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Coloring Outside the Lines

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By Jessica Yenser By nature, I am a person who is highly driven by the need for growth. I am constantly searching for new ways to improve my skill set and add to my mental database. This desire sometimes takes me on paths that, from the outside, look quite unusual. While my actions and path make… Read more »

Girls Who Code: Request for Volunteers!

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On February 2 from 10am-1pm, CFWIT, with support from Tek Mountain, will be hosting an event for local Girls Who Code chapters. Our goals are to introduce the girls to some amazing women in technology, highlighting their stories and successes as well as to facilitate discussions about technology-related topics and ideas. In other words, we want attendees to… Read more »

CFWIT Leading Ladies of Cucalorus Connect

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In addition to CFWIT’s own Cucalorus event, we wanted to celebrate our leading ladies that are featured in other Cucalorus events!  Scroll down to see some familiar faces. You can see the entire list of Connect events here Ann Revell-Pechar is president of A.Revell Communications and we are honored to have her on our board of directors for CFWIT Join… Read more »

Believe That You Will, Not Just That You Can

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When Espree Devora took the microphone for her presentation you could feel the energy emanating from her in waves.   Starting off with a story to demonstrate that “this life is all about creating how you want it to be”, Espree described how she won on the Price is Right. Determined to be a contestant,… Read more »

The Empowerment Project Award

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On March 30th, 2017, Cape Fear Women in Tech was honored by The Empowerment Project in partnership with CFCC’s Social & Behavioral Sciences. What is The Empowerment Project?  The Empowerment Project is a movement — with a powerful documentary film at its core — to honor the women in our lives.  It is the story of five female… Read more »

Manage and be managed: Evaluating project management software.

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There is no magic bullet when it comes to selecting the best project management software for your team.  Every team has unique needs, and the majority of evaluations can lead you through an endless thread of commonalities repeated throughout various tools, all touting that they are the best of the best. To weed through the… Read more »

Diversity in Tech: An Opportunity

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A UNCW-CFWIT Panel Recap Early this summer Kristin Lancaster, Emilyanne Atkinson and I made our way to the Computer Science auditorium on the UNC Wilmington campus to discuss gender in tech with Dr. Curry Guinn’s Professionalism and Ethics in Computer Science class. Dr. Guin reached out to Emilyanne and I because we’re part of Cape… Read more »

A Year in Review: July 2015 to July 2016

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Hananiah Wilson July 31, 2016 CFWIT turned one year old in July, 2016. We can’t turn back time to relive CFWIT’s first year in existence (unless you have a spare TARDIS we can borrow), but we can remember friends made, our excellent speakers, and events with the one year recap below! Launch Party JULY 29TH,… Read more »

CFWIT Committees

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Thank you for supporting Cape Fear Women in Tech! Soon we will hit our one year anniversary, and could not be where we are without your support and participation. Going forward, we have an exciting announcement to make. Each board member has created a “committee” to take over the leadership of running various aspects of… Read more »

WILMA Features a Few of our Own

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Congratulations to our ladies Sarah Ritter, Mandy Curtin and Julie Thomas on being featured in an article in WILMA magazine. Sarah Ritter was also just accepted into Upsilon Pi Epsilon which is the Honor Society for Computing and Information Discipline Mandy of NextGlass, was in September’s Career Development Panel.   Julie of DocsInk was in October’s fireside chat that was… Read more »