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Color of Tech (DC) Message Board › PARTNER EVENT: DCWW Code(Her) Conference - Sept 13th at Microsoft HQ

PARTNER EVENT: DCWW Code(Her) Conference - Sept 13th at Microsoft HQ

Marcus F.
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Announcing DC Web Woman's first-ever Code(Her) Conference, slated for Saturday, September 13 from 8:00am - 6:00pm at the Microsoft HQ in Chevy Chase, MD.

DCWW Code(Her) Conference (­) is the premier conference where women (and men) come together to learn the latest in internet technology!


Register now for Early-Bird rates!

Featuring Keynote Speakers:
Clarissa Peterson, author of the new book Learning Responsive Web
Design: A Beginner's Guide published by O'Reilly

Bonnie Bogle, COO of Mapbox, the leading open-source platform for building custom online maps

DC Web Women (DCWW) is one of DCs longest running tech organizations for women! For almost 20 years we have been training and developing women in the tech space.

For the last two years, the DCWW Code(Her) program has been offering classes the latest web programming languages and technology. Now we have taken the traditional 2 hour Code(Her) format and turn into a day-long conference on all the hottest web development topics.

Think of it as a year of Code(Her) workshops in one day!

What can you expect at the Code(Her) Conference?

25+ Immersive hands-on sessions
More than just an hour-long panel or workshop receives deep immersive hands-on training from some of the industry’s top experts.

25+ of the best speakers in the industry*
Meet and learn from some of the best in tech from around the DC-area and beyond, in an informal, informative and inclusive environment.

100+ Women (and Men) technologists under one roof
Grow your professional network as you learn! Come and connect with other technologists from all over the DC-Metro area and elsewhere.

Sessions will include immersive workshops on such topics as:
- Design/UX/UI
- Content Development
- Web/App Development
- Mobile Design and Development
- Data/ Data Visualization
- Cyber Security
- Accessibility

Sessions lead by some of the best in the industry!

Such as:
Emily Williamson (Django and Angular JS for Web App Development) Taoti Creative (Drupal Bootcamp Phase I & II) Nick Rivers (iPhone App Development) Ashley Holtz & Michele Duell (OWASP Top 10 web vulnerabilities and how to avoid them with smart code practices) Aaron Saunders (Developing For Mobile) Ali Felski & Klare Frank (Design/UX/UI) Nicole Aguirre (Content Strategy) Marcus Finley (From Photoshop to Prototype using Framer.js) Rakia Finley (Implementing Database Solutions Into Your Products)

To name a few! More speakers being added!

While at the conference, network with other technologists like you! Build your professional network with others in your industry. Then join us for the DCWW Awards ceremony followed by the Code(Her) Conference After-Party!

BIG Thanks To Our Sponsors!
Event Partner - Microsoft
Silver Sponsor - Matrix Group (­)
UX/UI Tract Sponsor - Eight Shapes (­)
Cyber Security Sponsor - Michele Duell of Process Point Consulting


Interested in sponsoring the Code(Her) Conference? Visit our sponsorship page

To stay on top of the latest news about the conference, follow us at:
The official Code(Her) website (­) Or Twitter @dcww

See you at the conference!

Sibyl Edwards
President DCWW
keeping you informed in all things tech and diversity.
Marcus Finley
Co-founder of Color of Tech
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