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Akamai joins WomenTech Network to Support Women in Technology

Mountain View, California – November 17, 2022 — WomenTech Network, a global community dedicated to inspiring women to succeed in technology, announces that Akamai Technologies, Inc., the cloud company that powers and protects life online is providing financial and programming support of the Women in Tech Global Conference 2023.

By supporting the Women in Tech community at the highest level, Akamai joins other leading WomenTech Network partner organizations committed to diversity and inclusion such as HP, Mastercard, and Qualtrics. In addition to conference sponsorship, Akamai and Women Tech Network will work together to develop other events, as well as the WomenTech educational programming.

“Akamai’s purpose is to make life better for billions of people, billions of times a day; that is true for our products, and it is equally true for our commitment to inclusion, diversity, and engagement,” said Khalil Smith, vice president, inclusion, diversity, and engagement, Akamai Technologies Inc. “Our support of WomenTech Network allows us to play a part in creating a more inclusive tomorrow, where women are equally and appropriately represented across all technology fields. We are proud to be a part of that.”

WomenTech Network and Akamai will support several of the networks’ key programs. This includes multiple technical and career training events for engineers, as well as a special digital keynote hosted by Akamai at the Women in Tech Global Conference 2023, the network’s premier annual tech conference. Akamai’s support is also pivotal to the success of the Women in Tech Leadership Development Program.

“Akamai’s support is integral to WomenTech Network’s initiatives, which include expanding our programming, reaching new members in the Massachusetts area and globally, and inspiring women to become leaders in technology,” says Anna Radulovski, CEO and founder, WomenTech Network.

Thanks to the support of companies like Akamai, WomenTech Network managed to move many of its +700 annual sessions and events online so that members all over the world can participate. Thanks to this transition, WomenTech’s membership expanded by 60% (totaling now 70,000) and went from running programming in 27 countries to serving members across 172 countries worldwide.

In addition, the Executive Women in Tech Network, Chief in Tech Summit, and BOARD were initiated. Together, they bring more than 1000 of the most powerful C-Level executives at technology-enabled companies together from all over the world.

About WomenTech Network

WomenTech Network is the world’s leading community for women in tech with more than 6,000 Global Ambassadors representing 172 countries. 70,000 tech leaders have collaborated with the network to date in order to cultivate a diverse global network that reaches 3.5 million people. WomenTech Network strives to empower women in tech through leadership development, professional growth, and mentorship programs. WomenTech Network hosts regular career networking events and a global tech conference for members to connect with like-minded professionals and learn about job opportunities at leading companies that value diversity.

Learn more about WomenTech Networks’ events and programs at www.womentech.net.

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