2013 | ACT-W begins as a 3-hour career fair in Portland, OR with 100 attendees.
2015 | We expanded to host 3-day conferences in both Portland, OR and Seattle, WA, covering topics appealing to a broader, growing audience.
2017 | ACT-W Conferences are held in 7 major cities across America, including New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Austin, San Francisco, and Austin, each with 200+ attendees.
2018 | Our very first 3-day National Conference brought together 500+ women and allies from across the country in Phoenix, AZ.
2019 | We launched Achieving Equity, a complementary diversity and inclusion focused two-day conference in Portland, OR.
2020 | Responding to the changing landscape caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, ACT-W went all-digital, combining regional events into one massive online experience.
Answering to a growing need for community and diversity inclusion in tech, ACT-W began in 2013 as a one-day community fair and conference in Portland, OR.
August 5-6, 2017 at Norris Event Center
October 26, 2019 at Akamai Santa Clara
October 20, 2018 at General Assembly
April 8, 2017 at Galvanize San Francisco – Soma
August 26, 2017 at The Non-Profit Center
May 6, 2019 at Harold Washington Library Center
October 20, 2017 at The Chicago School
October 14-15, 2016 at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
May 18, 2017 at Galvanize New York
April 10-13, 2018 at the Phoenix Convention Center
June 28-29, 2019 at Portland State University
July 20-21, 2018 at Portland State University
June 16-17, 2017 at Portland State University
April 22-24, 2016 at Portland State University
April 10-12, 2015 at the Art Institute of Portland
October 26, 2019 at RealSelf
September 15, 2018 at RealSelf
September 23, 2017 at Galvanize Seattle
September 9-10, 2016 at The Cobalt Building/Porch Headquarters
May 16, 2015 at Zulily