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    WIT Girls

Where future innovators connect with today’s technology leaders.

The statistics are alarming according to the National Science Foundation. America lags behind other nations in the number of students majoring in science and engineering at colleges and universities. To improve the statistic, WIT Girls collaborates with the Georgia business community to support and inspire girls in middle and high school to break through barriers and advance opportunities in the STEAM field by providing them hands-on experience and educational workshops that ignite an early interest in careers in STEAM.

Female students benefit from WIT Girls’ main programs: Career Exploration workshops, Immersion Experience and the Job Shadow Program. By collaborating with companies like The Coca-Cola Company, Fiserv, T-Mobile, Cox Automotive, Georgia Pacific, State Farm, Turner, SunTrust, IBM and others, and with educational/nonprofit organizations such as Ron Clark Academy, Georgia FIRST robotics, Junior Achievement, Atlanta-area schools and more, we are able to offer these events at no charge to the students.

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2022

WIT Girls Job Shadow: 2022 Recap

WIT Girls Job Shadow: 2022 Recap Thank you to our WIT Girls and WIT Girls Sponsors for an incredible 2022 Job Shadow Week!  This year, our attendees had a fun, engaging, and interactive experience with some of Atlanta’s Best and Brightest leaders in technology. Our sponsors had presentations on product management,  artificial intelligence, software development, […]
2022

TCCHS group attends WIT event; Mickles wins invitation to special conference

TCCHS group attends WIT event; Mickles wins invitation to special conference  Technology as a man’s domain is an antiquated idea getting a redesign thanks to opportunities like the Virtual Reality Environment Design event sponsored by Women in Technology and attended by Thomas County Central High School Girls Who Code club.  Sponsor Mark Thompson, who teaches […]
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6/23 WIT Girls: Discover How Technology Powers Art & Music with Apple

WIT Girls: Discover How Technology Powers Art & Music with Apple Join WIT +  Apple at their Avalon store and explore your artistic side! Through this awesome opportunity, our WIT Girls will learn art skills with Procreate. They will also get a chance to create their own music with GarageBand. WIT Girls, you won’t want […]
2022

WIT Girls: Virtual Environment Design RECAP

WIT Girls Virtual Environment Design RECAP Our WIT Girls participated in a Virtual Reality event with Futurus President and CEO, Annie Eaton, where they learned how to build environments in the virtual space! IMG_9734 IMG_9738 trip group trip genesis design trip 9 trip 8 trip 7 trip 6 trip 4 trip 3 trip 2 trip […]
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WIT Girls Job Shadow

WIT Girls Job Shadow 2022 – Coming this July 2022! This year’s WIT Girls Job Shadow attendees should come prepared to have a fun, engaging, and interactive experience with some of Atlanta’s Best and Brightest leaders in technology. Each year is different and you do not want to miss out on what’s new! In the […]
2022

WIT GIRLS Job Shadow 2022

WIT GIRLS Job Shadow 2022 WIT Girls Job Shadow is coming up Monday, July 11 through Friday, July 15! This year’s WIT Girls Job Shadow attendees should come prepared to have a fun, engaging, and interactive experience with some of Atlanta’s Best and Brightest leaders in technology. Each year is different and you do not want to miss […]

WIT Girl Programs

Career Exploration Workshops

Attend exclusive sessions featuring panels of professionals for a Career Exploration Workshop. As the next generation of female leaders, be inspired by the shared journeys, insights and lessons of current female leaders.

Immersion Experience

Immersion Experiences are an opportunity for WIT Girls to immerse themselves into a particular role to solve a problem or work as a part of a team. Get ready to immerse yourself in an Atlanta area company!

WIT Girls Mentoring Program

Build personal connections with WIT women! Our year-long one-on-one mentoring program pairs WIT Girls with women currently working in STEAM careers.

Job Shadowing

Young girls are provided with a glimpse of the day-to-day excitement a career in technology as they participate in the Job Shadow program. For one week each year, high school girls are paired with various career women in the technology field so they can learn what their future holds when they pursue an education and career in a STEAM field.

WIT Graduation Cords On Sale Now!

Are you an upcoming graduate a part of our WIT Girls Program? Purchase your Graduation Cord today!

WIT Girls Scholarships

The 2022 WIT Girls Scholarship Applications Open on January 4th, 2021. Click “read more” to learn about the requirements, criteria and application process.

WIT Girls Virtual Job Shadow 2021 – RECAP

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WIT Girl Spotlight

Zora Felix

WIT Girl Zora Felix (right) gave back to her community this summer as part of the Atlanta Community Food Bank Youth Summit! She and 24 other high school students spent one week of their summer break participating in service learning activities and learning about food insecurity issues.


Sri Vaishnavi Ghantasala

Congratulations on being accepted to Georgia Tech!

Meet your WIT Girls Volunteer Leadership Team

Primary Leadership Team

Carrisa Jones, Volunteer Director- Ambassadors Program, Networking Events, Mentoring

Carrisa Jones

Volunteer Program Director – Ambassadors Program, Networking Events, Mentoring
Miranda Hudson, Volunteer Director-Immersion, Career Explorations, Job Shadow, Mentors, School Partnerships

Tara Allen

Volunteer Program Director – Career Explorations, Mentors, School Partnerships
Miranda Hudson, Volunteer Director-Immersion, Career Explorations, Job Shadow, Mentors, School Partnerships

Annie Eaton

Volunteer Program Director – Arts
Angel VanEllison

Jada Quandt

Volunteer Project Manager

Immersion Events Team

Lauren Dornfeld Volunteer Program Manager

Lauren Dornfeld

Volunteer Program Manager

Job Shadow Program Team

Tara Allen Volunteer Program Manager

Miranda Hudson

Volunteer Program Manager
Chelsie Willis, Program Manager- Job Shadow

Chelsie Willis

Volunteer Program Manager

Mentor Program Team

Hassana Moe Volunteer Program Manager

Hassana Moe

Volunteer Program Manager

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