Women Level Up

Diversity in Tech: Women Level Up is a meetup aimed at empowering software engineers and web developers who identify as female, non-binary, and/or are from underrepresented backgrounds, through education, networking, and mentorship. While there is a plethora of amazing tech meetups available, we noticed a need for something geared towards people who identify as mid-level or have some experience already working as a programmer.

Maybe you graduated from a bootcamp a few years ago and have already had a couple jobs. Maybe you’ve been junior awhile and want to be mid-level. Maybe you’re mid-level and want to be senior. Maybe you want to be the next team lead. We want to help you get there! We intend to build out the technical component of our meetup to really challenge you and level up your skills.

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Our next meeting is...

Monday, March 25, 2019, 6:30pm - 9pm

The Life and Times of a Square Peg: Navigating a Culture that isn’t Yours
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Mannah Kallon || Software Engineer, Stitch Fix
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I am a middle-aged Black man and I'm willing to bet that you are not.

Feeling like I don’t quite fit in has given me a unique perspective on tech, community, and the future of what it means to be an engineer. Let's take this opportunity to explore identity, culture and how we might shed some light on our blind spots.

Get Hooked on React Hooks
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Naomi Jacobs || Engineer, Benchling
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As of ReactConf 2018, classes are out and hooks are the future! Come learn about the newest React feature - what they are, how to use them, and why you would want to use them. We'll do a demo, discuss tradeoffs, and have time for Q&A.

Schedule

6:30-7:00 || Registration and Dinner

7:00-7:15 || Career Talk

7:15-8:00 || Technical Talk

8:00-9:00 || Networking and Coding time

Dinner (never pizza!) and Drinks provided by Mavenlink. Gluten-free and vegetarian options will be available.

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