Closing the Gender Gap in IT Through Education

Techionista has trained and up-skilled hundreds of women to launch or continue their career in IT and tech in partnership with Microsoft. We collaborate with companies who share our mission and want to contribute to its success. Would you like to join our community?

Join our mission

At Techionista, our mission is to close the gender gap in IT and Tech industry and to create a more diverse and inclusive workforce by training and up-skilling talents. Inclusion and diversity not only help foster a more equitable and innovative work environment, but also increase employers’ happiness and performance. 

Become our partner to contribute to this mission and gain access to Techionista Talent Match. On this platform, you’ll get to meet with a diverse range of highly-skilled candidates, allowing you to find the perfect fit for your company. And the best part? It’s completely free to join!

We offer training at relatively low prices in partnership with Microsoft and our community is growing and becoming more diverse every day. Your support of Techionista Academy is a valuable and effective investment in the future of diversity and inclusion in the IT and tech industry.

What’s in it for you?

The three most important reasons to become a Techionista business partner

Investment in diversity and inclusion

Actions speak louder than words. Companies are now actively addressing issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Working with Techionista Academy is a valuable and effective investment in a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive future of the IT and tech industry.

Access to our Talent Pool

Once you join our community, you will have access to our students (even before they graduate) and our alumni network with lots of work experience in different fields. While they acquire in-demand skills, you can already start onboarding them to your company.

Tailor-made courses that meet your needs

We offer customized live training in Data and AI. Do you want to give your current staff further training or would you like to invest in training new talents that we pre-select for you? Get in touch and we’ll be happy to talk about the possibilities!


About our courses

Techionista Academy offers tracks with a focus on Microsoft certifications. In addition, we offer business and career skills training on, for example, personal branding, negotiation techniques or consulting skills. Our courses always consist of a Hard Skill component as well as a Career Skill component.

Hard skills

We strive to close the gender gap in IT and Tech through education and prepare individuals for a career in Data and AI, for example as a Data Engineer, Data Analyst, or Data Scientist. They also gain experience working with Python, SQL, Power BI, Excel and Azure.

Career skills

Techionista strongly believes in the combination of Hard and Career skills. That is why we also focus on building career skills such as Personal Branding, Networking, and efficient communication. Besides this, our students also get to work on in-depth business cases from our business partners. And lastly, Techionista offers guidance and brings students and suitable organizations together.

These companies already hired Techionista Academy

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What partners say about us

Sjoerd Hobo

Director at ilionx

“I immediately fell in love with the Techionista concept. First of all because you educate talented women in the field of technology, but also because of the beautiful people behind the company. Tamira and Vivianne work with such great passion and put so much experience and soul in this brand and the training. It’s a great fit for us.”

Annika Grosse

Europe Data & AI lead at Avanade

“We feel it’s really important to help women understand the opportunities open to them in tech and gain the skills needed for an enriching career. We’re proud to be working with Techionista Academy, which, like ourselves wants to inspire, motivate and educate women wanting to work in the IT/tech sector.”

Nathaniel Taylor-Leach

Social Impact Manager at DataCamp

“We are proud to partner with Techionista to help upskill women to get jobs in the tech industry through DataCamp Donates. Our mission is to make data education more equitable and Techionista has been particularly efficient in helping us reach this goal.”

Marianne Faro

Managing Director at Itility

“It always feels great to get fellow-ladies interested in tech and data. That is why we love the concept of the Techionista Academy. Being able to bring value with data is such a wonderful field of expertise – and partnering with Techionista allows to grow that field.” 

Xander Kuiper

Chief Technology Officer at TeamValue

“Diversity is not only a matter of the balance between men and women in your organisation. It’s also the sum of experience level, previous career, personality and drive. And that’s where we see a great match with Techionista. A dynamic team with not necessarily like-minded people is what makes us powerful! The Microsoft Data Track gives you a kickstart as a Business Intelligence Consultant at TeamValue.”

Interested? Let’s partner up!

Together we empower women with technology and close the gender gap in IT and Tech