March 18, 2015
“Drive, commitment, and creativity are not gender-specific qualities, rather they spring from passion for an idea and a deep desire to make it happen. Everyone is a potential creator.”
- Madhu Narasimhan Vice President of Virtual Care & Analytics at Kaiser Permanente
Office Hour with Jocelyn
Show & Tell
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Women’s History Month
March is about honoring those that came before us. Read about how these honorees have woven women’s stories into the fabric of our history.
First Software Company
In 1958, Elsie Shutt founded one of the first software businesses in the United States The programmers were all women.
Sheree Atcheson is one year out of university and she has already handled a variety of high profile assignments for the UK government.
Cheers, Alaina Percival, CEO & Board Chair
Technical Conferences & Events
• Mar 16–19: Boston, MA: Software Architecture, -20% w/code: WWCODE
• Mar 18: NYC: IoT Workshop re AT&T RESTful M2X Data Service APIs (afternoon)
• Mar 18: NYC: IoT Workshop re AT&T RESTful M2X Data Service APIs (evening)
• Mar 19: London, UK: Pipeline, -10% w/code: WOMENWHOCODE here
• Mar 21: LA, CA: Hardware Weekend, 50% w/code: WOMENWHOCODE
• Mar 26–27: SF, CA: Erlang Factory, apply for scholarship
• Mar 27: SF, CA: Applaud Her a Benefit Dinner To Celebrate Inspiring Women
• Mar 27: SF, CA: Gov Tech Hack: By the People, For the People
• Mar 28–29: Austin Tx: Bitcoin 2.0 Hackathon
• Mar 30-Apr 1: Seattle, WA: An Event Apart, -$100 w/code: AEAWWcode15
• Apr 7: Boston, MA: AT&T IoT Workshop (afternoon), register
• Apr 7: Boston, MA: AT&T IoT Workshop (evening), register
• Apr 14–15: Santa Clara, CA: Bluetooth World Event, -20% w/code: I8PBJ/WWC
• Apr 20–22: SF, CA: Fluent -20% w/code: WWCODE
• Apr 20–22: Portland, OR: clojurewest.org -$50 w/code wwcode50
• Apr 21–23, 25: NY, NY: Games for Change, register
• Apr 26–28: Boston, MA: Big Data TechCon -$200 w/code BIGDATA
• May 2–3: St. Petersburg, FL: Project34 Hackathon
• May 11–13: London: Software Design & Development
• May 12–13: SF, CA: Internet of Things World Event, -15% w/vip code I8K3FWHC
• May 11–12: Chicago, IL: GOTO: Chicago, -$50 w/code: WomenCode
• May 19–20, SF, CA: Signal by Twilio
• May 31-June 2: San Jose, CA: Women In Tech International, -$200 w/code: WWCODE
• Twitter Flock, Series of Global Events apply
• Twitter Hatch, Startup Competition details
Call for Speakers & Volunteers
• Mar 18: Wales, Cardiff: DJangoCon, deadline to submit proposals. Conf. date: May 31 — June 5
• If interested, review “More info” (listed below) and contact Blair or submit your proposal (*you must click the “I am interested in speaking opportunities at Bluetooth World 2015” box). Feel free to pass this along to your members.
• Mar 25: Hackensack, NJ, hackBCA hackathon, call for mentors, register
• May 1: Barcelona, Spain: Full Stack Fest, deadline to submit proposals. Conf. date: Sept 1–5
• Apr 6: SF, CA: AltConf, deadline to submit proposals. Conf date: early June
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