About the Event

Presented by ChickTech Chicago, the ACT-W (Advancing the Careers of Technical Women) Chicago Conference is an annual action-packed event where talented women and allies can build skills, grow their community, and accelerate their career path. Join us and other women and allies in tech for speaking sessions, hands-on workshops, one-on-one coaching sessions, a career fair, and so much more. We welcome all people from all backgrounds and people of all genders!

All proceeds from the ACT-W Chicago Conference go towards ChickTech’s programs providing local high school girls with STEM education and spreading ChickTech’s reach to create a culture of inclusion for all.

WHERE
Harold Washington Library Center
400 S State St
Chicago, IL 60605 94104

WHEN
Monday
May 6, 2019

TIME
Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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Become a Leader

The ACT-W Chicago Conference is an engaging action-packed event where talented women and allies can build skills, grow their community, and accelerate their career path. The conference includes speaking sessions, hands-on workshops, one-on-one coaching sessions, a career fair, and more! There will be many opportunities for networking in a supportive and uplifting environment!


You Belong

Whether you’re a technologist, marketer, HR specialist, or a project manager, technology needs you to help lead the charge! Join talented tech women and allies with all experience levels and backgrounds for professional development, community building, leadership training, networking, and more!


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Volunteer at ACT-W

“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.”

 

— Dave, ChickTech Volunteer

 

 

We’re seeking qualified volunteers to support us in a variety of roles at this year’s conference. To become an ACT-W Volunteer, click the button below.

 

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