Headline Sponsors

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a dynamic, growing business unit of Amazon. Since early 2006, AWS has provided companies of all sizes with an infrastructure platform in the cloud. Using AWS, companies can requisition compute power, storage, and other services—gaining access to a global computing infrastructure that is the backbone of Amazon.com’s multi-billion dollar retail business. At AWS, we’re committed to providing developers and their companies with the tools and services they need to be successful.

Today, AWS provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. Key benefits for our customers are our low-cost flexibility on development platform and language, security, agility, and instant elasticity. Whether you are running applications that share photos or support the critical operations of your business, you need rapid access to flexible and low-cost IT resources. Here at AWS, you’ll experience unparalleled ownership and impact on our products and be empowered to innovate and deliver. Come and build the future with AWS!

Award Sponsors


AirBnb - new logo

Founded in 2008, Airbnb is a global travel community that offers magical end-to-end trips, including where you stay, what you do and the people you meet. Airbnb uniquely leverages technology to economically empower millions of people around the world to unlock and monetize their spaces, passions and talents to become hospitality entrepreneurs. Airbnb’s accommodation marketplace offers access to millions of places to stay in more than 191 countries, from apartments and villas to castles, treehouses and B&Bs. With Experiences, people can see a different side to a destination through unique, handcrafted activities run by locals, while a partnership with Resy provides access to the best local restaurants in selected countries. All of this is brought together in one easy-to-use and beautifully designed website and app. Visit Airbnb.


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The Oracle Cloud offers complete SaaS application suites for ERP, HCM and CX, plus best-in-class database Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) from data centers throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), please visit us at www.oracle.com.

Media Partners

FIT - The ICT Talent Pipeline

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Fastrack into Information Technology (FIT CLG) is a not-for-profit, industry-led organisation. FIT’s core mission is to promote an inclusive Smart Economy by creating a fast track to marketable technical skills for those at risk in Ireland’s labour market. FIT is Ireland’s National Coordinator for the country’s first ICT Tech Apprenticeships in Software Development and Network Engineering. It has pioneered its own methodology for working with employers to understand their skills requirements through granular analysis of the skills, knowledge and competencies required, and is the primary industry skills development initiative in the country.

National Women's Council of Ireland

NWCI is the leading national women’s membership organisation founded in 1973.  2018 has been a monumental year for NWCI. Our Director, Orla O’Connor was one of three Co-Directors of Together for Yes, the women’s led campaign to repeal the Eighth Amendment ensuring reproductive rights for women in Ireland. NWCI helped to lay the foundations for Together for Yes. We represent over 180 organisations and individuals from a diversity of backgrounds, sectors and locations across Ireland. Many of our group members come from the Tech sector including the Women’s Equality Network in Symantec, Women in Tech & Science WITS, and Fastrack into Tech. Together we support and learn from each other as well as campaign on improving Women’s Equality in the workplace, apprenticeship, leadership and NWCI’s wider campaigns on Women on Boards, Politics, Care. Interested in Joining NWCI as a Group or Individual Member or sponsoring IT systems for NWCI, find out more here.

WITS - Women in Technology & Science

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Founded in 1990, WITS is proud to have the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, as patron. WITS members range from students to retirees, from academia to industry and across all areas of STEM.

W: www.witsireland.com
E: info@witsireland.com

Our Vision: A society where women have equal opportunities, experiences and recognition in STEM.
Our Mission: A voluntary, independent organisation advocating, connecting and acting for women to benefit society as full and vital participants in STEM.
Our Goal: To grow our profile and membership and collaborate with like-minded organisations to progress our mission of advocating, acting and connecting to have women as full participants in STEM.