Convince My Boss
Request the day off to attend WIT


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 March 5 and Make an Impact, Together!


Dear [Supervisor’s Name],

I would like to request a day off to attend Women Impact Tech 2019 in San Francisco on March 5, 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 San Francisco 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 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 the Bay Area.

The Women in Tech San Francisco 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:

·         Ishita Majumdar, Senior Director of Products @eBay, President, eBay Women in Technology

·         Kamini Dandapanim, Senior Director of Engineering, LinkedIn 

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 

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I am confident that my attendance at Women in Tech San Francisco 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


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