Attendees of the Womxn in Tech March 2024 event stand together.

Womxn in Technology

Womxn in Technology (WIT)

A logo for "Womxn in Tech @UC Davis" in blue and gold

Members of WIT gather to share resources, promote a diverse and inclusive workspace, and to help build a collaborative community within the UC IT field. By developing a cross-campus network dedicated to growing womxn's engagement in campus IT, we endeavor to create an avenue for womxn to help shape what is possible for the future of womxn in technology.

Why Join WIT?

  • Share resources, career training, blogs, articles, and opportunities
  • Share success stories
  • Become a mentor, sponsor or an ally
  • Create an environment where womxn feel welcomed and supported
  • Amplify womxn’s voices by sharing their work achievements
  • Advocate for systems and structures that support womxn
  • Attend WIT events
  • Educate yourself on the challenges womxn face


Meet the WIT Board

Join the WIT mailing list 

Find our Slack channel #_womxn-in-technology on the UCD Workspace

  • Mission  
  • The mission of the Womxn in Technology group is to provide a supportive and safe place for womxn in technology to gather, learn, share, and strive for equity. 
  • Vision
  • The primary goal of the WIT group is to support the empowerment of womxn pursuing or expanding their careers in IT at UCD/UCDH. 
  • History
  • 2018-19

    > Group initially forms  

    > Conduct initial meetings 

    > Host initial guest speakers 


    > Start to form sub committees based on special interests 

    > GEIT (Gender Equity in IT) rebrand 

    > Started ERG process at UCDH 

    > Presented at UC Tech in Santa Barbara 


    > Online social meet-ups as a response to Covid-19 pandemic

    > Rebrand to WIT to align with the UCOP group 


    > August Paint Night Social 

    > Networking event at Drakes The Barn in Sacramento in June 

    > virtual HR Talent Acquisition Guest Speakers event in October 

    > holiday mixer


     > COO Guest Speaker on her Career path in February 2023 

    > UCDH Panel Presentation at HAS 

    > Sonja Colbert and IET support 

    > Applied and awarded an official Resource Group at UCD through Conference and Event Services 


    > Official campus group designation reporting into SWADAAC 
    > Change name to Womxn in Technology


  • Resources
  • UC Womxn in Technology - The University of California Women in Technology Committee (UC WIT) is a self-chartered, independent entity that promotes a supportive, inclusive environment to advance the professional goals and aspirations of UC women in technology.
  • In the Media
  • "Visible Resilience" (April 17, 2024) - The UC Davis Womxn in Tech (WIT) group receives an official campus designation and becomes a subgroup of the Status of Women at Davis Administrative Advisory Committee (SWADAAC).

    Women Rock IT (March 14, 2024) - Fourteen inspiring stories showcase women’s remarkable contributions to the field.
  • Past Events
  • June 2022 at Drakes The Barn West Sacramento WIT Social

    August 2022 WIT Paint NighWIT HR Talent Acquisition Discussion October 2022

    December 2022 Holiday Mixer at Oshimas in Natomas

    WIT IET COO Guest Speaker February 2023 – Sonja Colbert

    November 2023 UCDH WIT Panel Discussion and Brown Bag Lunch (Virtual and in Person at new Health Administrative Services Building) This was also an opportunity for people to visit the new building.

    January 2024 WIT Winter Social