Non-Engineering Careers at Bay Area Tech Companies
Aug
21
6:30 PM18:30

Non-Engineering Careers at Bay Area Tech Companies

Have you ever considered a career at a local tech company but aren't interested in coding?

On Tuesday August 21st, The 100 Black Men of the Bay Area are hosting a panel discussion on “Non-Engineering Careers at Bay Area Tech Companies”.

This event will be a discussion comprised of top recruiters, diversity professionals and directors from cutting edge technology companies. The panel will be focused on non-engineering positions that need to be filled, what makes an ideal candidate for those positions, interview pitfalls to avoid, trends, as well as taking questions from the audience.

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/non-engineering-careers-at-bay-area-tech-companies-tickets-44861311390?aff=ebdssbdestsearch#tickets

 

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The Art Of Persuasion @ Google Launchpad, SF
Aug
29
6:00 PM18:00

The Art Of Persuasion @ Google Launchpad, SF

  • Google Developers Launchpad Space (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hosted by Always Hired :

This workshop will help you to develop skills you didn’t know you had that will re-fresh your ability to close deals all the time whilst giving the customer everything they want. People buy from people so being the best sales person you can be and learning great sales techniques will drive success. You need to make your negotiations effective by figuring out what motivates the other side and knowing when to put an offer on the table.

What You'll Take Away:

The attendees of this workshop will walk away with the skills on how to effectively communicate and influence buyers or decision makers.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-art-of-persuasion-google-launchpad-sf-tickets-48074666622#tickets

Use promo code "KaporEvents" for a 50% discount

 

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ConnectX Unconference: How to increase Diversity outside Silicon Valley
Aug
30
6:00 PM18:00

ConnectX Unconference: How to increase Diversity outside Silicon Valley

ConnectX Unconference is one day of discussion and networking to bridge the gap between the U.S. & the rest of the entrepreneur world. Sessions will address the topics of Investment, Diversity & Inclusion, Deep Tech, and Tech for Good.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/connectx-unconference-how-increase-diversity-outside-silicon-valley-tickets-46560724380?aff=ebdssbdestsearch#tickets

 

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First Steps with Django
Aug
14
6:30 PM18:30

First Steps with Django

Django is a popular Python-based framework for building web applications quickly and securely. It offers a system for managing data in relational database, a templating language, RESTful support, and hundreds of open source plugins for common functionality like rating, discussion, shared-login, This presentation by Rithm School will provide a hands-on introduction to Django for people with some Python experience.

Register; https://www.eventbrite.com/e/first-steps-with-django-tickets-47572946965#tickets

 

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Girls in Tech Coding Bootcamp: Intro to SQL
Aug
11
1:00 PM13:00

Girls in Tech Coding Bootcamp: Intro to SQL

SQL is a language used to query, modify and update data in databases, tasks commonly associated with data analysts and data scientists across multiple disciplines, including finance, marketing, business operations, product, and data science.

Girls in Tech will host a workshop that will provide a basic introduction to SQL. It is for those new to SQL who are looking to get familiar with language. The class starts with the must-know basics, building up to a some intermediate concepts of SQL.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/girls-in-tech-coding-bootcamp-intro-to-sql-tickets-47800237798?aff=ebdssbdestsearch#tickets

 

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Always Hired Interview Workshop: Land your next job!
Aug
11
to Aug 12

Always Hired Interview Workshop: Land your next job!

Hosted by Always Hired:

"While our full-length Tech Sales Bootcamp is typically offered as a part time 4 week training, this unique half-day event is the perfect way to test out our format and modules before diving in further on your own or joining the full Always Hired sales training cohort!

Don’t let the accelerated time frame fool you, though. The Ultimate Interview Workshop is still jam-packed with learning and immediately tangible takeaways. Our expert trainers will guide you through a series of interactive modules and empower you with highly effective techniques to build a build a resume, create a great LinkedIn profile, learn to sell yourself effectively and more!

We will teach you the the skills you need, the lingo, and how to talk like a pro - be it to recruiters, hiring managers or potential colleagues."

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/always-hired-interview-workshop-land-your-next-job-tickets-47977008524#tickets

Use promo code "KaporEvents" for a 50% discount!

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Intro To Effective Job Searching
Aug
8
6:00 PM18:00

Intro To Effective Job Searching

Invest your evening to learn mindsets & skills that will benefit you for decades to come!

Always Hired is happy to collaborate with SF Girl Bosses to help you learn how to get the job even when you don't meet every qualification!

Seal the deal with Effective Job Searching tips:

- Learn how to interview with confidence
- Master the phone and in-person interview with strategies and skills that work best
- Make the right impression and showcase your skills with this valuable introductory course

Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-effective-job-searching-tickets-48145312927#tickets

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Tech Jobs Tour San Francisco- Career Fair and Speed Mentoring with Megan Smith
Aug
8
5:00 PM17:00

Tech Jobs Tour San Francisco- Career Fair and Speed Mentoring with Megan Smith

Tech Jobs Tour will convene thousands of influencers and innovators across all areas of technology. Come for the speed mentoring and product demos, stay for the high-fives and ultra-diverse networking. Learn more about your career development, recruiting and retaining non-traditional tech talent, and more.
 

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tech-jobs-tour-san-francisco-career-fair-speed-mentoring-with-megan-smith-3rd-cto-united-states-and-tickets-46696993966?aff=ebdssbdestsearch#tickets

 

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Master JavaScript Functions
Aug
7
6:30 PM18:30

Master JavaScript Functions

Got the basics of JS down, but need an extra hand mastering higher order functions, callbacks, and closures? Come spend a few hours with a member of the Rithm team, and we’ll help you solidify your understanding of these vitally important topics. We’ll cover what callbacks and higher order functions are, how and when to use them, and what exactly closure is.

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/master-javascript-functions-tickets-47572799524#tickets

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Cre-AI-te’s Neural Art Workshop
Aug
6
10:00 AM10:00

Cre-AI-te’s Neural Art Workshop

Cre-AI-te’s Neural Art Workshop, centered on the exciting intersection of artificial intelligence and art, is coming up this August in Oakland! Learn about the intuition behind neural networks, attend an inspiring talk, and let your creativity run wild as you make your own neural art!

WHAT: Free one-day neural art workshop for 6th to 12th grade girls, no coding experience required

WHEN: Monday, August 6, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Lunch and snacks are provided!)

WHERE: Lotus Theater, Kapor Center for Social Impact, Oakland, CA (2148 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612)

Learn more and register now at https://aiandart.wixsite.com/creaite/summer-2018-oakland-workshop! The workshop will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. The deadline to register is Friday, July 27, 2018, at 11:59 p.m.

This event is supported by AI4ALL and the Kapor Center for Social Impact.

Questions/comments/concerns? Contact: contact.creaite@gmail.com.

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Internapalooza
Aug
2
5:00 PM17:00

Internapalooza

The Internapalooza is the largest gathering of Silicon Valley interns, young engineers, and STEM students in the world! Over 20,000 students from colleges across the nation have signed up for previous events. We come together to meet fantastic companies, experience insanely great technology, learn from remarkable visionaries, and forge connections between one another that will define the future. Silicon Valley was formed by brilliant people but we will take it to new heights by building the greatest network the world has ever seen! Come start an incredible journey with your fellow interns as we takeover the entire AT&T Park in downtown San Francisco and start helping each other build an insanely great future!

Sign Up: https://2018internapalooza.splashthat.com/

 

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Girls in Tech SF Presents: 2nd Annual Hacking for Humanity Hackathon
Jul
28
to Jul 29

Girls in Tech SF Presents: 2nd Annual Hacking for Humanity Hackathon

Join the Girls in Tech, San Francisco chapter for the 2nd annual Hacking for Humanity hackathon. Last year, they worked together to innovate for social change for girls and women, by women. This year, they're focusing on tackling topics that deal with local San Francisco/Bay Area issues such as (but not limited to) the following:

  • Homelessness
  • Affordable Housing
  • Economic Disparity
  • Transportation

They are calling all women and men across the globe, including developers, designers, product developers, and entrepreneurs, plus businesses that want to embrace the idea of Social Innovation or initiatives that combine a positive mission with business.

This hackathon is beginner friendly and for participants new to coding or hackathons. However, any and all levels are welcome.


Link To Register:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/girls-in-tech-sf-presents-2nd-annual-hacking-for-humanity-hackathon-tickets-47129941925?aff=ebdssbdestsearch#tickets

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Always Hired Sales Workshop: Closing an interview, sale or funding
Jul
28
to Jul 29

Always Hired Sales Workshop: Closing an interview, sale or funding

Hosted by Always Hired:

"While our full-length Tech Sales Bootcamp is typically offered as a part time 4 week training, this unique half-day event is the perfect way to test out our format and modules before diving in further on your own or joining the full Always Hired sales training cohort!

Don’t let the accelerated time frame fool you, though. The Ultimate Sales Workshop is still jam-packed with learning and immediately tangible takeaways. Our expert trainers will guide you through a series of interactive modules and empower you with highly effective techniques to build a pipeline, generate more leads, and close more deals.

We will teach you the the skills you need, the lingo, and how to talk like a pro - be it to other sales people, VCs or potential customers."

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/always-hired-sales-workshop-closing-an-interview-sale-or-funding-tickets-47835507290#tickets

Use promo code "KaporEvents" for a 50% discount!

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Women In Tech Breakfast
Jul
27
8:30 AM08:30

Women In Tech Breakfast

General Assembly invites you to join us for this interactive breakfast for Women in Technology. We're featuring great women in tech to give their insight on how they reached their level of success, advice on navigating the workplace, and how we can help the next generation of women in tech.

Our esteemed panel of speakers are pioneers in their respective fields, representing many facets of the SF and international tech industry.

 

RSVP:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-in-tech-breakfast-tickets-47328225998?aff=ebdssbdestsearch#tickets


 

If tickets are sold out in the link above, please visit site to RSVP:https://generalassemb.ly/education/women-in-tech-breakfast/san-francisco/53149

 

 

 

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VetsinTech: Veteran ERG Round Table
Jul
26
6:00 PM18:00

VetsinTech: Veteran ERG Round Table

VetsinTech ERG Community would like to invite you to join them for a roundtable discussion that connects Veteran ERGs from technology companies in the Bay Area and beyond. Connect to uncover each other's best practices and ways we can support each other.

VetsInTech supports our current and returning veterans with re-integration services, and by connecting them to the national technology ecosystem. VIT is committed to bringing together a tech-specific network, resources, and programs for our veterans interested in Education, Entrepreneurship, and Employment - The Three E's.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vetsintech-veteran-erg-round-table-tickets-46951089974?aff=ebdssbdestsearch#tickets

 

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Get Hired in Tech!! Recruiter Panel
Jul
19
6:00 PM18:00

Get Hired in Tech!! Recruiter Panel

Join the Expat Women for an evening of networking and an informative panel discussion with recruiters from some of the leading tech companies in the SF Bay Area. The topics will include current trends in hiring and job search, tips and advice on how to get a noticed by a recruiter, getting a job or transitioning into a career in tech, non-tech roles and openings in tech companies and what recruiters look for in a candidate.

The event is open to women and men of all professional backgrounds.

RSVP:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/get-hired-in-tech-recruiter-panel-tickets-47124213792?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

 

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JavaScript: The Tricky Parts
Jul
17
6:30 PM18:30

JavaScript: The Tricky Parts

Spend an evening with Rithm School learning about some of the tougher parts of JavaScript. We’ll be covering the keyword this, call, apply and bind, closures and a few other challenging concepts. There will be a lecture and lots of opportunities for you to do some hands-on coding.

Important Information:

  • Please sign up to reserve your seat. If you do not do this, we cannot guarantee you a spot! Thank you in advance :)

  • Doors open @ 6:15pm. Please sign in at the front desk and then make your way to the 3rd floor. Lecture will start around 6:30pm. Come early, get signed in, grab a good seat and shmooze for a bit.

  • Bring your laptop! The workshop will be a combination of lecturing and programming.

    RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/javascript-the-tricky-parts-tickets-46858733734#tickets

     

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Jopwell #SummerUnlocked Tech Edition
Jul
12
6:00 PM18:00

Jopwell #SummerUnlocked Tech Edition

Call it a happening, a maneuver, or gathering of Black, LatinX, and Native American students in tech from all over the Bay Area and beyond hosted by Jopwell. Connect with our partners, interact with some cool tech, and enjoy free music, food & drinks!

#SummerUnlocked is open to ALL undergraduates in our community and there's tons of prizes and exclusive swag to be had.

No-tech experience necessary.

The event is FREE but you have to RSVP to save your slot! (RSVP using the link provided below.) Do it early as space is limited and don't forget to check this page for the latest updates on the event.

Unlock this opportunity to find a great internship, celebrate summer, and meet like-minded people. See you there and spread the word!

RSVP Link: https://www.jopwell.com/events/summerunlocked2

 

 

 

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Speed Mentoring: All Access to Leading Female Professionals
Jul
11
6:00 PM18:00

Speed Mentoring: All Access to Leading Female Professionals

NextPlay.ai invites you to a speed mentoring session. In this speed mentoring session, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn from women leaders across a variety of disciplines. Learn how mentors broke into their field, advocated for personal growth, and honed skills needed to succeed. Breakout groups will spend 15-20 min with each mentor in a Q&A format.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/speed-mentoring-all-access-to-leading-female-professionals-tickets-47183166120#tickets

 

 

 

 

 

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1st Friday Founders Fireside Chat - Art Meets Tech
Jul
6
5:30 PM17:30

1st Friday Founders Fireside Chat - Art Meets Tech

Join us for an interactive discussion on the Kapor Center rooftop around the intersection of art and tech. Our July session will be moderated by Erin Pangilinan of O'Reilly Media and panelists: Kamal Hubbard, Clorama Dorvilias, and Megan Maloney. Our special guests bring a wealth of knowledge around art, the blockchain, investments, and AI/AR/VR.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/1st-friday-founders-fireside-chat-art-meets-tech-tickets-47480063147?ref=ecal#tickets

 

 

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 Know Node: An intro to Node.js & Express
Jul
3
6:30 PM18:30

Know Node: An intro to Node.js & Express

Hosted by Rithm School: Learn the foundations of Node and Express and build simple backend applications. Master fundamental concepts like HTTP and REST to architect modern applications and APIs.

Prerequisites:

  • A working knowledge of JavaScript (conditionals, loops, variables, data types, and functions (especially callback functions)
  • Basic Command Line Use 

Important Information:

Please sign up to reserve your seat. If you do not do this, we cannot guarantee you a spot! Thank you in advance :)

Please sign in at the front desk then take the elevator to the 3rd floor.

Bring your laptop! The workshop will be a combination of lecturing and programming.

 

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/know-node-an-intro-to-nodejs-express-tickets-46785771502#tickets


 

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Outco Community Mixer
Jun
29
6:30 PM18:30

Outco Community Mixer

Are you a software engineer who is interested in leveling up your career? Join dozens of other engineers for an evening of sharing success stories, strategies for overcoming obstacles, interviewing tips, and of course free drinks, pizza, music, and networking here at Outco. If you're a software engineer, recruiter, hiring manager, or business owner, or anyone who is interested in the tech space generally, this event is for you.

 Outco has now supported over 700+ software engineers take their career to new heights. They work with developers of all skill levels to hone and master their data structure, algorithm, and communication skills.

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/outco-community-mixer-tickets-46816011952?aff=ebdssbdestsearch#tickets

 

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2018 Latinas Engineering Leadership Program Application Due (high school seniors)
Apr
30
11:59 PM23:59

2018 Latinas Engineering Leadership Program Application Due (high school seniors)

The Latinas Engineering Leadership Program, a 3-month virtual mentorship program designed to empower and support Latinas who are early in their college career and are interested in pursuing a degree in Computer Science.

Know an incoming Latina college freshman interested in studying Computer Science? Help them land their first technical internship. The Latinas Engineering Leadership Program is now open!

Please review the program responsibilities and eligibility requirements before starting your application.The application should take about 1 - 1.5 hrs to complete. Apply here.

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