The 4th Annual Women Tech Founders' Conference

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The Grassroots Conference for Female Founders, Funders & Tech Leaders.

Created by, and for, women who are inventing the future.

  • Meet Award-Winning Female Founders, Investors, National Tech & Empowerment Leaders
  • Find Your Tribe in MindShare Circles
  • Cheer on Female-led Startup at PitchFest and more!

Regardless of your past, the limits on your potential are the result of your role models, connections, and strategies. This is especially true for women in male-dominated industries such as tech.

Our goal is to clear your pathways into tech leadership.

The WTF Conference:

  1. Brings you the stories and wisdom of our diverse, award-winning female tech leaders
  2. Connects you to trailblazing female founders, investors, leaders, and advisors

See last year's conference: The WTF Conference

Be in the room where success happens:

  • Hear the stories and secrets of award-winning founders, investors, and tech leaders.

  • Network with leaders that are leveraging tech; from healthcare to gaming, education to social impact, and more.

  • Find your mentors and your team.

  • Gain the wisdom you need to rise in the tech industry.

  • Connect with women investing in other women.

  • Learn how to overcome the leadership obstacles that women in male-dominated industries face.

The WTF Conference gives women in tech leadership the opportunity to raise each other up and grow future leaders.


09:00 AM Networking

09:30 AM Welcome

09:45 AM Keynote

10:05 AM "WTF Talks" with WIT Award Winners: Part 1

11:00 AM "MindShare Circles"

12:00 PM Lunch & Networking

01:30 PM "The Future for Female Engineers"

02:45 PM "PitchFest"

04:30 PM "WTF Talks" with WIT Award Winners: Part 2

05:30 PM "The Women Who Raised (VC$)"

06:30 PM Evening Keynote

07:00 PM Closing Reception

Learn How She Did It!

WTF Talks: Stories and Tactical Leadership Secrets. What drove award-winning innovators to create battle-ready businesses? Be inspired by the stories, and learn an arsenal of strategies to drive your mission to success.

The Future: For Female Engineers. Meet leading engineers, including a managing specialist from NASA. Learn how you can navigate the minefields, and reap the rewards in this powerful industry.

MindShare Networking. Make connections that matter! Share your interests and be matched to the people you came to discover.

FundHer PitchFest. Women Tech Founders is proud to present 10 innovative female-led startup companies who will compete in our 6th Pitch Event. Companies are nominated by incubators and diverse tech communities and will compete before a panel of female investors.

Plus! WTF's One-for-One Program means:

Your ticket gives an underserved student an opportunity to

1. Engage with role models

2. Connect with the tech community

2. Develop ideas and solutions to address barriers to mobility that exist for the next generation of female leadership.

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