2019 WiTWA Events & News

We organise events to facilitate communication, networking and conversation about women in technology, STEM and innovation.
Our events are open to everyone (all genders).

2019 WiTWA [+] Conference tickets selling fast! Voting for the People Choice Award OPEN NOW.

What is the 'fourth industrial revolution' and how will it impact job seekers? What changes can education and training providers expect? How do employers empower their workforce to adapt to the onslaught of changes in the new world of automation, big data, internet of things, artificial intelligence, blockchain, drones and 5G? What does this all mean for my career?

All these questions were addressed at last night’s sell-out TECHXchange event held in the stunning heritage building which is now home to Curtin University’s presence in the heart of the CBD.

Rocky Scopelliti, world-renowned futurologist and Director of the Centre for Industry 4.0 at Optus; Julia Richardson, Professor of HR at Curtin University and author of two books on career management and ways of working; and our very own Tina Ambrose, Director of technical recruitment firm Valrose, explored their take on the Future of Work and how we can prepare for it.

Concepts such as our capacity to adapt, data literacy, culture identity change and the notion of contemporary careers captured the imagination of our audience. The conversation could have lasted for hours and was expertly guided by Sasha Hilton, State Delivery Manager at Readify… Read more

Tickets to our inaugural one-day conference, WiTWA [+] 2019 are selling fast, with fabulous interest in hearing from and meeting outstanding leaders and companies in tech [+] who inspire action towards diversity and equality across the world. Through our program we seek to inspire, connect and enable, bringing to life the statement if you can see her you can be her.

Held on Thursday 24 October at the Hyatt Regency Perth, the day will be filled with stories of ingenuity, adversity and triumph from some extraordinary local, national and international role models in the tech [+] space so all attendees can expand their idea of what's possible. The day also includes stories from companies striving to achieve diversity and equality in tech[+] industries, some professional-development style learning and an abundance of opportunities for WA's tech [+] community to engage with each other throughout the day. The Conference will include with the 2019 WITWA Tech [+] 20 Awards - a celebration of all 188 amazing women nominated as Role Models in WA. Congratulations to all who nominated themselves or another amazing woman!

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Pssst: are you a potential WiTWA[+] sponsor? Check out our prospectus to become a partner in our inaugural one day conference on Thursday 24 October 2019 where we’ll bring to life our catch-cry: if you can see her, you can be her. It’s going to be even bigger and better than our ‘20 in 20’ Awards night!

Here are some of our past event sponsors.