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 May 2020

When: Thursday, May 28, 2020 | Meeting starts at 12 pm and goes until 1 pm

Where: Register in advance for this Zoom virtual meeting

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Topic: City of Greenville Economic Development Updates for 2020

Ever wonder what is happening to our city’s growth? Join us on Thursday, May 28th for a Virtual Lunch & Learn from your desk! Our speaker, Mary Douglas Hirsch, Real Estate Development Manager at City of Greenville, will explain the vision for 2020. She knows the plan! Find out about public-private partnerships, new projects, and strategic focus areas of the City (not just downtown!) The meeting will run from 12:00 – 1:00.

Speaker: Mary Douglas Hirsch is an economic development professional with 14 years of local government experience in public-private partnerships, business recruitment/retention, development/real estate strategies, and city planning projects. She is skilled in collaborations with Gvlle’s development community and other private sector partners; downtown merchants; utility and infrastructure coordination, writing RFPs, and project management, such as the Downtown Strategic Master Plan and Downtown Design Guidelines projects. She has a Masters Degree in City and Regional Planning and is AICP certified (American Institute of Certified Planners).

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**TWO STEP REGISTRATION PROCESS: Please click all the way through the registration, ending in PayPal. This cost covers your lunch.

Join Us At Our Monthly meetings!

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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