|Sent on:||Thursday, January 23, 2014 11:43 PM|
Hi all -
We are nearly done securing venues for our spring workshop series. They’ll start on March 1st and continue through the end of April. Expect to see those announced in the next week.
Are just getting started on the learning path?
Learn2Code is an event this weekend with representatives from many of the local coding opportunities. http://www.eventbrite.com/e/learn2code-conference-tickets-9079778863
The Bay Area Video Coliation is launching an Experiential Design certificate program that you may be eligible to earn for free if you are un/under-employed. For those that are interested the application is: bavc.org/techsfapplication
Do you have daughters in grade school?
The Dare 2B Digital conference in March encourages young women to careers in computing. The Girls Who Code summer program for high school girls will also start accepting applications soon, register your interest here.
The Mission Bit Project is a -non profit project to teach for free students from middle and high school in public schools of San Francisco (with 43% female students). They’re raising money on IndieGogo, and accepting teacher applications.
Already a developer?
Put your mind to the problem of solving issues faced by black males at the first ever Startup Weekend Oakland on February 7th - all backgrounds welcome.
Want to speak about what you’ve learnt as a developer? The HTML5 Dev Conf CFP is now open.
Apply to be a Technovation Team Leader and lead middle school girls to victory. I just met a teacher tonight whose Oakland based team placed in top 20 last year!
Hackbright is holding two data science courses, for women who have been engineers for at least a year: Analytics on January 25-26, which GDI members can get $500 off with code GDISF, and Machine Learning on Sat, Feb 15th with the same discount.
The Lesbians Who Tech Summit is coming up in the end of February.
Women’s Startup Lab is starting up a new session in February and accepting applicants now.
And now for our normally scheduled links!...
Local Tech Workshops & Meetups:
Sat, Jan 25, 10:00am: Analytics & Event Tracking Course ($500 off: GDISF)
Sat, Jan 25, 11:00am: Learn2Code Conference
Sat, Jan 25, 11:00am: Set up a Web Dev Environment (GA- 15% off: GDI15)
Sat, Jan 25, 1:00pm: Trial Class: Front-end Web Dev (GA- 15% off: GDI15)
Tues, Jan 28th, 6:00pm: Drupal Users Helping Users
Thurs, Jan 30th, 7:00pm: Raspberry Pi Users Group
Sat, Feb. 1st, 10:00am: Intro to Agile Development (GA- 15% off: GDI15)
Sat, Feb. 1st, 10:00am: Mobile App Dev Crash Course (GA- 15% off: GDI15)
Mon, Feb. 3rd, 5:00pm: Beginners Web Hacking in Ruby on Rails (Rockit Labs)
Wed, Feb 5th, 7:00pm: Getting Started with WordPress (GA- 15% off: GDI15)
Thu, Feb 6th, 7:00pm: The What and Whys of APIs (GA- 15% off: GDI15)
Sat, Feb 8th, 10:00am: Ladies' Hack Day - Hackentine's Day! (HackBright)
Sat, Feb 8th, 10:00am: Prototyping Mobile Apps without Programming (GA- 15% off: GDI15)
Sat, Feb 15, 10:00am: Machine Learning Course ($500 off: GDISF)
Sat-Sun, Feb 1-2, 10am: One Web for All & Double Union Hackathon at New Relic
Feb. 7th, Oakland: Startup Weekend Oakland
May 22, SF: HTML5 Dev Conf
Jan. 24-26, Mountain View: She’s Geeky
Feb. 27-Mar. 2nd, SF: Lesbians Who Tech Summit