Taste of Tech: A Weekly Conversation with Tech Leaders

Sep 20, 2023, 4:00 – 5:00 PM

This casual, high-energy event introduces you to brilliant individuals in the tech industry. Through lively conversation each Wednesday, a new leader will be spotlighted each week and invited to share their best practices, secrets to their success, new ideas, demo new tools and sites, and provide you with exciting information in this low-key format. Grab a coffee or a sandwich and learn with us!

About this event

Are you curious about the secrets behind the success of Women in Tech? Eager to learn from their journeys, insights, and strategies? Join us for a free, casual conversation with today's brightest tech leaders as we interview a new woman each Wednesday for our Taste of Tech. From best practices, lived experiences, and insights, to the demo of new tools and resources, this is a series everyone can learn from. 

This week, we host Jessica Dene Earley-Cha (she/her). Jessica is a dedicated professional with a diverse background and a passion for technology and community empowerment. Having worked as a Developer Relations Engineer for Google Assistant and Android, She has been instrumental in building valuable resources, such as samples, codelabs, and teaching materials. She has a strong affinity for connecting with developers and fostering growth in the tech industry. Prior to her career in technology, Jessica spent over a decade in the non-profit sector, working with at-risk youth and adults facing mental health challenges. Jessica's expertise and skills from her previous career enable her to empower others to overcome challenges and make a positive impact on their communities. As a Girl Develop It Board member and Women Techmakers, Jessica continues to be an influential figure in promoting diversity and inclusion within the tech community.

Do you have questions for Jessica? Email programs@girldevelopit.com and we will include them in our conversation as we learn together from Jessica's experience and expertise. 

Date: September 20, 2023
Time: 12p - 1p ET / 9a - 10a PT
Join us every Wednesday for Taste of Tech at 12p ET / 9a PT. Grab some coffee or a sandwich and take a pause to listen, learn, and grow!

This event is free!

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  • Jessica Dene Earley-Cha

    Latina developer, educator and advocate in Tech


  • Katie Franco

    Girl Develop It

    Executive Director

  • Katie Brydon (she/her)

    Girl Develop It

    Community Host

  • Abigail Simanjuntak

    Teaching Assistant

  • Jillian Sherwin

    Teaching Assitant