WomenHack kicks off August by entering its 17th city, San Diego.
Headquartered in San Francisco, WomenHack Events first started out six months 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).
It has been a whirlwind the past few months – we have now worked with over 1,500+ women talents and over 170+ companies, from 16 cities in 3 different countries. Here at WomenHack HQ, we are extremely grateful and appreciative of the companies and individuals who have come forward and expressed their support and commitment to diversity hiring, and for all the positive messages we received in our inboxes – thank you!
We are kicking off the month of August with our 17th city: San Diego! August will be an exciting month for us, as we bring our diversity recruiting events to a few familiar cities and enter some new ones in other countries as well! We are planning to go to the cities of Austin, Washington D.C., Detroit, Denver/Boulder, and Melbourne (Australia).
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.
Treeline Interactive will be hosting the event at their beautiful sister location on Mission Bay at The Point (1010 Santa Clara Pl, San Diego, CA). Treeline builds software and hardware solutions. Companies go to them for creative breakthroughs and technical leaps forward. Offering diverse services ranging from supplementing teams’ expertise on new ventures to scoping a project from start to finish, Treeline does it all. With a gender diversity of 17% women in their tech team, Treeline is looking to bring on board more female tech talents with WomenHack.
Their perks and benefits include: Equal Pay, Flexible work schedules, Wellness programs, Women Leadership and Mentoring Groups, Education Reimbursement, Paid Maternity Leave, Unpaid maternity leave and are looking for talented developers with the following skills: Android (Java), PHP, Python, Data Science (Hadoop, R), Product Management.
Our Gold Sponsor, Pluralsight, proudly creates the creators of tomorrow: the people who develop the technology that lifts the human condition. They do it through the tech industry’s leading learning platform for serious Developer, IT, and Creative Professionals. Their team of 700+ innovators and disruptors are serving over 1M users in 150+ countries to conquer the tech skills gap. They have a gender diversity of 32% women in their workforce, and their perks and benefits include: Equal Pay, Flexible work schedules, Wellness programs, Education Reimbursement, Epic Snack Wall, Regular Free Lunches, Weekly Massages, Paid Maternity Leave, and Unlimited PTO.
Our Silver Sponsor, GoPro, helps people capture and share their lives’ most meaningful experiences with others. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document while engaged in sports has become a mobile storytelling solution that helps the world capture and share immersive content. GoPro offers a fun and fast-paced work environment with passionate and motivated people who have the drive to learn, innovate and succeed. Their perks and benefits include: Equal Pay, Flexible work schedules, Wellness programs, Women Leadership and Mentoring Groups, Paid Maternity Leave, Adoption Benefits, Live It – 2 hours PTO every Thursday to do what you love, and Unlimited vacation.
Our other Silver Sponsor, Mitek, is a global cloud-technology leader in mobile capture and identity verification software solutions, allowing an enterprise to verify a user’s identity during a mobile transaction, enabling them to transact business safely while increasing revenue from the mobile channel. These mobile solutions are embedded into the apps of more than 5,600 organizations and used by tens of millions of consumers. They have a gender diversity of 15% women in their workforce, and their perks and benefits include: Equal Pay, Flexible work schedules, Wellness programs, Education Reimbursement, and Paid Maternity Leave.
Looking forward to an exciting evening for our inaugural WomenHack San Diego event! See you all on Thursday!
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