ChickTech is a multigenerational nonprofit dedicated to retaining women in the technology workforce and increasing the number of women and girls pursuing technology-based careers.
Bottom Line for Portland
In 2016, ChickTech hosted six events for girls in tech, reaching 187 girls. In their post-survey, participants who felt very confident in their technology skills increased from 27 percent to 74 percent. ChickTech also hosted five women-in-tech events that reached 396 women, expanding their professional network.
“ChickTech….helped me realize that women could also go into technology. It had never occurred to me that I could become part of that amazing community…. Now I am on track to study computer science!” —Inez Hernandez, senior, Glencoe High School
First Tech Federal Credit Union will match up to $30,000 in G!G donations to ChickTech.
How far does a $10 donation go with your organization?
$10 allows ChickTech to teach a middle-school girl how to build her own personal website in a day.
How far does a $50 donation go with your organization?
$50 provides an underserved high-school girl with a soft circuit kit that allows her to build her very own electronic jewelry.