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It's time ⏰ the WTM Ambassador application is now open!

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Apply today to join a community of leaders around the world who are building a world where all women can thrive in tech!

Benefits of the program include:

  • Connection to global network of technologists around the world

  • Exclusive learning and development opportunities

  • Support from Google in creating impact in your tech community

A great Ambassador applicant has:

  • Experience in running community activities like organizing or speaking at events, creating technical resources or mentoring others

  • Background in technology, with experience and/or interest in Google technologies

  • Passion for achieving gender equity in tech

Are you ready to apply? Check out to learn more about the program and apply today!

Please note, the Ambassador application is open once a year between April 1 - June 30

What's Happening at Google

#WTMDareToBe continues throughout April 2023!

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Throughout the month of April, Women Techmakers Ambassadors around the world will continue hosting events to celebrate International Women's Day with this year's theme of "Dare To Be."

These events are great opportunities to connect, get inspired and learn with your local tech community.

Panel discussion: WTM's journey to Google Cloud Certification

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WTM's journey to Google Cloud certification

Join Google Cloud Community Learning Hub Manager, Carrie Browde (Cloud Digital Leader certified), in conversation with 3 female panelists at our special event highlighting Women Techmakers.

You’ll hear their unique stories of their paths to becoming Google Cloud Certified, including tips to prepare for Google Cloud certifications, how certification has impacted their careers, and your questions taken live.

Founder Fridays: Building Inclusive & Collaborative teams

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Join us for Google Developers Founder Fridays on April 14, cohosted with Women Techmakers, to explore best practices on Building Inclusive and Collaborative Teams! Register here to secure your spot for the lightning talks and Live Q&A panel.

Google for Startups: Product User Value and Roadmapping

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Join the Women Founder community on April 6 at 10 am (CT) for an event focused on Product User Value, a critical focus area for startup Product Managers. Find all the details below and register through the link below.

Google Cloud Startup Summit

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Start and scale with AI.

Want to scale and grow your startup using AI? Join Google Cloud Startup Summit and hear from top VCs, Google experts, and founders to support your startup journey. Access technical resources, AI insights, and Google Cloud solutions to bridge the gap between inspiration and execution.

Explore the Google Workspace Developers YouTube channel

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If you are interested in learning how to customize, extend, or integrate Google Calendar, Gmail, Google Drive, and more, check out the recently launched Google Workspace Developers YouTube channel.

Google for Games Developer Summit 2023

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Watch the replay of the Google for Games Developer Summit Keynote 2023, and learn about tools and resources to make game development easier and reach audiences around the world.

⏯ In case you missed it...

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Google Cloud training and certification with Mara Soss

On Wednesday, March 29, Mara Soss, Google Cloud Certifications and Credentials Lead, shared an overview of the existing Google Cloud certifications and the many benefits of becoming certified to enhance your professional skills and advance in your career.

Watch the replay and discover the why, where, and how to start your learning journey in one of the highest paying IT certifications of 2022.

Community Highlights

Every month, we spotlight the contributions WTM Ambassadors are making to their community. Get inspired by their stories and successes.

Meet WTM Ambassador Rafna

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Rafna Bash is the CEO and Founder of Aktibeto, an online venture that helps women returning to tech after a career break and those transitioning into the industry to activate, relaunch, and reinvent their careers.

She works as a tech consultant for startup founders, small businesses, and organizations to help them understand their technical needs and develop a path forward.

As a mentor, she is passionate about guiding her mentees to develop their skills and excel in their careers. She's a proud caring daughter, older sister, loving wife, and dedicated mother who successfully balances family and work life.

When asked what she wished every woman who is interested in getting into tech industry knew, she said:

Tip before you go...

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Do you want to be more confident at work?

According to researchers, speaking up at work seems to be particularly hard for women – in mixed meetings, 75% of speaking time is made up by men.

Read along to learn how can you ensure you are seen, heard and credited in your next big meeting.

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