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At General Assembly, we are creating a global community of individuals empowered to pursue work they love, by offering full-time immersive programs, long-form courses, and classes and workshops on the most relevant skills of the 21st century – from web development and user experience design, to business fundamentals, to data science, to product management and digital marketing. Established in early 2011 as an innovative community in New York City for entrepreneurs and startup companies, General Assembly is an educational institution that transforms thinkers into creators through education in technology, business and design at thirteen campuses across four continents.

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IMMIGRANTS AT WORK: STORIES OF FIRST GENERATION AMERICANS

THIS EVENT TAKES PLACE ONLINE. IN ORDER TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT, AND RECEIVE THE PASSWORD, PLEASE REGISTER HERE: https://generalassemb.ly/education/immigrants-at-work-stories-of-first-generation-americans/dallas/143814 Webinar registrants will receive the meeting link via email 2 hours prior to the start of the event. About This Event Join us for a panel discussion with entrepreneurial leaders who are representing a cross-section of the underserved immigrant population in New York and beyond. We’ll discuss the trials and triumphs of these individuals, their methods of breaking past barriers, and what it means to represent yourself and your culture in today’s hottest industries.

THE NEW ERA OF CRYPTOCURRENCY

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THIS EVENT TAKES PLACE ONLINE. IN ORDER TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT, AND RECEIVE THE PASSWORD, PLEASE REGISTER HERE: https://generalassemb.ly/education/the-new-era-of-cryptocurrency/dallas/142668 Webinar registrants will receive the meeting link via email 2 hours prior to the start of the event. About This Event As crypto continues to gain momentum, its longer-term implications will come into focus. The technology's foundation sets the stage for future advances in finance. Rooted in decentralized and autonomous systems, cryptocurrencies are creating second-order effects in the financial world. Come join General Assembly as we talk to an expert panel about the new era of cryptocurrency. About the Instructor Eryka Gemma CEO, Bitcoin Center Miami As CEO of the Bitcoin Center Miami, Eryka Gemma leads the educational hub that powers the Blockchain Center. Her affinity for bitcoin stems from an appreciation for economics and sound money, as a teenager, she was a delegate in Washington State for the Ron Paul 2012 campaign. Eryka graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics and her private pilots license. She is a public speaker and community figure focused on developing Miami’s tech scene and teaching as many people as she can about the possibilities of being your own bank.

CONSTRUCTING A CAREER IN DATA VISUALIZATION

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THIS EVENT TAKES PLACE ONLINE. IN ORDER TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT, AND RECEIVE THE PASSWORD, PLEASE REGISTER HERE: https://generalassemb.ly/education/constructing-a-career-in-data-visualization/dallas/138509 Webinar registrants will receive the meeting link via email 2 hours prior to the start of the event. About This Event In the digital age, the ability to explore the visual representation of massive data and detect meaningful patterns and trends is becoming increasingly critical for businesses. Data visualization lets people look at vast quantities of data quickly and efficiently to improve comprehension and understanding. Join us for a panel discussion on how to garner your skills in data, design, and tools. Get specific tips and resources from experts in the field, and learn how to construct a career in data visualization.

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION & INNOVATION IN THE ENERGY INDUSTRY

THIS EVENT TAKES PLACE ONLINE. IN ORDER TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT, AND RECEIVE THE PASSWORD, PLEASE REGISTER HERE: https://generalassemb.ly/education/digital-transformation-innovation-in-the-energy-industry/dallas/137403 Webinar registrants will receive the meeting link via email 2 hours prior to the start of the event. About This Event Digital forces are changing the skills an executive needs to manage organisations. In a world that’s become increasingly digital, energy companies can sometimes find it hard to adapt. Whether it's in a traditional corporation, or startup, organisations that will thrive will be led by executives who have an understanding of the forces shaping their environment and an awareness of the skills necessary to master those forces. General Assembly and Plug and Play have curated a top panel of experts to discuss how you and your organisation can stay relevant in this digital age by: Mastering external partnerships Managing open/fluid teams Experimenting and measuring Being customer-focused, not channel- or product-centric Creating a culture for change What You’ll Take Away: Gain insight and inspiration from experts in specific fields and hear first-hand how tech is affecting their work. Expand your understanding of today’s tech-based world, and fuel your own ideas for the future of tech. This event will be hosted online due to safety considerations, please check out the "Preparation" section on the bottom of this page. Registered participants will be notified in advance of this program with information on how to log in to the event. This event is taken completely online via Zoom. You will need access to a laptop or computer with strong internet connection. Event set up information will be emailed to all signed up the day before the event launches. About Our Partners The Ion Set to open in Q1 of 2021, The Ion will emerge as an innovation hub in a renovated and expanded former Sears department store, anchoring the 16-acre midtown innovation district (The District). The Ion will bring together Houston’s entrepreneurial, investment, corporate, and academic communities to house a dynamic environment that fosters collaboration and creation among its diverse users. The Ion will leverage Houston’s unique economic and diverse community strengths, bolstered by nearby educational, cultural, and commercial institutions, to create a cutting-edge environment that fosters Houston’s innovation ecosystem. Plug and Play Plug and Play Tech Center is early stage investor, accelerator and corporate innovation platform with global headquarters in Sunnyvale, California in the Silicon Valley. Plug and Play runs two programs per year in each industry and location and has 300 corporate partners and 200 venture capitalists in its ecosystem. Houston Exponential Houston Exponential (HX) is a non-profit organization created to accelerate the growth of Houston’s innovation ecosystem. We believe Houston is where the world will come to solve problems that matter. HX is leading the charge to turn Houston into a hub for high-growth high-potential companies by creating pathways for innovation to flow at scale. We are aligning ecosystem support around strategic initiatives that are connecting, attracting, and promoting startups, investors, corporations, government, and universities.

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DESIGN YOUR DREAM JOB

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