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diversity in tech resources and organizations. done as part of research for learninpublic.org

US Centric (but often Worldwide)

Don't forget there are many state and city level organizations that can help you too.

Women

  • US centric/Global:
    • Wonder Women Tech - We highlight, celebrate, and educate Women and the Underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, Math (STEAM) and Innovation. We nourish the global life cycle of the pipeline through equity, access, and opportunity.
    • FWD: For Women & Diversity Collective - We are a community dedicated to professional inclusion. We host summits & workshops featuring women, P.O.C., and under-represented groups for the experts that we are rather than the boxes that we check.
    • Hustle Crew - Talks, training & mentorship to make tech more inclusive.
    • Women Who Code - Empowering Women in Technology
    • Women in Games International - WIGI promotes diversity in video game development, publishing, media, education and workplaces, based on a fundamental belief that increased equality and camaraderie among genders can make global impacts for superior products, more consumer enjoyment and a stronger gaming industry.
    • Women in Games Jobs - Non-profit network for women in video, mobile, online games and esports. Jobs, events, debate for women and men.
    • IGDA Women in Games - The IGDA WIG SIG was formed to create a positive impact on the game industry with respect to gender balance in the workplace and marketplace.
    • Women's Society of Cyberjutsu - dedicated to raising awareness of cybersecurity career opportunities and advancement for women in the field, closing the gender gap and the overall workforce gap in information security roles.
    • Women In Security and Privacy (WISP) - Advancing women to lead the future of security & privacy | 501 (c)(3) non-profit
    • Bridge School - Cost-free advanced education for women, agender, and non-binary professionals in tech.
    • ChickTech - Supporting women and girls in tech with community, education, and inspiration.
    • Women 2.0 - We offer resources for women to grow their careers and their companies in the industry, as well as provide services for workplaces and the technology startup ecosystem to create diverse and inclusive environments that support the advancement of women and other underestimated groups.
    • Girls in Tech - a nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating the gender gap in tech
    • Girls Who Code - Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.
    • Girl Develop It - a nonprofit organization that provides affordable programs for adult women and non-binary individuals to learn web and software development in a judgement free environment.
    • PyLadies - We are an international mentorship group with a focus on helping more women become active participants and leaders in the Python open-source community. Our mission is to promote, educate and advance a diverse Python community through outreach, education, conferences, events and social gatherings.
    • R-Ladies Global - Promoting diversity in the R Statistics community via meetups, mentorship & global collaboration! 170+ groups worldwide.
    • Debian Women Project - We seek to balance and diversify the Debian Project by actively engaging with interested women and encouraging them to become more involved with Debian. We will promote women's involvement in Debian by increasing the visibility of active women, providing mentoring and role models, and creating opportunities for collaboration with new and current members of the Debian Project.
    • Front-End Foxes - creates and hosts workshops to teach front-end technologies to people who identify as women in a cool and fun way. Our activities include free self-driven code labs completed in a workshop format in groups with mentoring by volunteers. The goal of the program is to familiarize women and those who identify as such with front-end technologies in a supportive and inclusive environment.
  • UK:
    • Women in Technology
    • Node Girls London - Free JavaScript and Node.js workshops and socials for women and non-binary folk in London.
    • Code First Girls - Code First Girls are dedicated to transforming tech by providing the skills, space and inspiration for women to become kick-ass developers and future leaders.
    • DevelopHer - Elevating women who are passionate about technology, innovation and business via community-based learning opportunities
    • STEMettes - We’re showing the next generation that girls do Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths (STEM) too at our free, fun, food-filled experiences.
    • The WISE Campaign - Campaign for gender balance in science, technology and engineering.
    • Girl Geek Academy - teaching one million women to learn technology by 2025.
    • React Ladies - a community of women + non-binary React enthusiasts

Black/Latinx

  • US centric/Global
    • Black Tech Mecca - Black Tech Mecca uses data to unleash the power and potential of technology to transform Black communities.
    • Game Devs of Color Expo - an inclusive games expo and conference creating a new normal in games.
    • dev/color - Our mission is to empower Black software engineers to help one another grow into industry leaders.
    • Afrotech
    • All Star Code - All Star Code creates economic opportunity by developing a new generation of boys and young men of color with an entrepreneurial mindset who have the tools they need to succeed in a technological world.
    • Latina Geeks - A 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to educating + inspiring Latinas to embrace technology through hands-on workshops + events. Active in OC, LA, SD, SF, SEA.
    • BlackGirlsCode - Our goal is to empower young women of color ages 7-17 to embrace the current tech marketplace as builders + creators.
    • National Society of Black Engineers - Founded 1975, the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) promotes academic excellence, professional success, & positive community impact.
    • BlackStemUSA - a Twitter account run by black STEMmers sharing D&I tech, economic, & policy info.
    • BDPA - BDPA is the premier organization focused on nurturing and developing diverse working professionals and future IT leaders in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and all digital technology fields.
    • BlacksInTechnology - is a global platform for black women and men in technology. We are "Stomping the Divide" by establishing standards for world class technical excellence. BIT serves members through community, media and mentorship. We provide resources, guidance and challenge members to establish new standards of innovation.
    • Hack the Hood - We introduce under-resourced ​youth of color (16-25) to tech careers by hiring and training them to build websites for small, local​ businesses.
    • BUILDUP.vc - BUILDUP is designed to mentor, educate and connect the underrepresented in tech.
    • iamtheCODE - iamtheCODE is the first African-led global movement to mobilize governments, the private sector, philanthropic foundations, investors and civil society to advance STEAMED (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, Entrepreneurship and Design) education. Its goal is to mobilize these groups to invest in future technologies that can drive sustainable development for women and girls in marginalized communities. We aim to enable 1 million young women and girls’ coders by 2030.
    • Black Tech Pipeline - Black Tech Pipeline is a platform for the #BlackTechTwitter community to continue collaborating, receiving support, resources, and opportunity by other technologists who look like them.
    • Code2040 - Working towards the proportional representation of Black & Latinx technologists in the innovation economy.
    • People of Color in Tech - articles on Tech Careers by People of Color, together with the POCIT Weekly newsletter and the techish podcast.
  • UK
    • Black Young Professionals Network - Connecting black professionals with each other & corporations.
    • UK Black Tech - Dedicated to accelerating the growth of Black and Ethnic Minorities in Digital Businesses & Tech Professions.
    • Coders of Colour - Our aim is to “Empower and enable young underrepresented people of colour to pursue a career in tech by providing a safe space for them to learn, explore and grow".

LGBTQ

  • Lesbians Who Tech - We are a global community of 60,000+ LGBTQ women, trans and non-binary folks, queer women of color, and our allies in tech.
  • Trans Tech - LGBTQ+ digital co-working and co-learning community focused on STEAM skill development & creating employment for trans and GNC people.

Investors/Entrepreneurship

  • Foundervine - We help diverse entrepreneurs build startups from scratch.
  • Astia Global - Astia levels the investment playing field by investing in startups that include women leaders.
  • SheStarts - SheStarts is the only venture-backed accelerator program for women-led startups in Australia.
  • LightShip Capital Twitch Pitch - We’re the opportunity accelerator for underrepresented startup founders.
  • Ada Ventures - a venture fund focused on supporting and funding diverse founders.
  • Black Founders - Our mission is to increase the number of successful black entrepreneurs in technology.
  • Digital Undivided - We merge data and heart to create pathways for Black & Latinx women into entrepreneurship. Our vision is a world where ALL women own their work.
  • Change Catalyst - Change Catalyst Builds Inclusive Tech Ecosystems Through Strategic Advising, Startup Programs And Resources, And A Series Of Events Around The Globe. Which runs the Tech Inclusion series of events.

Job Boards/Matching

  • India: Internshala - We are a technology company on a mission to equip students with relevant skills & practical exposure through internships and online trainings.
  • Outreachy - paid 3 month internships for all URMs. Graduates
  • POCIT Jobs - Jobs for People of Color in Tech
  • Include.io - We help diverse Techies find jobs & advance their careers while being visible and valued. Our job platform connects companies looking for diverse talent to our growing community of over 10,000 candidates.
  • Wallbreakers - Matching skills of diverse software engineers.
  • Ada's List - The Ada’s List Jobs Channel is the place for women in tech to find jobs all over the world.
  • Hire Tech Ladies - Connect with 100,000 Tech Ladies around the world and get access to our exclusive job board.
  • Diversify Tech Co - Newsletter and Job Board with scholarships, events, job opportunities, and more.
  • YSYS - We connect talented diverse people to the right opportunities in tech. Mission to connect 100,000 diverse individuals to opportunities in tech by 2023.
  • Tech Talent Charter

More

  • Deaf Kids Code
  • MotherCoders - 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.
  • CodePlatoon - We transform #Veterans into software developers through an immersive, hands-on, educational process.
  • Operation Code - We're the largest community of military veterans, service members, and spouses committed to becoming software developers with the help of mentors, scholarships, and our tech partners.
  • VetsinTech - VetsinTech supports our current and returning veterans with re-integration services, and by connecting them to the national technology ecosystem. VIT is committed to bringing together a tech-specific network, resources, and programs for our veterans interested in Education, Entrepreneurship, and Employment – the 3E’s!
  • Patriot Bootcamp - 501(c)(3) Presented by Techstars. We help military Veterans and military spouses build incredible companies.

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