Techfest Club Dinners

Build new connections 👋
Expand career possibilities 🌟
Find your people 👯

We’re connecting women in tech in NYC in dozens of small group dinners.

Whether you’re an engineer, an entrepreneur, a designer or a marketer, we want to connect you with others like you all around the city.


 

HOW IT WORKS

Each dinner has 8-12 guests connected by something they have in common.

Things like:

  • living in the same neighborhood

  • career phase

  • cultural background

  • doing similar work

  • or host’s choice!

The dinner host guides the conversation and helps you get to know each other way beyond just networking.

After the dinner, each person is asked to further their commitment to supporting other women in technology, by pledging a small act like hosting their own dinner, offering to help someone at the table or mentoring other women at work.

 
 

ATTEND A DINNER

If you’re a self-identifying woman in technology who lives in NYC, these dinners are for you! Don’t see one for you? Host one!

 

For Leaders

October 23, 2018 | Lucia’s Apt in Financial District

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For Generalists

October 30, 2018 | Lauren’s Apt in Crown Heights

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For Brooklynites

November 8, 2018 | Tatiana’s Apt in Prospect Park South

For Tech Marketers

November 14, 2018 | Laura’s Apt in East Village

For Women Who Build for Women

October 25, 2018 | Ambreen’s Apt in East Village

For Tech Queens in Queens

November 5, 2018 | Sanger Hall in Sunnyside, Queens

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For Black Women

November 13, 2018 | Ife’s Apt in Crown Heights

For Newcomers to NYC

December 3, 2018 | Carroll Place in Greenwich Village

 

HOST YOUR OWN DINNER!

Techfest Dinner Hosts are the most important people at the table!

Want to find more friends in your neighborhood? Looking for work and want to meet others in your field? Want to try a new restaurant with a group? Techfest helps you every step of the way and invites like-minded women to attend. We encourage hosts to convene the group that will be most helpful to them.

Hosting a dinner doesn’t mean you need a big apartment or that you’ll pay for everyone’s meal. You are committing to bringing a group together and leading a conversation, whether you organize a potluck at home, or make a reservation.

The Techfest Club team is committed to supporting you and want to make sure dinners are extra helpful for those who raise their hand to host.

 

WHY WE’RE DOING THIS

Women are twice as likely as men to leave technology.

We leave tech at such high rates because we lack a sense of belonging. At Techfest, we believe women should feel welcome in their careers and be valued for their contributions. We think community is the answer.

Techfest Club Dinners is a grassroots effort to increase sense of community for women in tech in NYC.

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