Upstate Women & Technology

Networking Opportunities for Women Interested in Technology

Upstate Women & Technology (UWT) is a strong, supportive women’s networking group that promotes learning and friendship in the Upstate community. We welcome women of all ages, industries, and professions to develop their networks and learn about technology.

Guest speakers are invited each month to present on various topics of interest, including technical IT topics, new innovations within IT, general business topics, company culture and values, community development conversations, advice on career-building and inter-office interaction, and more. We also support local charitable causes like Safe Harbor and the Meyer Center for Special Children.

Our members have gone on to build long-lasting relationships and networks as a result of attending Upstate Women & Technology meetings, and we’d love to see you!

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Upstate Women & Technology October 2019 Lunch & Learn

Date: Thursday, October 24th

Location: City Range on Haywood Road in Greenville

Time: Networking – 11:30 am / Lunch & Presentation – 12 noon to 1 pm

Topic: 5G is Coming! The Pros and Cons of 5G Technologies

Speaker: Mike Jann is a graduate of Ball State University. Since 2010, he’s been the IT Director for the City of Greenville. Prior to his work with the City, he was a Virtual CIO with VC3 in Columbia where he served as the IT Director/CIO for cities throughout South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia such as Sumter, SC, Florence, SC, Decatur, GA, Clayton, NC, and Southern Pines, NC.

Details: In the popular TV series Game of Thrones, the iconic phrase stated over and over is “Winter is Coming”. In today’s technology world, the equivalent phrase is “5G is Coming”. While the meaning of “Winter is Coming” is obvious, the 5G architecture and its benefits may not be. Join us as we discuss how we got here, the 5G timeline, and the pros and cons of 5G.

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We hold our monthly meetings the fourth Thursday of each month (except for November and December). Lunch begins at 11:30 and runs until 1pm at various venues across Greenville.

Membership in UWT is free, and admission to our Lunch & Learn meetings costs $20 with advance registration, payable via PayPal. We also accept walk-ins for $25 provided space is available.

We encourage those planning to attend to register in advance, but we also accept walk-ins as long as we have space available.

We invite you to attend a meeting and take advantage of both our educational and informative speakers and the opportunity to network with other women in technology-based careers.

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Join UWT or Contact Jill Rose for More Information

Jill Rose, President of IT staffing firm Perceptive Recruiting, founded Upstate Women & Technology as a way to provide support, networking opportunities, and other benefits to Upstate women in tech careers. Jill has been recruiting IT professionals in Greenville since 1998 and believes that networking and support can make all the difference when it comes to a career in challenging technological fields.

Register to attend our latest monthly Lunch & Learn meeting using the form on this page, or contact Jill Rose directly at (864) 908-0105 with any questions.

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