Making an Impact on Women in IT

At ARA, our sponsors help us to provide programs and events that support women in technology careers. There are several sponsorship opportunities available:

  • Annual program sponsorships to support ARA’s mission of promoting women in technology
  • Event sponsorships to deliver educational and networking opportunities that foster a supportive community
  • Mentorship sponsorships to provide support for mentor and mentee matching
  • In-kind sponsorships that support programming

Take the first step and contact us for more information on sponsoring upcoming events and programs.

Strategic Partners: 

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Affinity partner:

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Ms. Tech is an organization, founded in Chicago, that is helping women start and scale their businesses through training, resources, mentors and valuable connections. Determined to see a higher number of women-founded startups capture funding, press and to create role models for future generations of women in tech.




Blue Plate caters at more than 85 of Chicago’s most sought-after venues. From great halls and glittering ballrooms to sleek downtown galleries, Blue Plate helps teams set the perfect style and ambiance for all types of events.



ARA supporters and sponsors to date include:


Chicago Innovation Awards DCEO NorthernTrust
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Orbitz Worldwide Logo Redfin logo mozilla logo
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godaddy logo Comcast Business clif bar logo
Five9 Smartsheet Intuit
Best Buy General Assembly Starwood Hotels
PwC GE Capital Synchrony Financial
ContextMedia iHeartMedia Bloomberg