Association for Women in Technology Presents 9th Annual Wine and Dine Fundraiser
IRVINE, Calif., July 12, 2010 — The Association for Women in Technology presents its Ninth Annual Wine and Dine Fundraiser on Wednesday, August 11, 2010, at the Turnip Rose in Costa Mesa, Calif. The annual event features smooth jazz, professional networking, a wine tasting experience, boutique shopping, and opportunities to win luxury gift baskets. Proceeds from the event benefit the AWT Charitable Foundation. Through proceeds from last year’s wine event, AWT awarded Shannon Stanton with a $2,500 scholarship.
“The money granted by this scholarship would ease the burden of paying for housing, books, and food not covered by savings,” said Stanton. “I am eager to get involved in research in the field of Computer Science.”
The Association for Women in Technology established the AWT Charitable Foundation: 501(c)(3) to provide scholarships for women in Southern California who desire to study technology at a vocational school, community college, or four-year institution. The Foundation’s scholarship program supports the mission of AWT to increase the number of women in technology careers, foster career advancement through professional development and education, and provide a supportive network for women in technology. Since it’s founding in 2006, AWT has awarded multiple scholarships and raised over $20,000 scholarship dollars.
Date: Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Grand Newport Plaza
1901 Newport Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Pre-Register Online: http://www.awtsocal.org
At the Door
AWT Members: $50
About the Associations for Women in Technology
The Association for Women in Technology is a non-profit organization dedicated to empower women in all fields of technology. AWT facilitates networking and career development through informal and professional events. AWT also supports a Charitable Foundation to provide scholarships for women in Southern California. For more information, please visit www.awtsocal.org.
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