Achievement Unlocked: WomenHack Enters its 20th City

WomenHack will be going to Denver/Boulder this Thursday in a bid to fill more open tech positions with women.

WomenHack Los Angeles; February, 2017

Headquartered in San Francisco, WomenHack Events first started out less than a year ago to overwhelming response from start-ups and companies all over the San Francisco Bay Area showing their support for diversity and inclusive hiring. Believing that diversity strengthens teams and forging forward with our mission to present more economic opportunities to women in tech roles, WomenHack Events traveled to various major cities bringing together companies who are hiring and talented women in tech (developers, designers, and PMs).

WomenHack has now worked with over 1,500+ women talents and over 170+ companies, from 19 cities in 3 different countries. On Thursday, we’ll be hitting a personal milestone and entering our 20th city with WomenHack Denver/Boulder, hosted by MapQuest!

Our events aim to help diverse companies and talented women talents in tech roles meet each other in a casual setting. How, you ask? Through the time-honored technique of speed dating. Lasting around 2 to 3 hours per event, attendees of WomenHack Events can generally expect to be introduced to the hiring landscape in their region, to learn more about different companies, and meet not just the companies, but also their fellow peers in the industry.

Our Host

MapQuest helps more than 40MM people per month, providing tools for Internet and mobile users, developers, and businesses. MapQuest + Developers are made for developers and organizations with geospatial mapping needs. A robust suite of APIs and location services help SMBs around the globe efficiently and cost-effectively use location-based solutions for their business.

They have a gender diversity of 30% women in their workforce, and their perks and benefits include: Equal Pay, Women Leadership and Mentoring Groups, Education Reimbursement, and both Paid and Unpaid maternity leave. They are looking for talented developers with the following skills: Android (Java), C/C++, iOS (Objective C, Swift), Java, PHP.

Diversity Sponsors

Our Gold Sponsor, Orica, has more than 140 years of experience and investment in innovation. Their strategy is to be a trusted partner for their customers by creating, developing and delivering mining and civil blasting and ground control solutions that help them be more productive and manage their critical risks. As the global leader in mining and civil services, they have a diverse and international workforce of around 11,500 employees, servicing customers across more than 100 countries.

They have a gender diversity of 17% women in their workforce, and their perks and benefits include: Flexible work schedules, Wellness programs, Education Reimbursement, and both Paid and Unpaid maternity leave.

Our Silver Sponsor, The Trade Desk, is one of the industry’s fastest-growing adtech platforms. They’re here because they believe they are building something special, and they are looking for good people to pitch in.

“Our culture is innovative, energetic, and collaborative. Those aren’t perks — those are just the way we do business.”

They have a gender diversity of 40% women in their workforce, and their perks and benefits include: Equal Pay, Flexible work schedules, Wellness programs, Women Leadership and Mentoring Groups, and Paid Maternity Leave.

Our other Silver Sponsor, Oracle, offers complete SaaS application suites for ERP, HCM and CX, plus best-in-class database Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) from data centers throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.

We also have a great set of companies such as Motorola Solutions, ThoughtWorks, Choozle, Micron Technology, and CyberGRX looking to hire talents in the Denver/Boulder area. We’re looking forward to an exciting evening at WomenHack!

See you all on Thursday!


About WomenHack:

WomenHack is a community that empowers women in tech through events, jobs, and a diverse workplace for all. WomenHack Events are designed to bring about an opportunity to accelerate the hiring process in respective local job markets, and to provide greater exposure to economic and professional opportunities for women in technology.

Find out if WomenHack Events is coming to an office near you, here.


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