FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 28, 2020

wiseHer and ChickTech announce partnership to support women and girls in tech

New collaboration provides expert advice and resources to ChickTech members, expands wiseHer’s reach to include new mentors and leaders

Framingham, MA: wiseHer, a women-founded global knowledge marketplace that provides access to highly-vetted subject matter experts who give personalized, actionable advice to help women move advance in their businesses and careers, is proud to announce a new partnership with ChickTech, a nonprofit organization founded in 2012 to engage women of all ages in the technology industry while working to create a better technology culture for all.

Through this collaboration, all members of ChickTech will enjoy access to wiseHer’s business and professional development resources, tailored content, and discounts for calls with wiseHer Experts.  wiseHer will expand its network of highly-vetted Experts to include many of the executive-level women who currently serve as supporters and mentors within ChickTech’s programs. 

As a social enterprise, wiseHer dedicates a portion of its proceeds to a fund that provides grants to members who apply for business or professional development support.  ChickTech members who sign up with wiseHer will have the opportunity to apply for such a grant.  Many wiseHer Experts also choose to give back by donating their portion of the fee for each wiseHer call they take to wiseHer’s charity pool. These funds get distributed to the organization’s charity partners, now including ChickTech, each year.

“As a female-founded tech company and marketplace, we share ChickTech’s commitment to support women and girls in tech with community, education, and inspiration” says Kathryn Rose,  founder and CEO of wiseHer. “We are thrilled to build connections with the ChickTech community and provide support for their incredible, multi-generational programming.”

“We’re thrilled to partner with such an incredible, like-minded organization” offered Katie SanFilippo, ChickTech’s Interim CEO.  “wiseHER is providing a powerful opportunity for women around the world to learn and grow in a space made for and by a diverse range of industry leaders and pioneers. I’m excited to see the ChickTech community continue to grow and thrive in the tech industry with access to wiseHER’s knowledge marketplace.”

ChickTech joins a growing list of partners that have joined wiseHer since it launched in the Fall of 2019, including Women in Tech, Innovation Women, Boston Women Connect, She’s the First, Women in Tech Summits, Ada’s List, Women Sales Pros, SheEO World, Vital Voices, Twisted Networking, BA Women’s Alliance, and more.

About wiseHer

wiseHer is a female-founded global knowledge marketplace that helps women business owners and professionals overcome unique challenges on-demand through 1:1 access to thousands of executives, coaches, education and resources that accelerate business or career growth.  Launched in the Fall of 2019, wiseHer currently has over 150 Experts available to offer personalized advice on topics such as Sales/Marketing, Technology/Social Media, Finance, Business Strategy/Planning, Developing Yourself, Career Management, and  more.  As a social enterprise, wiseHer gives back a portion of its proceeds in the form of grants to support members looking to grow their businesses or careers and charities working on behalf of women and girls worldwide.  Visit www.wiseHer.com for more information.

About ChickTech

ChickTech is a 501(c)3 US-based nonprofit dedicated to retaining women in the technology workforce and increasing the number of female- and nonbinary-identifying youth and adults pursuing tech-based careers. ChickTech offers educational workshops, mentoring, and internship opportunities for high school students who aspire to technology careers. Additionally, ChickTech powers ACT-W (Advancing the Careers of Technical Women) Conferences and the ACT-W+ career-boosting online membership platform. ACT-W provides a much-needed space for women and allies in technical fields to create a supportive community of professionals to network, grow their skills, and discover employers looking for exceptional talent. For more information, visit chicktech.org and act-w.org.