Hackbright Girl Geek Dinner 2012
Talk Topic: “How I Became a Confident Coder” by Chiu-Ki Chan
Chiu-Ki’s path to software engineering started with BASIC at a community center and LOGO at secondary school. Programming always delighted her, but it took a while for her to be comfortable among the whiz kids at college. What was the turning point? How did she become a confident software engineer?
Talk Topic: “How I Learned to Code – And Built a Feature in 6 Days” by Melissa McCreery
Talk Topic: “Learning to Code: Faking It til I’m Making It” by Lynn Root
Attracted to coding last year, Lynn sprinted away from her original life plan of finance. Since then, teaching herself how to code has been a farcical adventure. In positioning herself as a harbinger in teaching women Python, she is no more qualified than the women attending such workshops. Education schmeducation – hear how she takes learning into her own hands.
Talk Topic: “How Python Made Me The Programmer I Am Today” by Laura Kelly
Talk Topic: “Starting My Software Engineering Journey” by Alice Yeh
Melissa McCreery Reeves
Hackbright Academy is the leading engineering school for women with a mission to increase female representation in tech through education, mentorship and community. The school has a 12-week accelerated software development program designed to help women become software engineers.