Plan to attend "a not to miss” Women’s Leadership Lunch on Tuesday, April 30th at 11:30. Leadership Lunches provide a mid-day networking and educational opportunity for women in technology related careers.
Our keynote speaker for the April 30th event is Kay Kapoor who was recently named President, AT&T Federal, the unit within AT&T that serves a wide range of federal agencies. In her new role, Kapoor leads a 4,000 employee organization responsible for delivering IT and professional services solutions to government customers at the federal level. Kay brings 25 years of experience in the government contracting and technology space to AT&T. Most recently, she served as chief executive of Accenture Federal Services, the company's federal business unit. She also held executive positions at ITT Corporation and Lockheed Martin. Kay will provide her insights into success.
The cost is $30.00 to attend. Please use the following link to register through Women in Technology's site, http://tinyurl.com/bl4nlcr
This Leadership Lunch is a joint event with Women in Technology (WIT), the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council’s Women in Tech Forum, The Women of AT&T – Maryland Chapter, Path Forward Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Howard County Center for Entrepreneurship.
About Women In Technology (WIT):
Women in Technology (WIT) is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of advancing women in technology - from the classroom to the boardroom - by providing advocacy, leadership development, networking, mentoring and technology education. With nearly 1000 members in the Washington, D.C.-area, WIT strives to meet its vision of being the premier organization empowering women to be architects of change in the
technology industry. www.womenintechnology.org
About Chesapeake Regional Tech Council:
Founded in 1992, the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council (CRTC) energizes and propels the advancement of technologies with the exchange of ideas, expertise and business and partnership opportunities. The CRTC is a resource for visibility, connections, knowledge and education for technology companies in and around the Annapolis-Washington-Baltimore area, attracting new technology companies to the region and helping emerging technology companies grow and prosper in this increasingly dynamic environment. The CRTC is a non-profit membership organization supported by a grant from the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (MD DBED) and a grant from the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation (AAEDC) and enabled by membership and annual sustaining sponsorship. More than 270 businesses from the Annapolis-Washington-Baltimore area are members of the council, including many of the area’s well-known leading technology companies. www.chesapeaketech.org
The Women of AT&T – Maryland Chapter:
Women of AT&T-MARYLAND is organized to connect and inspire members
to achieve their personal and professional Goals and to effect change in
About Path Forward Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship:
The Path Forward Center has been formed as a nonprofit to help women with intellect and intent to start and expand businesses beyond themselves. Its flagship program, ACTiVATE®, helps women start technology-based businesses from a variety of sources including technology transfer and then brings together complimentary programs to help women build capacity as they grow and scale their businesses. www.PathForwardCenter.org
ACTiVATE(R) is a registered trademark of UMBC and used under exclusive license. The Path Forward Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship has been designated a tax exempt corporation through the I.R.S. statute, section 501(c)(3).
The Howard County Economic
Development Authority (HCEDA)
The Howard County Economic
Development Authority (HCEDA) is a public-private partnership whose
primary goal is to promote economic growth and stability by supporting
existing businesses, targeting new businesses and attracting corporate
and regional headquarters. In short, the role of the HCEDA is to
encourage businesses start, grow or relocate to Howard County. An
integral part of the HCEDA is the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship,
also known as the MCE. MCE offers a rich, collaborative network of
resources for entrepreneurs. MCE’s value prop is simple: to bring
together the right people and resources – all under one roof. Under that
* The Innovation Catalyst (iCat) program offers
entrepreneurs key resources and support, including mentoring,
educational programs and networking, as well as a mail drop and optional
dedicated office space.
* The Howard Technology Council gives tech companies a forum for engagement, collaboration and education.
* The Business Resource Center provides training and counseling for non-tech, services-based, or early-stage companies.
The goal of the HCEDA is to give businesses in Howard County all the support they need to be successful.