Me, Myself and the Tech Community 2017 @ TCD

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March 14, 2017

Me, Myself and the Tech Community 2017 @ TCD

Spoke at Women in STEM: Computer Science & Engineering at TCD on Tue March 14th. Upcoming March 2017 events at the end of the slides.

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March 14, 2017
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  1. ME, MYSELF & THE TECH COMMUNITY Vicky Twomey-Lee / @whykay

  2. WHO? Coder, tech event organiser advocating diversity in tech …and

    cat hugger @whykay
  3. HOW DID IT ALL START? 2004 2005 2010 @pythonireland •Python

    Ireland: 2005 - 2016 •PyCon Ireland: 2010 - 2013
  4. HOW DID IT ALL START? (CONTD) 2012 @globalgamecraft

  5. TEXT ‣ Founded 2012 ‣ Started with 3 GameCrafts ‣

    Nearly 30 events since ‣ Dublin, Derry, Belfast, Cork, Limerick, 
 Thurles, London, Vienna, New York
  6. HOW DID IT ALL START? (CONTD) 2012 @codinggrace

  7. TEXT ‣ Founded 2012 ‣ Started with 7 workshops ‣

    Nearly 65 workshops since ‣ 70 Mentors
  8. AND… I KEPT GOING 2013 @PyLadiesDub

  9. DON’T REINVENT THE WHEEL Get involved ‣ Executive Board Member

    ‣ Partnerships
  10. OTHER WOMEN/DIVERSITY IN TECH ORGS

  11. DOESN’T HAVE TO BE IN IRELAND Get involved ‣ Nominated

    fellow ‣ Grants Workgroup ‣ Was on the board ‣ Various Workgroups
  12. WHAT IT MEANS TO ME

  13. None
  14. TECH COMMUNITY CHARITY TABLE QUIZ 2015

  15. at

  16. CONNECT LEARN SHARE

  17. UPCOMING TECH EVENTS

  18. UPCOMING EVENTS - MONTHLY NEWSLETTER http://eepurl.com/cDQD5P

  19. UPCOMING EVENTS ➤Girls in Tech Dublin - Launch Event ➤

    Mon Mar 20, 17:45 – 21:00 @ BoI, Grand Canal Sq, D2 ➤ https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/girls-in-tech-dublin-launch-event- tickets-32063055462 ➤weAREhere Careers in Tech Panel ➤ Tue Mar 21, 18:00 - 20:00 @ Science Gallery Dublin, D2 ➤ http://www.codinggrace.com/events/wearehere-careers-tech/82/ ➤Coding Grace Dublin - Introduction to the Tidyverse Toolkit for R ➤ Sat Mar 25, 11:00 - 17:00 @ Microsoft Ireland, Sandyford, D18 ➤ http://www.codinggrace.com/events/introduction-tidyverse-toolkit-r/ 83/
  20. UPCOMING EVENTS ➤GeekGirl Meetup & Stripe Present: Competing for diverse

    talent and why it counts ➤ Thu 23 March 2017 @ 08:00 – 10:00 @ Stripe Dublin ➤ https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/geekgirl-meetup-stripe-present-competing-for- diverse-talent-and-why-it-counts-tickets-32719582151 ➤Belfast GameCraft ➤ Sat Mar 25, 10:00 - 21:00 @ Farset Labs, Belfast ➤ https://www.gamecraft.it/events/belfast-gamecraft-2017/ ➤Ireland Girl Geek Dinner February Meetup ➤ Thu Mar 30, 18:00 - 20:00 @ Phorest Salon Software, Anglesea Mills, Dublin ➤ https://www.meetup.com/Ireland-Girl-Geek-Dinners/events/238314493/
  21. REFERENCES ➤ Coding Grace ➤ codinggrace.com | @codinggrace ➤ PyLadies

    Dublin ➤ dublin.pyladies.com | @PyladiesDub ➤ GameCraft ➤ gamecraft.it | @globalgamecraft ➤ Women in Technology & Science Ireland (WITS) ➤ witsireland.com | @witsireland ➤ weAREhere ➤ facebook.com/wearehere.ireland
  22. Thank You about.me/whykay || @whykay Photo credits: • wocintechchat.com •

    pexels.com/photo/big-red-heart-on-dark-background-6371/