New York City Chapter
(Make This My Local Chapter)
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Long Island Webgrrls is a chapter within Webgrrls International, which is an online and offline networking organization of professional business women focused on propelling their careers and businesses forward.

We focus on networking and connecting with others, leveraging and learning about technology, learning new skills and finding jobs, finding mentors and interns, and gaining access to support and information.

Nelly Yusupova

Nelly Yusupova, featured as a woman on the IT fast track by the Wall Street Journal, is the CTO of Webgrrls International and has been a leader of the women's movement online since 1999. Nelly is also the founder of She is a technical specialist, and an Internet, Web 2.0 and Social Media and marketing expert and consultant. Nelly writes about the tools and services of tech industry and how to incorporate them into our personal and professional lives and is a speaker and presenter at the industries major events.

In December 2004, Nelly assumed the reins of leadership for the New York City Webgrrls. The NYC Webgrrls chapter is the first and largest chapter of Webgrrls International. Webgrrls International is a networking organization of professional women in or interested in technology and The Webgrrls International mission is to help women succeed in an increasingly technical workplace and world through networking, exchanging job and business leads, and learning new skills. Webgrrls international has chapters across the country (USA) and around the world throughout Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. is an Internet consulting practice helping small and mid-sized companies get online, manage their brands, and leverage the “Power of Internet” to realize their strategic online goals.

Prior to joining Webgrrls International full-time, Nelly was a programmer and Web developer with PaineWebber responsible for upgrading and maintaining their brokerage applications.

Nelly earned a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Queens College of the City University of New York. Her programming skill set includes: PHP, MySQL, Java, ASP, JSP, Oracle, Perl/CGI, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Unix scripting, UNIX/Linux.

In addition to the Wall Street Journal accolades, Nelly has been a featured tech expert in INC Magazine and has appeared as a guest expert on the NBC Today Show. Nelly has also been featured in Fast Company Magazine,, O'Reilly, SmartMoney SmallBiz and has been a featured guest on TechRepublic, Women's Radio and BlogWorld Radio.

Nelly Yusupova resides in New York City.

Amelie Walker-Yung
Amelie Walker-Yung
Membership Coordinator
Paulina Podbiello
Paulina Podbiello
Events Coordinator

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What Our Members Say :

"Webgrrls network in style! I always walk away with a treasure trove of contacts, ideas and inspirations."

~ Susanne Schropp, Graphic Designer
New York City

Newest Members

Juliana Marulanda
New York City Joined: 04/02/2015
Sharren Bates
New York City Joined: 02/16/2013
Victoria Ricciuti
New York City Joined: 06/07/2012