Women Impact Tech

 
 

 Convince My Boss
Request the day off to attend WIT


Instructions:

1. Cut and paste the letter below into an email
2. Fill in the blanks, including your goals
3. Send to your boss
4. Enjoy the WIT Event on September 4th-5th and Make an Impact, Together!


Letter:

Dear [Supervisor’s Name],

I would like to request a day off to attend Women Impact Tech 2019 in New York City on September 4th-5th, 2019. This event is dedicated to celebrating innovation and inclusion and will bring together the top female engineers along with the most advanced companies in New York  to come together, celebrate our strides and innovate for future success and impact.

Women Impact Tech is a premier collaborative initiative featuring thought-provoking group panels, executive keynote speakers, technical workshops, and significant networking events.  As an attendee, I will have the opportunity to network with peers, engage in meaningful dialogue with key industry leaders, and contribute to the growing Women in Technology community in New York City. 

The Women Impact Tech New York City agenda will be out soon.  Companies that have participated in the past include Hulu, Oracle, Bloomberg, Coinbase and HBO. This year’s event includes keynote speakers:

·         Arianna Huffington, Founder of The Huffington Post, Founder and CEO of Thrive Global.

·         Rachel Drori, Founder and CEO of The Daily Harvest

·         Helen Altshuler, Senior Engineering Manager, Google Maps

Attendance is free for all attendees, and it promises to be an extraordinary event.  As a result of attending this event, I intend to strengthen my skills in 

Goal 1:

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I am confident that my attendance at Women Impact Tech New York City will greatly benefit my work at [Company].  After attending, I would love to share the takeaways with my teammates, including those that we could implement in our current roles at [Company].

More information about this event is available at https://www.andiamogo.com/WITNYC

 

Best,
[Your Name]

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