Overview: Programs & Events
Prepare to move beyond middle management, explore timely and relevant topics critical to your professional development. Learn, share, and network with other IT executives in an atmosphere of trust, camaraderie, and openness.
Mentoring, Networking, Growing
Attend executive-development workshops and seminars for forward career momentum. Become better prepared for moving ahead by absorbing specialists’ expertise and industry best practices.
Relate with other members as they share personal career stories and achievements. Learn how they overcame challenges unique to African-Americans in IT management.
For support and counsel, check in with other members and openly discuss what African-Americans encounter climbing the corporate IT ladder. Discover their strategies and tactics for breaking through the challenges and moving their careers forward.
If you or a colleague are below the director level and aspire to reach executive ranks, an ITSMF scholarship can help pave the way. Partnering with organizations such as BDPA and NBMBAA, ITSMF helps to fund attendance to leadership-development programs for IT professionals on the rise.
Connecting, Learning, Recognizing
Throughout the year, members and corporate partners gather at meetings, networking events, and conferences to build rewarding personal and professional relationships as they learn and grow from each other.
ITSMF also bestows annual awards to IT executives who have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of technology and diversity and to ensuring opportunities for the success of future leaders.
3rd Quarter 2013 Symposium
August 15 - 17, 2013
4th Quarter 2013 Symposium
November 7 - 9, 2013