Hacktober night with Code Chrysalis - What is Open Source and How to Contribute?

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Mercari Inc.

Roppongi Hills, Mori Tower 25F · Tokyo

How to find us

Find the WWCode reception at Mori Tower Lower Lobby and they will guide you to 25F.

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It's Hacktoberfest 2019!

Code Chrysalis and Women Who Code Tokyo present
⭐️ Hacktober night with Code Chrysalis - What is Open Source, and How to Contribute? ⭐️

Code Chrysalis CTO and Co-Founder Yan Fan will be speaking about open source and how to contribute.

This event will be held in English and please bring your laptop!

📌 What's Hacktoberfest?

Hacktoberfest — brought to you by DigitalOcean in partnership with DEV — is a month-long celebration of open-source software.
To qualify for the official limited edition Hacktoberfest shirt, you must register and make four pull requests between October 1-31. No contribution is too small — bug fixes and documentation updates are valid ways of participating.

📌 Event Schedule

Let's celebrate open source over food, learning, and great company!

7:00 PM - Doors open
7:30 PM - Welcome notes from WWCode, Code Chrysalis, and Mercari
7:45 PM - Intro to Hacktoberfest: the celebration, prizes, and instructions
8:00 PM - An Open Source welcome - What is Open Source, and How to Contribute? by Yan Fan
8:30 PM - Hack time, QA and fun!
9:30 PM - Close

We politely ask participants not to arrive earlier than 7:00 PM as it can be inconvenient for the staff organizing the event.

📌 About the Speaker: Yan Fan

Born in China and raised in Seattle, Yan graduated from Dartmouth College with degrees in Economics and Arabic. After graduation, Yan worked at Bunge Global Agribusiness, a commodities trading house. After a career change into tech, Yan worked as a software engineer at Ayasdi, a leading Silicon Valley machine learning startup, and as an instructor for Hack Reactor's prep course.

Code Chrysalis is Yan's second coding boot camp--with Hack Reactor, she co-founded and served as CTO of a coding school in Jordan helping refugees in 2016.

📌 Venue

This meetup will be at the 25F of Roppongi Hills Mori Tower building.
Big thanks to Mercari who will be hosting us for the session!

📌 Who can attend?

This event is free and targeted to anyone interested in learning about and/or contributing to open source.

We politely ask that recruiters and IT service consultants looking to hire or sell their services not come to this event.

WWCode Tokyo strives to be an inclusive and safe space. We are a multilingual group, and we welcome anyone interested in the main purpose of the event regardless of nationality, language, gender or skill level.

If we identify any form of harassment or inappropriate behavior that does not comply with the event purpose, we will ask you to leave.

Please read our Code of Conduct: https://www.womenwhocode.com/codeofconduct

Please read the Hacktoberfest events Code of Conduct: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gFKOhyUqMZzrZcbq8A_TpO5x9J9HK6agv70awCH8pyI/edit

Happy hacking!

📱 Stay in touch!

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