Headquartered in San Francisco, WomenHack Events first started out less than a year ago to overwhelming response from start-ups and companies all over the San Francisco Bay Area showing their support for diversity and inclusive hiring. Believing that diversity strengthens teams and forging forward with our mission to present more economic opportunities to women in tech roles, WomenHack Events traveled to various major cities bringing together companies who are hiring and talented women in tech (developers, designers, and PMs).
WomenHack has now worked with over 1,500+ women talents and over 170+ companies, from 18 cities in 3 different countries. On Thursday, we will be entering our 19th city with WomenHack Detroit, hosted by Quicken Loans.
Our events aim to help diverse companies and talented women talents in tech roles meet each other in a casual setting. How, you ask? Through the time-honored technique of speed dating. Lasting around 2 to 3 hours per event, attendees of WomenHack Events can generally expect to be introduced to the hiring landscape in their region, to learn more about different companies, and meet not just the companies, but also their fellow peers in the industry.
Quicken Loans is on a never-ending quest to find a better way for everything they do, everything they touch, and everything they see. They don’t settle for less because it’s not in their DNA to accept anything less than amazing. It’s a key priority — an obsession. That’s why they created an ever-expanding set of ISMs, which are their foundation and the philosophy they live by.
Our Gold Sponsor, Duo, is a cloud-based security company that provides the world with secure, trusted access to their information and services. They secure the mission of thousands of organizations like Etsy, Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, Zillow, Random House, and Toyota. They have earned the title of “Most Loved Security Company” as well as a place on the Forbes Cloud 100 for back to back years. With more than 500 team members, the Ann Arbor, Michigan-based company also has offices in San Mateo, California; Austin, Texas and London.
They have a gender diversity of 32% women in their workforce, and their perks and benefits include: Equal Pay, Flexible work schedules, Wellness programs, Paid Maternity Leave, Dependant Care Health Savings Account, Fully Paid Family and Medical Leave, Long Term Disability Insurance, and Life Insurance.
Our Silver Sponsor, Nexsys, is a financial technology company that creates and delivers innovative solutions to make the lending process easier and smarter.
They have a gender diversity of 30% women in their workforce, and their perks and benefits include: Equal Pay, Flexible work schedules, Wellness programs, Women Leadership and Mentoring Groups, Education Reimbursement, Paid Maternity Leave, Onsite child care or subsidies for offsite daycare.
Our other Silver Sponsor, Llamasoft, helps a majority of the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25, fifty of the Fortune 500, plus numerous other large corporations, top consulting firms, and prominent Government agencies worldwide to model, optimize, and simulate their supply chain operations. They offer the most complete platform in support of supply chain design and predictive analytics available in the market today.
They have a gender diversity of 25–30% women in their workforce, and their perks and benefits include: Equal Pay, Flexible work schedules, Women Leadership and Mentoring Groups, and Paid Maternity Leave.
Our other Silver Sponsor, FarmLogs, has a clear vision of creating easy-to-use technology that helps row crop farmers run more efficient and more profitable businesses.
They have a gender diversity of 32.5% women in their workforce, and their perks and benefits include: Equal Pay, Flexible work schedules, Wellness programs, Women Leadership and Mentoring Groups, and Paid Maternity Leave.
We also have a great set of companies such as Ally, Psikick, Lunar Wireless, Spellbound, Compuware, and Detroit Labs looking to hire talents in Detroit. We’re looking forward to an exciting evening at WomenHack!
See you all on Thursday!
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