Women Techmakers

About

Engineering the future

Women Techmakers aims to raise awareness of innovative women leaders in technology and inspire others to join the field.

Enabling passionate, creative women to lead the technology industry.

Visibility

Showcasing the work of women leaders in the tech industry by providing a platform to celebrate their talents and produce more female role models.

Community

Curating and creating a supportive community in which women can connect around the world, become inspired by one another, and encourage each other to continuously strive to realize their passions.

Resources

Providing women with opportunities to develop technical skillsets, aid in career development and personal growth.

Videos

Events

Communities

Programs

Connect and learn from other programs doing great things for women and the tech industry.

Have you found a great program?
Let us know:

Railsbridge

RailsBridge workshops are a free and fun way to get started or level up with Rails, Ruby, and other web technologies. Our events focus on increasing diversity in tech, so that people of all backgrounds can feel welcome and comfortable in our industry.

Tech Lady Mafia

Tech LadyMafia supports women who work in and around the internet. We are astrophysicists and developers, writers and digital strategists. We believe in very inclusive definitions of the words “women” and “ladies”. TLM is open is to anyone who identifies as a woman. Our network is global and we can’t wait for you to join us.

Girl Develop It

Girl Develop It is an international organization, that exists to provide affordable and accessible programs to women who want to learn software development through mentorship and hands-on instruction.

jduchess

Globally Connecting Women in Java Technology.

PyLadies

We are an international mentorship group with a focus on helping more women become active participants and leaders in the Python open-source community. Our mission is to promote, educate and advance a diverse Python community through outreach, education, conferences, events and social gatherings.

Women Who Code

Women Who Code is a global organization dedicated to educating and inspiring women to pursue and excel in technology careers.

Hackbright

Hackbright Academy runs a quarterly engineering fellowship in San Francisco. This is a 12-week accelerated software development program designed to help women become awesome programmers. At Hackbright they learn the fundamentals of computer science and modern web development, and are introduced to Silicon Valley companies looking to expand their engineering teams.

Railsgirls

Our aim is to give tools and a community for women to understand technology and to build their ideas. We do this by providing a great experience on building things and by making technology more approachable.

Femgineer

We empower Female Engineers and provide courses and workshops to: educate, encourage professionals in the high-tech industry.

She++

Through a number of initiatives, we aim to create community and momentum for female technologists.

Passion Projects

Talks from incredible women in tech every month.

Anita Borg Institute

The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology is a nonprofit organization founded by computer scientist Anita Borg. The institute’s primary aim is to recruit, retain, and advance women in technology.

Society of Women Engineers

For more than six decades, SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry. Our organization is centered around a passion for our members' success and continues to evolve with the challenges and opportunities reflected in today's exciting engineering and technology specialties.

The Ada Initiative

The Ada Initiative helps women get and stay involved in open source, open data, open education, and other areas of free and open technology and culture.

Girl Geek Dinners

Girl Geek Dinners is an informal organisation that promotes women in the Information technology industry.

NCWIT

NCWIT works to correct the imbalance of gender diversity in technology and computing because gender diversity positively correlates with a larger workforce, better innovation, and increased business performance.

Front and Center

Meet women making an impact in the tech industry.
Whether they’ve started their own organizations or just doing really cool work - these are women we think you should know.

Alifiyah Ganijee

Alifiyah is a coorganizer of GDG Mombasa which is one of the most active GDG chapters in Kenya. She has recently completed her bachelors in Business Information Technology and is a role model and mentor for other women in the local GDG community.

Kseniia Shumelchyk

Kseniia launched GDG Ukraine Women as a platform for connecting and supporting technical women in the country, focusing on the GDG communities in Kyiv, Dnipropetrovsk and Cherkasy. The group has held regular online and offline events since March 2013, and has a full schedule of workshops and Hangout events lined up for 2014.

Lynn Root

An insomniac software engineer for Spotify, founder of the San Francisco Chapter of PyLadies, board member of the Python Software Foundation, and member of the Django Software Foundation. I have a business degree in finance and economics, but fell in love with programming in 2011.

Alaina Percival

Alaina earned an MBA and Organizational Management Masters with the Global Partners MBA Program. She's worked in marketing for many years, starting her career in Germany with PUMA, before migrating to the tech industry. Alaina currently manages 19 clients and is an organizer of Women Who Code - a group dedicated to increasing the number of women working in technology. She loves chocolate and has visited more than 50 countries.

Assina Kahamba

Assina is an Assistant Lecturer at University of Lubumbashi and founded the GDG Lubumbashi chapter in March 2013. She has since organized two DevFest events, one of which included local TV and radio coverage, and continues to plan a full schedule of events for 2014.

Pamela Fox

I'm a graduate from the USC Computer Science Department (BS/MS, with minors in 3d Animation + Linguistics). I'm currently living in San Francisco, California and working at Khan Academy on their CS curriculum. In my free time, I like to teach for GirlDevelopIt, give talks, work on side projects, and read great books.

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