Apply for Google Women Techmakers Global Event to Support Women in Technology Worldwide

The Women Techmakers (Global Event Series)
Celebrating International Women's Day

Program(s) Offered: Technology
Program Level: Event
Provider: Google Inc
Country to Study in: Worldwide

Program Description
Women Techmakers is Google's global program and brand for women in technology. Kicked off in 2012, Google's Women Techmakers Program is passionate about empowering women in technology through increased visibility, community, and resources.

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Google invites women around the world interested in Technology for the Women Techmaker Global Event. Each of Google's summits and meetups will be catered to local communities of women in technology. Summits and meetups around the world may feature hands-on coding workshops, inspiring speakers, and networking opportunities.

Become a member to receive curated resources and opportunities for your career.

International Women's Day (IWD) is marked on March 8th every year. In different regions, the focus of celebrations ranges from general respect and appreciation toward women to a celebration of women's economic, political, and social achievements.

Events are for women interested in technology. Attendance is limited to 18+.

Please note:
Summits are hosted by Women Techmakers at Google Offices; while Meetups are hosted by Google Developer Groups at non-Google venues. You may attend only one summit, however you may attend multiple meetups.

Absolutely. Google encourages support and insight from all genders and backgrounds. Google believes in inclusivity both in its workplace and in the programs and events it creates.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries

Participating Institutions
Events will be held in several cities across the world. For your specific locality, and event closest to you, please visit the official website (link to it is below)

Fields of study
Tech event(s)

Program benefits
Women Techmakers provides visibility, community, and resources for women in technology to drive participation and innovation in the field. It achieves this by hosting events, launching resources, and piloting new initiatives with communities and partners around the world. By joining Women Techmakers you'll receive regular emails with access to resources, tools and opportunities from Google and Women Techmakers partnerships to support you in your career.

Each of the summits and meetups will be catered to local communities of women in technology. Summits and meetups around the world may feature hands-on coding workshops, inspiring speakers, and networking opportunities.

Google will not be providing transportation or accommodation assistance for any of the events. HOWEVER, stipends to supplement childcare costs may be provided in some locations. Please email Google at with your summit location in the subject line for more details.

Method of Application
To attend a Women Techmakers Summit at Google offices worldwide (New York, Seattle, Mountain View, Zurich, Bangalore, Cambridge, Mexico city, London, Tokyo, Hyderabad, Lagos, Sao Paolo, Paris, Chicago), you will need to apply. Google encourages you to register to attend a Women Techmakers Meetup (in several towns worldwide) hosted by your local Google Developer Groups. You can also participate by joining the global conversation to support women in technology:

To register for a Summit at the Google Office in your local region, or to register for a Meetup in your local area, please visit the official website (link to it is below). See the Membership page for more.

If you are in Nigeria you can register for a Summit here: Submit application here. You need to visit the official website to register for Meetups (Kano, Ado-Ekiti, etc).

Event days will vary according to your locality/country/region. Please see the official website for specific dates

You are encouraged to bring your laptop if you plan to participate in any hands-on workshops, codelabs, or co-working activities.

Google strives to cultivate a wholly inclusive workplace around the globe. A key component of that vision is empowering women to pursue their dreams and build tools that change the world. Having a diversity of perspectives and ideas leads to better decision-making, more relevant products, and makes the industry much more interesting. Google believes that by creating the right environments, programs and policies, women in tech are better positioned to drive transformational change in the industry and beyond.

Application Deadline: Varies/ Rolling
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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