The World’s Largest Community of Women Engineers Opens Its Sixth Local Tech group in India
HYDERABAD, NOVEMBER 17TH, 2019 —Women Who Code (WWCode), an international nonprofit dedicated to inspiring women to succeed in tech careers, is proud to announce the launch of its newest Network location in Hyderabad, India. This group will enrich the local tech community by hosting free educational and career training events, talks by industry leaders, and networking nights where engineers can come together to support one another in their careers.
Women Who Code’s Hyderabad Network will launch on Saturday, December 14th at the local offices of S&P Global. The group will be led by Directors Damini Satya , Priyanka Sadana, and Megha Aggarwal who will be tasked with growing the membership, developing new leaders, supporting the local tech community, and hosting free technical and professional development events to help enrich the lives and careers of engineers in the city.
“Hyderabad is the second-largest tech hub in India, with a huge tech community.” Said Network Director Damini Satya. “We are excited to launch the Women Who Code network in Hyderabad to provide a common platform for women tech professionals, academics, and aspiring individuals to learn, collaborate, and grow!”
Hyderabad is the sixth Network that Women Who Code has launched in India and is one of 60 located in cities around the world. The launch event will feature a talk by VMInclusion Taara Program Manager Harjeet Pruthi. VMinclusion Taara is a joint initiative between VMware & WomenWhoCode committed to train and upskill 15,000 people who have left the industry and help them return to work. The program is off to a great start with 5000+ registrants.
“We are delighted to bring Women Who Code to Hyderabad, a city which is poised to become one of the largest technology hubs in India. This partnership makes available a plethora of opportunities for our female technology professionals to help lead the change-- inspiring development, enriching careers and raising the bar for the profession as a whole,” said Guruprasad Ramamoorthy, Orion Site Lead - S&P Global.
“We are inspired by the work that WWCode leaders have done to support women in tech communities across India and are excited to see what Damini, Priyanka, and Megha can accomplish as leaders of this new Network,“ said Women Who Code Chief Leadership Officer Joey Rosenberg. “Already, we have seen a strong commitment to helping engineers level up in their careers and know that this team will build something very special in Hyderabad.”
About Women Who Code
Women Who Code (WWCode) is an international nonprofit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. WWCode is building a world where women are proportionally representative as technical leaders, executives, founders, VCs, board members, and software engineers. The organization has executed more than 8,000 free events around the world, garnered a membership exceeding 180,000, and has a presence in 20 countries. Help empower even more women to advance in tech with the training and community they need to succeed by supporting WWCode. Learn more at womenwhocode.com.