Description

Trans Tech is an incubator for the LGBTQ+ community that empowers its members with learning and co-working opportunities. They focus on supporting the economic development of trans, lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer people, and allies.

To join the community, you first need to fill an application form. Once you get accepted, membership will give you access to exclusive resources and events. Besides, includes access to co-share offices in Chicago, along with coaching opportunities and workshops. It's completely free to join, and you can also support the organization with donations and job opportunities in your company.

In addition, they provide guidance on freelance work and training on career development. But also, you will find legal advice and actionable strategies.

Furthermore, there are annual summits in the United States to connect with fellow professionals and hiring companies.

Join to be part of an inclusive and diverse community, and participate in events and training programs to skyrocket your tech career.

Details

  • Membership: Free Community
  • Year Founded: 2014
  • Founders:

    Angelica Ross

  • Online Group: No
  • Job board: Yes
  • Language: English
  • ONG: Yes
  • Method: In Person

Benefits

Join an inclusive, empowering community:
TransTech is a US-based space with a local chapter in Chicago. And as they work towards diversity and inclusion in the tech ecosystem, membership offer several benefits to kickstart your career. It's a safe space to learn, improve skills, and expand your professional network.

Mentorship programs:
Became a better professional and learn to focus your efforts on what matters most for your career. The Program Coordinators offer peer coaching and mentorship opportunities to help you build a solid career in technology.

Job opportunities:
Members gain access to Trans Tech exclusive job boards and resources created to support their career development.

Co-working spaces:
The community has a so-share office in Chicago, where you can go to work in a safe and inclusive environment.

Requirements

You need to fill an application form and wait until the team approves your membership.

Place

Meetings

As a member, you can request meetings with coaches and mentors. During these meetings, you will work on your personal goals and actionable strategies to achieve them. It's a space to learn from experienced peers and explore how to sort any challenge confidently.

Learning Events

They host an annual summit, where members stay in touch with hiring companies and fellow professionals working in the tech industry. During these events, members participate in expert-led talks and workshops to refine their skills.

The most trending topics are business, career development, design, media, web/app, racial and social justice, human rights, and more.

Networking Events

During events and co-working spaces are plenty of opportunities to connect with fellow members of the LGBTQ+ tech community. It's a great group to expand your networks and find support to advance your career.

Content Library

As a member, you gain access to exclusive training resources. But if you're not a member yet, there's still an open section with featured training resources.

Impact/ESG

Trans Tech is a non-profit that empowers trans, lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer people, and allies with co-working and co-learning opportunities. They offer practical career advice and coaching to support the continuous growth of its members.

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