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UW Women In IT

UW Women In IT is dedicated to developing strategies to improve the recruitment, retention and advancement of women working in information technology on campus.

Supported by the Office of the Chief Information Officer, the 450+ member organization holds regular educational and networking events open to all members of campus, often partnering with organizations with similar missions to create the best possible workforce.

Past events

Karen Catlin
“A Fireside Chat on Gender Allyship”

Recorded: October 20, 2021
Better Allies

Susanne Tedrick
“Living as a Woman of Color in Tech”

Recorded: June 9, 2021
We Belong In Tech


Rutgers University Women In Technology
Journey through the decades

Recorded June 17, 2021
3 different women and their educational/professional journeys in the technical fields, from the ’70s to the ’90s.

Rutgers University- Women In IT Panel

Upcoming events

There are no events currently scheduled, please try again later.


Our events are often enhanced by help with publicity and co-sponsorship of our generous partners,
including but not limited to:

ACM’s Women in Computing at UW-Madison (WACM)
Women in Science & Engineering Leadership Institute (WISELI)
UW-Madison Women in Leadership-Coffee & Conversation
UW IT Connects



Sara Tate-Pederson

Manda Johnson (COE)

Steering Team

Suzanne Broadberry (DCS), Salima Currimbhoy (VCFA), Amy Diestler (SMPH), Mehrnaz Ahmadi Joobaneh (ODMAS), Rob Kohlhepp (CAE), Jay Ray (Libraries), Jeanette School (DoIT/ATP), Annette Stratman-Durrer (DoIT)