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Convince Your Boss Toolkit

Access our template and some useful tips to help you attend #WiTDC24 with the support of your boss!


Why You Should Convince Your Boss

Attending Women in Tech DC can be a crucial stepping stone in your professional development, providing a vital tool to help you grow in your career. To make the most of your experience, it’s highly beneficial to gain your organization's support by informing your manager about how attending the event can benefit your individual growth and align with company objectives.

We understand the challenges the current climate poses when persuading your boss of the value and investment in attending, such as budget restraints and the difficulty in getting time off work, especially if you work in a smaller team. To assist you in getting started, we have created a helpful template and provided some useful tips for writing to your boss.

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Top Tips For Writing a Convincing Letter


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Professional Development

Your career will evolve just as fast as technology does and your skillset will need to evolve alongside it to meet the demands of an ever-changing industry.

This year’s theme, Digital X Human, will explore the opportunities and risks for leveraging this convergence through applied case studies driven by the fast growth of AI and center the human behind technology to create a better future for us all.

Our carefully crafted content will provide you with the skills of the future and the tools you need to take the next step in your career.

Extensive Networking

Join 1000+ pioneering women from the world of tech and make lasting connections that really matter.

Mingle with other attendees throughout the day, establish mentor/mentee relationships, and make meaningful connections at our networking reception.

Take your networking even further with our event app. You can exchange contact details, message other attendees, engage in discussions, and set up meetings all in one place.

Champion DE&I Initiatives


Amplify the voice of your organization and provide insight into your experience working in the tech sector, showcase your organization’s achievements, along with its diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) initiatives.

Gain insight into the DE&I initiatives adopted by other companies in attendance and the top tips on how to implement these successfully. Leave the event with the confidence to provide feedback to your organization on how they could bring DE&I to the forefront of the business and how this can benefit their overall strategy.

Dive Into Digital X Human

This year’s event has been built around Digital X Human, focusing on three key pillars - Digital X Human, Tech X Strategy, and People X Leadership.

Our agenda has been specifically designed to provide you with opportunities to deep-dive into essential technologies, enhance your skillset, prepare to take the next step in your career, and drive change within your organization.

Regardless of your seniority or experience level, you will be able to find insightful sessions that cater to your career journey.