TechGig, Times Internet’s tech community, has been providing a platform to deserving talent for over a decade with its innovative initiatives. It is well known that there is a significant gender imbalance in the tech workforce and while the gap has narrowed in recent years ,it remains significant. TechGig identified this issue almost 9 years ago and launched a unique initiative called TechGig Geek Goddess to identify, support, and empower female tech talent .
This year too, the platform invites female developers to participate in the contest and propose solutions to given business challenges. The primary focus is to empower and encourage women to enter these coding competitions and hackathons where they can utilize their skills to propose innovative and impactful solutions for industry-specific problems. The winners of this contest stand a chance to win prizes worth INR 10 Lakh besides opening several doors to very interesting opportunities in the market. The experience also promises an exciting itinerary, including the Coding Track, Theme Tracks, Knowledge Series, Virtual Career Fair, and an exclusive invite to Women Disruptors Conference. The latest edition of the event proudly welcomes Genpact, Goldman Sachs, and Cognizant as partners who are joining hands to make this celebration of women in technology even more impactful.
Expressing his excitement about the contest, Sanjay Goyal, Business Head of TechGig, said “The battle to bridge the gender gap may be long, but this is our endeavor to put a spotlight on female achievers of the industry. We are proud to say that in these editions, we have discovered talents that have gone to become the changemakers of the industry and inspired several female developers and tech aspirants to embark on their journey to excellence.”
To know more, click on https://www.techgig.com/geekgoddess