Girls in Tech Manifesto

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To celebrate Women's Equality Day, we asked our global community what "equality" means to them. This is what they said.   We believe women's equality is a basic human right. It is not reserved only for those in high places, those with loud voices, or those with the means and access to costly education.   Everyone...

The Future is Female: 6 Takeaways From the Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference

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By Alandea Waidler and Stefanie Hulbert. For the past 20 years, women have held fewer than 25 percent of jobs in tech — yet we make up half the workforce. That was the opening statement that kicked off the sixth annual Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference in San Francisco last week. The event is hosted by...

Girls in Tech Catalyst London: Meet Ariane Gorin, President, Expedia Partner Solutions

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Girls in Tech’s flagship event is making its way to London on March 28! The one-day event will be packed full of authentic presentations from some of the most revered female leaders in the world. Hear revolutionary speakers tell the story of their journey to the top, share career...

Girls in Tech Havana Nights

Join Us: Girls in Tech Havana Nights Fundraising Gala

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Girls in Tech is bringing the excitement and magic of Havana Nights, straight to San Francisco! It all happens November 17, at our second annual fundraising gala, an exclusive evening designed to reflect on our accomplishments throughout the year, ramp up for the future, and recognize some incredible leadership...

Female Entrepreneurs on the Rise: 5 to Keep an Eye On

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The numbers often look a bit grim when it comes to women in tech. But, here’s an optimistic statistic to end your week: women are founding companies at an accelerated rate, and today there are now more than 9 million women-owned businesses throughout the U.S. In fact, women owned...

Making the Transition from Founder to Leader

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How do you go from doing everything for your startup, and having your head in the weeds, to becoming an inspirational leader? This is the ultimate challenge for startup founders from all backgrounds. It’s one thing to be taken by an idea and to work on your “baby” full-time...

A Mindset for Change: Problem-Solving with Girls in Tech CEO Adriana Gascoigne

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By Parisa Bazl and Josh Calixto, Infor Amplify winner, Pandia Health, accepting the prize. The more entrenched a problem is, the more convoluted it can be to solve. We see this all the time in enterprise software. “Modernize this ERP platform” isn’t just a task, it’s an...

SAP SConnect16

Tweet to Get $1 Donated to Girls in Tech!

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Today we kick off a very special partnership with SAP SuccessFactors. They’ve generously pledged $1 for every tweet that uses these two hashtags: #sconnect16 #All4GIT. This demonstrates SAP SuccessFactors’ solid commitment to empowering and encouraging women in tech around the globe! SAP SuccessFactors provides innovative technology solutions to help HR...

immigration and entrepreneurship

What’s Going On with Entrepreneurship and Immigration

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This is the first in a two-part blog series focused on entrepreneurship and immigration. In our next post, we’ll share some thoughts on this issue from the perspective of immigrant entrepreneurs. These days, you don’t have to be in Silicon Valley to get the latest news on entrepreneurship. In fact,...

AMPLIFY Pitch Competition

AMPLIFY Women’s Pitch Night is Now Open for Applicants

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AMPLIFY, Girls in Tech’s exclusive pitch night for female founded startups, and the world’s largest women’s startup pitch competition, is now open for applicants applying to its 2016 event. Any startup with at least one female founding member is welcome to apply for a chance to win seed funding,...