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Mónica González
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Celebrating International Women's Day. Let’s hack the gender gap together!

At Marino, we think it's important to challenge gender stereotypes and encourage positive female role models.

March 8, 2019
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At Marino, we think it's important to challenge gender stereotypes and encourage positive female role models. Let’s hack the gender gap together!

According to the 2018 Women in Tech Index that Honeypot made with data from 41 countries in the OECD and EU, Ireland is in the 17th position relating to both the tech industry and the wage gap.

We put together a list of organisations that can come in handy if you are a woman in the world of tech. Please tweet at us if you think we've missed any!

Ada - Developers Academy
A training program located in Seattle, Washington for women and gender diverse people who want to become software developers.

Anita Borg Institute
They connect, inspire and guide women in computing and organizations that view technology innovation as a strategic imperative.


Astia
Astia is a community of experts committed to levelling the playing field for women entrepreneurs by providing access to capital and networks for the companies they lead.

Digitalundivided
DID leads high potential Black and Latinx women founders through the startup pipeline;  from the beginning of the startup funnel (idea) into the innovation ecosystem. Their work falls into three primary areas: Research, Knowledge and Community

Femgineer
An education company that empowers forward-thinking techies of all backgrounds and promotes inclusivity in the tech industry.


Girl Develop It

Girl Develop It is a non-profit organization that exists to provide affordable and judgment-free opportunities for women interested in learning web and software development through in-person classes and online courses

Girl Geek Dinners

Events and news for women in technology and science. Find here their Ireland and Northern Ireland community

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code was founded with a single mission: to close the gender gap in technology

Girls in Tech

Girls in Tech (GIT) is a global non-profit that works to put an end to gender inequality in high-tech industries and startups. They offer everything from coding courses to bootcamps to hackathons and startup competitions no matter age or profession. It is Girls in Tech’s mission to support women with the access and community they need to succeed in tech. Check out Girls in Tech Dublin

Global Tech Women

They represent and aboard the gender gap in technology in a new way. They believes the solution to this persistent problem is to focus on the needs of individual technical women on a personal and professional level – providing them with consistent support from their freshman year to their entry in the workforce, their first and subsequent promotions, and their successful retirement.

Hackbright

Proudly leading engineering school for women in the Bay Area with 700+ graduates at tech companies that include Google, Dropbox, and Airbnb. Founded with the mission to provide women with a personalised path to a software engineering career.

Ladies that UX

A welcoming & collaborative community of inquisitive women in Dublin that aims to push the boundaries, promote women and talk about UX.

RailsBridge

RailsBridge workshops are a free and fun way to get started or level up with Rails, Ruby, and other web technologies. Their events focus on increasing diversity in tech, so that people of all backgrounds can feel welcome and comfortable in our industry.


ShePlusPlus

Non-profit organisation, that works to empower underrepresented groups in technology by dismantling negative stereotypes surrounding technical careers.

She’s Geeky

She’s Geeky provides a safe, friendly place for women in STEM to “geek out” and talk about their jobs, their passions, their lives and their hobbies in a supportive, non-competitive environment.

Technovation

Technovation offers girls around the world the opportunity to learn the skills they need to emerge as tech entrepreneurs and leaders. Every year they invite girls to identify a problem in their community, and then challenge them to solve it.

WITS Ireland

WITS (Women in technology & science) is an independent, more-than-profit org to actively promote women in technology and science across the island of Ireland. Follow them on Twitter

Women 2.0
Women 2.0 is a for-profit, for-good company, committed to equality and inclusion, and thus innovation. They work to push conversation forward, and take and encourage action around parity.

Women Who Code
It is an international non-profit organization that provides services for women pursuing technology careers and a job board for companies seeking coding professionals. Follow their Dublin community

Woman in Fintech
Women In Fintech gathers a community of male and female experts, aiming at exchanging on the role of women in this revolution, but also about their respective expertise.

Women in Wireless
Women in Wireless is a volunteer-run, non-profit organisation that is dedicated to helping connect, inspire and empower female leaders in the mobile and digital space through content and events. We have over 12,000 members in 10 chapters across the world.

If you are a woman (or man!) in tech and would like to work with us don't hesitate to get in touch, we'll be happy to have more female colleagues joining Marino Software!

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