Step into the future with us!

Hire Women Week 2024 is a week-long event that's all about challenging biases and building connections for women and non-binary individuals in tech and startups.

During this event, you'll have the chance to explore some awesome job opportunities, learn and connect! We've got a mix of in-person meetups happening in select cities across the US, and a virtual main stage that ensures everyone can participate, no matter where you are.

So, let's break barriers together and create a platform for growth and success. Join us, and let's make some magic happen!

What you can look forward to:

  • Engaging speaker presentations tailored for professional women, managers, and change-makers.
  • Interactive sessions with industry leaders to foster meaningful connections.
  • Personalized mentor matching to provide guidance and support for your personal growth.
  • Job listing and meet & greets to connect attendees with employers at leading companies.
  • In-person meetups in selected cities to cultivate your local community



January 22, 2024 11:30 am

United for Change

Join us for an empowering session to kick off Hire Women Week 2024! Discover the incredible power of unity among women to drive transformative change. This session is a rallying call, urging women to move beyond competition and embrace collaboration. Together, we can secure greater representation on teams, boards, and in high-impact positions.

Delve into strategies for championing each other, sharing skills, and advocating collectively to break through barriers imposed by external forces. We believe in the strength of unity, and together, we can forge a path towards greater equity. Block your calendar and be part of shaping a future where women lead, not just participate.

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Delphine Carter

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Kelsey Stephens

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Adam Stanley

January 22, 2024 01:00 pm

Career Panel: Making a Career Switch

Embarking on a career transition to tech? Our Career Panel: "Making a Career Switch" is the perfect opportunity for you. Hear from successful women who have navigated this path and gain insights that could illuminate your way into the tech and startup world. Join us to learn, network and jumpstart your career transition! We'll cover: - The distinctive aspects of applying for roles in the tech industry compared to other fields - Strategies for securing interviews when your resume reflects experience in another industry - Expert tips for crafting an effective career switch game plan

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Anna Miller

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Kate Evetts

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Doa Jafri

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Mariah Swanson

January 22, 2024 02:00 pm

Intentional Career Changes

Join us for an interactive workshop on designing a life and career that are in alignment. In today's fast-paced world, we've been conditioned to focus solely on the end goal, climb the corporate ladder without questioning, and disregard our individuality. However, we all know that career journeys are not one-size-fits-all. Your career path should be as unique as you are. In this workshop, led by Jean Madison, a career, leadership, and mindfulness coach, we will explore how to design your next career move with the understanding that your career should support your life - not the other way around. Key topics to be covered include: - Envisioning what you truly want out of life and work - Designing the most aligned next steps for your career - Learning to take bold and confident action towards your goals Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and take control of your career path. Join us for an empowering conversation that will help you create a fulfilling and purposeful life and career.

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Jean Reiser

January 23, 2024 10:30 am

Be Visible: Your Guide to Self-Promotion Without Feeling Icky

Growing a career is not just about doing great work, people have to know about what you do. It's not about who you know or what you know, but who knows you know what you know. One way to do this is by promoting your work. In this workshop, the audience will learn: 1. How to define what skills you want to promote 2. Practical steps and tips to publish and get published 3. Making the most of the content you create 4. Tips, tricks, and tools to make content creation easier The workshop also provides detailed practical checklists to use to keep creating even after the session. Whether you've been in your career for a while or trying to transition into a new field or you're just entering the workforce, this workshop will help you grow.

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Lade Tawak

January 23, 2024 11:30 am

The Ultimate Job Search Tech Toolkit

Explore a curated selection of innovative tools, including AI-driven applications and essential web resources, all designed to enhance and streamline your job search.

Join Maisha in this interactive 45-minute session as she introduces a diverse array of tools for crafting standout resumes, acing interviews, and optimizing cutting-edge technology to achieve unparalleled job-seeking results.

Whether you're just starting your job search or looking to refine your approach, this session will provide the insights and tools you need to navigate the job market with confidence, clarity, and creativity.

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Maisha Cannon

January 23, 2024 01:00 pm

Career Panel: Engineering Opportunities

Join us for our inspiring "Engineering Opportunities" panel featuring accomplished technical professionals leading the way on tech teams. Gain first-hand insights on current trends, exciting opportunities, and the inside scoop on what it's really like to work in engineering today. Don't miss this invaluable session during Hire Women Week, perfect for those curious about moving into engineering or wanting to understand the dynamics of technical teams better.

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Leah Dillon

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Kelly Anlas

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Manijeh Noori

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Lakshmi Subbramanian

January 23, 2024 02:00 pm

Transferable Skills

Join us for an empowering session on navigating unexpected professional pivots! Sometimes life throws us curveballs, but it's how we recover and reframe that sets us apart. Discover the power of transferable skills and learn to recognize your unique value–Transferable skills are not always "soft skills" learn how to spot the difference. We'll explore the importance of leading with confidence, advocating for yourself, and embracing challenges as opportunities for growth. Calling all women to join us and unlock your full potential. Don't miss out on this session filled with inspiration and possibilities for your future success!

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Karmen Wettlin

January 24, 2024 10:30 am

Enhancing Inclusivity in Startup Hiring Practices

Join us for an enlightening session led by three recruiting leaders from Lady Bird Talent. They will share their takeaways on inclusive hiring practices in startups with limited resources and delve into the impact of the pandemic and tech layoffs. Take proactive steps towards inclusivity and make a meaningful difference. In this session, we will cover: - Exploring the challenges and benefits of hiring gender-inclusive teams - Unveiling effective strategies for inclusive hiring - Unpacking the importance of inclusion and retention strategies - Drawing inspiration from real-life startup teams as examples Don't miss out on this opportunity to enhance your knowledge and foster an inclusive work environment!

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Kelsey Stephens

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Amy York

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Kat Xiquin

January 24, 2024 11:30 am

Understanding and Applying Salary Transparency Policies

Listen in on this important conversation on understanding and applying salary transparency policies! We'll cover everything you need to know, including state laws requiring salary information. Discover the benefits and challenges that come with pay transparency. We'll give you practical strategies to effectively implement these policies in your organization. Plus, we'll dive into how these policies impact employee satisfaction, talent acquisition, and your company culture. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and foster equity in your workplace! Let's make work fair and awesome together!

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Hannah Williams

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Dave Fano

January 24, 2024 01:00 pm

Unboxing Humans: Unlocking the Human-to-Human Business Model

Work puts people in boxes labeled by job title. This siloing not only limits talent development but also inhibits organizations from leveraging the full knowledge, skill sets, and innovation in their workforces. Only by unboxing humans, and tapping into what makes every individual unique (and weird!) can employees, managers, and organizations all win together. This session, led by the host of Unboxing Humans podcast, covers how leaders can look beneath the surface of their team members to effectively leverage their talent. Through an interest-first approach, leaders walk away with practical tools to attract and retain great talent, turn unconscious bias into conscious action, and align the right people to the right work! Talent wants purposeful and fulfilling work, which is great news for leaders who know how to unbox their workforce. Leaders gain: - Valuable tools to attract and retain exceptional talent - Transforming unconscious bias into deliberate action - Ensuring the right people are matched with the right tasks

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Danielle Boris

January 24, 2024 02:00 pm

Developing Women Talent: From New Hires to Leaders

Recruiting women is just the initial step in ensuring their impact in significant roles within your team. But what comes after? How can we continue to support women, foster their skills, and equip them for leadership positions?

Don't miss the opportunity to participate in a Q&A session with Danielle Barnes, the founder of Women Talk Design, who will share her invaluable experiences in training women in presentation skills. Led by Ashton Boone, HR consultant and Learning & Development expert, this session aims to provide managers with the knowledge and skills necessary to grow women in their careers.

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Danielle Barnes

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Ashton Boone

January 25, 2024 10:30 am

Building Your Financial A-Team (It's More Than Your Professional Network)

We understand the importance of building a professional network. But have you ever thought about intentionally growing your Financial A-Team, just like you grow your professional network? Your Financial A-Team should consist of five types of people: Specialists, Connectors, Financial Friends, Mentors/Mentees, and Diverse Thinkers. In this session, we will discuss how to find them, the questions to ask, and the red flags to watch out for. Your Financial A-Team will be tailored to your unique Big Financial Goals. Learn how to prepare, prioritize, interview, hire, and lead your Financial A-Team, with you as the CEO of your money. Here is what will be covered: - What your Financial A-Team looks like for your goals - Preparing by prioritizing who you need when and what to ask when interviewing - Hiring and leading the right Financial A-Team (you are the CEO of your money)

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Jenn Uhen

January 25, 2024 11:30 am

Women Tackling Workplace Hurdles Head-On

Come join this important discussion where professional women share fascinating learnings on workplace bias, microaggressions, and discrimination. We'll delve into the mental health toll it takes and explore strategies to create a healthy work-life ratio. Remember, your career should never consume you. Let's find ways to self-advocate and thrive without sacrificing your well-being!

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Sage Randall

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Kendra Mitchell

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Sofia Vasquez

January 25, 2024 01:00 pm

Career Panel: Product Management and Product Design Insights

Product Managers and Designers play a crucial role in building tech products. This session will showcase three panelists who work in tech startups as either designers or PMs. These talented women will share their expertise and experiences, providing valuable insights into current trends, exciting opportunities, and the inner workings of product management and design teams. Don't miss this valuable session during Hire Women Week! It's perfect for those interested in entering the fields of product management or product design, or for gaining a deeper understanding of these dynamic roles.

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Sindho Channa

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Carla Ramirez

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Bethany Foxx

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Ayodele Aigbe

January 25, 2024 02:00 pm

Mind Your Time, Mind Your Energy: Optimizing your time through the 4 Energy Zones™

This workshop is designed to help women take a step back and look at the big picture of how they are spending their most valuable resource: their energy. The 4 Energy Zones ™ (dead zone, comfort zone, change zone, expand zone) is a model for self-reflection, identifying where you're stuck and aligning to where you want to be in life, business and your career. By the end of this session, we'll... - Identify which zone you are spending your time in - Pinpoint which zone will get you to where you want to be - Learn how to move from zone to zone

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Kelsey Erickson

January 26, 2024 11:30 am

Shaping the Future of Women in Tech and Leadership

Join us for the grand closing keynote of the Hire Women Week, delivered by the founders themselves. Get ready to dive into the latest research on women's representation and progress in the workplace. We'll shed light on the current landscape and highlight the gaps that still need addressing. But this session isn't just about information – it's about taking action! Our founders will share their predictions for the path of women in tech and leadership, unveiling new initiatives and plans designed to accelerate their journey into high-impact roles. Together, let's shape a future where women thrive in the tech industry and leadership positions.

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Kelsey Stephens

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Sage Randall

January 26, 2024 01:00 pm

How to Stand Out in the Job Market

Navigating the current job market can feel like a job itself! We've invited back one of our top-ranking Hire Women Week speakers, Nikita Gupta from []( to be your expert guide to navigating the challenges ahead. Learn invaluable strategies and insider tips to make yourself stand out from the sea of applicants! In this session, we'll cover:

1. Creating a customized job search plan

2. Researching the role and company

3. Showing your work and building your personal brand

4. Reaching out effectively

5. Submitting applications that get noticed Don't miss this opportunity to gain a competitive edge in the job market.

Sign up now and secure your spot!

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Nikita Gupta

January 26, 2024 02:30 pm

Info Session: Open to Work Circle

Not sure if our 6-week Support Sprint is right for you? Consider asking yourself these questions: - Are you actively looking for new opportunities in the tech or business sectors? Our program is designed specifically for individuals seeking roles in these domains. - Feeling stuck with your current job search strategies? Our program offers innovative approaches to help you stand out. - Are you open to learning and trying new techniques for your job search? Our 6-week sprint focuses on equipping you with fresh strategies. - Do you value a friendly and approachable environment when job hunting? We take pride in our warm and welcoming community. Join us for this session to get all the info you need to decide if you're ready to take on your job search with us!

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Alex Annala-Kinne

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IRL Meetups

Don't miss out on this opportunity to network and make meaningful connections in person during Hire Women Week. Connect with employers, partners, and fellow attendees as we come together to support and empower women in the workforce.

Fort Worth, Jan 22
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Austin, Jan 26
NYC, Jan 26

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From networking events to panel discussions, Hire Women Week is the perfect opportunity for employers to learn more about the benefits of hiring women and for women to learn about the many job opportunities available to them.

During Hire Women Week, our Marketing Agency leveraged the job board to source and hire exceptional women for two key positions. Not only did we successfully fill these roles with talented and driven candidates from Hire Women Week, but one of them has already shown remarkable potential and is on the short path to a Director position. These two remarkable hires have not only elevated our organization but participating gave us the chance to continue to break down barriers and foster inclusivity in our industry. The values that Hire Women Week stands for resonate deeply with us, and we are enthusiastic about participating in this incredible event in the future to seize more opportunities for hiring the best talent and expanding our network.

–CEO, 6th Ave

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Mentor Meetings
Morning of Friday, Jan 26

Did you know that a whopping 63% of women have never had a formal mentor?

It's a pretty eye-opening statistic! A special part of Hire Women Week is all about connecting mentors and mentees and creating those awesome connections. Whether you need advice on your specific skills or want some career guidance, mentor sessions are available to give you that valuable feedback and support.

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2025 Sponsors Wanted:
Amplify your Brand & Support Women in Tech

Sponsorship is more than just a monetary contribution; it's a chance to boost your employer branding, engage with decision-makers, and take part in a job fair. Not to mention the speaking opportunities, exhibitor booths, and social promotion of your sponsorship.

Calling all teams!

Whether you're a startup looking to diversify your applicant pool, a brand who serves HR teams,or part of an Employee Resource Group, or an employer aiming to grow your employer brand with women, there's a place for you at Hire Women Week 2024.

Meet people leaders

Are you eager to connect with hiring managers and talent teams? Sponsor our luncheon series targeted towards talent leaders and decision-makers. Let's break bread and barriers together!

Join Us to Make a Difference

We firmly believe that sponsorship of Hire Women Week is critical for driving more diversity and inclusion in tech hiring pipelines. We invite you to support our mission and join us in making a difference!

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One thing that really stuck out to me about Hire Women Week was how open all attendees, speakers, and hosts were to interact. I had so many meaningful networking conversations and instantly was brought into the community. I attended events both virtually and in-person and this applied to both. At other conferences I've felt it was so hard to even say hello outside of awkward introduction exercises. Hire Women Week really set itself above the rest and made me feel comfortable and welcome from start to finish.

–Jess, Pre-seed Founder

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hire Women Week?

Hire Women Week is a unique hybrid event hosted by Lady Bird Talent. It is a week-long annual celebration that promotes the hiring of women in the tech workforce. Our goal is to challenge biases, foster meaningful connections, and create opportunities for women and non-binary individuals in the tech and startup industries.

When is Hire Women Week 2024?

Save the dates! Hire Women Week 2024 is scheduled to take place from January 22 to 26.

How can I participate in Hire Women Week?

We have a mix of in-person meetups in select U.S. cities and a virtual main stage to ensure everyone can participate, regardless of their location. Simply register for the event and join us to be part of something magical!

Who can participate in Hire Women Week?

Everyone is welcome! Hire Women Week is for anyone who believes in providing equitable opportunities for women in the workplace. The programming is designed for job seekers, professionals seeking career guidance or advancement, and hiring teams aiming to increase gender equity in their organizations. Whether you identify as a woman in tech, a non-binary individual, an ally, a manager, or a change-maker, we would love to see you there. The event is all about inclusivity and creating opportunities for everyone in the tech industry.

What is the main goal of Hire Women Week?

Our primary objective is to increase the representation of women and non-binary individuals in the tech workforce. We strive to challenge biases, foster meaningful connections, and create a platform for growth and success. Studies show that women make up only 24% of c-suite positions, earn between 54 to 87 cents compared to a white man's dollar, and are 14% less likely to be promoted than their male colleagues. That's why we need your support to drive change and create momentum together.

Which Events are virtual?

The majority of our sessions are conducted online, allowing participants to join from anywhere in the world. Only events specifying a city location will be held in person. Everything else will take place virtually at Hire Women Week

Which events are in person?

Events specifying a city location will be held as in-person gatherings. We will announce the details of our in-person meetups in early 2024.

How much does it cost to participate?

Hire Women Week is free for all attendees!

How can I use this time to get a job?

We invite employers to share their open positions with you and recommend that you take advantage of all the sessions supporting job searching. Mentorship requests and a virtual networking fair will provide you with the opportunity to interact face-to-face with employers.

I need accommodations. Who do I reach out to?

Please email us at and let us know how we can ensure a better event experience for you.

Can men attend Hire Women Week?

Absolutely! We encourage our male allies to join the conversation. You can attend as an attendee, mentor, and even share any open roles you may have!

How can I get involved with Hire Women Week?

We welcome all forms of support, whether it's volunteering your time, sponsoring the event, or simply spreading the word. If you're interested in getting involved, please reach out to our team for more information. Together, we can make a difference and create a more inclusive tech industry for all.

How can my company get involved?

There are lots of ways to get involved! Add your roles to our free job board. Invite your team to volunteer to mentor and build your talent network at Friday, Jan 26 mentorship sessions.
Sponsorships are closed for 2024, but we’re starting conversations for 2025 now. Fill out this form and we’ll be in touch.

How can I support women in tech beyond Hire Women Week?

There are many ways you can continue to support women in tech beyond Hire Women Week. You can mentor and advocate for women in your workplace, promote diversity and inclusivity within your company, and educate yourself on the unique challenges they face. Together, we can create lasting change and foster an inclusive tech industry.