WEST: Women in the Enterprise of Science and Technology
WEST is a community that promotes the advancement of women in the business of science and technology.
Launched in 2000, the WEST organization provides a forum for women in science, engineering, and technology industries to develop theimselves as leaders through networking and information sharing. Uniquely tied to this highly educated, influential community, WEST has long provided a supportive environment for early, mid, and senior career women in these vital sectors, allowing them an exceptional opportunity to acquire the skills necessary to become business leaders in their fields. Our goal is to improve the leadership status of women in science, engineering, and technology by inspiring them to achieve success in their organizations and create a positive impact in their communities.
WEST offers a rich and thriving community that provides support, guidance, and professional development for professionals in science, engineering, and technology industries. Members can engage in a broad array of workshops, skills series, and discussion panels that include advice regarding career advancement, alternate careers options, professional skill building, and exposure to entrepreneurial thinking. Calibrated to arm our members with the skills they need in today's competitive, fast-paced work environment, the WEST organization works tirelessly to bring the most up-to-date information to the group. Through education, mentorship, and engaged networking, we strive to serve our diverse community so our members can develop themselves ad leaders to make a difference in the communities they serve.
WEST is a learning community that provides women in the enterprise of science and technology with the inspiration, knowledge, and connections to reach their full potential.
WEST STRATEGIC PRIORITIES
Broaden our constituents
Develop a consistent revenue stream
Develop programs appropriate for all our constituents
Build strategic partnerships
Build infrastructure to support our growth
Define and implement resource requirements