Madison Women in Tech resources

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Newsletter sent once or twice a month featuring Women in Tech news, community events, job openings and volunteer opportunities. 

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WiT Meetup Site

Check out our meetup site for our discussion board, full event list, member directory and more!

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Area Job Openings

Looking for your next career move? WiT hosts local and remote non-profit job openings and sponsored for-profit job openings on our website, updated every two weeks. 

Happy job hunting!

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Tech Internship and Apprenticeship Opportunities

As of November 2022, this Twitter Bot account retweets information about tech apprenticeship opportunities:

The following area businesses have all at one time or another hosted technical interns; some take interns throughout the year, others only during the summer, and others only sporadically. 

We encourage you to reach out and see if there's anything available!

Psst .. does your company take interns or apprentices? Let us know!

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Madison-area resources

Here's a list of resources specifically for women and nonbinary folks in the Madison area. Are we missing any? Let us know!

R-Ladies Madison

R-Ladies Madison is part of a worldwide organization to promote Gender Diversity in the R community. We look forward to connecting with others who embrace open-source learning through meet n’ greets, seminars, workshops, and more.

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Pixel Picnic

Pixel Picnic is a group promoting game creators with diverse gender identities - whether women, non-binary, transmasculine, or otherwise marginalized.

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Doyenne Group

The Doyenne Group’s mission is to help women become entrepreneurs, build their ventures, and become fully engaged in the broader entrepreneurial community.

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UW Women In IT

UW-WIT is a campus organization, supported by the Office of the CIO, dedicated to developing strategies to improve the recruitment, retention and advancement of women working in IT on campus.

The 450+ member organization holds regular educational and networking events open to all members of campus, often partnering with organizations with similar missions to create the best  possible workforce.

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Madison Web Design & Development Meetup

Join your fellow web designers for:

Every month, we look at various aspects of web design and development.

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Women in Big Data - Wisconsin Chapter

We are the Wisconsin Chapter of the Women in Big Data Forum.

Our goal is to strengthen the diversity in the big data field. As part of this initiative, we would like to encourage and attract more female talent to the big data & analytics field and help them connect, engage and grow.

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Madison Community Slack

Slack for all things Madison, WI, with a strong tech community presence. Find channels focused on programming, tech infrastructure, VR/AR/XR, Forward Festival, tech job openings, hacking, data science and more.

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Improving technology through Feminist cooperation in Madison, Wisconsin. We are local women software developers, students and professionals, looking to strengthen our community, and to encourage more women to become involved in the technology field.

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National resources

These are some of our favorite organizations at the national level. Are we missing any? Let us know!


Write/Speak/Code is on a mission to promote the visibility and leadership of technologists with marginalized genders through peer-led professional development. A 501c3, tax-exempt non-profit, W/S/C hosts an annual conference and meetup events designed to help the community fully own their expertise through writing, speaking, and open source.

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Women in Technology Slack group

Our group is a safe, confidential space for women who work in technology to chat and support each other. Please consider joining us whether you are new to the tech industry or you are a long-time practitioner.

Not a programmer? That’s fine! Our group does not exclude people who work in technical writing, software testing and QA, graphic design, user experience, project management, customer support, or other areas that are sometimes invisible in the discourse on women in tech.

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National Center for Women & Information Technology

NCWIT is a non-profit community that convenes, equips, and unites change leader organizations to increase the influential and meaningful participation of girls and women — at the intersections of race/ethnicity, class, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, and other historically marginalized identities — in the field of computing, particularly in terms of innovation and development.

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Volunteering opportunities

Looking to make a difference? Check out these organizations for ways to help!


colorcoded's mission is to fill the IT career pipeline with more women and people of color. Our primary goal is to increase the number of girls and minority and low-income youth participating in computing through a combination of activities, group work, interaction with mentors and (age-appropriate) advanced technical skill development through paid internships.

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Kids Code Madison Collaborative

Kids Code Madison Collaborative is working to create free drop-in, volunteer-supervised computer coding clubs for Madison youth, modeling after the Coder Dojo model and philosophy.  (And we’re an official dojo!)

We draw together volunteers and youth who want to learn code in the Scratch computer language. You can join us, even if you don’t know how to code! Scratch is very friendly and usable by anyone who’s willing to learn.

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DANEnet is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. DANEnet has served Dane County non-profit organizations since 1995 by offering on-site technical support, technical training, and technical planning and consulting services. In addition to technical support DANEnet partners with community agencies to provide technology education to groups that might not have access to such opportunities. DANEnet is committed to digital equity. We believe that technology, connectivity and the skills to use both are part of a quality of life that all should be able to enjoy. DANEnet’s project Everyone On Madison provides digital literacy, low-cost devices and assistance enrolling in low-cost internet service.

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Maydm provides girls and youth of color in grades 6-12 with skill-based training for the technology sector. Maydm’s holistic approach prepares students from traditionally underrepresented populations to engage in and revolutionize the tech industries.

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