Driven by the belief that a diversity of perspectives leads to better decision-making and more relevant products, Google began Women Techmakers in 2012, helmed by former Google[x] Vice President Megan Smith.
Women Techmakers is a global program that celebrates women, encouraging them to pursue and excel in technology careers.
“Our goal is to inspire passionate, creative women through discussions with thought leaders, technical workshops, design sprints and networking opportunities” said Natalie Villalobos, Google’s Women in Technology Advocate leading Women Techmakers. “Overall, we aim to tear down the boundaries inhibiting women from participating in the industry”.
The events organised by Women Techmakers are designed to promote an environment of inclusivity for women in technology, as well as celebrate women leading the industry.
Women Techmakers România is part of the GDG Pitești, GDG Bucharest and GDG Cluj-Napoca and we want to advance, grow, and celebrate women developers, designers, and technology entrepreneurs.
The launch of Women Techmakers România Community & Celebration of International Women’s Day was celebrate it on Saturday, March, 19th at TechHub Bucharest.
It was a great experience, we were excited to have curious attendees who were interested about our community. They asked a lot of questions and they seemed happy to be part of the event.
We loved the presentations of our top-notch speakers: Tincuța Apăteanu, Cristiana Bogățeanu, Elena Coman, Elena Dobre, Raluca Radu and Rafaela Voiculescu. They were awesome!
If you want to check the images from the event you can access our pages on Facebook and Google+.