What we're about

Are you a woman contributing to the boom of Charleston's growing tech industry? Even if you are new to the tech industry and are interested in learning how to become a part of this fast growing sector, join us! Charleston Women in Tech is a collaborative effort of Charleston’s women leaders, educators, and tech professionals to support and mentor women of all ages in the technology industry. At Charleston Women in Tech you can connect with other brilliant women from the Charleston tech community and discuss important topics such as work/life balance, working in a male dominated industry, and how to navigate the hiring process. We have a fantastic group of mentors and women leaders from throughout the community available to discuss these topics and share their insights. So come, learn, network, and be inspired by our panels, events, and forums!

Upcoming events (2)

Women in Technology: Paths Toward Leadership

Blue Acorn iCi

CWIT Summer Meetup at Blue Acorn iCi ( the full-service content & commerce agency leaders in Charleston) will feature three phenomenal women representing as many diverse tech industry fields: Projects / Partnerships / Engineering. Each speaker will share their professional journey through a 10 minute 'TedX' style presentation highlighting how they started a path into leadership, followed by Q&A. As usual, there will also be plenty of camaraderie & networking before & afterwards with amazing Charleston women in technology at every stage in their careers. Beer, wine & light horderves will be served. Don't miss your opportunity to Connect - Support - Prepare yourself and others for stellar careers in technology! Speakers: Sarah Schaill, Director of Project Management, Blue Acorn https://www.linkedin.com/in/shschaill Lone Dunlavey, Director of Marketing, Blue Acorn https://www.linkedin.com/in/ldunlavey Jessica Patterson, Founder & Developer, Red Sunflower https://www.linkedin.com/in/jlpat33

Remote Works

The Skinny Dip: Charleston Edition


Join nationally renowned executive coaches & business consultants: Mary Jo Romeo (https://www.linkedin.com/in/maryjoromeo/) & Liz Guthridge (https://www.linkedin.com/in/lizguthridge/) for new workshop series created specifically to empower women in Charleston's growing remote workforce. Mary Jo and Liz will engage you in a discussion on the core components of working remotely and help you to discover tips, tools and techniques to improve your professional effectiveness, reach career aspirations, and build stronger, better connections inside and outside your organization. Our first workshop will include time to meet other members of the Charleston remote technology community. You’ll also take part in designing future sessions of this series, discussing specific issues around work / life balance. Together we will discover how to create your best life that will enable you to grow and glow in your career! Like you, Mary Jo and Liz live and work in Charleston while serving global tech organizations, including startups too! Their coaching and consulting assignments include gigs with LinkedIn, Facebook, Salesforce.com, PagerDuty, HP, Blackbaud as well other organizations in a range of industries. Fee: $20 person, which includes drinks and nibbles, sponsored by women owned CATCH Talent and The Skinny Dip.

Past events (22)

Being the Only Woman on the Team


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