Each year, AWT develops and maintains monthly programs designed to help our members grow both their technical and "soft" skills, while providing opportunities to network with each other and give back to the community. Our calendar includes Intelligent Conversations with IT Thought Leaders, philanthropic events, the Women in Tech Summit at InnoTech Austin, Austin happy hours, and special "Members Only" events. 

Spots are limited at many of our events, so be sure to register for those you're interested in... and spread the word to friends & colleagues! Members receive discounted registration to every event, so if you are not yet a member, sign up here.

    • Thu, March 28, 2024
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • ESO, 11500 Alterra Pkwy, Austin, TX, 78758
    • 149

    Early Bird Registration is now open to AWT Members!
    Registration for non-members will open two weeks prior to the event.

    In an era where the only constant is change, professionals in technology find themselves at the crossroads of career transition. Whether it's scaling up for a promotion, pivoting to a new role, or seeking fulfillment in a new industry, the journey is fraught with uncertainty. The key to thriving in this landscape is not just resilience but a strategic embrace of adaptability and a deep understanding of one's unique capabilities.

    Join Esther Weinberg, a renowned leadership development strategist, as she guides you through the intricacies of career transformation with clarity and purpose. In this engaging session, you'll uncover:

    • Strategies for Identifying and Articulating Your Core Skills: Learn how to map your abilities to diverse roles and industries, ensuring your skill set remains relevant and in demand.
    • Blueprint for Building a 'Skill Portfolio': Discover how to compile and present your capabilities in a way that resonates across professional spectrums, opening doors to new opportunities.
    • Tools for Cultivating Key Soft Skills: Gain insights into the nuanced soft skills that distinguish you in the workplace, from strategic communication to empathetic leadership, setting you apart in any career path.

    What to Expect:

    • Workshop Format: Dive into a dynamic and interactive workshop that encourages active participation and hands-on learning.
    • Insightful Discussions: Engage in thought-provoking discussions that will provide deeper insights into the session's themes, enhancing your understanding and takeaway value.
    • Practical Tools and Worksheets: Utilize specially designed worksheets and resources that will guide you through the session, helping you to crystallize your thoughts and strategies.
    • Immediate Application: Gain access to a suite of practical tools and frameworks, crafted for immediate application, to navigate your career path with confidence and precision.

    This session promises not just insights but actionable takeaways that will empower you to navigate your career transition with confidence, backed by a clear understanding of your value and potential.

    About Our Speaker

    Esther Weinberg is a trailblazer in executive coaching and leadership development, with a rich history of empowering high-caliber professionals in dynamic sectors. With over 20 years of experience, Esther has impacted over 25,000 individuals and transformed over 100 brands. Her innovative strategies have generated over $150 million for organizations she has partnered with. Her client roster includes industry giants such as Netflix, NBCUniversal, Microsoft, Adobe, Disney and Nike. 

    Esther is also the co-Founder of the being Me Foundation whose mission is to create breakthroughs through global Ontological coaching and leadership programs that redefine diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging for the LGBTQIA+ community.

    Esther is a contributor to Forbes and is the host of the podcast Deeply Simply Human.


    • When: Thursday, March 28th, 2024, from 5:30pm - 8:00pm CST
    • Where: ESO Solutions, 11500 Alterra Pkwy, Austin, TX, 78758
    • Parking: There is a free parking lot out front. Disregard the kiosks that ask you to pay. We have that covered.
    • Attire: Wear whatever makes you feel good! 
    • Food and Drinks: Light snacks, wine, water, and tea will be available.


    We could not put on excellent events without the support of Sponsors, Community Partners, and Donors. We would like to that the following organizations.

    Event Sponsor - Apex Systems

    We reimagined value. Our consultants and subject matter experts deliver solutions that are customer-focused and value-driven.  From requirements definition to full managed services, we provide a continuum of solutions to support all your digital needs.

    Event Host - ESO Solutions

    ESO offers an integrated suite of software products for EMS agencies, fire departments, and hospitals that are transforming the way first responders collect, share, report, and analyze critical information to improve community health and safety.

    By registering, I grant AWT permission to use any images taken of me during the event for the AWT website, presentations, signs, and advertisements. I understand that I will not receive compensation for such use and hereby release AWT and anyone work

    • Tue, April 30, 2024
    • 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Austin Convention Center

    The Austin Women in Tech Summit is April 30, at the Austin Convention Center

    Visit www.atxwitsummit.com for information and registration.

    This one-day professional development event includes six hours of education, keynote luncheon, important networking opportunities, wine and reception. 

    Discounted Registration – Full day conference is only $68 by using Discount Code WIT20. Includes full day conference, keynote luncheon, reception, networking and more. Registration is open and we invite you to join us. Go to www.atxwitsummit.com to register.

    Agenda includes:
    • Women in Tech Luncheon - #IamRemarkable Workshop 
    • The Role of Communication in Women’s Career Advancement  
    • The Art of Negotiation – Salary, Jobs and more
    • Upskilling for Your Future – Women in Security CISO Panel
    • What Happened on the Way to the C-Suite and What's Next
    • Combatting Misinformation and Dis-information in AI and Beyond
    • Emerging Tech in Climate and Sustainability 
    • Power of Community: Together is Better 
    • Resilient Leadership: Navigating Conflicts, Fostering Collaboration, and Achieving Success with the AWT Board
    • Plus more to be announced
    • Access to all InnoTech conference sessions

    Register here: https://www.innotechaustin.com/register 

    • Thu, May 16, 2024
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Texas Bankers Association, 203 W 10th St, Austin, TX 78701
    • 200

    May Mentoring Workshop

    with Marny Lifshen

    More details to come!

    By registering, I grant AWT permission to use any images taken of me during the event for the AWT website, presentations, signs, and advertisements. I understand that I will not receive compensation for such use and hereby release AWT and anyone work

    • Thu, June 20, 2024
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Halcyon Mueller, 905 Aldrich St, Suite 110, Austin, TX 78723
    • 200

    Happy Hour with AWT

    More details to come!

    By registering, I grant AWT permission to use any images taken of me during the event for the AWT website, presentations, signs, and advertisements. I understand that I will not receive compensation for such use and hereby release AWT and anyone work


Thu, February 15, 2024 Feb 15, 2024 - Galentines w/Networking Circles
Thu, January 11, 2024 Who's Austin Hiring
Thu, December 14, 2023 Happy Hour with AWT - Members Only
Thu, November 02, 2023 GIRLSGIVING
Thu, October 19, 2023 Power Up Your Mindset, Supercharge Your Impact Lunch-n-Learn (Virtual)
Thu, October 12, 2023 Our Favorite Books and Podcasts
Thu, September 14, 2023 Mentorship and Strategic Networking Workshop
Thu, August 24, 2023 Networking & Negotiation Strategies to Create Your Next Role (Virtual Lunch-n-Learn)
Thu, August 10, 2023 Happy Hour with AWT - Members Only
Thu, July 27, 2023 Community Connect Happy Hour Hosted By AWT and ATX Women in Web3
Thu, July 13, 2023 Overcoming Imposter Syndrome and Adopting a Growth Mindset
Thu, June 15, 2023 Using Improv for Better Networking
Wed, May 03, 2023 Women in Tech Summit at Innotech Austin
Thu, April 13, 2023 MEMBERS ONLY AWT Happy Hour
Thu, March 23, 2023 VIRTUAL: Apps We Love!
Thu, February 23, 2023 Gal-entine's Day - Austin Event
Thu, January 12, 2023 Austin Hiring & Workforce Trends
Thu, December 08, 2022 Speak Up, The Art of Being Heard - Virtual Event
Tue, November 01, 2022 Girls-giving, Empowering Future Leaders
Tue, October 11, 2022 5 Minutes of Fame
Thu, September 15, 2022 AWT's Speed Networking Event
Tue, August 23, 2022 Twenty Year Reunion with Past Presidents
Wed, July 27, 2022 Panel Discussion on Company Culture
Wed, June 15, 2022 Making the Most of Your Equity Compensation
Wed, May 18, 2022 May Mentoring Workshop
Wed, April 27, 2022 Women in Tech Summit Returns LIVE and In-Person
Wed, March 30, 2022 #IAmRemarkable March 30th Session
Wed, March 23, 2022 #IAmRemarkable March 23rd Session
Tue, February 22, 2022 #IAmRemarkable Feb 22nd Session
Wed, February 16, 2022 Gal-entine's Day
Sat, February 05, 2022 The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs, Exclusive Tech Night Celebration
Wed, January 19, 2022 AWT presents "Who's Austin Hiring"
Wed, December 08, 2021 Career Seeking, Switching and Strategizing
Wed, November 03, 2021 3 Game-changing Hacks to Grow Your People Skills
Tue, September 28, 2021 Role of Entrepreneurship
Thu, August 26, 2021 Virtual Networking Social
Wed, July 21, 2021 Using Allyship to Navigate Your Career
Fri, June 11, 2021 Women in the Workforce: Should I Stay or Should I Go? (Part 2)
Tue, May 25, 2021 May Mentoring Event
Tue, April 27, 2021 Overcoming Intimidation & Communicating Effectively in a Male Dominated Environment
Wed, March 31, 2021 Challenging Traditional Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Ideologies
Tue, February 23, 2021 Gal-entine's Day Member-Exclusive Event
Wed, January 27, 2021 AWT presents "Who's Austin Hiring"
Thu, December 03, 2020 Hackathon Presentations & Virtual Networking
Tue, November 17, 2020 AWT's Virtual Hackathon 2020
Wed, November 11, 2020 The One All About Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
Tue, October 27, 2020 Virtual HH & Panel: How To Lead through Adversity
Tue, October 20, 2020 Lunchtime Presentation: Self-Defense
Tue, October 13, 2020 The One All About Empowerment
Tue, September 15, 2020 The One All About Financial Independence
Tue, September 08, 2020 Lunchtime Discussion: Achieving Entrepreneurial Success
Wed, August 19, 2020 The One About Getting Results TODAY
Tue, August 11, 2020 Lunch & Learn: Developer Fallacies
Tue, July 21, 2020 The One All About Diversity and Inclusion, sponsored by ShipStation
Tue, June 16, 2020 Intelligent Conversations sponsored by Charles Schwab
Tue, June 09, 2020 Online Discussion: Keeping Your Team & Family Cyber Secure
Wed, May 20, 2020 Spring Mentor Workshop 2020
Fri, April 24, 2020 Lunch & Learn: Computing for the Endless Frontier
Fri, March 27, 2020 Live Online Discussion: Work From Home Hacks
Tue, February 18, 2020 Gal-entine's Day Member-Exclusive Event
Tue, January 21, 2020 AWT presents "Who's Austin Hiring"
Tue, December 03, 2019 Holiday Shopping & Networking Mixer at Scout & Molly's
Tue, November 19, 2019 Women in Tech Summit @ InnoTech Austin
Thu, October 24, 2019 "Bringing The Best in Tech to Beauty" with Shiseido
Wed, September 18, 2019 Building a Women's Leadership Group within your Organization
Wed, August 21, 2019 Networking & Presentation: Relationship-Building in the Workplace
Tue, July 16, 2019 Networking & Discussion: An Informative Guide to All Things Mentoring
Wed, June 19, 2019 Intelligent Conversation: The New Push for Digital
Tue, May 21, 2019 Spring Mentor Workshop
Thu, April 25, 2019 Ignite Talks presented by AWT + Blackbaud
Wed, March 20, 2019 AWT's Annual GirlStart Fundraiser
Thu, February 07, 2019 Gal-entine's Day Members-Only Event
Wed, January 16, 2019 ESO and AWT present "Who's Austin Hiring"
Mon, December 10, 2018 Intelligent Conversation & Hip Hop Dance Class with Melody DanceFit
Wed, November 07, 2018 Dress For Success Benefit
Tue, October 02, 2018 Women in Tech Summit| Innotech Austin
Tue, August 28, 2018 Embody Productivity & Boost Your Success
Wed, July 18, 2018 Intelligent Conversation: Personalizing Our Lives With AI
Tue, June 19, 2018 Networking Mixer @ Friends & Allies
Tue, May 15, 2018 AWT Mentor Workshop
Thu, April 12, 2018 Kelly Wynne's 5 Year Anniversary Bash Benefiting AWT
Thu, March 08, 2018 Annual GirlStart Fundraiser
Wed, February 07, 2018 Gal-entine's Day Members-Only Event
Wed, January 17, 2018 Merck presents "Who is Austin Hiring"
Tue, December 12, 2017 Dress for Success Holiday Mixer & Fashion Show
Thu, November 16, 2017 InnoTech Women In Tech Summit 2017
Wed, October 18, 2017 AWT Movie Night: The Empowerment Project
Sun, October 01, 2017 AWT Volunteer Workshop
Thu, September 14, 2017 Tech Talks Sponsored by Indeed
Wed, August 30, 2017 AWT & Women's Interactive Network Mixer
Thu, July 20, 2017 AWT Tech Happy Hour
Fri, June 23, 2017 We Hack Too
Tue, June 20, 2017 AWT Networking Mixer
Wed, May 17, 2017 2017 Networking & Speed Mentoring Event
Sat, May 06, 2017 HT Group Presents: 5th Annual Giveback Party
Thu, April 27, 2017 Fireside Chat - Bobbi Dangerfield
Wed, March 29, 2017 Special Event to Benefit GirlStart
Wed, February 22, 2017 AWT Networking Event
Thu, January 26, 2017 "Who is Austin Hiring?"
Mon, December 12, 2016 SPECIAL EVENT - "Dream, Girl", Documentary Screening
Thu, November 17, 2016 InnoTech Women In Tech Summit 2016
Tue, October 25, 2016 AWT Movie Screening "Code: Debugging the Gender Gap"
Wed, September 28, 2016 AWT Networking & Dress for Success Clothing Drive
Fri, August 12, 2016 "Woman to Woman" Brown Bag Lunch
Wed, July 20, 2016 AWT Networking Mixer
Thu, June 16, 2016 "Leverage your Passion + Talent Now!"
Fri, May 06, 2016 4th Annual Dress for Success Giveback Event
Thu, April 14, 2016 "Leverage your Passion + Talent into a Start Up"
Wed, March 23, 2016 Spring 2016 Non-Profit Event with GirlStart
Wed, February 17, 2016 Local Brews + Great Connections AWT Networking Happy Hour
Thu, January 28, 2016 "Who is Austin Hiring?"
Wed, November 04, 2015 Networking Happy Hour - Dress For Success Drive
Thu, October 08, 2015 Women in Tech Summit 2015
Sat, August 29, 2015 Testing for Amex
Wed, August 26, 2015 AWT Speed Mentoring Happy Hour
Wed, August 05, 2015 2015 Woman-to-Woman Brown Bag Lunch
Thu, July 23, 2015 "How Mature is Your IT?"
Wed, July 08, 2015 "Apple Mixer"
Wed, June 03, 2015 Kickoff Summer Happy Hour
Fri, May 08, 2015 3rd Annual Dress for Success Giveback Event
Thu, April 30, 2015 IT Leadership: The Challenges, Benefits and Outcomes of Embracing a Leader’s Mindset
Thu, March 26, 2015 Spring Non-Profit Event with GirlStart
Thu, February 19, 2015 Happy Hour at FACEBOOK
Thu, January 29, 2015 Beyond Big Data: A Panel Discussion on Information Management and Analytics
Wed, October 15, 2014 Women in Tech Summit 2014
Thu, October 02, 2014 Volunteer Appreciation Lunch
Fri, August 29, 2014 Austin Oracle Users Group Lunch Presentation
Fri, August 01, 2014 Networking Brown Bag Lunch
Thu, July 17, 2014 Happy Hour at Red's Porch
Thu, March 20, 2014 Fireside Chat with Mary Ann Davidson, Oracle Chief Security Officer
Fri, March 07, 2014 Dress for Success Fundraiser - "2nd Annual Giveback"
Sat, February 22, 2014 2014 Mentee Workshop
Thu, February 06, 2014 Hero or Villain? Managing Upgrades & Migrations - the Challenges and the Rewards
Wed, December 18, 2013 DeSTEMber AWT GirlStart Fundraiser
Wed, October 16, 2013 2nd Annual Women of IT Summit at InnoTech Austin
Thu, September 19, 2013 Mentorship Program Wrap-Up
Tue, August 27, 2013 IT Jobs of the Future
Fri, July 19, 2013 Volunteer Appreciation Lunch
Thu, July 11, 2013 Technology Legislation Update from Texas 83rd Legislative Session
Thu, May 09, 2013 Government Solutions in the Cloud: A Panel Discussion of the OAG’s Crime Victim’s Compensation Program
Thu, April 18, 2013 Happy Hour / Fundraiser, Benefiting Dress for Success
Tue, March 19, 2013 The Hybrid Approach to IT: A Panel Discussion
Thu, January 24, 2013 Records Management in the Cloud: A Government Perspective
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