WIIT Weekly | Week of September 4, 2019
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Professional Development Series:
Group Mentoring

The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) invites you to a unique opportunity to benefit from group knowledge on career questions.

All career levels are welcome to come with questions about how to advance in international trade opportunities, switch from industry to government (and vice-versa), or other career questions! Have advice to give? Great, we want to hear from you about how you navigated those transitions.

September 12th from 12:00pm - 2:00pm
CT Strategies, 1800 M Street, Suite 540, Washington, DC
Chief Trade Negotiators

The Embassy of Canada and the Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) invite you to a discussion on the challenges and opportunities for female leadership in trade policy and plurilateral trade negotiations, and the importance of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) to Asia-Pacific trade.

September 16th from 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Embassy of Canada, 501 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington, DC
In The News

WIIT Member Wendy Cutler has an op-ed in the Nikkei Asian Review on the recent announcement of an agreement on
“core principles” by President Trump and Prime Minister Abe.
WIIT Past President Julia Hughes, currently President of the United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA), appeared on the Marketplace podcast to discuss tariffs with China.
                    Listen to the Episode Here
The Summer Issue covering all things
Section 232 was released in June!
Learn • Inspire • Connect with thought leaders from around the world.

This daylong conference will feature a robust program of interesting and informational speakers followed by a late afternoon harbor tour of Port Tampa Bay concluding with a delightful evening at TBOWIT’s Annual Awards Dinner. Topics to include global business practices, leadership, and empowerment.

Wednesday, October 23
Orlando Business Day (No Host Lunch/Dinner) 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Thursday, October 24
#OWITConTampaBay - Year of the Woman! 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Port Tour (*Subject to Weather) 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Awards Dinner 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday, October 25
OWIT Board Meeting. All are welcomed to attend! 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
No Host Dinner at Brio, 6:30 PM (RSVP to

Registration and more information can be found here!
Early Bird Sale ends Friday, September 6th at midnight!
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