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WITI

(Women In Technology International, Sherman Oaks, CA, www.witi.com) An organization dedicated to the professional development of women in science and technology, founded in 1989. It supports regional chapters and conferences and provides ongoing opportunities for information exchange, networking and job search. In 1996, the WITI Hall of Fame was launched to honor women who have made outstanding contributions in the field.
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Witi's Native Son, the forthcoming second volume of his memoirs, is to include his diplomatic years.
WITI is based on a USDOT initiative, the Pilot Entrepreneurial Training and Technical Assistance Women and Girls Program, which began in 2009 as a partnership with Spelman College in Atlanta, GA.
(3) Witi Ihimaera, quoted in Sarah Stuart, 'Riding to a Wave of Triumph', Sunday Star Times, 22 September 2002.
WITI is still taking reservations for the Summit that will be held May 31-June 2, 2015 at the Doubletree by Hilton San Jose.
New Zealand author Witi Ihimaera is at the Banff Centre for his third time.
Considered the first Maori novelist, Witi Ihimaera blends Maori culture with wry humor, breathtaking imagery, and a convincing portrayal of a modern girl's pluck.
After acknowledging other Maori authors in the literary canon, Somerville selects for direct comparison and criticism two works whose authors "turned their attention to the politics of the region" (61): Witi Ihimaera's 1987 novella The Whale Rider and Hinewirangi's 1990 collection of poetry Kanohi ki te Kanohi These two authors provide waka journeys to Papua New Guinea and Hawai`i, respectively, articulating "innovative contributions" (62) of colonial and cultural connection between Maori and other Pacific Islanders.
The final chapter picks up many of the threads developed in earlier ones to consider "Cultural Deracination and Isolation" via novels by Witi Ihimaera, Keri Hulme and Alan Duff.
Doctorow and Jonathan Franzen; the Italian novel has Umberto Eco; the German novel has Gunter Grass; the Canadian novel has Margaret Atwood; the Chinese novel has a number of energetic small fry; the Australian novel has Peter Carey, Thomas Keneally, Tim Winton, David Malouf and Murray Bail; the New Zealand novel has Lloyd Jones and Charlotte Randall; the Samoan novel has Albert Wendt and the Maori novel has third rate Witi Ihimaera.
He has crossed swords or fallen out with Albert Wendt, Witi Ihimaera, Alistair Paterson, Louis Johnson, Lauris Edmond and the whole motley crew of the Wellington literary mafia, who are as narrow minded as the Spanish Inquisi-tion (especially about the truth) and who have no hesitation in applying unspeakable literary torture to obtain confession of that most heinous of literary sins--that of being an Auck-lander, especially one who possesses literary talent.
He graduated from Worcester Boys Trade High School and the post graduate program at WITI.