Resources for Women in Technology

The Internet of Women - An upcoming book and global community to support women in technology.

Info: https://medium.com/the-internet-of-women

WIT Campaign - A campaign that celebrates people in the digital world. Read inspiring quotes from women all over the world.

Info: http://www.womenintechcampaign.com

Women 2.0 - Women 2.0 is the world’s largest community-driven media brand designed for the next generation of technology leaders. Women 2.0 creates content, community and events for aspiring and current innovators in technology.

Info: http://women2.com

Million Women Mentors- Million Women Mentors in an engagement campaign and national call to action that mobilizes corporations, government entities, non-profit and higher education groups, around the imperative of mentoring girls and young women in STEM fields.  

Info: http://www.millionwomenmentors.com 

Local Women Focused Michigan Community Partners

Michigan Council of Women in Technology and the MCWT Foundation- The MCWT is a non-profit dedicated to correcting the growing gender-disparity gap in IT. This ultimately strengthens Michigan and its companies by encouraging workplace diversity, innovation and competitiveness.

Info: http://www.mcwt.org

Digerati Girls - Creating opportunities to increase the number of young women and girls in Digital Careers by offering events and training.

Info: http://www.digeratigirls.com

Girl Develop IT - Girl Develop IT is a nonprofit organization that exists to provide affordable and accessible programs to women who want to learn web and software development through mentorship and hands-on instruction.

Info: http://www.girldevelopit.com

Sisters Code- A global social enterprise with a mission to educate, empower, and entice women ages 25 – 85 to explore the world of coding and technology.

Info: http://www.sisters-code.org

Inforum Michigan: Inforum is the only professional organization in Michigan - and one of a few in the country – that combines strategic connections, proven professional development programs, a respected forum for new ideas, and original research to accelerate careers for women and boost talent initiatives for companies.

Info: https://www.inforummichigan.org

Grow - Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW) is a service focused on women at various stages of business ownership.  We are the entrepreneurial resource to help women take the next step, empowering and supporting them with professional expertise for a lifetime.

Info: http://www.growbusiness.org 

Media Partners

MI Tech News - MITECHNEWS.COM chronicles the people and businesses that drive technology development in the state. Content is available in text and audio, delivered at the website, also through two Weekly eNewsletter published Wednesday and Friday, and through RSS feeds to partner websites. Content will soon be available in video.

Info: http://www.mitechnews.com 
M2 Techcast Podcast: http://www.podcastdetroit.com/artist/mi-tech-cast/

Michipreneur - Michipreneur is an online publication built to empower entrepreneurs, encourage investment, strengthen small business, and foster talent retention in Michigan. We publish news, resources, events, funding information and more for Michigan startups and businesses.

Info: http://www.michipreneur.com , Amanda Lewan, amanda@michipreneur.com

Additional Michigan Community Partners

Midwest Technology Leaders - The Midwest based annual technology symposium brings together technology leaders from all over to discuss leading trends and innovations.This is the only Midwest-based IT executive symposium that combines an influential, exclusive audience and access to distinguished speakers, while supporting the advancement of information technology in the region.

Info: http://www.xchange-events.com/mtl13/

Tech 248 - An initiative of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson to harness the power of the 2,000 tech companies in Oakland County. Accelerating Growth in the Tech Industry tech248 helps tech companies collaborate and attract, develop and retain talent while promoting Oakland County as a global technology hub.

Info: http://www.advantageoakland.com/Expand/Tech248

Bamboo Detroit - A community of creatives working together in Downtown Detroit. Bamboo Detroit offers co-working space, shared resources and creative services, and a community of support for your business.

Info: bamboodetroit.com, amanda@bamboodetroit.com

Michigan Technology Network - The Michigan Technology Network (MITN) is a statewide organization driven to enhance the development of technology professionals through education and networking events with a focus on community involvement.  Our core pillars, which drive our organization and its goals, are Education, Networking, and Community. Mostly Lansing based. 
Info: www.mitn.org

Detroit IT User Group: This general IT User Group has been formed to bring together current technology students and alumni, technology and network professionals, IT educators and educational support staff and SMB owners, managers and support personnel with the Detroit area. This group invites speakers and members of the IT community to share their insights and experience in these areas by way of presentations and demonstrations.

Info: http://www.detroititug-web.sharepoint.com

Social Media Association of Michigan – Promotes social media as an impactful communication vehicle through state-wide education, adoption of social platforms and dissemination of successful social media solutions in public and private sectors.

Info: http://www.smami.org