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Women Startup Challenges

Founded by Women Who Tech, Women Startup Challenges' goal is to "break down barriers and get more women startups funded." Host pitch competitions in San Francisco and New York City.

Women Who Tech

An organization that hosts the Women Startup Challenge, a pitch competition that showcases and funds innovative women-led startups that are solving problems for people, businesses, and the planet. See

Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

The world's largest gathering of women technologists. Co-founded by Dr. Anita Borg and Dr. Telle Whitney in 1994 and inspired by the legacy of Admiral Grace Murray Hopper, Anita Borg Institute’s Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) of Women In Computing Conference is designed to bring the research and career interests of women in computing to the forefront.

Lesbians Who Tech Summit

A community of queer women in all sectors of the tech industry and their allies. Provides a platform to raise awareness of the work being done by LGBT members of the tech community, including an annual conference.

Tech Inclusion

Tech Inclusion is an official initiative of Change Catalyst (, an organization committed to inclusive innovation. The organization runs conferences to bring the tech community together to discuss solutions to diversity and inclusion challenges across the tech ecosystem, from the education pipeline to the workplace to policy and advocacy and entrepreneurship.

National Women of Color Technology Conference

The conference recognizes the significant accomplishments of minority women in the digital world, and attracts and leverages talent in innovative, professional, and technical positions.

Anita Borg Institute

Founded in 1994 by Dr. Anita Borg, ABI's mission is to help women in computing reach their career goals by providing opportunities to learn and network with other women in tech. ABI organizes the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, which is the world's largest technical conference for women in computing. @anitaborg_org