Leadership Fellow

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This is a remote position, with preference for Atlanta, GA or remote. Women Who Code is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.



Company Overview

Women Who Code is a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. As an organization, we have executed more than 14,000 free learning events around the world, garnered a membership exceeding 290,000, and have a presence in 122 countries.

We believe that a team dedicated to making our industry better should reflect the diversity within it. We take our Code of Conduct seriously, and encourage those of groups traditionally underrepresented in technology to apply.

Job Description

This role includes growing community membership, developing programs, leading online events, identifying, activating, and mentoring volunteer leaders, and leveraging partnership resources to deliver on community goals. Fellows speak with passion and positivity about WWCode and are responsible for upholding the mission and vision of our organization - to inspire women to excel in technology careers. As organizational thought leaders, they work closely with the Global Leadership team and other networks around the globe.

To succeed, you should be a self-starter who is able to work with executive and grassroots stakeholders across diverse communities, while thinking strategically to advance our global vision. You are ready to step into a leadership role and can leverage your technical expertise to build a dynamic and engaged community. Most of all, you’re self-motivated, resourceful, work well with others, and have a strong passion for the advocacy of diverse people  in the technical sector.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support key program areas of WWCode

  • Grow and strengthen track communities

  • Identify, activate, and develop volunteer community leaders

  • Lead program design and build technical content for online track events

  • Support WWCode’s global developer conferences - CONNECT (virtual conference, hosted in person when deemed safe)

  • Conduct at least 3 monthly online events, like webinars and other asynchronous digital experiences for members

  • Create program toolkits that include easy-to-execute technical content that can be delivered by other WWCode volunteers

  • Align program content with target member needs - experienced engineers with 2+ years in industry

  • Ensure that the WWCode mission is appropriately and accurately represented at all times

  • Ensure that members know and follow the Code of Conduct

  • Support WWCode initiatives as we all work together to advance our global movement 

  • Share best practices, protips, and challenges with other Fellows


  • Strong technical skill set

  • Ability to think critically and strategically, in line with a global vision

  • Strong aptitude for problem solving and innovation

  • Ability to inspire others through innovative learning and program experiences

  • Possess a strong sense of professionalism, with the ability to handle confidential information 

  • Excellent communications skills with a keen attention to detail

  • Superb writing skills, with the ability to write in a snappy, clear, conversational style that engages learners across long and short copy

  • Ability to quickly evaluate, assess, and process the needs of others

  • Able to create an action plan and see it through to execution

  • Previous experience in non-formal education, pair programming, mentorship, self-directed learning, or program design strongly preferred, especially in volunteer led environments

Nice To Have

  • Passion for empowering a strong volunteer-led community

  • Experience with decision-making based on data analysis, user research, and/or customer needs mapping

  • Experience with e-learning innovations, gamification for learning, or intrinsic / extrinsic motivators

  • Knowledge of tech industry culture

  • Knowledge of diversity best practices 

  • Familiar with Zoom /Slack/ G-suite

  • Experience as a WWCode leader

  • Non-profit industry experience

Hiring Process