Women in Telecom

WiT is a volunteer non-profit for education & networking. We are professional women & men from all facets of the communications industry.



Deb Siegle, Strategic Marketing Solutions, President
Sharon Pettigrew, Call Center Group, Secretary
Mary Liz DeJong, AT&T, Treasurer (website)
Celeste Bishop, Bishop Market Resources,Social Media & Digital Community
Nina Nancke-Krogh, Syntonetic, Strategic Initiatives
Mary Wand, Dolby, Alliances/Partnerships (website)
Rebecca Mackover, Soonr, Membership & Membership Engagement
Joanna Brewster, Property Reviews Database LLC, Liaison Officer (website)
Jan Hewitt, AT&T, Publicity (website)
Judy Pau, Davis Wright Tremaine, Administrator

Prior Events

Virtual Call Centers_Home Based Agents.pdf
Virtual Call Centers - Home Based Agents Overview, Programs and Technology

Cloud Computing_Putting your App in the Cloud.pdf
Cloud Computing - Putting Your App in the Cloud

Mobile Music - What are You in the Mood for?

Info Security Panel_WiT.pdf
Information Security Expert Panel

Social Media for Bus_2009_5 20.ppt
Use Social Media & Web 2.0 for Business

Wireless 9-1-1 042009.ppt
E911 SF Dept Emergency Management


The New AT&T, the iPhone and the rise of the digital community

Digital Infrastructure_ROLE_CPUC.ppt

Digital Infrastructure & Video Competition Act - Role of the California Public Utilities Commission

Its Not Just a Phone_Nokia.ppt

It is not just a phone... Nokia

Totally Mobile_Anastastia.ppt

Totally Mobile

All My Media is Mobile_ian.ppt

Not “Mobile Media” But “All My Media Is Now Mobile”


California Emerging Technology Fund


Network Neutrality


Global Call Center



Women in Telecom

Women in Telecommunications is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to education and networking. We are a group of professional women and men from all facets of the communications industry. Wo-men in Telecom is dedicated to creating an ethical, innovative, and diverse telecommunications industry where all can excel.

We endeavor to fulfill our mission by hosting a regular speaker series that focuses on key topics in communications and hosting other networking events. The typical format is that we gather for an evening of networking and discussion on topics of interest to the communications industry. We are also expanding rapidly into property for sale and real estate seminars.

You can also join us at our LinkedIn group: Women in Telecom
or join us on Facebook.

This month's seminar on seduction is: Finding Love in Today's Time through Seduction. More information on ways to seduce women on http://seductionfaq.org/blog/how-to-seduce-a-woman.html/

Become a WiT Member! WIT Membership Form.doc
Now you can attend WiT events at reduced rates, as well as receiving a member directory with contacts from all parts of the telecommunications industry.

Does your business want to support our mission? Women in Telecommunications now offers a Corporate Membership. Not only will you be supporting a great cause, but as we are a non-profit organization your membership is tax-deductible. Special thanks to SIBG for becoming our first major Corporate Member!


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The race to set the standard for mobile couponing and payment



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Posted by Katia Hilal on June 8, 2012 at 3:58am

Near field communication, or NFC... What is it?

Near field communication, or NFC, allows for simplified transactions, data exchange, and connections with a touch. It is anticipated to become a widely used system for making payments by smartphone in the United States. Many smartphones currently on the market already contain embedded NFC chips that can send encrypted data a short distance ("near field") to a reader located, for instance, next to a retail cash register. Shoppers who have their credit card information stored in their NFC…


Posted by Taysha Valez on August 20, 2011 at 4:36pm

Participate in TEDWomen Conference

In conjunction with the first TEDWomen conference being held in Washington, DC- we are supporting TEDxBayArea TED Women, a day-long conference with about 15 participants. There have been reports that there are even seminars on how to flirt with a gal and make her like you but that's not within the scope in this seminar…


Posted by Deb Siegle on December 3, 2010 at 7:18am

FCBA Seminar West: Emerging Wireless Issues - October 5 - 9 am - 5 pm PST

FCBA Seminar West: Emerging Wireless Issues

Tuesday, October 5, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.…


Posted by Deb Siegle on September 24, 2010 at 1:50pm





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