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Sprint to help local non-profits to teach coding

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Are you a web developer, full-stack developer, instructor, curriculum developer — or just all around web enthusiast? We need your help! Please join us for an evening of food, drinks, and networking with fellow web developers and contribute to the AnnieCannons and Girl Develop It curriculum at the same time! AnnieCannons is a local SF organization that helps survivors of human trafficking learn how to develop web applications. Girl Develop It is a nonprofit organization that exists to provide affordable opportunities for women interested in learning web and software development.

About AnnieCannons

AnnieCannons is a San Francisco-based, 501(c)(3) organization committed to training human trafficking survivors in tech skills (ranging from software testing to full stack development). Our program helps survivors build software solutions for communities vulnerable to trafficking and connects graduates with client work and other income opportunities. For more information, see: See: http://www.anniecannons.com

About Girl Develop It

Girl Develop It is a nonprofit organization that exists to provide affordable opportunities for women interested in learning web and software development. For more information, see: http://www.girldevelopit.com

What You Can Do

As an expert technologist or educator, we need your help! Anyone is welcome to help, and we are specifically looking for experts in the following areas:

• HTML/CSS

• JavaScript

• MEAN Stack

• Instructional design

• Algorithms

• Interview prep

We’ll kick off the evening with a short talk about the goal of the curriculum and the evening’s sprint. At the end of the evening, we hope to have a ton of issues addressed — and… loads of pull requests! :)

Schedule

• 5:00pm Doors Open. Enjoy food and beverages, courtesy of Autodesk.

• 6:00pm SFHTML5 announcements

• 6:10-6:30pm Introductions by Aysegul Yonet, Annie Cannons, and Girl Develop It

• 6:30-7:30 Working session

• 7:30-7:50pm Break (dessert, networking)

• 7:50-7:52pm Lightning talk: Introducing Microsoft Edge 14 with Molly Dalton

• 7:52-7:55pm Lightning talk: Interning as a Developer Evangelist with Lizzie Siegle

• 8:00-9:15pm Working session

• 9:15-9:30pm Raffle *

• 9:30p: END

* You must be present to win the raffle.