SHE++ IS A SOCIAL ENTERPRISE THAT EMPOWERS WOMEN TO MAKE THEIR MARK ON THE TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY. WE BELIEVE THAT WHEN WOMEN ARE EQUALLY REPRESENTED IN TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT, WE ACCELERATE INNOVATION FOR THOSE WHO NEED IT MOST.
Founded in January 2012, she++ was Stanford’s first conference on women in technology. In April 2012, we hosted a lineup of inspirational women in tech–from companies such as Google, Facebook, Dropbox, and Pinterest, among others–and 250+ attendees on Stanford’s campus. After positive feedback from attendees, mentors, and the press, we have decided to expand she++ into a full-fledged community that inspires women to empower computer science. Through a number of initiatives, we aim to create community and momentum for female technologists.
she++ seeks to dismantle the untrue stereotype that computer science is not a career for women. We work with the technology industry to create a culture that is more appealing to women, and we work with women to dismantle harmful perceptions that they cannot succeed in the technology industry.