The Empowerment Fund

Providing Scholarships for 23WIP

The 23WIP Empowerment Fund is here to help you Build What’s Next. Financial barriers disproportionately impact women and non-binary folks, especially those from underrepresented communities. We want to support women and non-binary folks who have experienced the financial hardships of this past year through our Empowerment Fund.

The Empowerment Fund provides financial support to attend the Women In Product Conference, and the program will give you opportunities to network with other women and non-binary folks in product. It is crucial to have a support system as you tackle the obstacles in your career; Women In Product is ready to provide connections to help you be successful. At the Women In Product Virtual Conference 2023 we want to connect you with thousands of other powerful and determined product managers to build the future.

You have an impact on building what’s next for product management. During the conference, you’ll have a chance to learn from product leaders; meet potential advisors, mentors, and friendtors; and gain new skills, knowledge, and insights. We hope you will use the time to define what’s next for you and the world of product.

At Women In Product, we believe that true inspiration and impact depends on hearing from, and listening to, people with a variety of perspectives. We want our conferences, and the technology communities and companies who participate in them, to include, encourage, and recognize people of all socioeconomic status, races, ethnicities, genders, ages, abilities, religions, sexual orientation, and military service. Please read our full diversity statement to learn more.


Empowerment Fund recipients receive a complete conference pass to the virtual Women In Product Conference 2023 with access to all online networking opportunities before and during the event. This includes:


  • Admittance to all programming included in the 2-day virtual conference, May 9–10
  • Premium access to on-demand recordings captured from the event stages following the live event
  • Ongoing opportunities to text, chat, and request meetings with other conference attendees, community leaders, and recruiting sponsors


To help ease the financial barrier for those who wish to participate in the Women In Product 2023 Conference, we offer a limited number of scholarships to those who most need it, thanks to our scholarship donors. You must meet the following requirements to be considered:

  • At least 6 months of product management experience
  • Recently or currently held a product or product adjacent job title


Applications for this year’s conference are open from March 1–April 25, 2023.
Scholarship notifications will be released on a rolling basis via email.

When will i know if i’ve been awarded a ticket?

Scholarship notifications will be released on a rolling basis every two weeks via email.

If I’m awarded a scholarship, can I get a refund?

We cannot issue refunds to those who’ve already purchased a ticket. If you’re applying for a scholarship, please refrain from buying a ticket before you receive an official notification of your status from the Women In Product team. We typically notify new applicants within 14 business days.