Coding bootcamps have been growing across the country (and world) since their launch in 2012. The supply and demand mismatch for skilled software developers has provided a new opportunity for skills-based education programs. Come learn how these innovative schools have grown to fill a talent need – and are now helping reskill people into technology careers.
Tech Elevator is a leading 14-week bootcamp and career prep program, teaching people with a variety of backgrounds to become software developers and land fulfilling careers in tech. We are excited to be launching a program in Philadelphia in January 2020! With existing campuses in Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Detroit, Columbus and Cincinnati, Tech Elevator looks to bring its proven and nationally-ranked program to help elevate people, companies and the greater Philadelphia community. We’ll provide details on our program and let you learn more from our team at this event.
6:00pm: Presentation Start
7:00pm: Q & A, Meet the Team
DIRECTIONS & PARKING/TRANSIT DETAILS
Pipeline Philly is located inside The Graham Building on the 15th floor. The Graham Building is next to City Hall and 15th Street Station, with access to trolley lines, the Broad Street Line and the Market Frankfort Line. We’re two blocks away from Suburban Station, with regional rail and PATCO lines. There are parking garages and metered parking in the immediate area as well.
Data for Good, hosted by Women in Data, Philadelphia Chapter
Keynote speaker: Cindi Howson, the Chief Data Strategy Officer of ThoughtSpot
Learn the importance of having strong data governance team in an organization, how can YOU support the ‘Good data movement’, and various job roles that are available in Data Quality and Governance
TLC Philly – 7th Annual Conference – Digital Access and Civic Engagement
—by Technology Learning Collaborative
Featuring Angela Siefer of the National Digital Inclusion Alliance
Join us for the TLC Philly 7th Annual Conference focused on Digital Access and Civic Engagement. Our conference gives you a chance to hear multiple speakers from Philly who are focused on issues of digital inclusion and equity in their programs. Our keynote speaker is Angela Siefer, the Executive Director of the National Digital Inclusion Alliance.
The conference is free and will include both morning refreshments and lunch. Please reach out to us at email@example.com with any accessibility concerns so that we can meet your needs before and at the conference.
TLC Philly drives the digital literacy, access, and inclusion conversation in Philadelphia by promoting professional collaboration, training, and networking among organizations and institutions that have a dedicated interest in moving these areas forward. Learn more on the TLC Philly website.
Free Library of Philadelphia
1901 Vine Street
Heim Center for Civic Engagement
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Over 900 students from across the nation for 24 hours of creation, innovation, & fun. From seasoned coding veterans to first-time hackers from any major or field, all are welcome to join. Discover your ability to create change by developing technology to solve real-world problems, working with industry leaders, and collaborating with your peers.
The standard HackPSU experience. Learn new skills with workshops in everything from beginners Python to machine learning, and collaborate with team members to build something awesome. We’ll have tons of great mentors and other staff around to help you on your way. Choose this track if you’re passionate about technology and development.
The alternative HackPSU experience. Here, you will pitch an innovative solution for a real-world tech problem facing today’s businesses. As a result, you have the opportunity to learn about today’s emerging technologies and collaborate with team members to present something awesome. Choose this track if you’re passionate about business and consulting.
Philadelphia Career Fair – November 5, 2019 – Live Recruiting/Hiring Event
— hosted by National Career Fairs
The Department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland and the Center for Women in Computing are pleased to present the second year of Tech + Research: Welcoming Women to Computing Research. This is a three day research workshop geared towards engaging undergraduate women in computing. During this workshop, student teams will come together and collaboratively work together to use technology to solve pressing issues.
Parallel to Technica, the largest all-women and non-binary hackathon in the nation, students will participate in the Research track at Technica The weekend event will bring together computing faculty from institutions across the state of Maryland to serve as mentors on projects in their research areas. Along with providing hands-on research experience in a dynamic hackathon setting, the weekend workshop will include sessions introducing attendees to the basics of computer science research (CSR) and highlight the exciting opportunities that come with pursuing a graduate degree in computer science.
Who Can Attend?
We welcome all women undergraduates from colleges and universities to apply. Current master’s students considering a PhD program may apply and will be considered on a case by case basis. Please apply by October 15th for best consideration. Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, October 23th if space is still availible.
Registration Process and Fees
Participants will have two options to experience this workshop.
- Students who live more than 15 miles away from College Park, MD will be provided housing.
- Students who live on or near the UMD campus (less than 15 miles away from College Park, MD) will not be provided housing.
Housing does not include Sunday, 11/10/19. Students are expected to check out Sunday morning before programming.
All meals, snacks, and supplies will be provided for both groups from Friday morning breakfast through Sunday lunch. Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from UMCP.
REMEMBER: YOU MUST REGISTER FOR BOTH TECHNICA & TECH + RESEARCH
For full information, please visit https://inclusion.cs.umd.edu/events/techresearch.
Technica is the world’s largest all-women and nonbinary hackathon, hosted annually at the University of Maryland.
Over the duration of 24 hours, women and non-binary people are immersed in tech culture and encouraged to exercise their imagination to create interesting and innovative hacks.
This year’s theme is “Go Beyond”. At Technica, we want to see women and non-binary folks thrive and go beyond society’s expectations for them. We encourage all attendees to take your tech journey beyond Technica. Don’t stop at our hackathon, attend others and keep creating. Technica is meant to catapult you further in your career, and help you to continue achieving. As you advance in your career, go beyond your duties at work, become a mentor and help to advance the next generation of women in tech. Whatever your goals and aspirations, remember you can always #GoBeyond.
Register as a Hacker – Come build using hardware, software, or anything you want with other hackers! You don’t have to know how to code to be a hacker. Hackers can be students, designers, or just any tech-lover out there!
Points – 50
Join us for a half-day of food, drinks, and educational sessions on the Microsoft suite of products. Get updated by our team of experts on the new solutions coming from Microsoft and how they can be incorporated into your IT infrastructure.
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | Registration & Lunch
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM | Windows10 VDI on Azure Session
2:30 PM – 2:45 PM | Coffee Break
2:45 PM – 4:45 PM | Microsoft Azure Sentinel & Security Session
4:45 PM – 6:00 PM | Networking Reception
During these custom sessions, we will be discussing:
- – An introduction to Windows10 VDI through a live demo
- – Azure: Microsoft’s leading cloud platform
- – The various Azure tools that keep your cost and time down
- – A breakdown of cloud security, in respects to Azure
- – A live demo on Azure Sentinel
Are you interested in working in the finance industry but not sure if it’s the right path for you? Next February, join us at SIG to learn more about what a day in the life looks like across our trading, finance, technology, and operations teams. Throughout the day you’ll get to learn about what our teams do, how options trading works, and will get a sense of our unique culture and work environment.
What we’re looking for
This opportunity is open to women who are planning to graduate in the winter of 2021 or the spring of 2022. We are looking for students with a background and interest in any of the following fields/majors:
- Math/Applied Math
- Computer Science/Engineering
- Information Technology
- Systems Engineering /Networking/Security
Please submit your resume in order to be considered for the program.
Join us to learn more about the role and career path opportunities of an IT Auditor. We will explore a typical day in our professional lives and share insights on what skills and experiences one can gain working in Internal Audit. Khaleque Ismail and Ramir Austin, both IT Auditors at Chubb, will share their personal experiences and we’ll conclude with an open dialogue to answer any questions from the group.
Alan Phan is an IT Audit Professional at Chubb helping to manage and minimize information technology risks at the organization. He has 15 years of IT experience and specializes in advisory of security and cyber risk management. A strong supporter of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, Alan serves on multiple boards and committees to influence and shape organizational culture. When not working, Alan enjoys staying active, a good Netflix binge, and spending quality time with his family ruled by three little princesses.
After registering for the event the Zoom link will be provided via email.