Women in Tech Global is a global community that aims to establish a strong network of women working in technology across the globe. The organization was first established in Seattle in 2019, originally called Bulgarian Women in Tech.

With our growing community around the globe, we wanted to ensure that our branding is more inclusive and better represents our mission. That's why we rebranded our community to Women in Tech Global in 2021.

Our Vision

Every woman on the planet has the opportunity, the means and the support for a successful career in the technology industry.

Our Mission

Our mission is to increase the women in tech global impact through providing accessible-for-all global opportunities for education, collaboration, growth, inspiration and mentorship, while celebrating our successes together.

Who we are


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Inspire others through your uniqueness and get inspired.

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We vouch to always remove barriers, by always offering our events for free and making our resources available for all.


We embrace diversity and inclusion, welcoming anyone to join, regardless of their gender, ethnicity or current profession


We empower everyone to thrive and be a leader, no matter their title, socio-economic status or professional background.


We help people achieve their career and personal goals through lasting and meaningful relationships and learnings.


We never look at anything as a constant. We continuously improve and seek new ways to develop talent, spark creativity and break old ways.


We are passionate about giving back to our community and through supporting other organizations with similar missions.

Eva Benn

Founder & Co-President | Microsoft

Originally from Sofia, Bulgaria, Eva Benn is now a senior program manager focusing on security and identity management.

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Antoaneta Manko

Founder & Co-President | Amazon

Born in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria, Antoaneta is currently a Business Analyst at Amazon, ensuring every customer receives a perfect, world-class order experience.

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Rumy Garbova

Vice President | CDK Global

Rumy moved to Seattle from Sofia in 2014 and challenged herself with brand new field for her in the automotive industry as Client Tech Analyst at CDK Global.

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Yani Donchev

Events & Outreach VP| Expedia

Yani is a Software Engineering Manager at Expedia and also Mentor at Husky Tech University of Washington. She was born in Bulgaria and moved to the United States in 2012.

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Vanessa Ross

Secretary | Paul G. Allen Center for CSE, UW

Washington native, Vanessa is currently pursuing a Computer Science degree at the University of Washington's Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science and Engineering.

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Allie Stoyanova

Media Director | Microsoft

Aleksandrina (Allie) Stoyanova is a Software Engineer at Microsoft, working on Office for Apple Products. She was born in Varna, Bulgaria and moved to the Unites States in 2012 to attend university.

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Elka Rouskov

Board Advisor

Elka Rouskov is the founding president of the Bulgarian Cultural and Heritage Center of Seattle. She moved to the US in 1992 after graduating the Sofia Technical University with an Engineering degree in Communication Systems. After a career at Microsoft as Technical Recruiter, Elka has been a leader in a multitude of areas such as arts, business management and charitable organizations.

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Share some of the challenges women experience during the pandemic and tips on how to prevent them!

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You don't want to miss Heath Adams offering insight into the Life of an Ethical Hacker.

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  •  3/25/2020 09:30 AM
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Women Tech Sofia Connect Online 2020 will be featuring inspiring talks, engaging discussions, networking and more.

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  •  3/4/2020 05:00 PM - 3/4/2020 07:00 PM
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Celebrate March 8th with like-minded women in the tech field - meet new people, exchange ideas, develop new professional connections!

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  •  1/22/2020 06:30 PM
  •   Microsoft Building 30, 3910 163rd Avenue Northeast, Redmond, WA 98052, USA

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If you are a woman trying to juggle work and life during this pandemic, you probably experienced burnout in one shape or another. This blog shares a few insights that helped out co-founder Eva Benn recover from the state of burnout and prevent it from coming back.

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On January 22, 2020, the Bulgarian Women in Tech hosted its inaugural event in Redmond, Washington. The organization marked its entrance by bringing not one, but two remarkable speakers: the legendary writer, tech evangelist, and career guru James Whittaker and the accomplished tech entrepreneur, leader, and GHC Speaker Mamtha Banerjee.

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