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ACT-W Bay Area 2017

Join us for speaking sessions, hands-on workshops, one-on-one coaching sessions, and so much more.
This regional happy hour and one-day conference focuses on providing content that addresses the unique women-in-tech landscape in the Bay Area.

All proceeds from our first annual ACT-W Bay Area Conference go towards providing STEM education programs to local high school girls through ChickTech.

ACT-W 2017 Bay Area Attendee Booklet


Join us as we kick off the conference at the ACT-W Kickoff Happy Hour. Enjoy an exclusive experience to mingle with industry leaders, celebrate with other like-minded people, and enjoy a night on the town before the conference.

April 7th, 2017

Galvanize San Francisco – Soma
44 Tehama St, San Francisco, CA 94105

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM


This conference is packed with hands-on workshops, panels, motivating presentations, a Career Fair, and tons of networking time to connect with others. Take advantage of this opportunity to network with women in tech in the Bay Area.

April 8th, 2017

Galvanize San Francisco – Soma
44 Tehama St, San Francisco, CA 94105

9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

ACT-W PARTNER NorthEastern University Logo

“Northeastern University is working hard to increase diversity in tech through our Computer Science programs, and ACT-W represents an amazing opportunity to both share our story and promote increased representation of women in tech professions!”

– Bryan Fouquet, Associate Director at Northeastern University

National Career Fair Sponsor


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ACT-W Dev Bootcamp Happy Hour Welcome

“Dev Bootcamp works to build inclusivity in tech and to support women in technology at every step at their career. We are thrilled to work with Chick Tech and the ACT-W conference as a step in realizing our vision of a vibrant, diverse and welcoming technology industry.”

– Emily Moss, Community Marketing Manager at Dev Bootcamp

National Career Fair Sponsor


Friday, April 7, 2017

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Kickoff Happy Hour at Galvanize San Francisco

How To Network Like an Improviser Happy Hour Activities

Saturday, April 8, 2017

9:00 AM – 10:20 AM: Registration & Networking Breakfast

 10:20 AM – 10:30 AM: Welcome from the ChickTech CEO & ChickTech Board Member

10:30 AM – 11:35 AM: Keynote Speakers

11:35 AM – 12:00 PM: Lightning Talks

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Networking Lunch

1:00 PM – 5:30 PM: Career Fair & Career Advancement Sessions

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM: Birds of a Feather Off-site Activities at Thirsty Bear Brewing

“Thank you for bringing lots of talented instructors into one place!”
– ACT-W Attendee

“ChickTech has opened up doors for me on so many levels. I have met the most amazing people, worked with incredible organizations, and have been able to collaborate with the most influential members in the technology industry.”
– ChickTech Volunteer

“I think this conference was possibly the most perfectly executed event I’ve attended.”
– ACT-W Attendee


Is your organization hiring, interested in supporting diversity, and expanding your market share?

We would love to discuss sponsorship options and add your organization to the Career Fair!

Please email [email protected] and [email protected] to discuss this amazing opportunity to bring diversity to tech. Conference proceeds go directly towards providing STEM education to young girls in your local community.

View the ACT-W Bay Area 2017 Website