A guide to LA tech resources for women

This page includes a list of useful websites. This is by no means a comprehensive list, and links will be added on a regular basis as we run across them.

Some awesome lists are available on GitHub here:
Awesome for Diversity

Non-Local Events and Conferences

The Diana Initiative
Geek Girl Tech Conference
Grace Hopper Conference
Annual conference celebrating women technologists, produced by in partnership with ACM
Northwest Regional Women in Computing
Annual Conference in Oregon `` Stem Think Tank and Conference

Mentorship and Career
Hire More Women in Tech
Hire Tech Ladies
Lane by Women 2.0
Million Woman Mentors
The Muse
Power To Fly
Women of Grit | Empowerment
Women Hack | Career Resources
Women in Tech Campaign

Tech Resources

Diversity Tickets
Empowered Women
Geena Davis Institute for Gender and Diversity in Media
It was never a dress | TedX Talk
Lady Geek is a campaigning agency that makes technology more accessible to women and girls.
Medium Women of Silicon Valley
Sit With Me
Project of NCWIT
STEM Advantage
Created in 2010 by Ann Hoang, STEMinist focuses on women in Science, Tech, Engineering and Math.

Professional and Non-Profit

50 50 leadership
Network of Executive Women, Chicago
UN Commission on the Status of Women
Winter Women - Women in Non Traditional Roles / Construction

Information Security

SANS Immersion Academy
Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu

Open Source

Open Source for Women
Ubuntu Women

Media and Social

Citizen Jane Festival
Women in Tech Podcast
Women in Tech Snapchat

Corporate Women in Tech Initiatives

Google LinkedIn

Cool places, links, workshops, groups outside of LA.

Code and Cupcakes - Chicago
DC Fem Tech - DC
Girl Geek Dinners
[GirlUp (UN)] Twitter
Ladies Learning Code
She Geeks Out
Women in Tech Finland
Women in Technology Hawaii
A Hawaii statewide workforce initiative of the Maui Economic Development Board
Women in Technology (WIT)
Women in Technology (WIT) has the sole aim of advancing women in technology – from the classroom to the boardroom. D.C./MD/VA

Example Sites

sites with great features to use as examples, etc.

Open Data Handbook - hosted on GitHub Pages with Jekyll, very organized and every page has a button that encourages contributions and links directly to GitHub to fork the project and make a pull request - some free Jekyll themes with some nice features, good examples

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