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Women Impact Virginia

The Women Impact Virginia Series will aim to advance women leaders in Virginia. Each session will promote connections, engagement and empowerment of women who feel a desire to impact their community, region, state, nation and world. Themes during 2021 will highlight women impacting Healthcare, Hospitality and Tourism, Non-profit sectors and the Entrepreneurial Mindset. Whether you’re currently working in these sectors, want to gain knowledge to shift careers, or are interested in hearing about the work taking place across Virginia, this series is for you.

Each session is free to women across the Commonwealth and will include keynote speakers, networking and a panel discussion diving deep into industry best practices and tools for success.Attendees should expect to learn about ways their leadership impacts the larger collective, effective communication strategies, how to better address work/life balance, the changing landscape and transferable skills that help pivot to face any challenge.

2021 Sessions:
January 27, 2021 Healthcare
May 26, 2021 Hospitality & Tourism
August 25, 2021 Non-Profit Organzations
November 17, 2021 Entrepreneurial Mindset

For more information on sponsorship opportunities and the link for participant registration, please visit the website at

Registration Open: VT Intro to Data Analytics Certificate Course

Registration is now open for Virginia Tech’s Introduction to Data Analytics Certificate course. This 6-week virtual course will feature engaging and informative sessions led by experienced Virginia Tech faculty. Participants will establish a foundation in data analytics and develop skills to be applied to their specific organizations/industries. Course modules have been structured to ensure participants will meet each of the objectives listed below:

·         Establish Foundation: Learn the history, core terms and definitions to establish a robust understanding and application of data analytics. Gain insights on what data analytics is and why it matters.

·         Develop Skills: Build in-demand industry skills to complete the certificate program, ready to apply knowledge in the professional world. Hands on experiences will be utilized throughout the program to develop skills.

·         Apply Knowledge: Use case studies and industry specific examples to apply knowledge for more effective marketing, expanded revenue opportunities, improved efficiency and other competitive advantages.

Upon competition of the program participants will receive a Certificate of Completion presented by Virginia Tech including CEUs based on total contact hours.

Space is limited. Register to reserve your virtual seat today! For more information (including a list of the course modules) and to register for Virginia Tech's Introduction To Data Analytics Certificate program visit: or email Mallory Tuttle ( Registration closes January 15th!