Women in Technology “Slips a Mikki” with Mikki Williams

Tech Collective WIT series luncheon will explore work/life balance in energetic presentation; offer holiday shopping with local vendors.

Providence, RI, December 03, 2009 --(PR.com)-- Tech Collective, Rhode Island’s IT and Bioscience Industry Association, will be hosting a Women in Technology (WIT) series luncheon featuring Mikki Williams, CSP, on Monday, Dec. 14, 2009 from 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm at the Sheraton Providence Airport Hotel in Warwick.

Mikki is a dynamic, one-of-a-kind speaker, and in her interactive presentation “New Year, New You: Balancing Life, Work & Achieving Success,” she will explore the trails of work/life balance and the methods to accomplishing it through an energetic mix of hilarious anecdotes and introspective life experiences.

For the multi-tasker in most female technology professionals, several local vendors will be at the event with handmade holiday gifts and goodies to purchase for friends and loved ones. Vendors include: Lush Handmade Cosmetics, Andrea Valentini and Avon, with more to come.

“Women in Technology events always bring together driven, admirable women sharing experiences and offering best practices to advance in technology industries heavily dominated by men,” said Leanne Diggett, Tech Collective’s manager of community development. “On December 14th we are proud to welcome Mikki Williams as our event speaker and to invite female technology professionals of all fields to join us for lunch, shopping and what promises to be a self-awakening and unforgettable WIT presentation.”

Cost for the event is $35.00 for Tech Collective member, $50.00 for non-members and includes lunch. Pre-register at www.tech-collective.org.

About Mikki Williams:
Mikki Williams, CSP is the unexpected, a one-of-a-kind talent; eclectic, original, refreshing, outrageous and smart. Mikki has a dynamic ability to communicate to an audience, delivering practical information in a down to earth style. Mikki will not only light a fire of enthusiasm, she helps audiences internalize all the materials so it doesn't wear off. "Maximum learning occurs when the teaching is heart to heart, not head to head." Mikki is a catalyst for change. She gets rave reviews and standing ovations for her spectacular presentations. There is a fundamental humanness to Mikki's presentations as she takes audiences through a life's worth of emotions and experiences. Learn more about Mikki at www.mikkiwilliams.com.

About Tech Collective’s Women in Technology Series:
Tech Collective’s most popular event series, Women In Technology events focus on networking, storytelling and sharing best practices for women in the STEM fields of all levels and disciplines. Previous WIT speakers include Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts, Jeanne Lieb, Senior VP Information Services, FM Global, Donna Sams, Vice President of Informational Technology, CVS Caremark and Lee Silvestre, VP of Mission Innovation, Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS). Events such as the WIT series are just one of the missions of Tech Collective; for more information about Tech Collective or the Women in Technology series, visit www.tech-collective.org.

Giselle LaFrance
Manager of Media Relations
Tech Collective

Tech Collective
Giselle LaFrance, Manager of Media Relations
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