IT Careers for Girls

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is the world's largest gathering of women technologists.  Every year, women technologists and the best minds in computing convene to highlight the contributions of women to computing. The conference results in collaborative proposals, networking and mentoring for our attendees. The conference also offers professional development through a variety of activities.

The Anita Borg Institute was founded by computer scientist, Anita Borg.  ABI works with women technologists in over 50 countries, and partners with leading academic institutions and Fortune 500 companies to demonstrate the value of diverse teams that include women. Their unique partner program includes opportunities to speak with experts and network with your fellow partners. Learn more about upcoming partner meetings. 

ACM-W Celebrations of Women in Computing conference is an international organization that connects technical women to build community. There are student presentations, keynote addresses by leaders in academia and industry, panels sessions on computer science research, industry, and graduate school, and a career fair with involvement of industry representative.

iD Tech provides students with high-energy, hands-on technology education in a summer camp setting at top university campuses in the US. Find a location near you. 

The IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference brings women together to inspire, engage and advance women in engineering. The conference focuses on providing leading-edge professional development for mid-level and senior women. WIE also sponsors summits throughout the year and around the world. Find a location near you. 

Girl Develop It provides affordable opportunities for women interested in learning web and software development through in-person classes and community support. Find a chapter near you and get connected. 

The National Center for Women & IT (NCWIT) is a community of more than 700 prominent corporations, academic institutions, government agencies, and non-profits working to increase girls' and women's participation in technology. They consistently add different workshops and conferences around the nation. 

Women in Technology (WIT) offers events such as hearing from senior leaders at Microsoft as they share their drive for innovation and technology excellence and getting a sneak peek of what it's like to work for this company. Find an event near you. Their membership offers webinars, networking, special interest groups and programs, and career development. 

National Girls Collaborative Program brings organizations together that are committed to informing and encouraging girls to pursue STEM careers. Go here to search their database, containing thousands of programs such as one-time events, summer camps, after school and ongoing programming. 

AspireIT matches NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing recipients with participating Academic Alliance members to create and run computing-related outreach programs for middle school girls, including after-school programs, summer camps, clubs, and weekend conferences.