WHO WE ARE

Persian Women in Tech is a US Non-Profit 501(c)(3) Organization established on March 29, 2015 in Silicon Valley with a mission to connect, mentor, and empower Persian, Middle Eastern & North African (MENA) Women in Technology globally.

With over 15,000 ++ members 90% of our community is technical including engineers, technologists, founders, intrapreneurs, entrepreneurs and investors.

When we all support, assist, and encourage women's achievements, incredible things happen, and new ground is broken.

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EVENTS

PWIT holds many events throughout the year, currently in 15 cities around the world. Your city might be next :

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WE ARE GLOBAL

PWIT has expanded with the support of many women and men in the Tech community around the globe. Let us know if you'd like to be an ambassador and join the movement.

SUCCESS STORIES

Niki Bayat -  co-founder at AesculaTech, Inc. The company is developing a platform of thermally responsive materials for sustainable, localized drug delivery.

Niki Bayat - co-founder at AesculaTech, Inc. The company is developing a platform of thermally responsive materials for sustainable, localized drug delivery.

Sadaf Amouzegar -  software engineer and data scientist at a number of institutions such as Qualcomm, Smartrac, and SpaceX.

Sadaf Amouzegar - software engineer and data scientist at a number of institutions such as Qualcomm, Smartrac, and SpaceX.

Melinda Hakim   -  Founder and CEO of a popular digital platform, DoctorCPR.com, which uses artificial intelligence algorithms to match physicians all over the country with their dream jobs.

Melinda Hakim - Founder and CEO of a popular digital platform, DoctorCPR.com, which uses artificial intelligence algorithms to match physicians all over the country with their dream jobs.

Shamin Rostami Walsh -  with over 10+ years as an active angel investor who gained experience in the consumer space through her early investments in companies such as Sweetgreen, Outdoor Voices, and Sir Kensington’s.

Shamin Rostami Walsh - with over 10+ years as an active angel investor who gained experience in the consumer space through her early investments in companies such as Sweetgreen, Outdoor Voices, and Sir Kensington’s.

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IT ALL STARTS WITH YOU

It is now more important than ever for women and people of color to be given access to opportunities to showcase their talent and entrepreneurial spirit. Persian and MENA Women across the world are starting successful companies and creating innovative technologies that are quite literally changing the Tech industry—challenging negative stereotypes about their community and bringing their own seat to the table.”

EVENTS

PWIT holds meetups and conferences throughout the year LEARN MORE