ACT-W Seattle 2016

Join us for speaking sessions, hands-on workshops, one-on-one coaching sessions, and so much more. This regional one-day conference focuses on providing content that addresses the unique women-in-tech landscape in the Pacific Northwest.

All proceeds from our second annual ACT-W Seattle Conference go towards providing STEM education programs to local high school girls through ChickTech.

Download the Full 2016 ACT-W Seattle Attendee Booklet


Join us as we kick off the conference at the ACT-W Kickoff Happy Hour. Enjoy an exclusive experience to mingle with industry leaders, celebrate with other like-minded people, and enjoy a night on the town before the conference.

September 9th, 2016

TUNE – Historic Belltown Billiards Building
90 Blanchard Street, Seattle, WA 98121

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM


This conference is packed with workshops, panels, motivating presentations, technical humor, a Career Fair, and tons of networking time to connect with others. Take advantage of this opportunity to network with women in tech in the northwest.

September 10th, 2016

The Cobalt Building – SoDo Seattle
2200 1st Ave South, Seattle, WA 98134

9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

ACT-W PARTNER NorthEastern University Logo

“Northeastern University is working hard to increase diversity in tech through our Computer Science programs, and ACT-W represents an amazing opportunity to both share our story and promote increased representation of women in tech professions!”

– Bryan Fouquet, Associate Director at Northeastern University

Gold Sponsor


ACT-W Dev Bootcamp Happy Hour Welcome

“Dev Bootcamp works to build inclusivity in tech and to support women in technology at every step at their career. We are thrilled to work with Chick Tech and the ACT-W conference as a step in realizing our vision of a vibrant, diverse and welcoming technology industry.”

– Emily Moss, Community Marketing Manager at Dev Bootcamp

National Career Fair Sponsor


Friday, September 9, 2016

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Kickoff Happy Hour at TUNE

Saturday, September 10, 2016

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM: Registration & Networking Breakfast

 10:30 AM – 10:35 AM: Welcome & Logistics

10:35 AM – 11:25 AM: Keynote Speakers

11:25 AM – 12:00 PM: Lightning Talks

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Networking Lunch

1:00 PM – 5:30 PM: Career Fair & Career Advancement Sessions

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Fireside Chat & Coffee Break

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM: Post-Conference Happy Hour

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Birds of a Feather Offsite Dinners


“Thank you for bringing lots of talented instructors into one place!”
– ACT-W Attendee

“ChickTech has opened up doors for me on so many levels. I have met the most amazing people, worked with incredible organizations, and have been able to collaborate with the most influential members in the technology industry.”
– ChickTech Volunteer

“I think this conference was possibly the most perfectly executed event I’ve attended.”
– ACT-W Attendee