Women Who Code

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Women Who Code
Type 501(c)(3) not-for-profit
Location
Membership
50,000
Key people
  • Alaina Percival (CEO and Board Chair)
  • Joey Rosenberg (Global Leadership Director)
  • Zassmin Montes de Oca (Chief Maker and Board Vice Chair)
  • Jennifer Tacheff (VP of Business Development)
Website www.womenwhocode.com

Women Who Code is a global non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. It aims to provide an avenue into tech, empowering women with skills needed for professional advancement, and providing environments where networking and mentorship are valued. As of 2015, the organization has executed more than 3,000 free events around the world, garnered a membership exceeding 50,000, and has a presence in 60 cities over 20 countries.

History[edit]

Women Who Code was created in 2011. The non-profit is best known for its weekly publication the CODE Review and free technical study groups, hack nights, career development, and speaking events featuring influential technology industry experts and investors. Since inception, WWCode has produced thousands of events worldwide and garnered sponsorship from organizations like Google, Zendesk, VMWare, KPCB, Capital One, Nike, Yelp, and many others.

Key Initiatives[edit]

Women Who Code takes action in:

• Providing free technical study groups (Ruby, Javascript, iOS, Android, Python, Algorithms)

• Connecting our community with influential tech experts and investors

• Offering career and leadership development

• Increasing female speakers and judges at conferences and hackathons

• Increasing participation in the tech community

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