What we're about

At Women Techmakers Berlin we are encouraging diversity in tech in Berlin since 2015. Get visibility, networking and resources to make the tech community of Berlin diverse and inclusive!

We have different activities: intense study groups, inspirational fireside chats and international events. New and existing members are always welcome to all of the events, and all events are always opened for everyone, regardless of your gender/age/race/experience, etc.

We follow the Berlin code of conduct for communities: http://berlincodeofconduct.org (http://berlincodeofconduct.org/)

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See our other events on Meetup (https://www.meetup.com/Women-Techmakers-Berlin/events), and our past meetups here (https://www.meetup.com/gdg-berlin/events/past/)
Follow updates on our website (http://wtmberlin.com)
And stay in touch on Slack (http://slack.wtmberlin.com) <- make sure to check out those channels: #jobs, #conferences

Upcoming events (4)

Making a transition into Tech: mobile development for Android

Immobilien Scout GmbH

This second event is a practical workshop for all those taking their first steps in learning programming for Android development. [WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO BRING LAPTOP, BUT IF IT DOESN'T WORK FEEL FREE TO JOIN ANYWAY!] Whether you’ve already started or have zero programming experience, have a side project or are searching for a job, come and join us at the Android Study Jam: a series of 3 workshops run by Women Techmakers in conjunction with the organisers of the Berlin Android community. This is the 5th edition of the Android Study Jam and with this event trio we are testing a new format, hope you will enjoy it! During the course, you will get a general overview of mobile development for Android, learn basic programming concepts as well as core vocabulary and concepts in Android, get hands-on experience building a small app using the Kotlin language, and understand what opportunities exist for you in the vibrant Berlin tech scene as an Android programmer. https://github.com/WTMBerlin/AndroidStudyJam2019 Besides technical skills, we will also cover other important skills for being an effective programmer, such as communicating your progress, giving and receiving feedback, searching for learning resources. And much more! 🚀 More detailed information and materials are here: http://wtmberlin.com/android-study-jam/ 👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻 23.09 - Technical workshop [BRING YOUR LAPTOP] 💾 - Install and configure Android Studio andSlack - Open and run your first Android project - Get a small intro to Github - Learn how to make use of online resources to effectively problem solve if you get stuck. - Homework assignments: Say Hi on Slack, examine the course code and Android Studio once per day. 30.09 - Technical workshop [BRING YOUR LAPTOP] 💾 - Create an Android app with XML and Kotlin - Giving and receiving feedback - Reading technical documentation and internet resources - Intro to handling errors - Stand-up meeting 👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻 We will meet on Mondays between 18:00- 21:30 for three weeks with experienced Android developers present to instruct and help you. Working at home is not required but is encouraged. We also recommend you attend all sessions if you have no to little programming experience. This is just the start for you though. After the course ends, there will still be plenty of support and opportunities for you from within the Berlin Android community with free weekly co-learning meetups , monthly presentations and drinks, free/discounted conference tickets. The Android community is open to all people from all backgrounds. We follow Berlin’s code of conduct https://berlincodeofconduct.org 👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻 More detailed information and resources here: http://wtmberlin.com/android-study-jam/ ABOUT GDG BERLIN ANDROID Berlin Google Developer Group (GDG) is focused on Android development https://berlindroid.de Go here to join the Android Developers Group Slack team: https://adg-berlin.herokuapp.com/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/berlindroid Do you want to offer a presentation? Fill this form here: https://goo.gl/forms/LKVnBINiIcyeeEfy2 ABOUT WTM BERLIN At Women Techmakers Berlin we are encouraging diversity in tech in Berlin since 2015. Get visibility, networking and resources to make the tech community of Berlin diverse and inclusive! ❤ Our meetup group is always open and inclusive to people of all backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, race, expertise, etc - everyone is welcome ❤ Follow us on TWITTER: http://twitter.com/wtm_berlin Other events: https://www.meetup.com/Women-Techmakers-Berlin/events Slack: https://goo.gl/irTRkE join HACKOCTOBERFEST https://www.meetup.com/de-DE/Women-Techmakers-Berlin/events/264791201

Making a transition into Tech: mobile development for Android

Immobilien Scout GmbH

This second event is a practical workshop for all those taking their first steps in learning programming for Android development. Whether you’ve already started or have zero programming experience, have a side project or are searching for a job, come and join us at the Android Study Jam: a series of 3 workshops run by Women Techmakers in conjunction with the organisers of the Berlin Android community. This is the 5th edition of the Android Study Jam and with this event trio we are testing a new format, hope you will enjoy it! During the course, you will get a general overview of mobile development for Android, learn basic programming concepts as well as core vocabulary and concepts in Android, get hands-on experience building a small app using the Kotlin language, and understand what opportunities exist for you in the vibrant Berlin tech scene as an Android programmer. https://github.com/WTMBerlin/AndroidStudyJam2019 Besides technical skills, we will also cover other important skills for being an effective programmer, such as communicating your progress, giving and receiving feedback, searching for learning resources. And much more! 🚀 More detailed information and materials are here: http://wtmberlin.com/android-study-jam/ 👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻 23.09 - Technical workshop [BRING YOUR LAPTOP] 💾 - Install and configure Android Studio andSlack - Open and run your first Android project - Get a small intro to Github - Learn how to make use of online resources to effectively problem solve if you get stuck. - Homework assignments: Say Hi on Slack, examine the course code and Android Studio once per day. 30.09 - Technical workshop [BRING YOUR LAPTOP] 💾 - Create an Android app with XML and Kotlin - Giving and receiving feedback - Reading technical documentation and internet resources - Intro to handling errors - Stand-up meeting 👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻 We will meet on Mondays between 18:00- 21:30 for three weeks with experienced Android developers present to instruct and help you. Working at home is not required but is encouraged. We also recommend you attend all sessions if you have no to little programming experience. This is just the start for you though. After the course ends, there will still be plenty of support and opportunities for you from within the Berlin Android community with free weekly co-learning meetups , monthly presentations and drinks, free/discounted conference tickets. The Android community is open to all people from all backgrounds. We follow Berlin’s code of conduct https://berlincodeofconduct.org 👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻 More detailed information and resources here: http://wtmberlin.com/android-study-jam/ ABOUT GDG BERLIN ANDROID Berlin Google Developer Group (GDG) is focused on Android development https://berlindroid.de Go here to join the Android Developers Group Slack team: https://adg-berlin.herokuapp.com/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/berlindroid Do you want to offer a presentation? Fill this form here: https://goo.gl/forms/LKVnBINiIcyeeEfy2 ABOUT WTM BERLIN At Women Techmakers Berlin we are encouraging diversity in tech in Berlin since 2015. Get visibility, networking and resources to make the tech community of Berlin diverse and inclusive! ❤ Our meetup group is always open and inclusive to people of all backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, race, expertise, etc - everyone is welcome ❤ Follow us on TWITTER: http://twitter.com/wtm_berlin Other events: https://www.meetup.com/Women-Techmakers-Berlin/events Slack: https://goo.gl/irTRkE

From Kibera, to JKUAT, to the Global ICT Summit: The Girl Who Dared to Dream

Join us for a very special talk: Delphine Nyaboke, a student at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and a resident of Kibera, Africa's largest slums, who fought her way through a humble background and relentless educational hurdles for her dreams. In her talk, Nyaboke reflects on her life journey with sheer positivity and steely will. She was first introduced to the realities of growing up in a poor family, when she first joined Joowi Primary School in the year 1995 in Kibera slums at a tender age of 6. Today she is in her fourth year pursuing BSc. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, being a Techinal Mentor at the Teens in AI Africa organization, and the IEEE Power & Energy SocietyI Zero Hunger Day Ambassador and Chairperson of the Kenya Section, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Chapter. ★ AGENDA ★ • 18:45 – 19:15 Arrival, Food & Drinks • 19:15 – 19:30 Welcome Words • 19:30 – 20:00 From Kibera, to JKUAT, to the Global ICT Summit: The Girl Who Dared to Dream / Delphine Nyaboke • 20:00 – 20:30 Q&A with Delphine Nyaboke • 20:30 - 20:45 Closing Words • 20:45 – 21:30 Networking over Food & Drinks ★ THE SPEAKER ★ Delphine Nyaboke is an electrical and electronics engineering student at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). She volunteers in societies and organizations. Delphine is the current IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Brand Ambassador, she also is the chair for IEEE PES (Power and Energy Society) JKUAT chapter. Delphine is also part of the IEEE Kenya Section, IEEE WIE (Women in Engineering) among other IEEE related programs. Delphine is a member of SES (Society of Engineering Students) JKUAT in reach and Outreach Committee where she has helped getting the Kibera Slums Secondary Schools have a knowledge of different career choices especially STEM courses. She has received an award: Grace Hooper Celebration to attend from 1st through 4th October 2019 in Orlando, Florida. Delphine aspires to pass info on as many schools going kids as possible, exposing them to new technologies and a coding camp too! (She is an intern at Global Minimum Inc (GMin)) and she is gearing the famous Innovate Kenya Challenge to include the schools from that region too. Learning Go will be a step in the right direction for the students. In her free time, Delphine is a Tech Mentor in the ongoing Teens In AI Africa event. ★ ABOUT HOSTING COMPANY ★ N26 is building the first mobile bank the world loves to use. Today N26 has more than 3.5 million customers in 24 markets across Europe who generate over €2 billion in monthly transaction volume. The company employs more than 1.300 employees across 5 office locations. N26 has raised more than $670 million from the world’s most established investors, including Insight Venture Partners, GIC, Tencent and Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures. ★ ABOUT WTM BERLIN ★ At Women Techmakers Berlin we have been encouraging diversity in tech in Berlin since 2015. We strive for visibility, networking and resources to make the tech community of Berlin inclusive. We are one of the most active chapters of the global Women Techmakers program run by Google. Our meetup groups are always open to people of all backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, race, expertise, etc. - everyone is welcome! All our events are free of charge. Please read and observe our shared code of conduct. More information here: http://berlincodeofconduct.org/ Follow us on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/wtm_berlin Join us on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1106085959408694 And join us on SLACK: http://slack.wtmberlin.com

Hacktoberfest 2019

bitcrowd GmbH

We are back for year 3 of bringing you Hacktoberfest in Berlin! ★ What is Hacktoberfest? ★ Hacktoberfest is a month-long celebration of open source software run by DigitalOcean and DEV. - Hacktoberfest is open to everyone in our global community! - Four quality pull requests must be submitted to public GitHub repositories for a Hacktoberfest Tshirt to be shipped to your address - You can sign up anytime between October 1 and October 31, this is just a get together for mentorship and hacking together, but you can alos celebrate Hacktoberfest from home Hacktoberfest is open to everyone in our global community. Whether you’re a developer, student learning to code, or just curious - you can help drive growth of open source and make positive contributions to an ever-growing community. All backgrounds and skills levels are encouraged to complete the challenge. Read more: https://hacktoberfest.digitalocean.com/faq ★ What can I expect from the event? ★ A group of people from mixed backgrounds and levels working on open source contributions together, from correcting typos in documentation, through adding translations, creating tests or contributing to software. You are welcome to come alone or with friends, we will provide food, WiFi and tables, all you need is your laptop! ★ Who should join? ★ Everyone! Beginner, advanced, coder, writer, curious and more, we have place for everyone. ★ AGENDA ★ 10:00 - 10:15 Welcome words 10:15 - 10:30 What is Hacktoberfest and how do I begin? 10:30 - 16:00 Hacking time, open buffet ★ ABOUT bitcrowd GmbH ★ bitcrowd GmbH is a Berlin-based agency, which was founded in 2010, offering solid, test-driven software development in Ruby on Rails, React, Javascript, Elixir and Phoenix. The company supports start-ups as well as established companies by developing exceptional and custom-fit applications. ★ ABOUT WTM BERLIN ★ At Women Techmakers Berlin we have been encouraging diversity in tech in Berlin since 2015. We strive for visibility, networking and resources to make the tech community of Berlin inclusive. We are one of the most active chapters of the global Women Techmakers program run by Google. Our meetup groups are always open to people of all backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, race, expertise, etc. - everyone is welcome! All our events are free of charge. Please read and observe our shared code of conduct. More information here: http://berlincodeofconduct.org/ Follow us on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/wtm_berlin Join us on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1106085959408694 And join us on SLACK: http://slack.wtmberlin.com

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