Conferences

Amazing conferences in technology, from women in tech to game dev to cybersecurity. Click on the name to find out more information about each conference.

Some conferences have scholarship opportunities to help you get there, so be sure to check if you qualify for those! Any conference specific scholarships will be listed below it.

 
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Grace Hopper Celebration

September 26-28, 2018 (Houston, TX)

GHC, hosted by the Anita Borg Institute, is a 3-day event and the largest technical conference for women in computing. For over 20 years, this conference has brought together tens of thousands of women in tech and is something that every women in a technical field should experience at least once. There are tons of companies there to talk to you about career opportunities, whether you are looking for an internship, co-op, or full-time career! There's also panels and presentations around the clock with amazing mentoring and educational opportunities.

GHC Scholarship List by Ladies Storm Hackathons

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Game Developers Conference

March 19 - 23, 2018 (San Francisco, CA)

The largest professional game development conference, with over 26,000 attendees from each area of game development! Programmers, artists, designers, audio engineers, writers, and more gather for a week long conference with summits for each area. An awesome learning and networking event that will inspire you start making your own games, GDC also hosts the Independent Games Festival and Game Developer Choice Awards.

Black Hat

August 4 - 9, 2018 (Las Vegas, NV)

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World Wide Developers Conference

June 5 - 9, 2018 (San Jose, CA)

A five day conference hosted by Apple with technical sessions, hands-on labs with Apple engineers, and guest speakers from leaders and experts in the industry to consultants to engineers. If you're interested in iOS development you should totally try to attend this conference.

Google I/O

May 17 - 19, 2018 (Shoreline Amphitheatre Mountain View, CA)

An annual three day developer conference hosted by Google. I/O showcases technical in-depth sessions focused on building web, mobile, and enterprise applications with Google and open sources such as Android, Chrome and Chrome OS, APIs, Google Web Toolkit, App Engine, and more!

 

Internships and Careers

First and foremost, check out our Sponsors tab to see what the companies who support WiCS have to offer you! These companies are great to work with and are huge advocates for women in technology.

CSC Jobs Board

 

Women in Tech Groups

Below are some other amazing groups for women in tech! Some of these groups are general while some are more focused on a specific discipline under the tech umbrella.

 
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