Women Techmakers Story Map

One of our goals is to showcase the extraordinary achievements and compelling journeys of WTM members across the globe. This is why we launched an interactive storytelling hub highlighting the voice of women developers and technologists from our community. This interactive experience uses various products and features from Google Maps Platform.

The Black Women in Tech campaign champions the increased representation of Black women in the tech industry. Hear Black women share their personal narratives and professional experiences, and browse educational content on utilizing Google tools and technologies led by skilled Black women technologists.

Observed on March 8th, International Women's Day (IWD) is a day to celebrate and reflect on women's pivotal influence in tech and other sectors. Since 2013, Women Techmakers Ambassadors has organized over 1,000 events across 75+ countries to celebrate IWD.

Year after year, Women Techmakers has increased the participation of women at Google I/O, Google's annual conference for developers and technologists. Engage with peers and network at our exclusive Women Techmakers dinner on the eve of I/O, and keep the conversation going in our members-only Slack community. Sign up as a member for early access to Google I/O invites and a front-row seat to future developer events.

In 2020, in collaboration with Jigsaw, we launched a hackathon and a series of online training sessions dedicated to finding ways of improving women's online safety. The following year, more than 2,000 women and allies from 50+ nations took part in 13 community-led hackathons and training workshops. Participants devised over 100 practical solutions to safeguard women's online experiences.

In this series, brought to you by Women Techmakers from within Google and across the industry, we distill tech topics and technologies into quick, digestible one-minute episodes.
Building an app but not sure where to start? Andrea Wu, Firebase Software Engineer, overviews what you need to know to create an app in Firebase. She covers Firebase Authentication, what to do with stored data, and Firebase Hosting.
In this episode Annie Jean-Baptiste, who leads product inclusion at Google, discusses how we are developing products and services for everyone. She’ll discuss how to bring diverse perspectives into the process. Learn the ABC’s of product inclusion, which is the practice of building products for everyone, with everyone.