Changing the Face of Technology with Women

Welcome to DFW*ATW

DFW Alliance of Technology and Women (DFW*ATW) is a vital non-profit organization committed to increasing the number of women in leadership and strengthening the pipeline of girls entering technology fields. Our members are women and men who support women and girls in technology. 


Upcoming Events & News


  • 26 Sep 2019 5:00 PM | Martha Osborn (Administrator)

    SAVE the DATE!!

    DFW*ATW Executive Leadership Forum (ELF)

    September 26, 2019

  • 20 Aug 2019 8:30 AM | Martha Osborn (Administrator)

    The Feld Group Institute (TFGI) is providing DFW*ATW members 2 scholarships, valued at $3000 each, for the Operationalizing Enterprise Architecture class, “Transforming in the Modern Era”, for August 20-22, 2019

    As a key part of transformation in the Modern Era, companies must do more than prescribe and govern an Enterprise Architecture. We must also build it and operationalize it. We will delve into the changing nature of the enterprise architecture required to support accelerated modernization and change. Leaders in the class will learn – just as importantly – how to put in motion the required organization, funding, and operating structures that are necessary to operationalize Enterprise Architecture design and principles. Participants leave inspired and educated, accountable for actions/changes within their organizations.

    WHO SHOULD ATTEND
    The class is designed for Enterprise Architects, Leaders of Enterprise Architecture, Portfolio/Domain Architects, and Business Architects. While the acceptance into the class is selective, the Technology Leadership Development (TLD) program is not a pre-requisite for this class. The TFGI framework will be leveraged to ensure that a common language exists between the TLD program and this class.   
     
    HOW AND WHEN TO APPLY
    You must be a DFW*ATW member. As the scholarship recipients will be based in the DFW metro area, the scholarship will ONLY cover class tuition (hotel and transportation not included). DFW*ATW will solicit applications to pick the best to candidates for the scholarships. A TFGI affiliate will help to review applications.
     
    All applications are due by July 10, 2019. The 2 winners will be chosen by July 15, 2019. Winners will be notified by email.


    For more information & to learn how to apply click HERE.

  • 8 Aug 2019 6:00 PM | Anonymous

    7 Essential Qualities of Women Who Lead

    Judy Hoberman, President of Walking on the Glass Floor and author of Selling In A Skirt, will be to engage with us and share her wisdom in the DFW*ATW August Monthly Meeting.

    When you think about leadership, what skills immediately come to mind? Perhaps strategy, negotiations, education, technical knowledge, communication, power and presence? While those are extremely important qualities to have, studies have shown that soft skills are even more important in leadership than the hard skills we have grown accustomed to. While hard skills will get you the job, it's the soft skills that will get you to the top.

    In the engaging and interactive session, Judy will speak about 7 essential leadership qualities and traits that are paramount to success. Be prepared to walk away with useful, proven tips and best practices.

    Click HERE for more information & to register!


  • 11 Jun 2019 5:22 PM | Martha Osborn (Administrator)

    Marsha Clark & Associate's POWER OF SELF (PoS) Program

    POWER OF SELF is a year-long development program (2019-2020), enhanced by individual coaching, that offers women greater clarity and a strategic framework for making deliberate choices in all dimensions of their lives. At the conclusion of the program, participants report substantial growth in their ability to:

    • Provide confident leadership
    • Gain clarity and self-awareness
    • Create more effective working relationships
    • Develop greater trust in supporting and mentoring women
    • Become a powerful resource for shared learning in their organization

    DFW*ATW and Marsha Clark and Associates are promoting the PoS scholarship as an opportunity for women in executive and other high-potential leadership positions in the technology industry worldwide. Those interested in and suited for this program must possess a passion to help other women grow professionally, as well as the desire for self-improvement, self-awareness, and an overall commitment to increasing their capacity for leadership.

    The POWER OF SELF program spans a series of sessions from October 2019 - September 2020. This is an in-depth program that challenges women to grow immeasurably, both personally and professionally. The DFW*ATW scholarship will be awarded to one of our current members.  

    Applications are due July 31, 2019 - must be a current DFW*ATW member to apply. 

    Click HERE for more Information, the application & registration. 

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