• 50 Free OPEN Passes to DeveloperWeek 2019

    Oakland Marriott City Center

    The DeveloperWeek team has offered our group 50 free OPEN Passes and discounted PRO Passes to DeveloperWeek 2019 so our members can attend the event. DeveloperWeek 2019 (Feb 20-24, Oakland Convention Center) is the world’s largest independent developer conference and expo with 8,000+ participants. DeveloperWeek 2019 includes 200+ workshops, sessions, and talks across JavaScript, Microservices, AI dev, Blockchain dev, AR/VR Dev, and more! It also features developer technology innovators exhibiting at the DeveloperWeek 2019 Expo. You must register by 11:59 pm on February 6 (or before we are sold out) to get your free OPEN Pass or to SAVE $295 on your PRO Pass. To register, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/developerweek-2019-tickets-47449325209?discount=MU6410&utm_campaign=MU6410&utm_source=meetup&utm_medium=post Promotional code MU6410 will automatically be applied to your order making your OPEN Pass completely free -- or take advantage of a $295 discount on an all-access PRO Pass. Your OPEN Pass will give you access to OPEN sessions, keynotes, and the Expo floor ONLY. If you take advantage of the $295 discount on a PRO Pass, you will get unlimited access to all of DeveloperWeek 2019, including all sessions, workshops and talks. To get your free OPEN Pass or discounted PRO Pass you must register by 11:59 pm on February 6 (or before we are sold out) at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/developerweek-2019-tickets-47449325209?discount=MU6410&utm_campaign=MU6410&utm_source=meetup&utm_medium=post

  • LIVE---Women's Startup Pitching Competition

    In SAN FRANCISCO on October 3, 2018 - Girls in Tech (girlsintech.org), a global organization focused on the empowerment, entrepreneurship, engagement, and education of women in technology, is proud to announce 10 female-founded startup finalists competing at the sixth annual AMPLIFY (amplify.girlsintech.org), the world’s largest half-day pitch competition for early-stage technology startups founded by female entrepreneurs. The competition will take place in San Francisco on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at Zendesk. VOLUNTEER AND COME FOR FREE. CLICK HERE TO VOLUNTEER. MEN ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND AS WELL. https://goo.gl/forms/WPB1BJSamJq21N6k1 A panel of seasoned tech professionals and investors will be judging based on the innovativeness and viability of the product or service. The Winner will receive a $20,000 cash prize along with additional resources such as office space and equipment to move their startup forward. The competition will be followed by a champagne toast CLICK HERE TO VOLUNTEER: https://goo.gl/forms/WPB1BJSamJq21N6k1

  • Oaktoberfest 2018 in Oakland

    MacArthur Blvd & 38th Ave

    Be a featured Retail, Artisan, Informational or Community Booth vendor at the 11th Annual Oaktoberfest in the Dimond! Would you like to promote your business or service at Oaktoberfest? We are currently accepting vendors and volunteers. Apply here at Oaktoberfest.org If you have questions let me know. Thanks.

  • LIVE---Women's Startup Pitching Competition

    In SAN FRANCISCO on October 18, 2017 - Girls in Tech (girlsintech.org), a global organization focused on the empowerment, entrepreneurship, engagement, and education of women in technology, is proud to announce 10 female-founded startup finalists competing at the sixth annual AMPLIFY (amplify.girlsintech.org), the world’s largest half-day pitch competition for early-stage technology startups founded by female entrepreneurs. The competition will take place in San Francisco on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at Zendesk. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE (http://amplify.girlsintech.org/tickets/) A panel of seasoned tech professionals and investors will be judging based on the innovativeness and viability of the product or service. The Winner will receive a $10,000 cash prize along with additional resources such as office space and equipment to move their startup forward. Competition will be followed by a cocktail party in honor of the winner with free drinks and complimentary heavy hors dourves. Purchase ticket here: TICKETS (http://amplify.girlsintech.org/tickets/) WANT TO COME FOR FREE?? Sign up to be a volunteer. All volunteers get to see the competition, get free drinks and food. Let me know and I'll put you on the list.

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  • Volunteer at Laurel Street Fair!! Multiple shifts available

    MacArthur Blvd & 38th Ave

    WHY VOLUNTEER FOR THE LAUREL STREET FAIR? Volunteering is one of the best ways to support and contribute to the fair. Our volunteers share a passion for Oakland and local artist which inspires the growth and engagement of a thriving volunteer community. Come out and make new friends, help put on a world class fair, and enjoy the music! ***************** http://laurelstreetfair.com/Volunteer*************** WHAT WILL I DO? Over 100 volunteers carry out a wide variety of tasks using a wide spectrum of physical, technical and interpersonal skills. Here are a few tasks: Set up, vendor support, kids zone, gate monitors, photography, media and performer hospitality, bike valet, tear down). Volunteers are placed on a first-come first-served basis considering preferences as well as specific skills or qualifications. The more choices you offer the better but please be flexible and do not be discouraged. We make every effort to find the best fit for each volunteer and we strive to make each volunteer experience enjoyable! Who volunteers? Both individuals and groups volunteer to help with set-up or during the event. All individual volunteers must be 18 years of age or older. Those younger than 18 years of age may volunteer if accompanied by an adult or as part of a group which has an adequate number of adults. *******************CLICK HERE TO APPLY (http://laurelstreetfair.com/Volunteer)************** Volunteer perks! FREE T-SHIRT FREE FOOD FROM FOOD TRUCKS FREE BEER FREE KETTLECORN EXPECTATIONS Time Commitment: All first-time contribute 3-4 hours. We need most people to work primarily pre and post festival. These volunteers are invaluable to the fair as we need help constructing the tents as well as tearing down the tents and stage after the event is over. We also offer community service hours for youth and service groups. We can also offer a limited number of complimentary non-profits booths if you have a large team that can volunteer. *****************CLICK HERE TO APPLY (http://laurelstreetfair.com/Volunteer) ******************

  • Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference 2017

    Bespoke - Level 4 Westfield San Francisco Center

    The Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference is back—and it’s returning to the hub of entrepreneurship, innovation and tech, San Francisco! Join us for three incredible days of raw, gritty, authentic “TedX-style” presentations from some of the most revered women in tech, business and leadership. This will be the “largest intimate” tech conference you’ll ever attend, as you hear revolutionary speakers share tales of their journey to the top, career advice, how they made tough decisions—and, most important—what sage advice they want to pass on to the next-generation of the female tech workforce. Girls in Tech (http://girlsintech.org/), an organization focused on the empowerment, entrepreneurship, engagement, and education of women in technology, is proud to announce the fifth annual Catalyst Conference, a very special event designed to celebrate women at all levels of their career. Catalyst attracts a powerhouse audience from every corner of tech: entrepreneurs, software engineers, product marketers, venture capitalists, high-tech employees, students, digital marketers, innovators and more. And it all happens at Bespoke (http://www.bespokesf.co/) in San Francisco, June 20-22. The highlight of Girls in Tech Catalyst is inspiring keynotes from female leaders. The conference also offers attendees authentic networking opportunities, a platform to exchange ideas and connect with other inspiring women. We’ll be layering in meaningful workshops and evening fun, including a kick-off cocktail party. This is your chance to create lasting business relationships and learn concrete skills that could have a considerable impact on the technology industry at large—and your career. Girls in Tech is hosting more than 40 speakers for Catalyst 2017. Here’s a sneak peak of our line-up: Jennifer Hyman, co-founder & CEO, Rent the RunwayAaron Levie, CEO, BoxLisa Falzone, CEO, Revel SystemsKara Swisher, Executive Editor & Co-Founder, Re/CodeHeidi Roizen, Operating Partner, DFJNidhi Gupta, VP of Engineering, HiredMercedes De Luca, COO, BasecampJennifer Fonstad, co-founder, Aspect VenturesConnie Guglielmo, CNET News, Editor-in-Chief Discussion topics will include: Journey to VC: what it takes to get thereWhat’s next for diversity and inclusion in techThe DNA of an all-star product design teamDealing with failure: you write your own storyThe modern woman’s trade-offs in Silicon ValleyPillars of innovationWhere innovation and politics collideBuilding an authentic brand in a digital worldNegotiation—and other foundational career skillsProduct development mishaps and success stories Catalyst Conference is sponsored by Cisco (http://www.cisco.com/), Automattic (https://automattic.com/), RocketSpace (http://www.rocketspace.com/) and LoopUp (https://loopup.com/). Athena Alliance (https://athenaalliance.org/) is also a proud partner for the event. Television and radio show host Kym McNicholas will emcee the event. For more information about speakers and schedule of events and to register to attend, click here. (http://catalystsf.girlsintech.org/tickets/)

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  • Happy Hour Networking

    Small Wonders Cafe & Bar

    I would like to welcome New and Old members of the group for our yearly Happy Hour Networking Event. Are you new to the Bay Area? New to the Meetup Group? Been a member of the group but haven't been to a meetup event in while? Or you're a seasoned member? Please join us at our networking event. Feel free to bring a guest, neighbor, co-worker or friend. The more the merrier. Come prepared to relax and have fun.

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  • BayBiz June Mixer: Intro to Periscope, & Facebook Live platforms

    The #BayBiz Mission: Assist Professionals & Solopreneurs leverage Live StreamingHelp Them become more productive by embracing Tech ToolsFoster Networking in The Bay Area via technology Let’s come together and connect our brands so we can ALL increase our revenue. Live Streaming is the fastest way to move through the “Like, Know, Trust, Factor” and gain new clients for your products or services. The great news is platforms like Periscope, & Facebook Live are young and there is still time for you to get on early and dominate your niche. It is time to connect Bay Area Entrepreneurs and Professionals through Social “Business” Media and leverage the power of Live Streaming for profit. We had so much fun getting to know one another at the last mixer, that we ran out of time for the keynote. Please join us for an overview of the Live Streaming App, Periscope to broadcast and grow your brand, networking, refreshments and of course a BayBiz Signature Cocktail! We will also brainstorm about what future activities you would enjoy. Networking Ice Breaker & Refreshments 6:30 Presentation 7pm

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  • 2nd Oakland Finish Up Weekend

    Kaiser Rooftop Garden

  • Volunteers Needed at ESPN Hackathon this weekend

    Galvanize San Francisco, CA

    espnW PRESENTS GIRLS IN TECH'S SUPER FOOTBALL APP CHALLENGE HACKATHON A Weekend-Long Hackathon Matching Silicon Valley’s Tech Talent With America’s Biggest Sporting Event Girls in Tech's weekend-long Hackathon, taking place on January 15th to the 17th, ties-in with America's Biggest Sporting Event, which takes place February 7th at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. iOS and Android app Developers, Designers and Product Developers will team up and have the opportunity to prototype and develop apps that visitors new to San Francisco or staying during the Super Football Week could use. We need volunteers on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. You will receive food, a T-shirt and SWAG. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP!!! (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1JsY1SUTeRZKq4mKw8zbWoZvR-G8oWbHQZIPvH7MdJTw/viewform)

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