IDC’s Women in Technology report convey that only 42 percent of women IT leaders confirm having equal salary as their male counterparts. Meanwhile, 56 percent of women feel they do not have supportive representation in the STEM fields, and 45 feel their workplace does not enable women. To empower women IT leaders, Sarah K. White has listed several 2021 tech conferences in her article at CIO. Let’s find out their venues and timings.
List of 2021 Tech Conferences
Black Women Tech Talk (Feb 27-29, 2021, New York City)
The three-day conference is one of the 2021 tech conferences that would host several keynote speakers. You can participate in self-care workshops discussing a range of topics from leadership to work-life balance. You can also have free hair and makeup appointments, group yoga, and other networking sessions.
Global Women in Tech Awards (New York City and Silicon Valley)
The one-day event will clarify questions related to AI, blockchain, and machine learning. It will be followed by an award ceremony that would announce the winners of prestigious categories like CIO of the Year. The 2020 conferences were hosted online.
Grace Hopper Celebration (Sep 26-29, 2021, Chicago, IL)
The event is named after a pioneering women programmer Admirable Grace Murray who was instrumental in COBOL language development. Dr. Anita Borg and Dr. Telle Whitney started the occasion in 1994. According to the conference blog, it is one of the ‘largest gathering of women technologists’.
Johnson Women in Technology (JWiT) Conference (Spring 2021)
The event would host women specialists from various backgrounds, from MBA professionals to industry experts. The community will enable leaders to match up with their future counterparts. IT women leaders will benefit and grow exponentially in such a collaborative environment.
Simmons Leadership Conference (Mar 23, 2021, Boston)
The conference is one of the 2021 tech conferences that have been hosted for over 40 years now. Sponsored by Simmons College, it had hosted celebrity speakers like Serena Williams to grace the event. Some more notable speakers that participated in past events are Michelle Obama, Madeline Albright, Anita Hill, Oprah Winfrey, and Barbara Walters.
More 2021 tech conferences are mentioned below:
- Tech Up for Women (Nov 16, 2021, New York City)
- The Girls in Tech Conference
- The Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference (Mar 8, 2021, Virtual)
- WeCode 2021 (Mar 6-7)
- Women Impact Tech (San Francisco, Boston, New York, and Seattle)
- Women in Cloud Annual Summit (Jan 28-30, 2021, Virtual)
- Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) (Sep 8-10, 2021, Denver)
- Women in Tech Festival (Fall 2021, Mountain View, California)
- Women in Tech Summit (Mar 24-26, Oct 20-22)
- Women in Technology Summit
- Women of Silicon Valley (Jun 7-11, 2021, Virtual)
- Women Transforming Technology (May 3-4, 2021, Virtual)
- Wonder Women Tech
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