Girls in Tech (GIT) is a global non-profit that seeks to eradicate gender disparities in high-tech industries and startups by engaging, educating and empowering women who are passionate about technology. From technical courses and leadership bootcamps to hackathons and startup competitions, it is our mission to support women entirely with the access and community they need to succeed in tech.
Across the globe, GIT exists for anyone with an interest in technology regardless of age or profession, and we operate with the spirit of the girl within all of us—fearless, lively and determined. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in San Francisco, Girls in Tech is comprised today of 43 chapters with more than 60,000 members in 32 countries around the world. Programming in each regional chapter varies to fit the unique needs of their communities.
The D.C. chapter was launched in the spring of 2019. It has a growing member base and multiple business partners. Since we are a non-profit the chapters events, seminars, and education forums are possible with the generous support of businesses in the Washington, DC area. Our mission is to give the girls in Washington, DC area a platform to learn, mentor and enable each other.
Join the Movement
Sign up today to join the Washington, D.C. chapter of Girls in Tech (GIT). As a member of the D.C. chapter, you will have access to new and exciting member programs in 2019, as well as be able to take advantage of bi-monthly member meetings that offer thoughtful conversations and meaningful connections. Membership is free and it’s easy to sign up.
Recent Posts from Our Blog
Our newest board member is Diana Dumitrascu, and she has a great perspective on life. She offers this key advice to young women interested in a career in technology: “Stop waiting for perfection. It doesn’t exist. Get out there, do your best, and go for it. It’s very important to believe in your capabilities and skills. If you work hard every day and become a little better than you were yesterday, you are ready!”read more
Meet our newest board member Phuong Nguyen, who will be working on program management for Girls in Tech DC. She recently sat down with Girls in Tech DC Managing Director Baan Alsinawi to share more about herself, why she joined the board and what she hopes to...read more
TalaTek President and Founder Baan Alsinawi named to Top 100 Women in Cybersecurity according to Cybersecurity Ventures.read more