LAFemTech

A guide to LA tech resources for women

Welcome to the LA Women’s Tech Guide!

This is a community project and we welcome any positive input, contributions, or support! This is currently in progress - major changes to the design, layout, and information available are pending.

Please contact us at lafemtech@gmail.com if there is a website or resource that should be added to this list, or check us out on Github and submit a Pull Request! Exclusions or omissions are not intentional!

This page is particularly focused on groups with an LA presence. More information on national and international resources is available on the resources page.

Local Women’s Coding Meetups

Girl Develop It LA | Meetup
Women Who Code LA
LA Womens Ruby on Rails Meetup | Westside | Eastside
PyLadies LA | Meetup
R-Ladies Los Angeles
WomenCode in SoCal

Tech Community Groups

AnitaB.org Local Local chapters for Anita B.org (formerly Anita Borg Institute)
Athena.LA Tech Dinner Gatherings
Black Women in Tech LA Meetup
DIY Girls - Meetup LinuxChix Los Angeles - Meetup
Long Beach Women in Tech Meetup
Pasadena Women in Technology - Meetup
Silicon Beach Diversity - Meetup
Women in Software Engineering - Meetup
Women’s Voices in Tech - Meetup A project of Code District and Repurpose Your Purpose

Local Non Profit Organizations

Girls in Tech LA LA Chapter of Girls in Tech
Chick Tech | OC Meetup

Professional Organizations (Local, National, and International)

Women in Gaming International
Women in AR VR - Facebook
Women in VR | Facebook
AR VR Women - Meetup | Facebook
WITI - Women In Tech International | LA Meetup | OC Meetup
Women in Wireless LA
Women in Film LA Facebook Group
Anita Borg Institute Systers Email Community
AWC - Association for Women in Computing
SWE - Society of Women Engineers
National Center for Women & Information Technology

Startup and Entrepreneurship

Ellevate Network (formerly 85 Broads)
SHEWORX Female Entrepreneurs
Tech Women Network Digital Cafe for Tech-Savvy Women
Women 2.0
Women Founders Network
Women in Tech Network

Local Events and Tech Conferences

RailsGirls Rails Coding Workshops taught internationally. Twice annually in LA.
UCLA Conference to Advance Women in Tech Annual conference by UCLA Women in Technology Initiative)
Wonder Women Tech International Events, Annual LA Conference
Write Speak Code | LA Meetup Visibility and leadership for women software developers. National events.

Previous Conferences
init together - UC Irvine
Yellow Co Conference for Creative Female Entrepreneurs

California Resources

California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls

Less Active Groups

Pasadena Women in Tech | Meetup Last Activity 2015
LA Women in Tech Meetup Last Activity March 2017
Chicks Can Code No current active events
FemShift Los Angeles Last Activity Feb 2017

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