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The Women in Compilers and Tools Meetup Series

The LLVM Women in Compilers and Tools Meetup Series is a free virtual event held once every month, starting April 22nd 2021. It is a platform where all women (trans, non-binary, and cis) in various stages in their career, speak openly, discuss, and network with others. This series will feature talks, tutorials, mentoring events and regularly highlights individuals for their contributions to the compiler, programming languages, and tools field and offers continued discussions concluding each event.

This series is organized by The Women in Compilers and Tools (WiCT) working group. This working group is composed of volunteers in the LLVM community and supported by the LLVM Foundation.

If you are interested in volunteering in this meetup series or would like to learn more about the WiCT working group, we encourage you to reach out to us on Discord, Discourse or email us directly.

Frequently Asked Questions

This series is intended to be a supportive opportunity for trans, non-binary, and ciswomen to interact. Though we will not require anyone to disclose information related to their identity, individuals who may not be represented are welcome to participate in other ways.

To learn more, please visit the Get Involved Page.

This series will run continuously until otherwise specified.

Possibly. Recording meetups will always be optional and specified on each event listing.


Yes! We believe this series will be interesting to all women who work in the field of compilers, programming languages, hardware, debuggers, linkers, security and analysis tools, and other related fields.

The Women in Compilers and Tools working group is a group of people who are passionate about increasing diversity, and especially women, in the field of compilers and tools, who help organize and plan events and resources. To learn more and get involved, check out the community group.

The LLVM Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports the LLVM Project and education and advancement of the field of compilers and tools. We support the LLVM community by helping it to grow, foster community interactions, work to keep LLVM development productive through infrastructure, and work to ensure the long term health of the LLVM project.

One of the mission’s of the LLVM Foundation is to increase Diversity & Inclusion within the field of compilers and tools. For more information, please visit Community.o.

Past Meetups

April 2021

The WiCT Meetup Series Launch

The Bird of a Feature style talk presented by members of the WiCT Working group gave insight on the exciting details of what’s to come from the meetup series and the community group as a whole.