Why should i join this group? What are the benefits?
WiT members support each other in different areas, i.e. organisations of events, speakers search, sharing of tech-related information and jobs. Women also support this community through special discounts tech-relatedated events and network growth.
Do i need to pay to join?
No. We welcome anyone with passion to support and grow Women In Tech community in Hong Kong.
How do I get my name posted?
Just fill in the application form and we update our platform regularly. You are also encouraged to join our LinkedIn group to get the latest updates including job posts.
What are the criterias to be included on the WiT website?
Yes, we want to support female talents in tech fields; to help closing the gender gap in tech related fields and encourage the younger generations of girls to choose tech related jobs
Is this Women In Tech community run by any organizations or is it a non-profit organization?
No. It is not an NGO nor backed up any organization. It’s a self-initiated community and all members are volunteers.
Is this group female exclusive? Why?
Yes, we want to support female talents in tech fields; to help closing the gender gap in tech-related fields and encourage the younger generations of girls to choose tech-related jobs.
How do you define technology-related professionals?
Our members should have tech background and/or work in a tech role in a non-tech or tech company, or/and have working experiences with tech companies. You do not need to have technical knowledge, but have to possess tech related industry knowledge.
How will my information be handled?
Your name and occupation will be listed on the website including your LinkedIn profile and visible to others. NO OTHER private information will be published. Your email and WhatsApp number will be only used by the committee members to share updates and to add you to our WhatsApp group.
committee & community
Who is a member of the committee?
Belinda Esterhammer - Lead for Website and Branding
Lana Lyu - Lead for Data & Newsletter
Maaike Steinebach - Lead for Sponsorships
Verlebie Chan - Lead for Partnerships
How can I join the committee?
Join our regular #WIT meetups to initiate and formulate your idea with us. At the moment we are not looking for more members but please send us a message through the contact form in case you're interested to join.
How do I connect with other community members?
Via WhatsApp or LinkedIn group. We encourage you to post events, news and job openings in our LinkedIn group.
I saw the LinkedIn group is a closed group, how can i join?
Your application to join will be reviewed by one of the WiT group managers (Steph, Lana) and will be approved or declined accordingly to your guidelines.
Do I need to have Linkedin in order to join?
Yes, you need to have a LinkedIn profile.
What information of members will be published on the website?
We will only publish your name, profession, company, expertise and LinkedIn profile. Information such as phone number and email address will never be published.
How can my company become a partner?
Your company can sponsor an upcoming meetup of WiT etc. Get in touch with us if your company is interested to contribute!
What kind of support is WiT looking for?
Sponsors for venue and catering
Support and collaboration with other groups and associations who follow a similar mission.