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ACT-W New York 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 New York and the Northeast.

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

ACT-W 2017 New York Attendee Booklet


Enjoy exclusive access to the She Started It Documentary & Panel Discussion at General Assembly! She Started It explores female under-representation in entrepreneurship and challenges, solutions, and overcoming all barriers.

April 28th, 2017

General Assembly NYC
902 Broadway Fl 4, NY, NY 10010

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM


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.

May 18th, 2017

Galvanize New York
315 Hudson St, New York, NY 10013

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM


This conference is packed with hands-on workshops, 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 New York area.

May 19th, 2017

Galvanize New York
315 Hudson St, New York, NY 10013

9:30 AM – 5:00 PM


Check out the new ChickTech NYC Facebook Page!

Like both the CT NYC page and ACT-W page and be entered to win a prize at ACT-W!

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


Thursday, May 18, 2017

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Kickoff Happy Hour at Galvanize New York

How To Network Like an Improviser Happy Hour Activities

Friday, May 19, 2017

9:30 AM – 10:20 AM: Registration & Networking

 10:20 AM – 10:25 AM: Welcome & Logistics

10:25 AM – 11:30 AM: Keynote Speakers

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Lightning Talks

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Networking Lunch

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

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM: Post-Conference Events

“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.

Check Out the ACT-W New York Sponsorship Prospectus