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IWD2024: A Celebration of Women in Tech

This International Women’s Day, we are turning the spotlight on the incredible communities in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland that champion Women in Tech. For the first time, we’ve joined forces with these phenomenal organisations to bring you a night of inspiration, connection, and celebration.

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8 March 2024

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5:30 pm

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GridAKL Lysaght Building

IWD2024: A Celebration of Women in Tech in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland! 🌟 

This International Women’s Day, we are turning the spotlight on the incredible communities in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland that champion Women in Tech. For the first time, we’ve joined forces with these phenomenal organisations to bring you a night of inspiration, connection, and celebration.

 

📆 Friday, 8th March, 5:30pm

📍 GridAKL/John Lysaght, 101 Pakenham St West

 

🚀 What’s the Buzz?

Tech is not just about code; it’s about the amazing women behind the scenes breaking barriers, creating change, and rewriting the rules. Join us for a night full of inspiring stories, where each organisation shares their unique perspective on empowering women in tech.

🎤 Lightning Talks that Spark!

Get ready for a rollercoaster of inspiration as each organisation takes centre stage with lightning talks that dive deep into the heart of their mission.

🌈 Inspire and Inclusion – Our Rallying Cry!

In a world where innovation knows no bounds, we’re championing inclusion. Join us in fostering an environment where every voice is heard, and every story adds a new colour to the palette. Let’s inspire, uplift, and create a tech world that truly reflects the diversity of its creators.

🤝 Network, Connect, and Celebrate!

This isn’t just a simple gathering; it’s a community coming together. Come along to connect with like-minded trailblazers, and celebrate the strength that lies in collaboration. Whether you’re a tech enthusiast, a seasoned professional, or just curious about the magic behind the screens, there’s a place for you here!

 

Let’s make International Women’s Day 2024 a milestone in the journey towards a more inclusive and innovative future ✨

 

📣 The organisations behind this event:

✨ Girls in Tech is a global not-for-profit organisation which was founded in 2007 in the US and the New Zealand chapter opened in 2023. Our purpose is to create a space and community for women where they can unlesah the “girl” in them to pursue their asiprations in the field of technology and contributing to reducing the gender gap that exists in tech around the world.


✨ GridAKL is the epicentre of Auckland’s tech and innovation, propelling early-stage startups. Based in Wynyard Quarter, this shared workspace fosters collaboration, connecting entrepreneurs with knowledge, resources, and impactful connections. More than a space, GridAKL is a dynamic community driving fresh thinking for a positive global impact.

 

✨ Manzana is an inclusive & safe space and community for women, diverse communities of entrepreneurs and allies, in tech and arts in Tamaki Makaurau.

 

✨ Migrants in Tech welcomes individuals in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland aspiring to join the booming tech sector. Connect with fellow newcomers and the local tech community in this safe space designed just for you. Embrace the opportunities, share experiences, and let’s grow together in the exciting world of tech!


✨ She Sharp is a nonprofit founded in 2014 with the mission to bridge the gender gap in the STEM industry, one woman at a time, run entirely by volunteers. We’ve built a network where women can meet and connect with like-minded peers. We showcase careers and role models in STEM from different sectors and disciplines. We make careers in STEM for women possible through mentorship, networking and more.

✨ Women in Space Aotearoa New Zealand (WISANZ) is a professional network and inclusive community that supports women working in the space sector, provides mentorship for women wanting to enter the sector and encourages the next generation of women to pursue a career in space, particularly in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

✨ The Women in Tech (NZ) Facebook group powered by Maslow is a space for women or those who identify as women to share resources, ideas, conversations, and education on all things tech. We are here to support one another. Membership is open only to those living or working in New Zealand.
Whether you’re a New Zealand entrepreneur or business seeking female talent, interested in learning a new tech skill or language, or in need of help finding opportunities in the industry, this group is for you.

 

✨ Women Tech Founders | Aotearoa Facebook group is an inclusive community for women and gender-diverse founders and operators in tech startups in Aotearoa (New Zealand). Our purpose is to unite a diverse group of women and gender-diverse entrepreneurs in tech, fostering the sharing of experiences, challenges, guidance, support, and celebration of wins as we build our ventures.

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