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.


IT Girls 2.0!!!

IT Girls 2.0!

Thank you again to all of our sponsors! This event could not have been made possible if it weren't for you! This event was bigger and better than last year, and girls had a wonderful time!

Cash Sponsors:
Louisiana Technology Park
Geocent
Sparkhound
Envoc

In-Kind Sponsors:
Costco
Trader Joe's
Bet-R Neighborhood Market

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*Community Spotlight*
Alyssa Carson
"I Am The Mars Generation"

Alyssa Carson is an extraordinary young lady.
(From Innovation & Tech Today)
Her story is contagious. In a world where young women rarely gain global popularity for their intelligence and hard work, Alyssa has made a name in the relentless pursuit of her goal: to be the first human on Mars. With the awe-inspiring support of her father, Bert, Alyssa travels around the world delivering speeches on the importance of exploring space, as well as science in general. Just 13, sheโ€™s truly a remarkable person. Sheโ€™s attended every Space Camp in the world, and speaks Chinese, French, Spanish, and some Turkish in addition to her native English. People canโ€™t help but tell her story.

Please take a moment to read more about her journey!
http://nasablueberry.com
http://innotechtoday.com/alyssa-carson-destined-for-mars/?frompageid=13

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