Past Meetup

IWD Women Techmakers Lightning Talks

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Google Boulder

2930 Pearl St · Boulder, CO

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Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) tech talk

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Details

To celebrate International Women's Day, GDG Boulder is organizing a lightning talk night featuring women techmakers from the community. Each talk will be 5 minutes long, covering a variety of topics.

While all the speakers will be women, everyone is invited to attend. Children welcome. Join us!

Here are the lightning talks from previous years:
https://www.youtube.com/GDGBoulder/playlists

Event hashtag: #WTMBoulder

Parking
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Visitor parking at the Google building is located in front of the towers. Entrance is off of Pearl Street, just before Chase bank. There are only about 10-15 spots.

You should also be able to park in the Chase parking lot since the event is after hours and they will be closed. Otherwise, you can park in the shopping center across the street and walk over.

Agenda
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6:30 Doors Open
7:00 Lightning Talks
8:00 Mingling
8:30 Doors Close

Talks
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Data ethics: but what could go wrong?
by Diana Pfeil (https://twitter.com/dianam)

OpenGL Rendering
by Joan Siebenaler

Why RMarkdown brings me joy
by Leigh Alexander (https://twitter.com/exuberantleigh)

A 20 Year Old's Perspective on Computer Science Education
by Tara Polhamus (https://twitter.com/Tara_Lynnee)

How Volunteering for a Non Profit Stem Organization Helped Bring Back My Creativity and Allowed Me to Make a Difference
by Yoallhiada Smith (https://twitter.com/fromaroundhtown)

Developers Are Users Too!
by Sara Laupp (https://twitter.com/slauppy)

Bad Design for Good UX
by Jessica Erickson (https://twitter.com/J_M_Erickson)

Slides
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https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1msSloAy3uCHShnvrcWlh8UMfhiXJz17f6pNCo0xZ7IM/edit?usp=sharing

Child care
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There is no on-site child care. However, we chose this date so that you can take advantage of parents-night-out at YMCA and Shredder:
http://www.ymcanoco.org/toddler-to-teen/k-5th-grade/kids-night-in
https://www.shredderski.com/products/boulder-parents-night-out

Currently we have arrangement with Shredder to email you a gift certificate so you can drop off your children for free. Please fill in this form if you are interested: https://goo.gl/forms/fNhNUE5PiehKLbAn2

Please also fill in the form if you know other places in the Boulder area that is willing to work with us to set up a voucher program.