The best Indian conferences for women in tech in 2022

The two-day conference will be held in Bangalore and consists of talks and sessions catered towards leadership, empowerment and celebration of women disrupting the industry.

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For every Elon Musk or Jeff Bezos, we have an equally powerful woman changing the face of the technology industry. Yet, STEM is one of the major fields to witness gender inequality in the professional sphere. Globally, for every 100 men promoted to manager, only 72 women match up. This ratio is even lower in India. Today, more and more companies are taking steps to lessen this divide. Women conferences, forums, and events are a proven method to encourage women’s participation in tech and allow individuals to learn from leaders’ experiences.

Analytics India Magazine has listed down some of the best Indian and virtual (global) conferences taking place this quarter for tomorrow’s women leaders to attend. 


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The Rising 2022 

April 8-9, 2022

The Rising is Analytics India Magazine’s annual conference for AI and data science women. It is the biggest meeting for professionals across the tech domain and brings together women from academia and industry to discuss the latest trends, ideas and achievements. The two-day conference will be held in Bangalore and consists of talks and sessions catered towards leadership, empowerment and celebration of women disrupting the industry. Speakers at the conference are leaders such as Lata Iyer, VP, Research at Rakuten India.

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Women in Cybersecurity

March 17-19, 2022

In its 9th year, Women in Cybersecurity is the flagship event and largest cybersecurity conference for working women and students to help organisations recruit, retain and advance women in cybersecurity. Additionally, the team creates a community of women in the industry to support and encourage innovations and ideas.

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International Women’s Day India Summit

April 2-3, 2022

IWD India Summit is described as “a celebration for all women in technology”. The event is virtual, inviting women from across the country to learn through the exchange of inspirational examples and experiences. The conference aims to empower women through learnings, curated sessions, exchanging best practices and more. The theme for 2022 is Progress Not Perfection. The event welcomes beginners, experts and anyone passionate about tech. 

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Women Transforming Technology Conference

April 11-12, 2022

Women Transforming Technology, a consortium of organisations building a community to tackle issues and encourage women in technology, has been holding conferences for over five years now. The 2022 agenda includes exploring career tracks, emerging leaderships, ensuring inclusion, technical workshops and learning from senior leadership.

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WITS Spring 2022 Virtual Summit

April 27-29, 2022

The Women in Tech Summit (WITS) is a virtual version of the Women in Tech Summit series that empowers women through discussions of trending topics in the industry. WITS aims to support and educate women through career phases and opportunities through online networking, connections, workshops, company contacts and inspirational speakers. Speakers include leaders from IBM, RedHat, AWS, Bloomberg, KPMB and more.

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WITI Virtual Summit

June 20-21, 2022

In their 28th edition, the Women in Technology International (WITI) aims to advocate, recognise and encourage women’s contribution to the tech industry. The event includes insights, inspirations, and action items from women worldwide. WITI’s membership consists of over 3 million industry professionals, 300 partners, and 60 networks, with various global events to support women’s collaboration across the globe. 

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Wonder Women Tech Virtual Summit

June 7-10, 2022

Claimed to be ‘the largest conference for women in tech’, Wonder Women Tech Summit takes place in a hybrid model, with the three initial days being virtual, welcoming over 500 speakers from across the globe. The event is catered towards women in STEM to interact with industry leaders, get inspiration from experiences, attend presentations and panels, workshops, classes to up-skill and breakout rooms to network with leaders. The focus of 2022 is to create diversity and drive innovation in the industry. The speakers at the summit are leaders from big tech companies like Amazon, Google, Tesla, IBM, Uber, Microsoft, Lyft, etc.

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IEEE Wintechcon

June 2-3, 2022

Organised by IEEE CAS Bangalore Chapter, the Wintechcon is sought after by hundreds of women in tech. The conference was introduced in 2018 as an exclusive forum for women technology leaders in India to present their work in emerging knowledge areas. While the conference speakers are women, the forum sees a footfall from individuals of all genders, demonstrating various technical subjects within the one-day event. The theme for Wintechcon is ‘Smarter technologies for a sustainable and hyper-connected world’. 

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Avi Gopani
Avi Gopani is a technology journalist that seeks to analyse industry trends and developments from an interdisciplinary perspective at Analytics India Magazine. Her articles chronicle cultural, political and social stories that are curated with a focus on the evolving technologies of artificial intelligence and data analytics.

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