About ACT-W

Presented by ChickTech, the nation’s leading nonprofit in growing and retaining the number of women and girls in technology, ACT-W is an engaging conference bringing together talented tech women and allies, from beginning programmers to senior developers, to C-suite executives and YOU!

What makes ACT-W unique is our focus on community and supporting women throughout the cycles of their tech careers. With an emphasis on inclusion, we welcome people of all genders as well as backgrounds. Regardless of how technical you are, there is something you can take away from an ACT-W Conference.

All proceeds from the ACT-W Conferences go towards providing local high school girls with STEM education programs and spreading ChickTech’s reach to create a culture of inclusion for all.


Our Upcoming Conferences

Chicago, IL

Portland, OR

You Belong

Whether you’re a technologist, marketer, HR specialist, or a project manager, technology needs you to help lead the charge! Join talented tech women and allies with all experience levels and backgrounds for professional development, community building, leadership training, networking and more!


About ChickTech

ChickTech is a national nonprofit organization serving thousands of girls and women every year through tech programs and events. Founded in 2012, ChickTech’s mission is to engage woman and girls of all ages in the technology industry while working to create a better technology culture for all.

All proceeds from the ACT-W National Conference go towards providing local high school girls with STEM education programs and spreading ChickTech’s reach to create a culture of inclusion for all!

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