Past Events

WiTT Special Event: The RSC’s “The Tempest” plus after-show talk

In a unique partnership with Intel, the RSC uses motion-capture technology and augmented reality in a bold reimagining of Shakespeare’s magical play, creating an unforgettable theatrical experience. This Matinee performance was followed by an exclusive talk, devised especially for WiTT, with the RSC’s award-winning Head of Digital Development, Sarah Ellis. There’s a good discussion of the […]

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WiTT Members’ Dinner with Cindy Etsell: Cooking Up Success

How many of us know what we really want to do? We spend more time planning a vacation than planning our careers. We only get one life, so let’s enjoy and embrace the journey! In the first WiTT members’ dinner of 2017, consultant and author Cindy Etsell offered great tips and tricks to use to […]

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Insights from Mobile World Congress

Mobile World Congress — the world’s biggest and most influential mobile event, which took place in Barcelona from  27 February – 2 March 2017 — had a record-breaking 108,000 attendees from 208 countries. This year, MWC showcased how mobile is the force behind every emerging innovation: according to the GSMA, it is simply The Next Element. Everything from […]

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An Evening with Mary McDowell

The Greek philosopher Heraclitus lived over 2500 years ago, but his famous adage, “the only constant is change” could have been written for today’s modern businesses, where activities like mergers, transformations,  reorganizations, new alliances, and technology disruptions have become routine. It’s great for business as successful companies capitalize on emerging opportunities. But what about business […]

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Tour of the Science Museum’s Robots Exhibition

From the dawn of mechanized human forms to cutting-edge technology fresh from the lab, Robots reveals the 500-year quest to make machines human. Focusing on why they exist rather than on how they work, the Science Museum’s blockbuster exhibition explores the ways robots mirror humanity and the insights they offer into our ambitions, desires and position […]

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WiTT-FDM event: Addressing the IT Skills Gap

Last year the World Economic Forum published its report on The Future of Jobs, a survey of chief human resources officers and top strategy executives from companies across nine broad industry categories and covering 15 of the world’s largest economies. The consensus was that the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which includes developments in fields such as artificial […]

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TED Talks Screening

WiTT’s October 2017 meeting featured a screening of selected presentations from TED, TED Global, and TEDx events that look at how women use, influence, and create technology and technology-based solutions. We focused on some of the challenges of social media, addictive apps, and machine intelligence. Here are the talks we screened:   Manoush Zomorodi How […]

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