African-American Women in Technology is an online training and support community for African-American Women employed in or aspiring to enter the field of Information Technology

AUDIENCE PROFILE
Aawit.net targets women who are actively looking for training and career advancement opportunities, networking resources, emotional and moral support and also those focused on the overall improvement of their lives. This group consists of women of all ages with various levels of education, success and affluence.


FEATURES
AAWIT Member Networks

AAWIT @ Facebook (1500+ Members)
AAWIT @ LinkedIn (2100+ Members)
The AAWIT Job Network (400+ Recuriters)

The AAWIT Resume Bank - Launched July 2009 - Members can post their resumes as well as a resume video and apply for jobs posted by companies who are looking to hire candidates from the African-American female market. Hiring Managers and Recruiters who are looking to diversify their workplace can search our resume database for qualified candidates.

Big Sister Network - The AAWIT National Big Sister Network is a special feature of the aawit.net Web site which allows women to be mentored by other women who are more advanced and experienced in areas such as career, parenting, finance, education and relationships.



AWARDS
2002 Woman of Distinction Award - Monique Boea - Miss Black Atlanta USA Scholarship Program

2002 National Women of Color Technology Award - Monique Boea - Business Person of the Year



TELEVISION
Monique Boea, President and Founder of AAWIT featured with family on NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw - Friday August 3, 2001 - Feature Story - "Women Bread-Winners".


RADIO
May 2002 - Digital Journey - TWBT Radio - Self Empowerment in the Digital Age - Monique Boea - Guest



ENGAGEMENTS
January 2005 - Techlinks "Let's Do Business" Reception

March 24, 2004 - Syracuse University - In celebration of Women's History Month, the School of Information Studies, along with other elite organizations and committees (BLISTS, CSTEP, ISTGO, NANBPWC, and the Africa Initiative Committee), hosted a presentation and panel discussion, on Wednesday, March 24, 2004, by exceptional women who have made significant contributions to the shaping and enrichment of our nation through the information field. The inaugural speaker of the event was Monique Boea, President and Founder of African-American Women in Technology (AAWIT). -more-

Tavis Smiley Presents...Blacks in Technology
Monique Boea - Women in Technology Panelist

August 2002
Chicago

May 2002
New York City

March 2002
Atlanta

February 2002
Los Angeles


February 2001
Black Business Professionals & Entrepreneurs Conference
Savannah Georgia
Monique Boea - Panelist

October 2000
Urban Financial Services Coalition
Southern Regional Conference 2000 - Atlanta, GA
Monique Boea - Speaker



PRINT
January 2011 - Monique Boea - Quoted by the Network Journal - Read Article

Info World Magazine - Cover - Monique Boea - April 23, 2001
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Atlanta Tribune Magazine - Technology Feature - Monique Boea - October 2000
Ladies First - Web-based organization seeks to advance the careers of black women in technology.