Upcoming Events, Web Conferences, Scholarship Applications, & More

From: pamelafox
Sent on: Friday, August 24, 2012 1:20 PM

Hey everyone -

Our next workshop is tomorrow on HTML/CSS, and it's all booked up. Don't worry, we're working on organizing our next workshops. In the meantime, here's a bunch of events, conferences, and applications to keep you busy. Have a great weekend!

Upcoming Events:

  • Tues, Aug 28: PyLadies Pycon Talk Proposal Writing Workshop
    • http://www.meetup.com/PyLadiesSF/events/76870962/
  • Tues, Aug 28: Online Responsive Web Summit
    • http://environmentsforhumans.com/2012/responsive-web-design-summit/
  • Thurs, Aug 30: HTML5 Meetup on IndexedDB
    • http://www.sfhtml5.org/events/75424092/?eventId=75424092&action=detail
  • Thurs, Aug 30: PhoneGap Meetup
  • Thurs, Aug 30: Mini DjangoCon
    • http://www.meetup.com/PyLadiesSF/events/78634382/
  • Thurs, Sep 15: WomenWhoCode Hack Night
    • http://www.meetup.com/Women-Who-Code-SF/events/78731952/
  • Wed, Oct. 3: Mobile Strategy Design with Luke W
    • http://mobilefirst.eventbrite.com/


  • Sept. 24: Create the Web, All-day event by Adobe (Free)
    • http://createtheweb.eventbrite.com/
  • Oct. 15-16: HTML5 Dev Conf (~$100)

Applications Due Soon:

  • The Grace Hopper Conference is coming up in October, and Facebook is offering a scholarship for women to attend:
    • https://www.facebook.com/careers/grace_hopper_scholarship
  • The Anita Borg institute is giving $500-$1000 for aspiring women in computer science:
    • http://anitaborg.org/initiatives/systers/pass-it-on-grants-program/
  • HackerSchool, a program in NY, is accepting applications and is offering a number of need-based scholarships for women:

Cool Links:

  • 7D Challenge, a site with tutorials on how to design, created by a GDI SF member:
    • http://7dchallenge.com/

Weekly Study Groups:

  • Monday nights: Noisebridge frontend meetups
    • https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Frontend_Web_Development
  • Tuesday nights: WWC Ruby Tuesdays
    • http://www.meetup.com/Women-Who-Code-SF/events/76120262/
  • Wednesday nights: WWC South Bay Co-working Group
  • Wednesday nights: Womens’ JavaScript Study Group
    • http://womens-javascript-study-group.eventbrite.com/



Our Sponsors

  • HackReactor

    A great space for our workshops.

  • Edmodo

    A great space for weekend workshops.

  • Hackbright Academy

    Events hosting

  • DevBootCamp

    A great space for our workshops and PairUps.

  • Twilio

    For the super space and snacks.

  • Change.org

    A great space for our workshops.

  • Udacity

    A great space in south bay.

  • Heroku

    Scholarships for our students.

  • Yammer

    For the great location for our workshops.

  • Mixamo

    A great space for our workshops.

  • Macy's

    For a great space for our workshops.

  • Zillow

    A great space for our workshops.

  • Disqus

    Scholarships for our students.

  • StartupHouse

    A space for workshops.

  • Mozilla

    A hack space and snacks.

  • Yelp

    Food and dinner!

  • New Relic

    A great space and helpful TAs.

  • Facebook

    A south bay location and yummy food.

  • SauceLabs

    A space and teachers.

  • Square

    A great space for our weekend workshop.

  • Adobe

    A fantastic space for our workshops.

  • OkCupidLabs

    Scholarships for our students

  • HearsaySocial

    Scholarships for our students

  • FourSquare

    Scholarships for our students.

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