April Newsletter

Spring Has Sprung!

And after a strong start to the year, your WICT Northern California chapter is ready for this season of growth and opportunity.  
In May, we are proud to bring you a kickoff event launching our new Mentoring Program: Mentoring Affinity Groups (M.A.G.).  This program has been designed to enhance the professional development of WICT Northern California members through mentorship from industry experts.  Participants will have the opportunity to grow their leadership skill set, enhance self-confidence and build executive presence.

Start your journey by joining us on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at the Round Hill Country Club in Alamo, CA from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM. 

Special Thanks to our Sponsors:

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Pure Ambition is also offering WICT Northern California members a 5% discount on their coaching services. Contact them for details at :


Or by phone at 510.859.7579.  

To learn more about their offerings, visit their website at :


Upcoming Events:

Come out and join us!  

Mentoring Kickoff 
Wednesday, May 6
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A Taste Of WICT
Thursday, June 4
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WICT Golf Tournament
Wednesday, July 1
Dublin Ranch Golf Course - Dublin, CA.
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Those of you who were able to join us at our recent Tech It Out event got a head start on the topic of professional development, as we enjoyed a presentation from Kym Cadle, Founder and CEO of Pure Ambition, called “Reignite Through Constant Change.” Our discussion focused on using mindfulness as a tool to increase resilience and agility. Thank you to our event sponsor Cooper, White & Cooper.

Our chapter started out this year with our sensational Women Leading Innovation event, where we hosted over 80 attendees at the Comcast Silicon Valley Innovation Center.  The event featured a group of dynamic leading women who shared their success stories, spoke about the importance of mentoring, and provided advice on how to stay innovative through the constant change of the industry.
Thank you to our panelists:

Mimi Hui, Senior Director of Product at Comcast Silicon Valley Innovation Center.
Amy Lynch, Regional Vice President of Technical Operations at Comcast.
Ingrid Nelson, Regional Vice President at Comcast Spotlight for making this a memorable event.

Also thank you to our sponsors: Pac-12 Networks, Game Show Network and Starz for their support.

We are looking for interested parties for the WICT Northern California leadership board! 

 The WICT Northern California Board is looking for a few new board members to be part of this dynamic leadership group.  We have a few positions available (check our website at:  http://www.norcalwict.org/open-positions).
If you don’t have the time commitment necessary for the Board, not a problem! We are forming volunteer committees:  mentoring, membership, and programming/event committees.  One of the many benefits of being on the Board or Committee is learning, networking with colleagues across Northern California while fine tuning your leadership skills while volunteering.
If you are interested, email us and we will set up a time to talk. We look forward to hearing from you!


Membership Benefit of the Month:  Know Yourself

Use chapter programs and events like these to know yourself and where you are headed.  Set realistic goals for yourself, keeping in mind that a balance between work and life makes for a healthy leader.  Unleash the leader within you, taking control of your career and steering it in the precise direction you want to go.

Posted on May 14, 2015 .