In the spirit of promoting change, here are three other organisations that you should most definitely turn to if you are a woman looking to take your own leap into the world of tech.

Women 2.0 

Women 2.0 focuses on sharing the success stories of other women in high-growth and high-tech businesses. The organization wants to encourage women to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams in a big way. “By connecting women at the earliest, riskiest part of their entrepreneurial career with like-minded, successful entrepreneurs, we are increasing their chance of success and showing others that they too can take the first step,” says co-founder Angie Chang. Women 2.0 also aims to put more women into positions of authority, such as board members, executives, technical leaders and investors.


Stemettes aims to inspire the next generation of females into the science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) fields by showcasing the work of established females via panel events, hackathons, exhibitions, and mentoring schemes. “I needed to be able to show as many girls as possible that STEM is a viable, exciting and fruitful option for them,” says founder Anne-Marie Imafidon. The organisation is unique in its inclusion of age ranges – Ann encourages women of all skill levels to get involved. “Within our first year we had 700 girls join, aged five all the way up to 21.”

Geek Girl Meetup

Geek Girl Meetup is targeted at females with an interest in tech, design and startups. Its focal point is to create a network that enables knowledge sharing—something that the organisation sees as a key factor in the future success of females in the tech world. “Geek Girl Meetup embraces diversity in the tech world by elevating female role models for future generations,” says founder Heidi Harman. She manages to encapsulate the common vision that all of these organisations – Geekettes, Women 2.0 and Stemettes included – are trying to achieve. “We need women to participate in the creation of the next Spotify.”