“Women in Technology” Conferences across the United States in 2018

With the changing dynamics in the workplace and among the households, a lot of women choose to follow their dreams of working in science and technology these days. Here is a look at the conferences for Women in Technology in 2018.


When: January 18-19, 2018

Where: Dallas, TX

About: This is a tech-focused event for women in the Mortgage industry. This conference has a lot of influential speakers who discuss technologies and tools for growing and staying profitable. This is a comfortable, consciously crafted environment caters to the expectations of the accomplished woman executive.


Wonder Women Tech

When: January 26, 2018

Where: Washington, D.C.

About: Wonder Women Tech is a nonprofit and the conference this year will explore innovations in areas like science, technology, engineering, arts and math, startup/startup culture female founders, diversity, robotics, eco-tech and many other areas. This year’s theme is #WeAreInnovators and they are going above and beyond to find the most innovative changemakers around the world to ignite our global conferences.



When: February 19, 2018

Where: Santa Clara, CA

About: VerveCon aims to empower women in technology and get inspired by the keynote speakers by listening to their rags to riches stories and struggles. This is a conference for all women at all stages in their career as well as for women entrepreneurs.


Watermark Conference for Women

When: February 23, 2018

Where: San Jose, CA

About: Watermark is a community of executive women in the San Francisco Bay Area, whose mission is to increase the representation of women at executive levels to drive innovation, human development and economic growth. The women of Watermark have created and led the most innovative and successful enterprises, contributing to all aspects of business, non-profits, technology, media, education, healthcare, law, government, and society.


Lesbians who Tech

When: March 1-3, 2018

Where: San Francisco, CA

About: This conference brings together over 2,000 lesbians, queer women + allies across all areas of technology to discuss health data, cyber secuirty, big data, and more.


WE Code

When: March 2-4, 2018

Where: Cambridge, MA

About: WECode (Women Engineers Code) is the largest student-run women in Computer Science conference held at Harvard University. This conference is dedicated to expanding the skills, network and community of technical women worldwide, bringing together engineers over the course of 2 days to share ideas and conversations on technology and innovation.


Global Women’s Voices Conference

When: March 5-9, 2018

Where: Stanford, CA

About: This annual event is the only conference for women in technology held around the globe offering complete access for everyone to attend and to participate physically or virtually removing all barriers to participation. The Voices conference will begin in Australia the week of March 5th 2018 and follow the sun, inviting technical women from every region of the globe to add their voices to this event ending in Silicon Valley USA. Global Tech Women believes no matter where you are located you should have access to a conference built for women in tech in every corner of the globe.


Global Women in Data Science

When: March 5, 2018

Where: Stanford, CA

About: The Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and support women in the field. This annual one-day technical conference provides an opportunity to hear about the latest data science related research and applications in a broad set of domains, all genders are invited to participate in the conference, which features exclusively female speakers.


Women who Tech Women Start-up Challenge

When: March 6, 2018

Where: New York, NY

About: This event is one of the largest pitch competitions to showcase and fund top early-stage women-led technology startups focused on Agriculture Tech, Augmented Reality, Biotech, Health Tech, Blockchain, Energy, IoT, Robotics, Space, Transportation, and/or Virtual Reality.


Women of Silicon Valley

When: March 21-22, 2018

Where: San Francisco, CA

About: Women of Silicon Valley enables people and organizations to connect, learn and act on gender diversity and inclusion. This is the world’s largest Women in Tech event series where you can witness tech leaders and professionals from the biggest names and hottest startups to learn from industry pioneers and boost your skills.


Midwest Women in Tech Conference

When: March, 2018

Where: Chicago, IL

About: The conference features presentations from an elite group of successful female founders, investors and leaders. These role models will present their views and ideas in presentations that advance women in technology and leadership.


Johnson Women in Technology Conference

When: March 2, 2018

Where: New York City, NY

About: The Johnson Women in Technology Conference (JWiT) is organized by the students of the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. Designed to attract students and professionals alike, the event features engrossing panel discussions, valuable networking events, a pitch competition and more. This year’s conference will highlight the many different career paths that women have taken in technology-related fields.


University of Maryland’s Diversity in Computing Summit

When: March 2, 2018

Where: College Park, MD

About: This event is a one-day workshop designed for all advocates of underrepresented groups in computing fields. Through informative workshops and dynamic speakers, the event will emphasize inclusive computing–efforts that address the positive impact that underrepresented groups have and will continue to have on the future of technology.


Women in Tech Festival

When: April 12-13, 2018

Where: Mountain View, CA

About: Silicon Valley Forum’s Women in Tech Festival celebrates women in tech, STEM, and business careers who work to inspire, engage, and empower other women. This event has encouraged women – and men who support the advancement of women – to join together for two full days of inspiring talks, startup pitches, thought-provoking discussions, and educational workshops.


The Women in Tech Summit

About: The Women in Tech Summit inspires, educates and connects women in the technology industry. This event will allow the participants to witness a unique combination of deep-dive, hands-on tech workshops; information and discussions about careers in tech and how to pursue them; and connection and networking opportunities with other women in various aspects and careers in technology.

Mid-Atlantic Summit

When: March 23, 2018

Where: Washington D.C.

Northeast Summit

When: April 13-14, 2018

Where: Philadelphia, PA

Midwest Summit

When: May 19, 2018

Where: Chicago, IL

West Summit

When: September 15, 2018

Where: Denver, CO

South Summit

When: October 13, 2018

Where: New Orleans, LA

Southeast Summit

When: November 17, 2018

Where: Raleigh, NC


IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference

When: May 21-22, 2018

Where: San Jose, CA

About: The IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference (WIE ILC) provides professional women in technology, whether in industry, academia, or government, the opportunity to create communities that fuel innovation, facilitate knowledge sharing and provide support through highly interactive sessions designed to foster discussion and collaboration.


Women Transferring Technology

When: May 22, 2018

Where: Palo Alto, CA

About: Women Transforming Technology, founded by VMware, is a consortium of companies and organizations in industry, academia, and non-profit sectors committed to building a community and tackling issues that are top of mind for women in technology. Our goals are to inspire, support, and connect women in all areas and levels of technology in Silicon Valley and beyond.


Colorado Technology Association’s Women in Technology

When: June 8, 2018

Where: Larkspur, CO

About: This event celebrates women across Colorado’s growing tech community. Women at all stages of their career are invited to attend. There will be meaningful discussions on innovations, leadership, opportunities and challenges surrounding women in today’s technology workforce.


24th Annual Women in Technology Summit

When: June 10-12, 2018

Where: San Jose, CA

About:  This is the most important event for women in technology where executives, entrepreneurs and technology thought leaders from around the world converge to make things happen.


Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference

When: June 12-14, 2018

Where: San Francisco, CA

About: Girls in Tech has brought together hundreds of women in tech of all ages and luminary tech leaders to create an intimate experience. The goal: to deliver sage advice and lessons learned to the next generation of women in tech, and to create a long-lasting sense of community among women in all roles and at all levels of their careers.


We Rise

When: June 21-22, 2018

Where: Atlanta, GA

About: We RISE is all about growing and showcasing women in technology.  For two days, We RISE features women and allies doing amazing work from all over the world.


Grace Hopper Celebration

When: September 26-28, 2018

Where: Houston, TX

About: The Grace Hopper Celebration in the world’s largest gathering of technologists and women in computing.


Wonder Women Tech National Conference

When: October 5-6, 2018

Where: Long Beach, CA

About: This is an event that will explore the intersection between tech, entertainment, the arts, and interactive technology, in addition to exploring innovation, D&I initiatives, career development, leadership and all things STEAM! The focus of this conference will be on diversity, social innovation, entertainment tech, interactive technology, startup alley and steam camps among others.


Tech Up for Women Conference

When: November 15, 2018

Where: New York City, NY

About: is a one-day event for the advancement of women in technology through education, resourcing and networking. The purpose of the event is to take the fear factor out of technology and empower women to surf the technology wave.


Women of Channel Leadership Summit

About: Women of the Channel empowers and cultivates the next generation of female leaders. This one-of-a-kind, engaging conference offers female channel and IT executives an opportunity to advance their skills, network with peers and be inspired by the women making a significant impact on the IT channel and industry today. Attendees benefit from interactive workshops, peer panels, motivational speakers, networking time and engaging sessions – all focused on the challenges, trends and opportunities in the today’s technology sector.

Women of Channel Leadership Summit (West)

When: May 15-16, 2018

Where: Palm Springs, CA

Women of Channel Leadership Summit (East)

When: December 3-4, 2018

Where: New York City, NY