Women and Tech: The Facts and The Numbers

Posted: 07.23.2016

Adriana Gascoigne, founder and CEO of Girls in Tech, recently guest blogged for IBM about the low numbers of women in tech. You can read the full article here. For a summary, keep reading! Did you know: Women make up less than 20% of the tech workforce, worldwide? However,...

AMPLIFY Pitch Competition

AMPLIFY Women’s Pitch Night is Now Open for Applicants

Posted: 07.21.2016

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,...

How to Start a Girls in Tech Chapter in Your City

Posted: 07.12.2016

Well, well. So, you’re interested in launching a Girls in Tech chapter in your city. If you’ve come this far, we’re assuming you’re passionate about technology, a natural leader and the type of person who can get things done. To back track just a bit… First, check our chapter list to...

What It Takes to Be a Girls in Tech Managing Director

Posted: 06.15.2016

We get asked all the time, “How do I become a managing director?” The short answer is: let us know and we can help you make it happen! For the long answer, with all the nitty gritty details, read on. First, a bit of background on Girls in Tech Girls in...

UN Foundation

A Global Platform for STEM Education

Posted: 06.14.2016

As an organization dedicated to empowering and educating women on a worldwide scale, Girls in Tech possesses natural synergies with other organizations with the same values, and an ability to cast a global net. The UN Foundation is one example. It’s an international organization with the reach—and vision—to tackle...

Girls in Tech is Going to Cuba!

Posted: 06.10.2016

Pack your sunglasses and get ready for a mojito. Girls in Tech is curating a select group of people in the technology industry and U.S. entrepreneur community, and whisking them away to Cuba for enjoy intimate discussions, to gain an education about Cuba, and the high-growth business opportunities there. Wait,...

CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap

Posted: 06.06.2016

On June 1, Hightail hosted an exclusive screening of CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap, a documentary that explores the lack of female and minority software engineers in Silicon Valley and shows how this gap can be closed. This isn’t just another film. In fact, CODE was almost uncomfortably real. The...

Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference 2016

Girls in Tech Catalyst 2016 Video

Posted: 05.24.2016

Catalyst is Girls in Tech’s largest event of the year. As a three-day event designed to celebrate women and provide a platform for candid discussions, it brings together women at all career levels and from all corners of the globe. Catalyst attracts luminary speakers from Silicon Valley who speak...

The XX Factor in Tech

Posted: 05.12.2016

By Mai Ling Chan M.S., CCC-SLP Mai Ling Chan is CEO and CoFounder of YappGuru.com, Speech-Language Pathologist, and self-proclaimed tech crusader in the special education space. I recently had the privilege of attending The Catalyst Conference, Phoenix, AZ, a 3-day event focused on “Celebrating The Most Innovative Women in the World”....

Office Desk

Girls in Tech Partners with Silicon Valley Startup to Offer Free Office Space to Underrepresented Minority Groups

Posted: 05.12.2016

Girls in Tech is honored to partner with Traction Labs, a startup based in San Francisco that has generously decided to offer free office space to underrepresented founders like women. Having a strong network and being located in an innovation hub like San Francisco is a game-changer for an early...