Past Events

ACT-W: Bay Area

ACT-W: Bay Area 2019 is open for registration! Head over to bayarea.act-w.org to learn more!

ACT-W: Bay Area 2017 – Expanding Tech through Diversity
APRIL 8TH, 2017
Galvanize – San Francisco, CA

Sponsored by Galvanize, ACT-W Bay Area 2017 featured hands-on workshops, panels, motivating presentations, a Career Fair, and tons of networking time to connect with our diverse, growing community.


ACT-W: Bay Area 2018 – Accelerating Tech with Diversity
OCTOBER 20, 2018
General Assembly – San Francisco, CA

Sponsored by General Assembly, ACT-W Bay Area 2018 celebrated supporters of diversity, inclusion, education, and growth. The conference included speaking sessions, hands-on workshops, one-on-one coaching sessions, a career fair, and more!


Past Sessions and Workshops

  • A Look at Global Female Entrepreneurship
  • Panel: Profit & Purpose: Creating an Impactful Career
  • 13 Lessons From 13 Years In Tech
  • What Not To Do in Your Career
  • How Deep Learning and Drones Can Save the World from Asteroids
  • Power Up Your Interview Prep
  • Advice from Mothers in STEM
  • Mind Tricks to Make the Hard Stuff Easy
  • Aptitudes & Attitude: Selling Your Story
  • A Tale of Moving Cities, Starting Jobs, and Being Pregnant
  • POP Your Profile! How to Activate Your LinkedIn Potential
  • Advancing Your Career… with Fewer Bumps and Bruises
  • The Essence of You: Personal Branding for Smart Womxn
  • Using Your Diverse Background to Break Into Tech
  • Own Your Career | You are the Driver of your Destiny
  • Level up your Career: Beyond Tech Skills

  • Migrating Legacy Systems and Applications Through the Next Generation
  • Climbing the Zig Zag Career Ladder
  • Journey to PM, from PM to VC
  • Panel: Use Your Superpowers to Navigate a Career and Life That is Meaningful For You
  • Machine Learning 101
  • How to Make Your Website Not Ugly: 10 Simple UX Tenets for Non-Designers
  • She Started It Film with Panel Q&A
  • Panel: Discussion on What Recruiters Look for in Prospective Candidates
  • Keynote: A Look at Global Female Entrepreneurship
  • Kotlin V. Swift, Not so Different After All
  • The Story of You: Sharing Your Experiences
  • Technical Skills for Women in Tech


Past Speakers

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Past Sponsors

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