Intro to the LA Startup Community: Focus on Female Founders

Let's meet at this free class. It's an orientation to help you get acquainted with the exciting world of tech in LA. In this special Women's edition, female founders will be showcased and along with key events/meetups to attend. In edition to covering the basics, we will talk about VCs, blogs, hot issues, and other resources you should know about. The class will be led by the co-founder of our meetup.

Drinks and snacks will be provided by The Honest Company.

To register: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5716718860

To find parking in the area, try this map from Park.Me

About the Instructor:

Tara Brown is an accomplished tech entrepreneur, educator and opinion writer. She is the Technical Director at UC Irvine and the Co-founder and Executive Director of LA Makerspace, a non-profit community space for makers and tinkerers of all ages to create and collabotrate. She also runs Represent.LA, an open-source map of LA tech startups and DIY Girls, a group for women who want to hack on software and hardware projets. She previously worked at Microsoft and regularly blogs about women in technology.

 

 

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  • jstjude

    Sorry I couldn't make it!! Hope you all had a nice time! :D

    April 11, 2013

  • Seth

    This was my first Meetup with the DIY Girls - and I was impressed with the event and the turnout.

    1 · April 11, 2013

  • Jane C.

    Sorry I had to miss this after all, thanks anyway!

    April 9, 2013

  • Seth

    Sounds like a great opportunity to network and meet fellow makers! I'll head down from Ventura and check it out.

    April 9, 2013

  • jstjude

    Sounds interesting!!

    1 · April 2, 2013

  • Gene S.

    I hope gents are allowed? Would like to know and work with the LA makers.

    April 1, 2013

    • Luz R.

      Gene, it's open to DIY gents too :) . The presentation focus is on women in tech and companies founded by women.

      April 1, 2013

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