Past Events

TED Circles hosted by WiTT: Here and Now: Social Media and Democracy

WiTT’s first meeting of 2021 was a members-only launch of our TED Circle.  TED Circles is a community of small groups that discuss big ideas. Our plan is to host a TED Circles talk and discussion with a small group of our members every other month in 2021. The January event featured Yaël Eisenstat’s TED2020 talk, previously […]

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5G – Why Is It Different?

5G is not just an upgrade to 3G and 4G. Not just a go-faster technology; it is a whole new way of interacting with the mobile world. This panel session explored why 5G is so different from its predecessor technologies. It looked at the underlying architecture that supports the technology, how this differs from what […]

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TED Circles hosted by WiTT: Consumption, what’s your function?

On March 16th WiTT held thesecond gathering of our members-only TED Circle.  TED Circles is a community of small groups that discuss big ideas. We will host a TED Circles talk and discussion every other month in 2021.  The March event featured Kathryn Bouskill’s TEDxManhattanBeach talk, “The unforeseen consequences of a fast-paced world.” Here are some of […]

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Which STEM careers are for you? A “Girls in ICT Day” event

When it comes to encouraging women into science, technology and engineering, we just haven’t got the messaging right. Most girls decide that jobs and careers in science are “not for people like me.” Let’s do something about this! In celebration of ‘Girls in ICT Day’, WiTT invited Averil Macdonald OBE to lead her “People Like […]

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Tech Development and Adoption

In March 2020, just a few weeks into the first lockdown, McKinsey published an article that said, “recent data show that we have vaulted five years forward in consumer and business digital adoption in a matter of around eight weeks. Banks have transitioned to remote sales and service teams…grocery stores have shifted to online ordering […]

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TED Circles hosted by WiTT: Our bodies

In June WiTT will host a members-only TED Circle.  TED Circles is a community of small groups that discuss big ideas. We will host a TED Circles talk and discussion every other month in 2021.  We plan to screen and discuss two short talks: Olivia Arthur, TED@BCG: Meditations on the intersection of humanity and technology https://www.ted.com/talks/olivia_arthur_meditations_on_the_intersection_of_humanity_and_technology and […]

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Establishing Your Professional Brand

As we move from the total virtual working world toward a new hybrid business model, the process of selling and connecting with clients has accelerated digital communications, social selling and networking. Recent studies show that 68% of business buyers prefer to use influencing channels to support their decision-making; they also prefer to transact on marketplaces. […]

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