The Empowerment Program aims to encourage and inspire female students, primarily interested in the technology industry. They are able to obtain professional development by further building hard and soft skills in workshops based on personal branding, networking and an introduction to logical thinking through coding. The Empowerment Program also offers the opportunity for each participant to be paired with a Westpac mentor, where regular meetings will provide valuable insight into the industry.
Compulsory attendance of four workshops, opening and closing events and participating in WIT's Annual Hackathon (a 12 hour event exercising skills obtained in the workshops). Regular with Westpac mentor over the time the program is run.
Applications are made available through a Google form open in STUVAC Semester 1 2018. Please find more information on this at
Each participant will be required to attend regular workshops that focuses on different aspects of their professional development. There will be four workshops, each consisting of 2 hours of training from industry representatives on topics including personal branding, and an introduction to logical thinking and coding.
Semester 2, Weeks 2 to end of October; 3 hours per fortnight; 20 hours total commitment
Gifu-city Women In Technology Society
For more information about co-curricular activities see Gifu-city Advantage.