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Join us for Wonder Women Tech's first-ever HYBRID National Conference on Tuesday, October 26th – Friday, October 29th, 2021. Our uniquely curated Wonder Women Tech experience will include an IN-PERSON event held at the Long Beach Convention Center, featuring state-of-the-art safety precautions, and a wide-open arena with an outdoor venue for safe distancing and interaction.

We will also have a virtual summit experience happening inside of our exclusive Wonder Women Tech Online Community where we will host workshops, Mentor Magic™ sessions, speaker series, networking hangouts, virtual career fair, and more!

This multi-day hybrid event is designed to offer interactive experiences, thoughtful conversations, impactful solutions, empowering talks, and the opportunity to hear from some of the most inspirational speakers and thought leaders in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math).

Entering its eighth year, Wonder Women Tech typically draws thousands of diverse people to attend presentations, coding classes, and career development workshops to spotlight women, diversity in tech, and the pioneers leading the way for technology innovation.

2019 was a groundbreaking year for Wonder Women Tech with the first-ever all deaf main stage panel, a Smart Cities Fest, and a multilingual panel. 2020 we launched our first-ever Virtual Summit. This year we are embracing the unprecedented COVID-19 landscape, as interactive experiences and inspiring speakers are now accessible for everyone, no matter where you are located, from students to professionals, including those with disabilities. Our Wonder Women Tech Hybrid National Conference offers:

  • Main Stage with over 150 Speakers
  • Virtual Stage with over 100 Speakers
  • Amplify Stage featuring BIPOC first-time speakers and fresh voices
  • Ignite Stage featuring pre-recorded talks from women in STEAM
  • Empower Talks aggregated from previous WWT Conference Speakers
  • Virtual Career Fair
  • Open space Career Fair and Expo
  • Outdoor sessions
  • Resume Review Lounge
  • Fireside Chats with industry professionals and thought leaders
  • Keynote Speeches
  • Masterclasses and workshops
  • Movie Screening with Q&A
  • Virtual Mentor Magic Sessions
  • Interview Bootcamp Sessions
  • Multi-generational discussions
  • College Student Hangout & High School Sessions
  • Virtual Art Gallery
  • Musical Performances
  • Ticket Scholarships
  • And more!

The Wonder Women Tech National Conference will bring you several days of experiences designed to innovate, inspire, and ignite you!

Hundreds of Activision Blizzard employees in Irvine and many more remotely walked off the job on Wednesday to protest a misogynistic workplace culture. They carried signs like "Send the Frat Boys Back to School" and "Every Voice Matters."

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While the predominantly young, white Los Angeles tech scene has made strides to improve diversity, deep inequities remain.

Women earn 78 cents for every dollar made by a male tech worker. Black and Latinx investors are underrepresented at venture firms and the majority of venture investments goes toward white and Asian-owned businesses, according to PledgeLA's survey of Los Angeles tech companies and venture firms released Wednesday.

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