Women Techmakers is Google's brand and global program for women in technology. It aims at providing visibility, community, and resources for women in technology to drive innovation and participation in the field.
Kicked off in 2012 as a once-per-year event the night before I/O by then VP of Google[x] Megan Smith, Women Techmakers is now led by Women in Technology Advocate Natalie Villalobos and a global team of Googlers who are passionate about empowering women in technology.
WTM, as its generally referred to, aspires to create a space for women making epic things happen in the tech space to meet, discuss, and collaborate.
- Moonshot Monday - Uses the hashtag
#MoonshotMondayto share how someone is exhibiting Moonshot Thinking
- Tech Tip Tuesday - Uses the hashtag
#TechTipTuesdayto share how women can get more involved in technology fields
- Women Wednesday - Uses the hashtag
#WomenWednesdayto celebrate women in STEM
- FemSTEMHistory Friday - Uses the hashtag
#FemSTEMHistoryto celebrate historical women who participated in a STEM field
From 2014 to present, Women Techmakers is continually launching global scalable initiatives and piloting new programs to support and empower women in the industry.
It showcases the work and passions of women in the technology industry by providing a platform to celebrate their talents and spotlight role models.
WTM provides opportunities to develop industry needed skillsets, aid career development, and support women to become industry leaders in all phases of their careers apart from creating a supportive global community in which women can connect, be inspired and encourage each other to realize their passions.
Learn more about WTM at g.co/WomenTechmakers.
There is a folder in the GDG Resource drive.