2015 International Conference for
Women Software Developers *

March 19, 20, & 21, 2015 Pace University, New York City

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Empowering women developers to become thought leaders, conference speakers, and open source contributors.

Three intense days of workshops, seminars, and talks

Build a personal blueprint and list of concrete next steps

Take your career to the next level

  • Day 1

    • Get over your Imposter Syndrome and learn to Own Your Expertise
    • Write a draft of a blog post
    • Generate a list of 20 topics you can talk or speak about
    • Write Day
  • Day 2

    • Write a talk proposal & receive feedback from conference organizers
    • Create slides for a talk
    • Give a tech-related talk to supportive peers & mentors
    • Speak Day
  • Day 3

    • Learn the ins & outs of git, Github, and open source
    • Publish an open source project
    • Contribute to an existing open source project
    • Code Day

Day 4 & beyond: Change the World!

Each day will be tailored to the experience and expertise of each attendee and will include:
  • giving and receiving feedback from peers and experts
  • talks or panels from experienced women developers
  • group and individual workshops
  • creation of a usable prototype for the day's milestones
  • a concrete, next-steps action plan
We define "software developer" as anyone who has written a line of code (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ruby, Python, Java, whatever) and can explain what it does. Designers, E-book publishers, and beginners as well as engineers with 20 years experience have enjoyed our workshops and been inspired by each other.

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