Are you trying to break into the tech field? Curious about what its like to work in different technical positions? Looking to hire members for your team? Join us for the GDI Careers speaker series “A Day in the Life” and learn more about important pieces of a tech team. Hear from a panel of ladies from different companies and at different points in their career about how they came to be a professional in the tech industry, what their day-to-day responsibilities are like, and what advice they have for folks looking to enter the field.
Schedule for the evening:
7:00 - 7:15 Snacks and GDI Intro
7:15 - 8:00 Panelist Perspectives
8:00 - 8:30 Moderated and Open Q&A
8:30 - 9:00 Networking
Employers and recruiters are welcome to attend and bring marketing materials to share with attendees following the panel! Please note that you will be attending when you RSVP so that you can be announced.
A $10 donation toward the Girl Develop It scholarship fund is requested to confirm your attendance.
Learn more about the panelists:
Amy Gimma is a nurse turned developer at Epion Health, where she is working to improve the way healthcare information is collected and communicated. She learned to program through online resources, books, and on the job training, which gives her an understanding of what it's like to learn to code for someone new to the tech industry. She is interested in using programming to solve social and practical problems, and teaching people of all different backgrounds to code.erent backgrounds to code.
Brenda Storer is a front-end developer and designer based in New York City, which has been her home for 10 years. She was born and raised in the Silicon Valley and has also lived in London and Italy, but she currently codes for the Thoughtbot, and teaches women how to code for GDI.