What we're about

Are you new to the Bay area? Making a career change into the tech industry, but don't know where to begin? Or maybe you are a seasoned tech professional, but looking to network and learn about new roles / functions. This is the group for you!

We will start the group with casual, low-stress gatherings to get to know each other. Let's chat about what brought us to the Bay area, our skills and life experience, brainstorm job search strategies and meet some new people along the way!

Upcoming events (5+)

Coworking Tuesdays - bring your laptops! (Mountain View)

Park Place ClubHouse

Looking for a reason to get out of your pajamas? Need a productivity boost or just want to brainstorm ideas with someone else? Bring your laptop and come co-work in a beautiful space, fast WiFi and plenty of charging outlets. There are kitchen amenities, BBQ grill and even a swimming pool ;) We are a block away from Castro St (Starbucks, Pete's Coffee, Sweet greens and other restaurants). Let's start with 12 spots and see how it goes!

*WEBINAR* Resumes that Resonate (2 of 3 in the series)

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** This is the second webinar in a series of three (2 of 3)! Get your tickets on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/webinar-resumes-that-resonate-encore-tickets-54388106290 ** No more staring at a blank page wondering what to share in your cover letter. No more “I’ll start my job search next week.” No more wondering if your resume is “good.” The Resumes That Resonate webinar will teach you how to build a successful foundation for your job search by showing you how to position and frame your experience and expertise for potential employers You’ll learn how to discern priorities in a job posting, identify themes and skills in your own experience, and effectively convey your relevant experience so that your materials stand out every time! And as a bonus: you’ll learn how you can carry these lessons over into your cover letter, LinkedIn profile, interview prep and more! [SPEAKER BIO] Jenn Walker Wall is the founder of Work Wonders Coaching + Consulting where she helps people land new jobs and get stuff done. She’s also co-host of the Making Life Work Podcast. She has worked at the Sloan School of Management at MIT as well as Harvard University, and is currently an Adjunct Instructor of Sociology at Lesley University. Learn more about Jenn by visiting www.workwonderscoaching.com.

Tech Ladies SF x NerdWallet: Strategies to Lead Through Change

** Please buy your ticket ($15) on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tech-ladies-sf-x-nerdwallet-strategies-to-lead-through-change-tickets-56021460697 ** Professional change is something all of us encounter, whether you’re an experienced tech leader or in your first tech job. During this panel, you’ll get a diverse set of perspectives from both leaders and individual contributors with backgrounds in product, engineering, product design, and analytics. They’ll share their experiences and guidance on how to navigate through different kinds of change, including: - When the type of work you or your team does shifts. - When team members join or leave. - When leadership changes in your team, department, or company. - Taking a leadership role as an individual contributor. Tech Ladies brings you this event in partnership with NerdWallet’s NerdWomen group. Drinks and light appetizers to be provided. Agenda 6:00-6:45pm Networking 6:45-7:45pm Panel and Q&A 7:45-8:30pm Networking and wrap up Panelists Tracy Mahnken -- VP, Product Ana Martinez -- Manager, Engineering Gianna Sen-Gupta -- Product Manager Kori Maughmer -- Product Designer Christina Whittle -- Senior Manager, Business Analytics Maria Can (moderator) -- Software Engineer About NerdWallet NerdWallet offers consumers clarity for all of life's financial decisions. Whether it's regarding credit cards, insurance, loans or investing, people lack the clear, unbiased information they need to make the best choice. With NerdWallet, consumers have free access to user-friendly tools and advice that save time and money, and give them the freedom to do more. For more information, visit nerdwallet.com. Tech Ladies events are open to all genders. Please review our Code of Conduct before attending a Tech Ladies event: https://www.hiretechladies.com/code-of-conduct/ Interested in what we're doing? Join Tech Ladies!

Girl Geek X ELEVATE Virtual Conference (free registration)

GET THAT REAL-TALK LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT ADVICE YOU NEED AT THIS STAGE IN YOUR CAREER + Navigate your career with insights on what matters now: data science, machine learning, and more. + Network with like-minded women in tech around the world! + Get exclusive access to a Girl Geek X Slack channel for connecting before, during and after the event! Lightning tech talks from the brightest minds at LinkedIn, Intel, IBM and more. Take your career to new heights! Focused on mid- to senior-level technical and leadership content. Conveniently online so you can attend from your desk, couch, or iPhone. Register online: https://girlgeek.io/conferences/elevate2019/

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Sunday Coffee Meetup - hosted by Tess! (Santa Clara)

Big Mug Coffee Roaster

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