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

Raleigh, NC


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!


Thank You to Our Partners!

Join the movement!

We are seeking businesses and organizations looking to make an impact. Find out more about our partnership opportunities.

If you are interested in learning more, please contact: [email protected]

About ChickTech

ChickTech is a national nonprofit organization serving thousands of girls and women every year through tech programs and events. ChickTech was founded in 2012 to engage woman and girls of all ages in the technology industry while working to create a better technology culture for all. ChickTech has made a direct impact on thousands of participants including girls, women, and men. Our programs include summer camps, ChickTech: High School, Meetup groups for women in tech and ACT-W Conferences. Wherever possible, we partner with other organizations to expand our impact.

ChickTech envisions a safe, inclusive, and innovative technology future that includes equal pay, participation, and treatment of women.

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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