Heidi Uytendaal, 2015 WiT Infotech Outstanding Achievement Award Winner
29 Jul 2016 The Sky is the Limit: Queensland Women and Drones
17 Jun 2016 How To Be An Effective Mentor Workshop
16 Jun 2016 Queensland Government Women in Technology EOFY Networking Drinks
16 Jun 2016 Mentoring Program Session Two - Mentee Workshop (registrations only open to current EOI)
12 Jun 2016 WIT is proudly supporting the Women in Tech Conference
29 May 2016 STEMed 2016 - NOW FULLY BOOKED!
26 May 2016 Life Sciences Breakfast - Human Bionics, Union of Science, Industry & Clinical Need
24 May 2016 2016 Mentoring Program Closing Breakfast Session 1
12 May 2016 Are you at a point in your career where you feel you need a "Step Up"?
29 Apr 2016 ICT Executive Pathways Program
20 Apr 2016 Annual General Meeting of Women in Technology
22 Mar 2016 World Water Day - Scientific Analytical Services Laboratory Tour
04 Mar 2016 WiT group AIM International Women's Day Debate
23 Feb 2016 ICT City Series Breakfast with Donna-Maree Vinci, Executive General Manager, Enterprise Solutions, BOQ
23 Feb 2016 Gold Coast Breakfast with Linda O'Brien - Pro Vice Chancellor Information Services, Griffith University
19 Feb 2016 Mentoring Program - Mentee Workshop (registrations only open to current EOI)
18 Feb 2016 How To Be An Effective Mentor Workshop
09 Dec 2015 WiT Christmas Party - Welcome in the Festive Season with WiT!
25 Nov 2015 Step Up Program Workshop 4 with Fiona Craig - You're the Expert, Now Start Acting Like One
23 Nov 2015 ICT City Series Breakfast with Sam Kennedy, Director of Strategy and Innovation for Optus
17 Nov 2015 The 3D Printing Revolution Forum
27 Oct 2015 2015 Mentoring Program Closing Breakfast
20 Oct 2015 Life Sciences Breakfast with Carolyn Mountford CEO and Director of Research, TRI
14 Oct 2015 Griffith Eskitis Nature Bank and Compounds Australia Tour
29 Sep 2015 Step Up Program Workshop 3 - Career Prospects with Sarah Yip & Kym Volp
28 Aug 2015 18th Annual WiT Awards
16 Aug 2015 National Science Week - Smashing the Glass Ceiling
13 Aug 2015 BE the Entrepreneur you want to be - from startup to stardom
11 Aug 2015 POSTPONED Life Sciences Breakfast Series with UQ DVCR Professor Robyn Ward
11 Aug 2015 WiT Regional Breakfast and Networking - Cairns
17 Jul 2015 Mentoring Program - Mentee Workshop
16 Jul 2015 How To Be An Effective Mentor Workshop
15 Jul 2015 Queensland Government Women in Technology EOFY Networking Drinks
29 Jun 2015 Life Sciences Breakfast Series with Dr Melina Georgousakis
26 Jun 2015 Step Up Program Workshop 2 - Social Media with Bruce Rasmussen from Carpe Diem Consulting and Liz Minchin from 'The Conversation'
16 Jun 2015 2015 Mentoring Program Closing Breakfast
09 Jun 2015 18th Annual WiT Awards Launch Party
02 Jun 2015 WiT Scientifique Cafe Event - Cook Medical Presentation & Tour
28 May 2015 WiT Government Inspiring Women's Luncheon
27 May 2015 WiT Regional Breakfast and Networking - Townsville
26 May 2015 Invite Only 2015 Board Readiness Program Graduate Luncheon
12 May 2015 ICT City Series Breakfast with Sandy Geyer - EnQ
28 Apr 2015 Annual General Meeting of Women in Technology
28 Apr 2015 WiT Board & Chapters Pre Meeting
22 Apr 2015 Step Up Program Workshop 1 - Perfect Pitch with Jen Burrows
31 Mar 2015 Life Sciences Breakfast Series with Lyn Griffiths - Executive Director IHBI QUT
06 Mar 2015 WiT group AIM International Women's Day Debate
04 Mar 2015 2015 Board Readiness Program
20 Feb 2015 Mentoring Program - Mentee Workshop
19 Feb 2015 Mentoring Program - Mentor Workshop
10 Feb 2015 Hear&Say Tour with Dr Dimity Dornan AO
03 Dec 2014 Life Sciences Breakfast Series with Anne-Marie Birkill - OneVentures
27 Nov 2014 Perfect Pitch Workshop with Jen Burrows
27 Nov 2014 Queensland Government Networking Breakfast with Jen Burrows
26 Nov 2014 Christmas Lightbulb Networking with Jen Burrows
05 Nov 2014 ICT City Series Breakfast with Sue Rickerby - Director General DSITIA
29 Oct 2014 2014 Mentoring Program Closing Breakfast
15 Oct 2014 Invite Only WiT Awards Thank You & Debrief Luncheon
05 Sep 2014 17th Annual WiT Awards
28 Aug 2014 3D Printing for Medical Applications
08 Jul 2014 ICT City Series Breakfast with Jodi Schmidt - CEO TAFE Queensland
09 Apr 2014 Annual General Meeting of Women in Technology
27 Mar 2014 Mentor for a Moment
11 Mar 2014 WiT Social Media Workshop
09 Mar 2014 Join WiT for the IWD Fun Run - FREE EVENT
26 Feb 2014 WiT Networking at the Edge - FREE EVENT!
20 Jan 2014 WiT Board Meeting
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