With mother's day right around the corner, we wanted to highlight some amazing women in tech, and what better way to do that than by highlighting moms! 40% of US businesses are owned by women, with 64% of new women-owned businesses being started by women of color. It’s no surprise that of that 40%, many of them are in the tech space! We’ve highlighted a few moms in tech and listed out some of our favorite resources for women in tech!
Chelsea Maclin, VP of Marketing Lunchclub </b>
Chelsea Maclin is the VP of Marketing for Lunchclub and former VP of marketing at Bumble has seen her fair share of success in the tech space and in addition to all that, she's also a mom!
Reshma Saujani, Founder, Girls Who Code
Reshma Saujani is a laywer, politician, civil servant and most importantly, a mom! She is the founder of Girls Who Code, an organization whose main goal is to reach girls around the world and help them close the gender gap in new entry-level tech jobs by 2030.
Susan Wojcicki, CEO, YouTube
As if being Google’s first Marketing Manager back in 1999 wasn’t enough, Susan Wojcicki runs a small video sharing platform you might have heard of a time or two called YouTube. In addition to running the YouTube empire, Wojcicki is also a mom to five kids!
Whitney Wolfe Herd, Founder, Bumble
Once the Co-Founder and VP of Marketing for Tinder, the now Founder and CEO of Bumble has made quite the splash appearing in places like the Forbes 30 Under 30 list and the Time 100 list all while totally rocking motherhood!
MotherCoders is growing the tech talent pool by helping women with kids gain the skills, knowledge, and connections they need to thrive in today's digital economy.
You are techY is a membership program that helps moms gain skills & confidence to get hired in a high-paying, flexible tech job. Our membership program is a unique blend of courses, coaching, and community. You are techY was founded by moms in tech for moms ready to be in tech!
Built In is dedicated to sharing the most important stories and resources for women in the tech industry. Whether you are considering a career in STEM or you’re already established in the tech industry, you’re bound to discover important resources to help you progress your career here. Check out some of our favorite blogs, conferences, podcasts, Instagram accounts and communities that are inspiring the next generation of badass women in tech.
Women in Tech® is an international non-profit organization on a mission to close the gender gap and to help women embrace technology. They promote girls’ and women’s empowerment around the world, with a focus on Sustainable Development Goal 5b: harnessing technologies. With their main office in Paris, they are a Global Movement with chapters in 6 continents, counting over 70,000 members.