Best Gift Guide For Ambitious Career Goals – Productivity, Mentorship, Job-Seeker Tools, Self Care & More!

January 1, 2024
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Gifting essentials: Whether you want to support women-owned companies, or are looking for a gift for a woman in tech/business to conquer her career goals, this gift guide supports women and women-owned companies!

From tools for job-seekers and productivity, to mentorship, you’ll be sure to find a handy gift to elevate or move forward one’s career.

Disclosure: Girl Geek X has partnered with some of the organizations below and may receive a commission on your purchase, at no extra cost to you. We only partner with and share organizations that we believe in and are proud to share with our audience.

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The Best Gift for Women in Tech
Girl Geek X connects, inspires & elevates women in tech. $20 $16 for mug with 20% savings!

Girl Geek X has developed a dynamic community of over 40,000 women in tech, business, and entrepreneurship, partnering on over 250 Girl Geek Dinners and provided speaking opportunities for over 1,000 women. Founder Angie Chang hosts the popular event series, with free virtual ELEVATE conferences quarterly. The community-favorite theme – “lift as you climb” – is on a mug you can proudly place at your work desk or home office!

Get a Girl Geek X mug for women in tech

Palestinian Soap Cooperative

The Best Gift for Self-Care
Palestinian Soap Coop $36 $32.40 for a box of 6 soaps with 10% savings!

Palestinian Soap Coop distributes Palestinian olive oil soaps hand-made in the occupied West Bank, preserving the oldest soap making traditions in the world. We especially love “الأرض (The Land)” made by Women’s Soap Co-operative of Beita, just south of Nablus in Palestine. Founder Dina Omar enjoys working with the factories in Nablus and building new relationships here in the U.S.

Save 10% with “GIRLGEEKX” on any Palestinian soap order!

Get a bar (or gift box of multiple bars) of Palestinian soap for self care


The Best Gift For Job-Seekers
ApplyAll for Job-Seekers Lands Them Interviews $69 $64 for 100 applications, or $89 $84 for 200 applications

ApplyAll has intelligent bots auto-applying you to 250+ relevant jobs. Founder Tal Flanchraych believes that with the 1-5% industry response rate, applying to jobs manually means unnecessarily restricting your options. Her product ApplyAll helps jobseekers quit wasting time with cover letters and start winning at the numbers game.

Save $5 with “GIRLGEEK” on any ApplyAll package – There’s a gift option to send ApplyAll credit to a jobseeker. If the recipient doesn’t get at least 1 relevant interview, you’ll get a 100% refund.

Give the gift of a supercharged job search with ApplyAll


Best Gift For Community-Seekers – Membership to The Ruby
Mention that Angie Chang or Girl Geek X referred you to waive the enrollment fee ($75 off)

The Ruby is a collective of Bay Area nonbinary, transfeminine, and woman-identified creatives with range of interests. Owner/director Peggy Lee runs the arts & letters–focused work and gathering space for those who are passionate about their creative and professional pursuits and want to share them with others, who value community and are interested in new friendships — especially outside of their chosen fields of work.

Save $75 on enrollment when you mention Angie Chang / Girl Geek X referred you!

Join The Ruby for community

multitudes for engineering teams productivity

The Best Productivity Software for Engineering
Multitudes for Engineering Teams with 10% Savings

Want to ship quality code, faster? And want to do it in a human-centric way?

Multitudes supports happier, higher-performing engineering teams. Founded by Lauren Peate, the AI coach product spots delivery risks including what work is blocked, who’s at risk of burnout, and more; they then guide teams to take action with recommendations and nudges in Slack.

Save 10% with “GIRLGEEKX10” for your first 6 months after the free one-month trial of Multitudes when you list Girl Geek X as the referrer to get early access!

Join Multitudes for happier teams

formation dev

The Best Training Software for Engineers
Formation Engineering Fellows for Interview Prep – $2,500 for a Month of Training

Formation is the world’s first patented AI-powered technical interview prep platform. Get unlimited skill benchmarking that powers your hyper-personalized roadmap, 2+ mock interviews with FAANG-level engineers (and more as needed), 8+ technical mentor sessions (with 5 people or less), and more with Formation interview prep.

Founded by Sophie Novati, Formation provides engineers actionable feedback to hone your skills in a safe and inclusive environment, and ace your technical interviews. She is offering Formation at $2,500 for one month when you apply for Formation here as Girl Geek X!

Apply to Formation Fellowship for technical interview prep

west career accelerator

The Best Mentorship Program for Women in Tech
Career Accelerator for Women 5% Savings at WEST

If you have wanted to gift a mentorship experience for a professional woman, here’s your chance!

WEST supports ambitious women technologists through 1:1 and group mentorship. Get hands-on support as you explore your career options, learn to grow your influence, improve your communication, and more through 1:1 Mentorship or the Career Accelerator!

WEST Diversity & Inclusion offers girl geeks 5% off with discount code “GIRLGEEKX”. WEST (which stands for Women Entering and Staying in Tech) is a mentoring community founded by serial engineering leader Heidi Williams along with managing director Karen Ko.

Join WEST for mentorship

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