Upcoming events

    • 23 Nov 2018
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • Mezzanine floor, AM60 Building, 60 Albert Street, Brisbane
    • 10
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      Digital Careers, finding your purpose with Sandra Slater, Chief Information Officer at the Department of Transport & Main Roads


    Join us for a panel discussion, light lunch and networking event with Sandra Slater, winner of the WiT ICT Outstanding Achievement Award and WiT ICT Ambassador for 2018

    Sandra will be joined on stage by four female IT graduates from the Queensland Government IT Graduate Program (QGCIO & DHPW) to bring you a casual interview style panel discussion around digital careers and discovering your sense of purpose in the Queensland Government.

    Sandra will talk about her personal career path including the highs and the lows of discovering your career passion.  She will also share insights about digital careers, navigating your career in government and what she believes has helped her succeed in a male orientated industry. 

    As Chief Information Officer for TMR, Sandra leads a team of more than 400 staff and contractors. She is responsible for delivering a significant Information and Communication Technology program to improve customer experience and deliver better digital business outcomes for the department.

    Sandra has proudly dedicated her 25+year career to TMR, working predominantly in ICT roles. She has led the development of ICT strategies and solutions and led teams to deliver many large-scale business and ICT change projects. Sandra is an experienced ICT executive across all elements of ICT planning, delivery, operations and governance, maintaining strong engagements with customers, stakeholders, vendors and industry.

    She is passionate about leading the Information Technology Branch (ITB) to become and agile organisation with a strong customer focus, delivering innovative ICT and digital solutions and driving outstanding performance in partnership with key TMR stakeholders and external vendors.


    proudly supported by:

     
    • 29 Nov 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 7:50 PM
    • UQ AIBN, Building 75,Cnr College Rd & Cooper Rd, The University of Queensland, St Lucia
    • 11
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    Communicating to Influence: Building your Interpersonal Communication Toolkit


    Explore key communication microskills to deal with challenges and influence stakeholders & industry


    Communication is an integral component of successful teams and organisations across a broad range of industries. The aim of this short workshop is to explore some specific aspects of communication that can support you to have a positive impact on your work colleagues, as well as the broader health of your team or workplace.

    Together, we will explore key communication microskills, including how these may be applied to deal with some of the challenges that women face when communicating to influence
    .

    This workshop will look at:

    • Situation awareness
    • Individual differences in communication styles
    • Observation skills and reflective strategies
    • How to respond to confronting communication behaviours
    • Strategies to assist you to communicate with confidence

    Your Facilitators

    Dr Lorraine Stokes is an endorsed Organisational Psychologist and Director of Russell Professional Group.  For the past 13 years, she has provided organisational psychology services to public and private sector organisations across Queensland – including individual coaching and counselling, conflict resolution services, team reviews and development, and early intervention for psychological injury in the workplace. In 2018, Lorraine joined Griffith University's School of Applied Psychology as a sessional academic and Managing Consultant within Griffith’s Work and Organisational Resilience Centre, which offers organisational psychology services to individuals & organisations.  Lorraine completed her postgraduate studies in organisational psychology at Griffith University. Her doctoral research involved an in-depth exploration of large-scale change in a Queensland hospital and demonstrated how individual and organisational identities strongly influence how employees perceive and respond to change.

    Gemma Dziuma is a provisionally registered psychologist, working as an intern consultant for the Work & Organisational Resilience Centre at Griffith University.  She is engaged to provide organisational psychology services to organisations across Queensland and is an experienced facilitator currently undertaking training to become a WORC corporate coach.  Gemma is a Master of Organisational Psychology candidate in Griffith’s School of Applied Psychology with interest areas in employee psychological health, leadership and coaching.  Her thesis research explores the influence of psychological detachment and its effects on strain and work engagement.  Gemma is also a student member of the Australian Psychological Society and the College of Organisational Psychologists.

    Proudly supported by:


    • 05 Dec 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • Dimension Data, The Deck, Level 23, 141 Queen Street, Brisbane
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      Welcome in the Festive Season with us!


    Come along and help WiT celebrate a very successful 2018 and allow us to thank you, our members, sponsors and supporters with a casual, fun networking event.  Every year WiT gets bigger and better and that success is very much thanks to you!


    Our chosen charity for the night will be A Brave Life who support teenage mothers to reduce the social stigma that surrounds teenage pregnancy and provide a greater sense of belonging and acceptance.  A
    ll donations gratefully received www.abravelife.com.au


    Nibblies and drinks all included in registration cost.


    Proudly sponsored by:


Past events

14 Nov 2018 2018 Mentoring Program Closing Breakfast Session 2
07 Nov 2018 Pitching and Promoting 'your' brand with Outspoken Women
18 Oct 2018 Academia and Industry in STEM: Transitions and Collaborations
16 Oct 2018 Government Member Only Free Breakfast event with Nasa Walton, CDO of Residential Tenancies Authority
14 Sep 2018 21st Annual WiT Awards - It's Time to Shine!
06 Sep 2018 Arc Showcase & WiT Networking Event with Alex Moss
29 Aug 2018 ICT City Series Breakfast#2 - "Leading the Way in the Digital World: Embracing a new kind of leadership" with Sonia McDonald
24 Aug 2018 Women in Technology Mentoring Progam - Mentee Workshop
23 Aug 2018 Women in Technology Mentoring Progam - Mentor Workshop
26 Jul 2018 Life Sciences Strategic Professional Networking Evening
26 Jun 2018 2018 Mentoring Program Closing Breakfast Session 1
30 May 2018 Invite Only 2018 Board Readiness Program Graduate Luncheon
16 May 2018 ICT City Series Breakfast#1 "Fortune Favours the Brave" with Kylie Sprott from Xenith IP Group
03 May 2018 Life Sciences Professional Development Event - Shameless Self Promotion
26 Apr 2018 Annual General Meeting of Women in Technology
20 Apr 2018 Women in Technology Mentoring Progam - Mentee Workshop
19 Apr 2018 Women in Technology Mentoring Progam - Mentor Workshop
27 Mar 2018 Women in Technology NEW AND EXCITING Mentoring Program Launch
27 Feb 2018 Stand up and speak out, with Outspoken Women
27 Feb 2018 Empowering a healthier future... through the intersection of people, technology and science
07 Feb 2018 2018 Board Readiness Program
05 Dec 2017 WiT Christmas Party - Welcome in the Festive Season with us!
30 Nov 2017 Visualising Science
22 Nov 2017 EVENT POSTPONED TO EARLY 2018 DATE TO BE CONFIRMED Step Up #4 - Financial Security: What haven't you taken into account
14 Nov 2017 Resilience and the Science of High Performance
25 Oct 2017 ICT City Series Breakfast #4 - Disruption and Innovation: Be the Unicorn. Why there has never been a better time to break the rules and make no apologies
11 Oct 2017 AIIA Showcase the Role of the CDO - How CDOs work their magic in the digital space
13 Sep 2017 2017 Mentoring Program Closing Breakfast Session 2
01 Sep 2017 20th Annual WiT Awards
22 Aug 2017 Life Sciences Professional Development Event - The Imposter Syndrome
10 Aug 2017 Step Up #3 - Emerging Women in Leadership Workshop
14 Jul 2017 ICT City Series Breakfast #3 - Balancing the Masculine to Counter Disruption with Kristyn Haywood
28 Jun 2017 Step Up #1 - Building your Job Ready Tool Kit....continued (only open to previous participants)
21 Jun 2017 Step Up #2 - Closing the Gender Pay Gap - Contract Negotiation & the Confidence to Match
16 Jun 2017 Mentoring Program Session Two - Mentee Workshop
15 Jun 2017 How To Be An Effective Mentor Workshop
31 May 2017 Life Sciences Professional Development Event - Communicate your Impact in the Real World
24 May 2017 2017 Mentoring Program Closing Breakfast Session 1
18 May 2017 Champagne & Coding - Learn to Code Workshop: how to code your very own website, blog or game!
17 May 2017 Queensland Government - The Future of Technology in Government
03 May 2017 Step Up #1 - Building your Job Ready Tool Kit
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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