WITI (Women in Technology International), the nation's leading trade association for professional tech-savvy women will launch its premiere issue of WITI Savvy magazine at "Taking the Lead...In the Digital Age" Conference this July. The summer issue, which will be the first of two issues published this year, will be distributed to conference attendees, select WITI members and progressively online.
The premiere WITI Savvy cover will feature Catherine S. Brune, senior vice president and chief information officer, Allstate Insurance Company, the nation's largest publicly held personal lines insurer. Brune's story focuses on leadership, her management philosophy and career track record, as well as how she achieves a healthy work/life balance.
"Catherine epitomizes the face and character of WITI Savvy," said Carolyn Leighton, CEO, chairwoman and founder of WITI. "She is a highly successful, intelligent and well-respected woman who will enrich reader's lives through sharing her personal and professional experiences."
Each issue of WITI Savvy will address WITI's unique editorial mission of empowering women. The magazine will provide a forum for discussing technology trends and communicating opportunities that help professional women achieve goals faster and smarter. In addition, WITI Savvy will dedicate sections to independent research studies, storytelling, member updates and network news, as well as contributed columns authored by WITI members and regular letters from Leighton.
"WITI Savvy will serve multiple purposes," said Peter Hagen, president of Roblor Media Inc. and publisher of WITI Savvy. "The magazine addresses areas of interest for a specific demographic of women, while also serving as a vehicle for advertisers to showcase their brands among a successful, finely targeted audience. In addition, as WITI continues to expand its member base and Networks worldwide, we expect WITI Savvy will become an increasingly vital communications tool."
Lifestyle stories or professional achievements that reflect the fabric of tech-savvy women across the nation are open to be submitted by the general public. These contributions should be motivating anecdotes that focus on the theme of women innovating the technology landscape through pioneering work.
In 2007, quarterly issues will be released with additional pages, features and recaps of previous conferences. WITI Savvy is available as a membership benefit for WITI members. Portions of the magazine will become available online. For more information, visit http://www.witi.com.
The WITI Las Vegas Conference on July 9-11 is open to members and non-members. For more information on attending the Las Vegas Conference, please visit http://www.witi.com/center/conferences/lasvegas/.
Since 1989, WITI is the nation's leading trade professional association for professional, tech-savvy women worldwide. With a global network of smart, talented women and a market reach exceeding 2 million, WITI has established powerful strategic alliances and programs to provide connections, resources, and opportunities within a supportive environment of women committed to helping each other achieve their goals faster and smarter. WITI's mission is to empower women worldwide to achieve unimagined possibilities and transformations through technology, leadership and economic prosperity.
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