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👊 9 Weeks from Nuclear Engineer to Front End Developer - A Talk by Robyn Larsen

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My super badass pal, Robyn Larsen, is in town to talk about how she pivoted from nuclear engineering to front end development -- in 9 weeks.

**Please register for this event on BrainStation's Event Page**
https://brainstation.io/event/women-who-code

Event Schedule
5:30pm - Doors Open
6:00pm - Director's Update
6:15pm - Presentation Begins
7:00pm - Q&A + mingling
8:00 - Doors Close.

Title
9 weeks from Nuclear Engineer to Front End Developer (A Talk by Robyn Larsen)

Description
Robyn is a former nuclear engineer now blurring the lines between work and play as a front end developer, mentor and entrepreneur. In this session, she will share insights on 1) how to manage a major career transition, especially in STEM 2) how to land contracts by hustling 3) tactical lessons she picked up along the way, and how she is applying it to her future learning.

About Robyn
Robyn Larsen is a former nuclear engineer turned front-end developer, entrepreneur, and speaker. Robyn is also an active community member who advises numerous startups across multiple industries and frequently mentors women in tech and STEM. She is a member of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) with Microsoft and serves on multiple nonprofit boards. Her tools of choice are product strategy, responsive design, HTML5, CSS3, SVGs and JavaScript. You can find her flying between San Francisco, Toronto and Alberta for client work and surfing waves in Central America during her spare time.

Contact Details
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Co-founder, Product/Engineering @ Zona Fitness Academy (http://zonafitness.academy)
Front End Developer at Phuse (http://phuse.ca)

That's all, folks!

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