March 6 - 8th, 2019 in San Francisco  

WAKE invites women's rights and social justice leaders from nonprofit organizations from across the United States and U.S. territories to apply to join us in San Francisco for our Tech2Empower USA: Impact Challenge for Women's Rights and Social Justice for International Women's Day - March 6 - 8, 2019. 

Tech2Empower will be a powerful learning experience customized and designed to strengthen their work advancing social justice and women's rights. Tech2Empower will connect teams from social justice organizations with advisors from top tech companies to consult on project challenges. Participating organizations will propose projects aimed at advancing their work on issues including immigration rights, LGBTQIA rights, violence against women and girls, and racial and reproductive justice. 

The 3-day program and hackathon-style event will convene in San Francisco, for International Women’s Day 2019. Participants will have the opportunity to acquire new tech skills, and benefit from expertise and hands-on work on their project of choice, while also contributing to deeper understanding of their social justice issue area and gaining allies.








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Application deadline is Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 11:59pm PST

Tech2Empower is a unique program specially design to explore the power of technology in supporting women's rights and social justice leaders and organizations to advance their work and impact. 

Applications for Tech2Empower 2019 are now open, apply today! Being part of the Tech2Empower USA: Impact Challenge for Women's Rights and Social Justice, you will have access to: 



WAKE invites applications from social organizations from across the United States and U.S. territories to participate in the Tech2Empower USA 2019: Impact Challenge for Social Justice. Organizations are encouraged to nominate two or three team members to participate. Organizations nominating only one representative will be considered, but teams of two or three members are preferred.

Application deadline is Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 11:59pm PST

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Check out our memories from the program last year, apply for Tech2Empower USA 2019 and join us!

In January 2018, WAKE's Tech2Empower USA brought together 45 gender and social justice leaders from across the country in San Francisco. Tech2Empower 2018 participants included leaders from nonprofit organizations working to fight Islamaphobia in Washington, DC, advocate for reproductive health and justice in Louisiana and Mississipi, offer legal services for victims of domestic violence in Minnesota, promote feminist art in Kentucky, provide sexual assault intervention and support groups for Latina immigrants in California, and more. Learn about what our 2018 participants have to say about the program: