It's here!

Join WAVIT, NSCA, and the AVIXA Women’s Council to celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month in our virtual event, “The Future is WE: Women & Equity” on Building Equity, Allyship, and Leadership to thrive in the AV/IT industry. Register to attend on Tuesday, March 5th for a session with Award-Winning Technologist, TeLisa Daughtry, as she inspires discussions in this years #IWD24 theme, “Inspiring Inclusion”.

This isn’t just any old event, it’s our pinnacle event bringing the community together to empower, connect, and forge women’s equality. Help us raise awareness to create an industry that’s diverse, equitable, and inclusive. All are welcome to attend.

When: Tuesday, March 5th
Time: 12PM -1:30pm EST / 9am -10:30am PST
Where:  Virtual event via Zoom 


Get involved for IWD 2024!

The IWD 2024 campaign theme is “Inspire Inclusion”. The #InspireInclusion campaign aims to forge a more inclusive world for women collectively. We ask all WAVIT members to strike the official #InspireInclusion pose and submit either a photo and/or a short video by February 20th. 

Strike the #InspireInclusion pose with WAVIT! Submissions are due no later than Feb 20th

If you would like to submit a selfie striking the #InspireInclusion pose, please upload your high-res photo to our Google Drive, linked below.
The photos will be put into a collage and shared on social media, so
keep an eye out for yours!

Strike the Pose! #InspireInclusion

If you are comfortable recording a short video, please head over to MarketScale Studio and record yourself answering the question: “What does inspire inclusion mean to you?”.  Once you submit your recording, MarketScale will edit the clip to include your name and title, so be sure to spell that out correctly before pressing submit. Don't forget to strike the official pose during your recording too!

Record your #InspireInclusion Video

Submissions are invited from anyone, male or female, WAVIT member or not. Please feel free to pass this on to your coworkers or friends in the AV/IT industry. The more, the merrier!

Collectively, we can all fight the good fight and that's what makes IWD so inclusive. We hope you join in and make IWD your day, doing what you can to support and advance women.

About the Event!

This talk will explore the opportunities and challenges faced by women as catalysts for change in various fields, including technology/audio+visual, entrepreneurship, business and leadership. Attendees will discover how fostering equity is not just a moral imperative but a strategic necessity for shaping a future that benefits everyone. I will share empowering stories, examine current trends, and inspire actionable steps that we all can take towards creating a more inclusive and equitable tomorrow for women.

About our Speaker!

We’re excited to connect you with our keynote speaker TeLisa Daughtry. She is an Award-Winning Serial Social Entrepreneur, Conscious Technologist, and STEM / DEI+Belonging Advocate, and Author; recognized for her achievements and contributions in the technology sector.

As a serial social entrepreneur, engineer, conscious technologist, educator, and advocate; TeLisa is deeply driven by a passion to address societal challenges in alignment with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals and UN Women's Women Empowerment Principles. Her focus centers on empowering women, youth, and underrepresented groups, facilitating their active engagement in STEM fields and emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, blockchain, and Web 3.

As a sought-after speaker at prestigious institutions including the US Department of State Bureau of Education & Cultural Affairs, United Nations, and as a Google Women Techmakers Ambassador, TeLisa utilizes her voice and visibility to educate, advocate, and elevate important and relevant topics in technology, entrepreneurship, women, equity, and societal progress.

▶ For more information or to learn about her work, please visit

Event Hosts and Sponsors 

This event wouldn't be possible without the generous help and support of our co-hosts the NSCA and AVIXA Women's Council. 

Event Sponsors include: Shure, NetGear, Visionary Network Audio Video, Allen & Heath, American Music & Sound, Open Eye Global, Peerless-AV, and BAM! Marketing & PR Agency

More #IWD2024 Links

  • Press Releases
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