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Learn more about this year’s Symposium theme.
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International Women's Day 2019: #BalanceforBetter
This International Women's Day, ITSMF will accept the call to action for accelerating gender parity. On March 8th, the Friday Symposium will feature dynamic and diverse women in each of its sessions as we celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women across the globe. Collective action and shared responsibility for driving a gender-balanced world is key. Together we will better the balance to better the world.

How will you balance for better? Learn more about #IWD2019 at www.internationalwomensday.com.

NOTE: Attendees are encouraged to incorporate the color purple into their Friday Symposium attire in recognition of International Women’s Day.
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Rebecca Shambaugh - Symposium Speaker

A highly sought-after speaker and leadership expert, Rebecca Shambaugh is the Founder and President of SHAMBAUGH Leadership, and the author of It's Not a Glass Ceiling, It's a Sticky Floor.
Jas Boothe - Symposium Speaker

Chicago native Jas Boothe is a "This-Abled" veteran, speaker, award winning filmmaker, and cancer survivor who, throughout her military career, has been dedicated to working with and advocating for soldiers and their families.

CxO Forum
Convenes the CIO and CEO peer group to discuss relevant topics that will impact business value, influence workplace culture, and transform the enterprise. Gain rare insights from subject matter experts, as well as from each other’s career experiences.
The EMERGE Forum is the ITSMF women’s leadership forum that provides attendees with the essential tools to help them advance and overcome obstacles in their technology careers. These sessions offer women of color a place to connect and collaborate with each other to become stronger, more self-aware and conscious leaders.
IGNITE Entrepreneurial Forum and Face-to-Face Sessions
Successful entrepreneurs from the ITSMF Family will share their journeys and key insights with an audience of established and emerging entrepreneurs during the IGNITE Entrepreneurial Forum. Online registration required.

Schedule an exclusive, Face-to-Face session beginning Thursday, March 7th at 10 am and throughout the symposium weekend based on availability. You’ll get to discuss your ventures, share your ideas and get candid feedback from successful entrepreneurs who will leverage their business prowess to mentor, coach and “ignite” your growth. Individual closed sessions are by appointment only.
Community Outreach - #ITSMFgives
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On Saturday, we’ll be joined by young professionals from our alliance partners, Per Scholas and Yearup. The ITSMF family will engage with them throughout the day—sharing their knowledge and experiences—to inspire these future leaders as they prepare to enter and succeed in the workforce.

Event Details

  • Where

  • The Whitley Collection Hotel
    3434 Peachtree Road NE
    Atlanta, Georgia 30326

For Questions or Registration Assistance

Email RSVP@305commevents.com from Monday-Friday between the hours of 9:30 AM-4:00 PM ET. Holidays excluded. 

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