Women Techmakers

Our Story

Kicked off in 2012 as a once-per-year event at I/O by then VP of Google[x] Megan Smith, Women Techmakers is now led by Head of Global Programs Natalie Villalobos and a global team of Googlers who are passionate about empowering women in technology.


Showcase the work and passions of women in the technology industry by providing a platform to celebrate their talents and spotlight role models.


Create a supportive global community in which women can connect, be inspired, and encourage each other to realize their passions.


Provide opportunities to develop industry needed skillsets, aid career development, and support women to become industry leaders in all phases of their careers.