ACT-W Conference 2022

Boosting Tech with Diversity

August 30 – September 1, 2022

Presented by ChickTech, ACT-W 2022: Boosting Tech with Diversity is a one-of-a-kind conference where talented women, non-binary people, and allies can build skills, grow their community, and accelerate their career paths.

Join hundreds of fellow industry professionals and dozens of tech companies from August 30th – September 1st, 2022 for hands-on tech workshops, in-depth leadership and career development sessions, and deep dives into diversity, equity, and inclusion topics.

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Meet allies in your industry · Learn new skills · Support diversity in tech

We hope we’ll see you at ACT-W 2022! Here’s what’s coming up:

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    A Conference like No Other

    What makes ACT-W unique is our focus on community and supporting women and non-binary people throughout the cycles of their tech careers. With an emphasis on inclusion, we welcome people of all genders, backgrounds, and experience levels.

    ACT-W Conferences include a variety of workshops, speaking sessions, and keynotes focused within four tracks: technical skills, leadership, DEI (diversity, equity & inclusion), and career development.

    Your registration also supports a great cause. ACT-W is powered by ChickTech, a national nonprofit dedicated to creating a more diverse and inclusive tech industry. 100% of the proceeds from ACT-W help ChickTech build a more diverse and inclusive tech culture and workforce by expanding the pipeline of underrepresented individuals pursuing tech and increasing retention throughout careers through free youth programs and a lifelong adult community of support and empowerment.


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    What comes with an ACT-W+ membership?

    • Attend webinars to grow your tech, leadership, and DEI skills
    • Browse our library of 100+ on-demand recordings of past webinars and conference sessions
    • Access an exclusive member Slack community
    • Make your next career move by searching our job and internship postings
    • Curated deals and prizes, including free & discounted invites to partner events, trainings, and more

    Lock in your professional development goals for the next year—all yearly ACT-W Memberships get access to a FREE ACT-W Conference ticket!

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    What is it like to attend ACT-W?

    • The conference exceeded all my expectations: I'm now radically more motivated, I found a product that may dramatically help my nonprofit agency, and I've connected with several dynamic attendees.
      Sasha T.
      Sasha T.
    • The speakers were great and helped set the tone for a fun, genuine, and inclusive conference. As a sponsor, I found the volunteers to be super helpful and generous with their time. We were hoping to meet a diverse group of people who were curious and excited to learn. ACT-W brought this group together!
      Samuel C.
      Samuel C.
    • I connected with a lot of great people in my field, learned about the day to day in a career path I am considering, and I even made a connection with a potential future employer. I left feeling really empowered and ready to take the next steps in my career.
      Alex H.
      Alex H.

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    — Dave, ChickTech Volunteer

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