What we're about

Join us by attending a WWCode event or signing up at http://www.womenwhocode.com .

Women Who Code is the largest and most active community of engineers dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. We envision a world where women are representative as technical executives, founders, VCs, board members, and software engineers. Our programs are designed to get you there.

Who should join?

Our community is for professional women in technology careers, including software engineers, developers, UX/UI designers, data scientists and more. Current and aspiring coders are welcome. Bring your laptop and a friend!

What to expect?

Our events offer free hands on technical events, study groups, panel discussions, lightning talks, and keynotes featuring influential tech industry experts, innovators, and investors. We help you build the skills you need to raise your professional profile and achieve greater career success.

Support us:

WWCode relies on donations to support this catalytic movement. Funding directly impacts our ability to deliver programs and expand to more cities, ensuring that even more women have the opportunity to excel in tech careers. womenwhocode.com/donate

Share a Job with our Community:

Post your jobs on the Women Who Code Job Board and hire from our exclusive community of technical professionals. Get started at womenwhocode.com/companies.

Code of Conduct:

WWCode is an inclusive community, dedicated to providing an empowering experience for everyone who participates in or supports our community, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, socioeconomic status, caste, creed, political affiliation, or preferred programming language(s). Our events are intended to inspire women to excel in technology careers, and anyone who is there for this purpose is welcome. We do not tolerate harassment of members in any form.

Our Code of Conduct applies to all WWCode events and online communities. Read the full version and access our incident report form at http://www.womenwhocode.com/codeofconduct

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Everyone who participates in our community agrees to abide by our Terms of Service. Read it at www.womenwhocode.com/tos

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Upcoming events (5+)

Tech Talk @ PayPal on Cryptography Tools

Building D

Hey Coders, This month's tech talk is brought to you by PayPal. Speaker: Stephanie Clay Sr Member of Technical Staff, Software Engineer Stephanie has been a software engineer at PayPal for 12 years. Aside from her normal duties, she has an interest in security and crypto-systems and acting as a mentor for junior engineers. In her spare time, she is a glass artist and maker. Talk: Cryptography The talk will cover the basics of cryptography tools such as cyphers, hashes, and signatures. It will also cover some common constructions with these tools as well as some things to watch out for during implementation. Food Refreshments will be provided by PayPal Parking Parking Lot Location 7700 W Parmer Lane, Building D, Austin TX 78729 Once you turn into the campus, go around the buildings and park in front of building D. Once you enter building B, then go to the PayPal Lobby desk on left and present your state/government issued I.D. card, passport, etc..; to be identified, and get your badge. If you have not RSVPed then printing badge will take a lot of time. Text Vijaya at[masked] or Mansi at[masked] if you have any issues finding the entrance. Contact Vijaya Shrestha[masked] Mansi Puri[masked] Code of Conduct for Women Who Code Events WWCode is a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. We are committed to our mission statement and equally committed to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, socioeconomic status, caste or creed. We do not tolerate harassment of event participants in any form. Event participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled permanently, at the discretion of the event organizers, which in most cases are members of the WWCode leadership team. Forms of Harassment and Discrimination Forms of harassment include sexual language and imagery, sexist, racist, and exclusionary jokes, and acts that insult or belittle other event attendees in any way. These are unacceptable at any and all WWCode events. Other forms of harassment and discriminatory behavior include, but are not limited to: offensive verbal comments related to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion, socioeconomic status, caste or creed; sexual images in public spaces; deliberate intimidation; stalking; following; unwarranted photography or recording; sustained disruption of event programming; inappropriate physical contact; and unwelcome sexual attention. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to immediately comply and may be removed from the event without warning by any member of WWCode leadership. Participants are expected to comply with the WWCode Code of Conduct at all event venues. Consequences for Harassment and Discrimination If a participant engages in behavior which is harassing or discriminatory in any way, the event organizers or WWCode leadership may take any action they deem appropriate. These actions include, but are not limited to, issuing a warning or expulsion from all future events. If a warning or expulsion is issued, WWCode leadership may elect to share this information with directors from any network that the participant joins in the future. Slack sign up (https://docs.google.com/a/academicworks.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfhijux9e9xRE3Djbc_RheYoYQ7C7UpdHuIl58wlgvjLFA0Iw/viewform)

Lightning Learning - Sponsored by uShip

uShip Inc

Hey Coders, Tonight is our open lightning talks! Lightning talks will be 5-10 min on any topic pertaining to programming, technology, or your experience as a woman in technology. Beginning/Pre-Coders - we would love to hear about your foray into programming and some of the hurdles you have overcome. Experienced Coders - share about the cool things you have built or awesome tools you use. Anyone - share whatever knowledge you have! Each person brings a different perspective. The format will be flexible. You can RSVP or show up and see if any slots are available. Lightning Talk Signup Signup Here! (https://goo.gl/forms/fatMv0WbnJNd9lq33) See who's signed up: (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1KEamOvJzG8RmwYZYzyfn5BtA7-t--_ke8cnFidGEXcs/edit?usp=sharing) Code of Conduct No harassment: Women Who Code is dedicated to providing a harassment-free event experience for everyone regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, race, or religion. We will not tolerate harassment of Women Who Code members in any form, including overly sexualized or demeaning comments or anything that threatens personal safety. People violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the event and/or the organization at the discretion of the organizers and management team. WWCode events are intended for all women (trans and cis), trans men, and genderqueer folks who are interested in attending. We are emphatically queer and trans friendly and committed to matters of social justice as an organization. Select events may be open to the general public, which will be clearly noted in event descriptions. Participants This event is intended for all women (trans and cis), trans men, and genderqueer folks who are interested in attending. Food Food and drinks sponsored by uShip! Sponsors uShip (https://www.uship.com/): from cars to couches, we make moving big stuff easy and affordable by connecting you with extra, discounted truck space. Parking Free parking in employee parking lot (ignore towing signs) to the west of Thundercloud Subs (do not park at Thundercloud). We meet in the front classroom. Enter through the side door of the warehouse. Ring the buzzer. See map: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0By-urNd81aczOHlnRXRUbjN4YlU/view?usp=sharing Location uShip: 205 E. Riverside Dr. Austin, TX 78704. Enter through front door or the side parking lot to the West (ring buzzer). We meet in the front classroom. Contact Samantha Cabral at TBD. News Follow us on Twitter for the latest event and tech news! @wwcodeatx: twitter.com/wwcodeatx (https://twitter.com/wwcodeatx) Slack Sign Up (https://docs.google.com/a/academicworks.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfhijux9e9xRE3Djbc_RheYoYQ7C7UpdHuIl58wlgvjLFA0Iw/viewform)

Hacking Hangout

Location visible to members

Hey Coders, This is a monthly programming study group and networking meetup. You are welcome to work on anything you would like in our friendly and helpful environment. Coders of all abilities are welcome! Bringing a friend is highly recommended. Coding is more fun with friends! Bring your projects and questions. If you are a beginner, we can help you get started. If you're an intermediate programmer looking for a challenge, we can help you find problems to work on. Food and drinks will be served Parking When you turn on Copeland St. You can park in the spots next to the white house (Stoplight office) on the left. Try to park close to the cars next to you, so we can maximize spots. If all of those spots are taken, enter the parking area right next to the house on the left. Park as close to the house as possible. Here's a map to help: Contact Text or call Taylor at (401)[masked]. Code of Conduct Women Who Code (WWCode) is a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. We are committed to our mission statement and equally committed to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, or socioeconomic status. We do not tolerate harassment of event participants in any form. Event participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled permanently, at the discretion of the event organizers, which in most cases are members of the WWCode leadership team. You can see the full Code of Conduct and how to report harassment and discrimination here (https://github.com/WomenWhoCode/guidelines-resources/blob/master/code_of_conduct.md). Follow us on Twitter for the latest event and tech news! @wwcodeatx: https://twitter.com/wwcodeatx

Rockin' ReactJS @Bloomfire

Bloomfire

Do you know React? Do you not know React? Do you want to learn React? Join us and rock it! This is an open hack night, come and meet other React devs and aficionados, work on projects, work through tutorials and help us build a ReactJS community in Austin. Food An assortment of snacks and beverages are available from Bloomfire. Parking Parking is in the adjacent parking garage above Cover 3 park in the THIRD FLOOR OR ABOVE OR YOU MAY BE TOWED, once you come inside we can get you printed temporary passes, too, that way no one has any problems. When you pull INTO the lot, you'll need to either print a ticket, swipe your credit card or enter your cell number in at the parking arm. This will not charge you, it is just used as an identifier. To LEAVE, use the same identifier you used to get INTO the garage and we'll have passes that you'll scan after to validate the parking. Location 1717 W 6th St. #100 Austin, TX 78703 Code of Conduct https://www.womenwhocode.com/codeofconduct Code of Conduct for Women Who Code Events WWCode is a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. We are committed to our mission statement and equally committed to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, socioeconomic status, caste or creed. We do not tolerate harassment of event participants in any form. Event participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled permanently, at the discretion of the event organizers, which in most cases are members of the WWCode leadership team. Forms of Harassment and Discrimination Forms of harassment include sexual language and imagery, sexist, racist, and exclusionary jokes, and acts that insult or belittle other event attendees in any way. These are unacceptable at any and all WWCode events. Other forms of harassment and discriminatory behavior include, but are not limited to: offensive verbal comments related to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion, socioeconomic status, caste or creed; sexual images in public spaces; deliberate intimidation; stalking; following; unwarranted photography or recording; sustained disruption of event programming; inappropriate physical contact; and unwelcome sexual attention. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to immediately comply and may be removed from the event without warning by any member of WWCode leadership. Participants are expected to comply with the WWCode Code of Conduct at all event venues. Consequences for Harassment and Discrimination If a participant engages in behavior which is harassing or discriminatory in any way, the event organizers may take any action they deem appropriate. These actions include, but are not limited to, issuing a warning or expulsion from all future events. If a warning or expulsion is issued, WWCode leadership may elect to share this information with directors from any network that the participant joins in the future. If a participant engages in behavior which is harassing or discriminatory in any way at events in more than one network, WWCode leadership may take any action they deem appropriate. These actions include, but are not limited to, issuing a warning or expulsion from all future WWCode events in all networks.

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