What is Duchess?

Duchess is a global organization for women in Java technology, currently with 550 members in over 60 countries. Duchess provides a platform through which women who work with Java can connect with each other and get involved in the greater Java community. It aims to make the role of women and the individual women’s contributions visible in the Java community and to teach the benefits of diversity in any team environment – whether corporate or open-source.

“If you are curious about Duchess and want to get into contact with your local chapter, visit their site to find the contact data. If there is no chapter listed for your location, feel free to contact [email protected] to start one.”