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.
Member Spotlight: Dima Ghawi I would like to take a moment and highlight Dima Ghawi's contributions to LaWIT. Dima has been key in connecting organizations in the community that have similar missions. Recently the Baton Rouge Business Report featured an article about Dima! Congratulations Dima! http://www.businessreport.com/business/best-advice-dima-ghawi-talent-development-manager-ibmread more
Mrs. Kim Fossey does a great job of exploring Louisiana's strategy and capacity for advancing STEM education, careers, and workforce for all. Louisiana has its own array of STEM assets, strengths and approaches in place - thus this site is designed to discover these strategies and activities. Please take a moment to read her blog! I am sure she would appreciate any comments or new discussion topics!read more