CODE Review

by Women Who Code

March 18, 2015
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“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

Former Engineering Director at Facebook and Investor, Jocelyn Goldfein, is working with WWCode to offer one of our members an hour of free mentoring. Apply here.

Show & Tell

We want to share the awesome content you are learning and building. Submit a Pro-Tip so we can feature you here in CODE Review.

Employment Opportunities

Robinhood is a new investing app, taking aim at millennials. Apply here for designer, Android, & iOS engineer positions in Palo Alto, CA.

Treehouse helps people start a career in the tech industry & is hiring an Android Developer and Rails Developers.

News On Demand is female founded and is seeking a CTO to build an innovative news experience. Will offer equity. Contact Marie

Pro Tip

Security is often an after thought in web dev, but it shouldn’t be. Learn six features that can help protect your web app. Read more by Annyce Davis.

Applaud Her

WWCode SF member Lillie Chilen is speaking atRailsConf

WWCode Boulder Director Louisa Barrett is speaking at RailsConf

WWCode SF member Carina Zona will be a keynote at Open Source Bridge

WWCode SF member Risa Batta stepped up as a Lead and is hosting a Postgres sprint

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.

Community Reflection

Sheree Atcheson is one year out of university and she has already handled a variety of high profile assignments for the UK government.
View Article.

Cheers, Alaina Percival, CEO & Board Chair

Technical Conferences & Events

Free Ticket: Apr 21–23: Atlanta, Georgia, RailsConf

• 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: -$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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