GIT Helsinki and Accenture looking for women in tech

Posted: 12.21.2016

On October 6th we ended the first edition of the Girls In Tech Helsinki Mentoring Program with the festive Gala that brought mentors and mentees together for the last time! The event started with an inspiring talk on “Success through Strengths” by Linda Kallas from Accenture Strategy that was also...

Techeq.fi: Where to find all the tech events for women in Finland with one click

Posted: 11.16.2016

Techeq.fi is a joint initiative started on October 2016 launched by The Code Pub, Girls in Tech Helsinki and WomeninTech Finland aiming to bring together the female entrepreneur and tech organizations and networks. Is your organization or company also organizing events aiming for a higher diversity in the industry? Contact us...

Women founders in tech: Learnings from Leeluu’s successful crowdfunding campaign

Posted: 09.11.2016

At Girls in Tech Helsinki we believe that the best way of encouraging more women into the tech sector and entrepreneurship is by showing role models. And with this objective in mind, we paid a little visit to Lisa Gerkens, co-founder and in charge of the product development of...

Women Careers in the ICT & STEM areas: Learnings from our visit to Microsoft Finland

Posted: 05.08.2016

Last April 25, we had the pleasure to host together with Microsoft Finland an event about women’s careers . With great support from Microsoft Finland team and at their great new startup community space — Microsoft Flux — it was an amazing evening gathering more than 65 active GIT members and newcomers. One of our...

Entrepreneurship Talks: Keep on Knocking Those Doors Down

Posted: 04.24.2016

You know those inspirational and motivational quotes, images and videos you see all over the internet and social media streams? Yes, the ones that most likely annoy the heck out of some of you, or sound extremely cheesy. I realise these OTT (over the top) phrases may seem like the...

Helsinki becomes the first city to hold the Girls in Tech Skills Bootcamp in the Nordics

Posted: 02.21.2016

Three weeks have passed since the Girls in Tech Skills Bootcamp in Helsinki — it’s time to look back and reflect on what unfolded at the very first event of this kind in the Nordics. But before we delve deeper into the event, we want to say Thank You to our...

Lessons Learnt from Visiting Zalando Tech Hub in Helsinki

Posted: 12.09.2015

Since Zalando opened their second international tech hub in Helsinki three months ago, our local Girls in Tech have been curious to see what’s happening behind the scenes of one of Europe’s few multi-billion dollar tech companies. So we organized a visit to Zalando’s Helsinki office to gain first-hand...