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An Ally’s View

I occasionally am asked why am I active in the Women In Tech community and why I attend WIT meetups. The answer is many-fold: to celebrate successes, to offer support, to listen. As a gay, white male, many of the same people in the rooms that I attend are my allies and I theirs. I […]

A Personal Journey

The support the WIT community provides is a strong energetic undercurrent.  There is always a cheerleader/mentor/extra hand around to help with any questions.  You can reach out on Twitter, LinkedIn, or the Trailblazer community and someone will always be able to find someone who can help you along.  I’ve never experienced that in my career […]

5 Reasons I Joined the WITness Success Core Team

WITness Success 2017 was my first Salesforce Community-organized event, and it will always hold a special place in my heart. As a new leader of the Washington, DC WIT group, I felt it was important that I attend this inaugural event to form relationships with my colleagues from across the globe. Sure, I knew that […]

MST Solution’s Women in Technology

We are fortunate to work for an organization that not only supports diversity and inclusion, but one that encourages innovation and ignites passion! It is because of this that we were inspired to found MST Solution’s Women in Technology (WIT) program in 2017.  Since the program’s inception, our eyes have been opened to endless possibilities on […]

WITness Success Spotlight: Allison Park

Allison Park came up the traditional IT career path as a business analyst/programmer/executive for different service and product oriented corporations. She earned a B.A. in Philosophy and an M.S. in Information Technology from Northwestern University. Then, she discovered Salesforce (cue the dramatic music). This started her down a consulting path helping companies to use Salesforce […]

#WITConf Content: Collection, Curation, Collaboration, & Celebration

 We are 45 days from the event and for weeks now have already selected all our speakers for breakouts, keynotes & pre-conference sessions. While we’re still updating the website and waiting for some headshots, let’s talk about how we did things this year. The Content Form We introduced our form with this ask: “The leadership […]

Different Than a “Dreamin”

Other “Dreamin’s” All over the globe, user group-led regional events have been popping up over the years. The idea of these events is that the local user group leaders will bring host an extra special couple of days of user group meeting something like a mini Dreamforce event to their local area. If one has been hosted […]