Louisiana Women in Technology

LaWIT is an organization comprised of women dedicated to the fields of Technology, Engineering, and Science. No matter what tech-related field you're in, our organization provides a broad range of support and resources to advance women in Southern Louisiana.

We recognize the unique challenges women face in their professional careers. Our networking opportunities give members the chance to expand their professional contacts, and build upon skills and knowledge that will take their career to the next level.

LaWIT serves as a conduit between students and professionals, emphasizing the need for our next generation to pursue and master technology, engineering, and science careers. With the resources of the professional community behind it, LaWIT aims to raise awareness so that young women feel empowered to pursue a challenging, creative, and fulfilling career path.

Thanks to our Sponsors at the 3rd Annual IT-Girls Day!

A Big thank you to our Sponsors that helped make our 3rd Annual IT-Girls Day a success!

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Saturday, April 9th 2016

This event will be held at Bricolage Academy: 3368 Esplanade Ave. The New Orleans Mini Maker Faire is a celebration of the maker community in New Orleans and the surrounding region. Now in it’s third year, has seen extraordinary growth since it’s inaugural event in 2014. The first year featured 35 makers and was attended by 1,000 people, and in 2015 we featured 85 makers for over 2,300 attendees. Our mission is to continue to seek out and showcase the culture of art, design, and do-it-yourself that has made New Orleans one of America’s most unique cities.

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