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Charlotte-Wide IT Calendar of Events
There are many opportunities in Charlotte to get involved in a variety of different organizations and meet-ups to advance an individual’s particular goals and different interests. CATC promotes and supports our partners by providing a community wide technology calendar. For CATC only or CATC-partner sponsored events, those can be seen below on the CATC Event Calendar.
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On 12 September 2018, CATC’s WISE programming held a “Future of Tech is Female” community event, bringing together more than 40 Charlotte-based organizations to share their collective missions and activities, and discuss the current and future needs women in technology. Using the CATC Pillars of INSPIRE, ADVANCE and GROW, attendees participated in breakout sessions to discuss current challenges in attracting and retaining women in technology, as well as brainstorm opportunities to partner within the community to build a stronger and…Find out more »
eFiTT is a free monthly middle school program led by CATC partners where students can learn more about IT. These creative sessions cover a variety of IT topics including hands-on activities as well as presentations from IT professionals. The content varies each month. October workshop is Creating an Interactive Game with Ruby. Leaders: Tech Talent South AlumniFind out more »
In January 2019, CATC partnered with SealedAir (https://sealedair.com/) to present a panel discussion about the 12 Habits That Hold Women Back, based on the book “How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job,” by Sally Helgesen and Marshall Goldsmith. The audience represented more than 100 individuals from across the Charlotte area, and the panelists included representation from SealedAir Corporation, Syntelli Solutions, and Microsoft Corporation. Moderated by SealedAir’s Women ERG Sponsor, Susan…Find out more »