Women in Voice

Celebrating, amplifying & connecting global women and minority genders in voice technology

Our Mission

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Build community for women and diversity in voice technology

Amplify the work and talent 
of women

Provide professional development and resources 
to support women

Celebrate women in all the different roles that comprise the voice field

Why Women in Voice

What makes Women in Voice different from the Women in Tech movement overall is the field specialization. Voice is a burgeoning field. Even so, the field is already dominated by a homogenous perspective that has very few women. This can be seen in podcast hosts, featured speakers, workshops, leaders of organizations, hiring practices, and demographic makeup of companies. This is no surprise but it is something we can work on.

Women in Voice believes that there should absolutely be more female voices in technology. From the hardware to the marketing, women should be represented and valued. Women in Voice overlaps with Women in Tech in many ways.

Many have done work in this space for years, but only recently has this work come into the spotlight. Some women don’t know that the field exists or that they could be part of it. Some don’t yet have the technical skills or confidence to find their spot in the field.

We want to encourage everyone to find their place, be valued, and find their voice in this space if they want to. This is why the Women in Voice organization exists.

Upcoming WiV Events from across the Globe

WiV Global | 1/11/2022

WiV Global: Career Basics Workshop: Improve Your LinkedIn!

Tuesday, January 11, 2022. 11am PST

Join us for the first live workshop of our Career Basics series!

This Workshop has 3 Parts:
1) Strategy: Your public persona
2) Call to Action: What do you want of folks who see your profile?
3) Hands-on! You will get a worksheet (an abbreviated version from the Career Accelerator) and concrete action items of how to iterate your LinkedIn

WiV Members get discounted tickets.

WiV NJ | 1/26/2022

Wednesday, January 26, 12 PM EST
Women in Voice New Jersey presents our Signature Virtual Community Roundtable to Connect, Share and Amplify.

Meet the amazing ladies in our chapter! It’s a New Year and the perfect time for you to connect in an informal, supportive, and welcoming environment to discuss some of the most interesting news, insights, and ideas in the Voice tech and design space.

WiV NJ Voice Trends & Discovery
WiV DE | 01/29/2022

WiV DE: Equalize the Pitch – The first feminist Voice Game Jam

Saturday, January 29th, 2022
WiV Germany is about to realize the very first Feminist Voice Game Jam ever! The goal of this joint effort is to find creative and technically feasible solutions to solve relevant problems of our time - through gamification. Join us on January 29th, 2022!

WiV DE Jam Session: Equalize the Pitch
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WIV Award Winners 2021

Leslie Garcia-Amaya Award
Dr. Rupal Patel, Award
Dr. Rupal Patel, The Visionary Award Winner
Surbhi Rathore Award
Surbhi Rathore, The Founder Award Winner
Katy Boungard Award
Katy Boungard, Voice Experience Design of the Year Award Winner
Joti Balani Award
Joti Balani, Women in Voice Technical Excellence Award Winner
Sara Smolley Award
Sara Smolley, Women in Voice Innovation Award Winner
Cathy Pearl Award
Cathy Pearl, Women in Voice Global Award Winner
Dr. Omolabake Adenle
Dr. Omolabake Adenle, DEI in Voice Award Winner
Nieves Abalos Award
Nieves Abalos, WiV Chapter Pioneer Award Winner
Akanksha Bhasin
Akanksha Bhasin, The Up and Coming Voice Award Winner
Romina Pankoke Award
Romina Pankoke, Leadership Excellence Award Winner
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As of September 21, 2021, we have something new in store for you.
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Women in Voice is a global organization, but to stay quiet right now is not an option during this tumultuous time in the USA. Racism underlies cultures and countries, explicit or hidden in different biases and behaviors, and working to change it is a systemic and lifelong mission.

We renounce white supremacy in all its forms.


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