• Wed, January 17, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Capital Factory
    • 4

    Event Details:

    $10 general admission
    (Appetizers & 2 complimentary drinks included)

    Location: Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701

    Time: 6:00 – 8:00PM

    Event Schedule:

    6:00-7:00PM registration and networking

    7:00-7:45PM panel discussion

    7:45-8:00PM Q&A with audience

    Meet The Panel

    Angie Cartwright

    Angie is an accomplished Human Resources professional currently serving as the Sr. Director Human Resource Business Partner for Acxiom.  Angie partners with IT & Ops, legal and research/innovation divisional teams, to develop and execute strategies that foster organizational and people effectiveness.  Previously, Angie was Director of Talent Management for Media General, where Angie managed a team of five in support of over 5,500 employees throughout 77 locations. During her tenure, she made great impact in aligning HR strategy with business objectives through designing and implementing leadership and individual contributor competency models, succession planning toolkits, various performance toolkits, and company-wide engagement and job satisfaction surveys. She was also deeply involved in M&A transactions, including the integration of several companies into the Media General culture.  Angie holds a Masters in Human Relations Management and Bachelors in Marketing and Business Administration. Certifications include SHRM-CP and PHR, coaching, MBTI.

    Robin Murray Coats

    Robin is a Talent and Culture Leader who focuses on Strategic Talent Management. She has over 15 years of Talent Management and HR experience ranging from Talent Attraction and Employee Relations at the City of Austin to Talent Management at Tech Organizations throughout Austin. Robin is a passionate advocate for diversity in the workplace and works with organizations to find and engage highly qualified diverse candidates during the recruitment process. 

    Sala K. Funderburgh

    Sala is an experienced, well-trained IT professional with nearly 15 years in designing, implementing, and maintaining applications for a diverse group of high-end business partners-including Whole Foods Market – due to her strong understanding of software development lifecycle principals. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering with a minor in Mathematics from Mississippi State University. Sala is a member of the National Society of Black Engineers, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and has volunteered as a Summer Intern Coordinator for KIPP Austin (Texas) Public Schools from May 2012 to May 2014 mentoring and preparing graduating high school seniors for real-world job-searching and interviewing. As a servant-leader, she provides help to individuals in her community who are going through employment transition. Additionally, she has actively participated with the non-profit organization named Leap to Success that helps to provide other non-profit organizations with IT skilled volunteers.  Sala is also a devoted wife and mother of three children. Currently, Sala manages a 53-member team for Charles Schwab Co., Inc., focused on providing high-quality and stable online security for clients.

    Denise Lucas 

    Denise serves the City of Austin as the Deputy Director of the Development Services Department.  In this role, Denise provides oversight and direction for the Building Permit Plan Review Division (Commercial and Residential), the Building Permit Inspections Division (Commercial and Residential), the Site/Subdivision and Environmental Inspections Division (Infrastructure and Environmental Inspections) and the Service Center.  She has served the City for close to 8 years, first as the Deputy Purchasing Officer focusing on Contract Services, Administration and Contract Monitoring and then as the Deputy CIO for Enterprise Application  and Business Transformation Services.  In this role, she provided oversight and direction for Enterprise Application Services, Internet and Enterprise Development Services, Information Systems, Enterprise Applications and Data Services, and Open Government initiatives.  Prior to joining the City of Austin, Denise held various senior level positions in procurement in the private sector, high tech industry, manufacturing and professional legal services.  She has an M.B.A. in Business Management from St. Edwards University and a B.S. in Human Resources Management from Friends University.  In addition, Denise is a Certified Procurement Manager (C.P.M.) and has achieved lifetime certification status.

    “Having worked in multiple sectors and organizations, I have found no work more fulfilling than the work of a public servant.  Every day we get the privilege to make a positive impact in our community and the residents who live here and count on us to build a better Austin together.” 

    Phyllis Post

    Phyllis Post is the global head of IT for Merck’s Commercial division (www.merck.com), where she is responsible for enabling business value through strategic partnerships, and implementing and orchestrating the delivery of priority capabilities and user-oriented solutions. This includes value-add and innovative solutions to help the company meet its customer, revenue and productivity goals as well as Commercial and Patient solutions.

    Since joining the Company in 1998, Ms. Post has also held IT leadership positions supporting Merck’s Global Research Laboratories and the Corporate Enterprise division. As the Asia Pacific Client Services and IT Regional Center Leader, Ms. Post provided regional leadership for both the IT Innovation & Development Center and the IT business partnerships for Commercial, Manufacturing and R&D divisions. Prior to joining Merck, Ms. Post worked for a variety of mid-tier typesetting and web development companies that were engaged primarily in the publication of financial, scientific, medical and technical materials. Additionally, Ms. Post served as a board member for the Typesetters Association of NY and as President for PrintNJ. Ms. Post holds an MBA in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix, as well as a B.A. from Douglass College.

    • Wed, February 07, 2018
    • The Goodnight Austin, 2700 W Anderson Ln #101, Austin, TX 78757

    Details coming soon!

    • Thu, March 01, 2018

Check out some of our past events

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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Each year, AWT develops and maintains 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, Happy Hours & Mixers, among many other special events.

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