Achievers & Accolades

CFWIT Welcomes Two New Board Members

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 15, 2016
Cape Fear Women in Tech has announced two new individuals to its advisory board.
Laurie Patterson is an associate professor and department chair for computer science at UNCW.
Originally from Minnesota, Patterson has worked as a biologist for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service in Minnesota and Ohio. She also worked in the corporate world as a trainer for an international company. She moved to Wilmington to pursue her doctorate, and started working at University of North Carolina Wilmington. She has been featured in the Greater Wilmington Business Journal for her work in growing UNCW's computer science department.
Also new to the board is Melissa Watson, the department chair for business technologies at Cape Fear Community College.
Watson has taught in the business technology department at CFCC for 17 years, and has been department chair since 2011.
Cape Fear Women in Tech is a group of women coders, database administrators, entrepreneurs, graphic designers, and others who work to advance women in technology in the Cape Fear region, by creating a community that fosters professional development. It was formed in 2015 in partnership between WILMA's Women to Watch Leadership Initiative and tekMountain.
Ico insights


Lgoriginalheadshot 311794626

Looking Back and Moving Forward

Laura Bransfield - Summerfield Custom Wellness
Nealjohnson 12191614553

Top Five Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home

Neal Johnson - Network Real Estate
Img 0621

Beware the New Tax Laws!

Karen Durda - Century Accounting and Tax Services, Inc.

Trending News

Morton Approved As CFCC President By State Board

Jenny Callison - Apr 20, 2018

Music Supply Firm's New Location Makes Room For Growth

Christina Haley O'Neal - Apr 20, 2018

CFCC Situation Draws State Board Scrutiny

Jenny Callison - Apr 20, 2018

State Board To Consider Morton Selection As CFCC President This Week

Jenny Callison - Apr 19, 2018

Homeowners Insurance Rate Increase Capped At 5.5 Percent

Christina Haley O'Neal - Apr 19, 2018

In The Current Issue

Facility At Autumn Hall Set To Expand

Bradley Creek Health Center at Carolina Bay recently received conditional approval to add eight non-Medicaid certified adult care home beds....

Aiming To Be Open For Business

The recent environmental controversy over two industrial companies looking to further business in Wilmington could send the wrong message in...

Risks, Rewards In Outdoor Industry

Living the dream isn’t easy. When Capt. Dave Tilley makes his way to the Wild Rover III in the Carolina Beach Marina, he’s not sure what his...

Book On Business

The 2018 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!



WilmingtonBiz Expo - Keynote Lunch with John Gizdic, CEO, New Hanover Regional Medical Center
Wilmington's Most Intriguing People of 2017
2017 Health Care Heroes