Join us at our monthly gathering where we present topics of interest to Rubyists and aspiring programmers.
Doors open at 5:30pm, where you can hangout and socialize with other Boulder Ruby members. We have food and beverages available to add to the enjoyment.
At 6:30, we do announcements before getting to our presentations.
Lightning Talk 1: Revisiting Ruby’s Relationship to LISP by Ryan Cook from Gloo
Description: A trip down memory lane to find out how Rubyists have traditionally related to LISPs, and an introduction to a new LISP.
Bio: A Rubyist turned TypeScript dev, Ryan appreciates the search for whimsy in everyday work.
Talk 2: What is NCWIT and how can we help you by Malia Fredrickson from NCWIT
Description: This talk will begin with a general overview of NCWIT (National Center for Women in Technology) and the work that they do, including opportunities to engage in internal culture work and/or outreach efforts. The NCWIT Entrepreneurial Alliance Startup Toolkit will also be explored. This is a collection of resources and recommendations to help small and growing companies with technical talent, learn how to create inclusive cultures, recruit and retain diverse employees, build diverse teams, and ensure that all employees are given opportunities to showcase their skills and are recognized for their technical contributions.
Bio: As Director of Strategic Partnerships, Malia Fredrickson has extensive experience working on technical cultures within companies large and small. She oversees NCWIT's large partnerships and connects organizations into the many NCWIT programs and initiatives for employee engagement, outreach, and volunteer opportunities. Malia has been with NCWIT since 2008 and is passionate about increasing innovation through diversity in tech.
If you would like to present at this meeting, or at upcoming events, reach out to the organizers on this meetup or ping us at @boulderruby (https://twitter.com/boulderruby) on Twitter.