The Linux Foundation protects and promotes the ideals of freedom and generous collaboration established through the development of Linux, and shares these ideals to power any endeavor aiming to make the future a better place in which to live. By supporting the kernel development community and fostering collaboration on a truly massive scale, the Linux Foundation unites thousands of curious minds in the free and open exchange of ideas. We are here to provide the crucial services and collaborative infrastructure to continue Linux's advancement and protection, and we're here to serve as a tour guide for companies who need to build an open source strategy for their business and make the most of the new collaborative software economy.
The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), established in 1987, is named for the U.S. Supreme Court's first African-American Justice. TMCF represents all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and its member-schools include publicly-supported HBCUs. With TMCF member-schools educating 80% of all students attending HBCUs, TMCF helps students with a clear intention to succeed acquire a high-quality college education at an affordable cost. TMCF also efficiently connects high-performing, world-ready students with plum employment opportunities — access that students or employers might not have on their own. Through its scholarships and programs, TMCF plays a key role in preparing the leaders of tomorrow.
TMCF is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, charitable organization. For more information about TMCF and its initiatives, visit:www.tmcf.org.
Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA) represents Washington’s entire tech industry, from startups to small and medium sized businesses to multinational corporations, as well as the service providers that focus on these companies. WTIA builds powerful relationships among industry, education, and government leaders who want to work together to make Washington the leading technology community in the world, primarily focusing on developing or attracting new tech talent, improving access to capital for entrepreneurs, and creating an environment where innovative technologies can emerge and thrive.
Wogrammer is on a mission to break stereotypes and inspire women and girls to pursue careers in engineering by showcasing real women, telling their stories, and celebrating their accomplishments. We believe stories have the power to inspire, connect and create a positive narrative about being a woman in the tech industry.
Women & Hi Tech exists to change the landscape of women represented in STEM to be equally inclusive to all. To achieve that goal, we work to connect female STEM professionals with each other and our community in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our members and sponsors represent a wide array of STEM fields, including life sciences, engineering, accounting, psychology, statistics, and information technology. They work as engineers, analysts, scientists, business developers, marketers, educators, and more.
WiCyS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the recruitment, retention and advancement of women in cybersecurity. WiCyS operates at the intersection of academia, industry, government and research to hold an Annual Conference, host a Job Board and develop market studies and other initiatives to move the needle from 11%-20% women in cybersecurity towards the 50% ratio
Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN) is a national not-for-profit organization with over 600 members from engineering schools, small businesses, Fortune 500 corporations, and non-profit organizations. WEPAN works to transform culture in engineering education to attract, retain, and graduate women. With a clear focus on research-based issues and solutions, WEPAN helps its members develop a highly prepared, diverse engineering workforce for tomorrow. WEPAN's network of members on 150 college and university campuses reaches 42,890 female engineering students or 60% of the female engineering students through campus-based programs and initiatives (WEPAN membership data and American Society of Engineering Educators [ASEE] Data Management System data). WEPAN's Institutional Members have an average 15% higher enrollment of women in engineering, than non-member campuses.