Growth of a woman community In Japan

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October 01, 2017

Growth of a woman community In Japan

JavaOne 2017 WIT Lightening Session

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October 01, 2017
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    GROWTH OF A WOMEN COMMUNITY IN JAPAN THE TRACKS OF

    OUR STRUGGLE Oct. 1 JavaOne 2017 WIT Lightening Session Ayana Yokota
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    #javajo / #CON7379 Anything you like… Let’s tweet! like Japanese

    :) photos What an audience thinks What happen What a speaker say
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    Ayana Yokota @ihcomega Javajo Leader JJUG board member Software Developer

    @ FOLIO Co.,Ltd. About 5 years experience in Java (Now mainly using Scala) Who am I ? #javajo / #CON7379
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    Today’s topic 4 years’ tracks of a women’s community in

    Japan. Demonstrate how the community and I have changed drastically by interacting with a wide variety of people #javajo / #CON7379
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    A community for all women related to Java Established in

    Jan. 2014 More than 500 members Three bases in Japan What is Javajo? #javajo / #CON7379
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    “Javajo” is an abbreviation of Java Joshibu Java ঁࢠ෦ ঁࢠmeans

    women Registered as an official JUG with this name Hope Javajo will be a global word Why called ”Javajo”? #javajo / #CON7379
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    To build women’s network To increase women who share their

    technical views and opinions Goals of Javajo #javajo / #CON7379
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    ALL INDUSTRIES female 47% male 53% INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY female 24%

    male 76% (2015) Current situation in the U.S. #javajo / #CON7379
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    ALL INDUSTRIES female 44% male 56% INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY female 13%

    male 87% Current situation in Japan (2015) #javajo / #CON7379
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    Develop diversity in the IT industry Support of women is

    necessary Increase women participation Empower women #javajo / #CON7379
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    THE NUMBER OF MEMBERS 0 150 300 450 600 2014

    2015 2016 2017 Growth of Javajo #javajo / #CON7379
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    0 150 300 450 600 2014 2015 2016 2017 Steady,

    but not easy Growth of Javajo #javajo / #CON7379
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    Ask for support from experts and JUGs Many Java experts

    help our events as a speaker The experts and other JUGs advertise Javajo #javajo / #CON7379
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    Meet many women Take part in other women communities Make

    our community as inclusive as possible #javajo / #CON7379
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    Approach various people Git, Gradle, JUnit, Spock, DDD, Elasticsearch, Machine

    learning, IoT, cloud Scala, Kotlin, Groovy, Python JavaScript Java EE, Spring women’s career Hold various events Grammar, JVM, JCP Java frameworks career other langs other technologies presentation other party trip fun #javajo / #CON7379
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    After getting more and more attendees... Too many tasks Monthly

    meet-up + irregular events Decide a theme Arrange a place for meeting Invite a speaker, or prepare a presentation Dispatch info to SNS Operating procedures Order Javajo goods Respond inquiries Hold meetings #javajo / #CON7379
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    Two heads are better than one Gather knowledges Adopt new

    tools and methods Enable tasks to be done online #javajo / #CON7379
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    We don’t want to stay still After 4 years… Now

    comfortable with managing the community Not the end of the story! #javajo / #CON7379
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    Events for kids Taught the basics children interested in programming

    Pair work with their parents #javajo / #CON7379
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    The future of Javajo - More international! Hold events with

    other communities outside Japan Attend global conferences Take part in the JCP #javajo / #CON7379