Portuguese Women in Tech was launched in April 2016, by Liliana Castro and Inês Santos Silva, with a dual mission: we want to support women in technology by providing visibility, networking, mentorship and by creating trainings and other opportunities. But we also want to attract more women and girls to tech and in this way, increase the pipeline.
In the next few years, we want:
We believe that:
We have lots of work to do and everyone needs to be involved. Women and Men need to be in this fight together. Companies, governments and individuals need to take concrete actions to change perceptions and break the glass ceiling. And we need to do this, not only because it’s the right thing to do, but also because advancing women’s equality can add $12 trillion to global growth!