Description

Girls in Tech is a non-profit organization that provides free education to help women build successful careers in the technology industry.

To join is completely free. Girls in Tech has over 70,000 members from all over the world. There are several chapters in many different countries. You can join a chapter in your nearest city to participate in in-person meetups to connect and network with like-minded women from your area.

Additionally, being a member of Girls in Tech comes with many benefits. On the one hand, you can access several digital programs. These include webinars, hackathons to put your skills into building a real project, and online mentorship opportunities. You can also participate in several boot camps and workshops to accelerate your growth. These educational opportunities will provide you with relevant skills you can apply immediately in your career.

On the other hand, the Girls in Tech's Academy helps you to improve those soft skills you need to succeed in the workplace, such as leadership, negotiation, and communication. Specifically, their Design Thinking course is great to learn how to craft and engage questions for any project. This course provides step-by-step lessons, case studies, and real-life examples, and you can learn all the modules at your own pace.

Furthermore, Girls in Tech learning events are another great opportunity not only to learn but also to network. Events like conferences, Q&As, and talks with experts, will give you direct access to industry leaders. You will have the opportunity to ask all the questions you may have and to receive relevant insights and advice.

Lastly, the community's blog, podcast, and newsletter, are great resources to keep you up to date on industry trends, tips, and interviews with experts. You can also use the community's job board to find your next job opportunity.

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Details

  • Membership
    Free Community
  • Year Founded
    2007
  • Founders
  • Amount of members
    70,000
  • Online Group
    No
  • Job board
    Yes
  • Language
    English
  • Method
    In Person, Virtual
Benefits

Join a thriving community of women in tech:
Girls in Tech is a global community with over 70,000 members from all over the world. It's a diverse, supportive community that will help you find the advice and feedback you need to supercharge your career in tech.

Learn how to build a successful career:
The community has several learning opportunities. From courses and boot camps to mentorship and hackathons, you will receive all the education and tools you need to succeed in the workplace.

Participate in relevant events:
Girls in Tech has regular events, such as workshops, webinars, Q&As with experts, and conferences. These events will help you network and get direct access to industry experts, who can provide relevant insights and advice.

Requirements

No requirements.

Place

    Global

    • Ghana
    • Kenya
    • Nigeria
    • South Africa
    • Tanzania
    • Tunisia
    • Australia
    • India
    • Indonesia
    • Japan
    • Korea
    • Malaysia
    • Macao
    • Nepal
    • New Zealand
    • Singapore
    • Taiwan
    • Vietnam
    • Dominican Republic
    • Guatemala
    • Armenia
    • Germany
    • Finland
    • Greece
    • Poland
    • Reunion
    • Romania
    • Spain
    • Switzerland
    • Israel
    • United States
    • Mexico
    • Canada
    • Bolivia
    • Brazil
    • Ecuador
    • Guyana
    • Uruguay

Learning Events

Girls in Tech hosts several learning events to skyrocket your career. You can participate in digital programs such as one-hour webinars, Q&As, virtual hackathons, and online mentorship opportunities.

Additionally, you can join different boot camps that will provide you with practical and relevant skills to apply in the workplace. Boot camps have the purpose to empower you with the necessary education and tools you need to develop in your career and life. 

Networking Events

Girls in Tech hosts several events that will allow you to find the community you need to skyrocket your professional life. Conferences, competitions, and speaking events are all great opportunities to learn from industry leaders. 

There are also local chapters in many cities around the world. You can join the Girls in Tech's chapters in your nearest city to join in-person meetups with like-minded women in tech.

Content Library

The community's blog and podcast are great opportunities to get content you will use to grow in your professional life. Additionally, the newsletter will provide you with tips, industry trends, and resources directly to your inbox. Lastly, as a member, you will get access to other resources like videos, interactive worksheets, templates, and scripts.

Courses/Cohorts

Girls in Tech has several personal development opportunities. They will help you to build the soft skills you need to succeed in the workplace, such as leadership and communication skills. Specifically, the Design Thinking course will provide you with step-by-step lessons to learn at your own pace how to craft and engage questions in any project. You will also discover case studies and real-life examples, to help you put into practice the concepts you learn.

Impact/ESG

Girls in Tech is a global non-profit organization that helps to reduce the gender gap in the technology industry by providing women from all sorts of backgrounds and skillsets with the free education and tools they need to succeed in the workplace.

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