ITWomen is a non-profit organization with the mission of increasing the number of girls and women in the fields of technology and engineering and to provide professional development, student education and scholarships through a supportive network.
WIT is a group of female and male students and faculty members dedicated to advocating for women in technology. Our members are drawn from Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Integrated Science and Technology, Engineering, Information Analysis, and Mathematics, but other majors and interests are welcome. Activities include company speakers, networking opportunities, resume workshops, fun events, outreach events, and more.
The mission of the Latino Startup Alliance is to encourage the inspiration and cultivation of U.S. Latino led technology startup ventures by providing a strong support network of fellow entrepreneurs, investors, innovators, & mentors.
The Microsoft Women Employee Resource Group is committed to actively contributing to the growth and development of local communities, with a particular focus on educating youth and exposing them to emerging technologies and career opportunities in the information technology industry.
Npower is a national nonprofit organization of 23 members providing IT training and services to nonprofits and young adults. Through programs and service, Npower aims to bring the IT community together to do social good.
This group seeks to facilitate the growth of professional women by augmenting the existing tools and skills they need to be successful at varying levels. Some of the key goals are to support emerging women leaders who will help to drive business success and to foster a work environment that helps achieve business goals.
The RAISE project is designed to increase the status of professional women through enhanced Recognition of the Achievements of Women In Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine. Current programs of The RAISE Project include an interactive website with a listing of available awards categorized by discipline, career level and eligibility by gender.
The Rich Tech Women In Technology Forum is designed to provide networking, mentoring and educational opportunities for women involved at all levels of technology centric businesses or organizations. The mission of the forum is to be a catalyst in growing the interest of science, technology, math and engineering among today’s young women. The council organizes an inaugural Women ETC (Education, Technology, Careers) event that provides professional development, education, and collaboration amongst its participants.
The Forum is a part of RichTech which is a Richmond, VA based Technology Council that is a member-driven association of businesses and organizations working together to ensure the continued growth of central Virginia’s dynamic technology based economy.
Sapling Events work with domain experts to help them build conferences around the topics they know best. The best theoretical physicist in the world is likely not the best person to identify venues, set menus, and market an event, that's where they come in.
She’s Geeky convenes to inspire women for the future, creating a space to connect women from diverse STEM communities. They work with and promote existing activities and organizations in regions around the country, inviting them to meet at an interactive event called an UnConference where the agenda is created live at the event by the people in attendance.