Resources

37 Angels

37 Angels is a community of women investors committed to funding early stage startups.

Anita Borg Institute

The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology is a nonprofit organization founded by computer scientist Anita Borg. The institute’s primary aim is to recruit, retain, and advance women in technology.

Astia

Astia is a community of experts committed to propelling women’s full participation as entrepreneurs and leaders in high-growth businesses, fueling innovation and driving economic growth.

Black Girls Code 

Black Girls Code’s vision is to increase the number of women of color in the digital space by empowering girls of color ages 7 to 17 to become innovators in STEM fields, leaders in their communities, and builders of their own futures through exposure to computer science and technology.

Codecademy 

Codeacademy provides platform to learn to code interactively for free.

Dare 2B Digital

Dare 2B Digital is produced by Invent Your Future Foundation, a California 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation formed to advance education, instruct individuals for the purpose of improving or developing their capabilities and educate the public on subjects useful to the individual and beneficial to the community. 

Double Digit Academy 

Double Digit Academy, created as a response to the statistic that only 4% of Venture Capital in the U.S. is invested in women-run businesses, strives to help women “get further faster”. 

Ellevate 

Ellevate is a cross-industry, global professional women’s network committed to the success and economic engagement of women.

Girls Inc. 

At Girls Inc., girls learn to set and achieve goals, boldly confront challenges, resist peer pressure, see college as attainable, and explore nontraditional fields such as STEM. Informed by the experiences of girls and their families, Girls Inc. works with policymakers to advocate on key legislation and initiatives.

Girls Who Code

Launched in Spring 2012, Girls Who Code is a national nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in the technology and engineering sectors. With support from public and private partners, Girls Who Code works to educate, inspire, and equip high school girls with the skills and resources to pursue opportunities in computing fields.

Golden Seeds 

Golden Seeds is an early-stage investment firm with a focus on women leaders.

Google For Entrepreneurs

Google for Entrepreneurs brings together startup communities and creates spaces for entrepreneurs for learn and work.

Hackbright Academy

Hackbright Academy, the engineering fellowship for women, is a 10 week software development training program exclusively for women. 

HeroX

HeroX is a platform for running competitions to solve local and global problems.

Invent Your Future

Invent Your Future is a web-based career and community accelerator supporting career development programs for corporate, government and association clients as well as individuals. We offer program development and year-round learning opportunities through webinars, conferences, speaker series, and an online digital resource library.

LinuxChix

LinuxChix is a community for women who like Linux and Free Software, and for women and men who want to support women in computing.

National Center for Women and Information Technology

National Center for Women and Information Technology  is a coalition of over 200 prominent corporations, academic institutions, government agencies, and non-profits working to increase women’s participation in information technology. 

National Women of Color Technology Conference

The National Women of Color Technology Conference recognizes the significant accomplishments of minority women in the digital world, and attracts and leverages talent in innovative, professional, and technical positions.

Portlandia Club

Portlandia Club provides services and opportunities that enhance the professional and personal lives of women.

Singularity University

Singularity University provides educational programs, innovative partnerships and a startup accelerator to help individuals, businesses, institutions, investors, NGOs and governments understand cutting-edge technologies, and how to utilize these technologies to positively impact billions of people.

Springboard

Springboard is a highly-vetted expert network of innovators, investors and influencers who are dedicated to building a high-growth technology-oriented companies led by women.

Vital Voices

Vital Voices’ mission is to identify, invest in and bring visibility to extraordinary women around the world by unleashing their leadership potential to transform lives an accelerate peace and prosperity in their communities.

Women 2.0

Women 2.0 strives to strengthen technology businesses by connecting, inspiring and educating the next generation of technology leaders. Women 2.0 lives in the future, today – seeing no barriers and no boundaries, only seeing a meritocratic business landscape. 

The Importance of Women & Girls in Sports

Article about the ongoing journey to help make sure every girl and woman has access to the positive power of sports and relevant resources.

Women in Technology Education Foundation

Women in Technology Education Foundation (WIT Education Foundation) is a nonprofit organization that empowers women and girls to change the world by providing scholarships and financial support to programs that foster interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) related careers. 

XPRIZE

XPRIZE is the global leader in the creation of incentivized prize competitions. XPRIZE’s mission is to bring about radical breakthroughs for the benefits of humanity, thereby inspiring the formation of new industries and the revitalization of markets. 

Some of the many Innovating Women featured in the book