Resources for Women in Technology

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Women are severely underrepresented in all top corporate leadership positions, including chief information officer, but don't let the numbers spook you, say three CIOs, an executive recruiter and a global consultant. Savvy companies are starting to recogn

Resources for Women in Technology

Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology
A nonprofit organization, based in Palo Alto, Calif., and funded by technology firms.

Association for Women in Computing
A nonprofit professional organization for individuals with an interest in information technology.

A New York City-based research and advisory group that promotes women leaders.

The Society for Information Management (SIM)
An international organization of information-technology executives. Its premier event is SIMposium.

Information Technology Association of America
A trade association, made up of over 325 corporate members, focuses on a wide range of policy issues including promoting diversity in the I.T. workforce.

Women in Technology International (WITI)
A global organization, made up of about 95% women, that offers career development, conferences and other programs. Its members come from all industries.

This article was originally published on 2006-12-20
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Anna Maria was assistant managing editor Forbes.com. She held the posts of news editor and executive editor at Internet World magazine and was city editor and Washington correspondent for the Connecticut Post, a daily newspaper in Bridgeport. Anna Maria has a B.A. from the University of Rhode Island.
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