AnitaB.org brings women technologists together to learn, celebrate, and thrive. Together we transform technology. Get involved today.
Events & Programs
AnitaB.org programs are shattering perceptions, providing opportunities, driving advocacy, and inspiring accountability as part of a coordinated strategy designed to achieve intersectional equity in tech. We connect, inspire, and guide women and undertapped groups in computing and organizations that view technology innovation as a strategic imperative.
People We Serve
Our social enterprise supports women in technical fields, the systems that train them, and the organizations that employ their talents. A full roster of programs help women grow, learn, and develop their highest potential, and drive culutre change for a more inclusive tech workforce.
Our programs help organizations find new techniques of recruiting women and undertapped minorities.
Events and Programs
AnitaB.org offers dynamic events where leaders in the tech industry can meet, network, and collaborate on ways to promote diversity.
One Day Events Around the World Hyderabad, India; Midwest US; Pune, India; Southern US
Awards & Grants
Technical Leadership Abie Award
The Technical Leadership Abie Award is our most prestigious award and celebrates a woman who led or developed a product, process, or innovation that made a notable impact on business or society.
Student of Vision Abie Award
The Student of Vision Abie Award honors young women dedicated to creating a future where the people who imagine and build technology mirror the people and societies for which they build. Undergraduate or graduate students may self-nominate for this award.
Technology Entrepreneurship Abie Award
As creating women-led startups is challenging, we celebrate the achievements of those who triumph despite the odds. We give this award to a builder of a technology venture. She transforms markets by implementing, developing, or promoting technology, creative processes, or new business models.
Emerging Leader Abie Award
The Emerging Leader Abie Award in Honor of Denice Denton recognizes a junior faculty member for high-quality research and significant positive impact on diversity. Recipients are honored by the technical women’s community at Grace Hopper Celebration.
Change Agent Abie Award
Representation of women in technology is a global issue. The Change Agent Abie Award honors an outstanding international woman (non-U.S. resident with an emphasis on developing countries) who created or expanded opportunities for girls and women in technology.
Top Companies Award
Top Companies for Women Technologists is a national program from AnitaB.org that identifies key trends around the equity of women technologists in the workforce. First launched in 2011, the program helps organizations identify areas where they can improve and signals a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion that women look for in an employer.
AnitaB.org PitcHER ™
Supports, encourages, and provides new funding opportunities to women entrepreneurs.
Pass It On Awards
The AnitaB.org Systers Pass It On Awards Program honors Anita Borg’s desire to create a network of women technologists helping one another. The cash award helps fund women in computing or projects that inspire and support girls and women to enter computing. We encourage recipients to “pass on” the benefits they gain from the award, creating a movement of women helping women.
AnitaB.org Tech Journey Fund
Aspiring technologists need help NOW. With the cancellation of summer internships and full-time job opportunities, along with uncertainty around financial aid, work study, campus meals and housing, technical women are facing unprecedented obstacles in achieving their