Changing the Face of Technology with Women

Welcome to DFW*ATW

DFW Alliance of Technology and Women (DFW*ATW) is a vital non-profit organization committed to increasing the number of women in leadership and strengthening the pipeline of girls entering technology fields. Our members are women and men who support women and girls in technology. 

Upcoming Events & News

  • 18 Apr 2019 4:30 PM | Martha Osborn (Administrator)

    Join us for the DFW*ATW 2019 InnoTech Happy Hour to network, mingle and wind down from the day’s activities.

    Date: Thursday, 4.18.19, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

    Location: Bar Louie, 360 W. Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039 – Front patio area. Bar Louie is near the Irving Convention Center.

    Click HERE for more information & for registration

  • 18 Apr 2019 8:00 AM | Naomi Silva (Administrator)

    The largest DFW focused 2019 Women in Technology Summit, hosted by DFW Alliance of Technology and Women (DFW*ATW), is happening Thursday, April 18, 2019 at the Irving Convention Center. For women in technology, this is a valuable, local, professional development and networking opportunity. Speakers and topics will be released shortly.

    2019 Dallas Women in Tech Summit - Featured Sessions

    • Trailblazer Panel" Women in the CISO Suite
    • (IN)tersectionality - Living at the Intersection
    • Keynote Luncheon: Shoulder Surfing a Cyber Heist, with Jayson Street
    • Additional topics to be announced

    One local day of professional development designed specifically for women and men in technology. This event includes six hours of education, keynote luncheon, important networking opportunities, tech demo, beverages and reception. Watch for registration for the DFW*ATW Happy Hour for members at InnoTech! 

    When registering, type in Discount Code DFWATW9D for the reduced rate of $47 per person.

    Click Here: For More Information, Register for InnoTech & the DFW*ATW Happy Hour Registration

  • 16 Apr 2019 6:30 PM | Martha Osborn (Administrator)

    The University of Texas at Dallas and the Communities Foundation of Texas will host a panel discussion by female executives and entrepreneurs in tech roles at leading companies.

    Date:  4.16.19

    Time: 6:30 pm – 8 pm CDT

    Location: University of Texas – Dallas, 800 W. Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas 75080

    For more information & registration Click HERE

  • 30 Mar 2019 8:30 AM | Martha Osborn (Administrator)

    “The Art of Innovation” - Dallas Hackathon for Kids and Teens

    Now in its 4th successful year, iCode4kids is a pioneer in hackathons for kids and teens. Participants engage and compete in computer science, engineering and design as they collaborate and devise innovative solutions for given challenges. 

    The iCode event still needs volunteers! Please email Tereza Hendrickson,, to volunteer.

    Click here for event information 

  • 28 Feb 2019 2:38 PM | Martha Osborn (Administrator)

    DFW Alliance of Technology and Women (DFW*ATW) announces that Ellen Barker, SVP and CIO with Texas Instruments, is the winner for the DFW*ATW 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award. The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes women who share in the mission of DFW*ATW by empowering women in technology through education, networking and mentoring.

    Ellen is responsible for the Information Technology Services organization at Texas Instruments. In this role, she manages the information technology strategies and operational management of applications and infrastructure worldwide that enable TI’s changing business needs.

    Ellen is an advocate for increasing the number of girls entering a college degree program in science, technology, engineering and math. She partners with the DFW*ATW as a frequent speaker and by serving on the Advisory Board. Texas Instruments is a long-time sponsor of DFW*ATW.

    The 2019 award will be given at lunch time on April 18, 2019 at the InnoTech Conference at the Irving Convention Center.

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