Inside Twilio: A TechHire Oakland Career Workshop
Nov
13
6:00 PM18:00

Inside Twilio: A TechHire Oakland Career Workshop

Join the TechHire Oakland community for our monthly career workshop with employer partner and Kapor Capital company, Twilio!

Join us to learn about the company's:

1) Product: Twilio is the leading developer platform shaping the future of communications using SMS, video, voice, and WhatsApp.

2) Job Paths: Applications will soon be open for Twilio's paid tech apprenticeship program, "Hatch" - get a leg up.

3) Employees:  Network with key internal decision makers & employees eager to help you out, and learn what skills they use on the job.

* This event is open to all with a focus on underrepresented east bay residents of color *

REGISTER NOW, space is limited! http://bit.ly/insideTwilio

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Zero 2 Hardware Hero: Mentoring & In-Depth Instruction
Oct
26
1:00 PM13:00

Zero 2 Hardware Hero: Mentoring & In-Depth Instruction

Call it a mastermind group, mentoring, an accelerator cohort, a workshop, or let it be what it is, an unstructured series of mind melding with geniuses of hardware.

Come for the Mentoring, stay afterwards for Brazilian BBQ.

Come with a robot kit or project of your choosing or use this time for developing business, validating ideas, and practicing pitches. A variety of mentors will be available each session.

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Master JavaScript Functions
Oct
23
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 solidify your understanding of these vitally important topics. The Rithm team cover what callbacks and higher order functions are, how and when to use them, and what exactly closure is.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/master-javascript-functions-tickets 50085075810#tickets

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Code Unplugged: Free Workshop - Coding Theory & Creative Problem Solving
Oct
19
5:00 PM17:00

Code Unplugged: Free Workshop - Coding Theory & Creative Problem Solving

Join Kickstart Coding for a fun and educational 1+ hour FREE workshop that teaches concepts in coding and logical thinking

  • Learn collaborative problem solving with computer science concepts

  • Engaging for both coders and non-coders alike

  • Learn algorithms through hands-on demos

  • Learn to solve visual communication challenges

  • Build group problem-solving skills with challenges that reveal actual engineering concepts

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/code-unplugged-free-workshop-coding-theory-creative-problem-solving-tickets-50764356557?aff=erelexpmlt#tickets

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Tech Inclusion 2018
Oct
15
to Oct 17

Tech Inclusion 2018

Theme: Voices of Innovation

We’ll learn from diverse engineers building AI technology that solves global crises, augmented reality that bridges cultural divides, culture change initiatives that move teams to thrive as their best selves, angel and VC investment strategies that build generational wealth and a better world, public-private partnerships that erase digital divides and boost struggling local economies, children building new ways of tackling problems we haven’t yet solved, stories that can change the perception of a generation.

Everyone is welcome - of every gender, age, sexual orientation, ability, race, ethnicity, veteran status, physical appearance, body size, religion (or lack thereof), socioeconomic status, age.... Everyone.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tech-inclusion-2018-tickets-45538440702?aff=ebdssbdestsearch#tickets

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Inside LinkedIn: A TechHire Oakland Career Workshop
Oct
10
6:00 PM18:00

Inside LinkedIn: A TechHire Oakland Career Workshop

TechHire Oakland, an initiative of the Kapor Center, is bringing LinkedIn to the East Bay.

Join us to learn about the company's paid apprenticeship program, check out projects/skills used on the job, build your professional profile and network with employees.

THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO ALL WITH A FOCUS ON UNDERREPRESENTED EAST BAY RESIDENTS OF COLOR

Register here: http://bit.ly/InsideLinkedIn

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Bots & BBQ -Circuit Launch Oakland
Sep
28
6:00 PM18:00

Bots & BBQ -Circuit Launch Oakland

Celebrate the end of the month with Circuit Launch, Caipirinhas and Brazilian BBQ!

Circuit Launch is THE place to build robots, whether you need a hot desk or an office, production floor space or access to the equipment and classes in how to print, design and produce almost anything!

Looking to hire or be hired in a robotics-related company? Have something to offer to robotics startups? Circuit Launch does announcements and introductions.

Confirm Attendence: 

https://www.meetup.com/Silicon-Valley-Robotics/events/ksgscqyxmblc/?utm_source=eventil-com&utm_medium=directory&utm_campaign=free-listing

 

 

 

 

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Listen for a Change: Diversity/Inclusion, Income Inequality & Harassment @ Work
Sep
27
7:00 PM19:00

Listen for a Change: Diversity/Inclusion, Income Inequality & Harassment @ Work

  • Kapor Center for Social Impact (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

If last year was the year our country settled into a new reality, this is the year we question our complacency. From the #metoo movement to victims of gun violence, brave voices have been sharing their stories, forcing us to challenge our norms. Yet much remains the same. How are you a part of the solution? How can you better listen? 2018 is the year to #checkyourchill.

Join Listen for a Change Storytelling for their final Oakland story hour of 2018 to stand up to hate, ignorance, and misinformation, and spread compassion through storytelling. No PowerPoints. No scripts. Just storytelling on a mission.

Tickets will be up for sale on September 13 at 8 AM.  

Link for Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/listen-for-a-change-diversityinclusion-income-inequality-harassment-work-tickets-42893261901?aff=efbeventtix#tickets

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The Hidden Genius Project 2018 End-of-Summer Celebration
Sep
26
6:00 PM18:00

The Hidden Genius Project 2018 End-of-Summer Celebration

Join The Hidden Genius Project for our highly anticipated End of Summer Celebration. Participate in a night of fun and prepare to be inspired as we highlight our most recent OAK5OAK6RICH1, and RICH2 Intensive Immersion Program cohorts along with Genius alumni. Share in the celebration of our accomplishments over the last six years, and learn about exciting developments as we continue to grow.

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-hidden-genius-project-2018-end-of-summer-celebration-tickets-47693440364#tickets

 

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Inclusive Design in Practice
Sep
25
6:00 PM18:00

Inclusive Design in Practice

In support of World Interaction Design Day (IXDD), Adobe Systems and IxDASF present an evening devoted to the subject of inclusive design.

Every design decision has the potential to include or exclude customers. Inclusive design emphasizes the contribution that understanding user diversity makes to informing these decisions, and thus to including as many people as possible. User diversity covers variation in capabilities, needs and aspirations.

Come learn about methods and tools today’s designers utilize to determine how well their products and services perform for universal audiences.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inclusive-design-in-practice-tickets-48506684800?aff=ebdssbdestsearch#tickets

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Rithm School Private Accelerated Bootcamp Prep
Sep
24
6:00 PM18:00

Rithm School Private Accelerated Bootcamp Prep

The only bootcamp prep course taught by experienced instructors — that's absolutely free.

In this accelerated 2 week long evening course, Rithm School will fast track you through intermediate coding concepts, leaving you ready to pass a bootcamp technical interview by the last day.

Join Rithm School in a small classroom environment (only 12 students!) being taught by a  team of experienced instructors.

Every night, you'll solve a handful of JavaScript problems, and dig into a variety of general problem solving strategies and patterns. By the end of the week, you should be a much more adept problem solver!

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rithm-school-private-accelerated-bootcamp-prep-tickets-48382957729#tickets

 

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Latinas Learn to Code + Margaritas
Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

Latinas Learn to Code + Margaritas

Have you been curious about learning to code or just want to learn so you could make a change in your career? There have been more than 100,000 job openings in web and mobile development reported in the last 12 months and we want to introduce a resource to you that could possibly change your life and future.

#LatinaGeeks is proud to partner with Microsoft, together they present an awesome opportunity for Latinas who want to learn to code. 

During this workshop you will be exposed to the foundations of HTML, CSS and JavaScript — the three building blocks for the entire web. If you don't know what any of that means, it's even more reason for you to come and learn. This workshop is for beginners and anyone who is curious to learn more.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/latinas-learn-to-code-margaritas-tickets-48720757096?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

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COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP TRAINING DAY
Sep
21
5:00 PM17:00

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP TRAINING DAY

The Community Leadership Training Day is a one and a half day, introductory training that is designed for young people who want to get involved in their community, but, don’t know where to start. The Obama Foundation’s mission is to equip everyday citizens, young leaders, and civic innovators with the skills and tools they need to create change in their communities. This day is built off of last year’s Training Day pilot to launch a program with workshops designed to build community involvement, enhance leadership skills and foster connections with local organizations that are making an impact in their community.

The Obama Foundation is seeking eager young people who believe in their power to make change. We encourage young people who want to learn about the tools needed to make change in their community to apply.  

Apply: https://apply.obama.org/cltdoakland

 

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Women Leaders in Tech: Panel and Mixer @OpenTable
Sep
18
6:00 PM18:00

Women Leaders in Tech: Panel and Mixer @OpenTable

Join The Expat Woman for an evening of networking and a panel discussion with phenomenal women leaders who have broken the glass ceiling in the tech industry.

They will discuss their journey to success in the tech industry, the gender gap in senior leadership roles current industry trends and advice for women technologists to continue to forge ahead in their fields.

The event is open to all genders and professions

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-leaders-in-tech-panel-and-mixer-opentable-tickets-48697525610?aff=ebdssbdestsearch#tickets

 

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Digital Sculpting and Painting in Virtual Reality
Sep
15
3:00 PM15:00

Digital Sculpting and Painting in Virtual Reality

Join Circuit Launch to learn about your virtual tools, and make a model that can be 3D printed. No experience in VR, art, sculpting, or CAD necessary.

Traditional Computer 3D design software is complex and takes years to master with all of the hot keys and different windows. Oculus Medium is a simple to use app that dramatically decreases workflow times and lets you have a finished model in hours.

Learn from VR Art teacher Micah Zayner. He was the first person to broadcast a live VR art classroom to the world.

The facility will have 4 spots and each student will get to train in Google Tilt Brush and/or Oculus Medium.

Register: http://www.circuitlaunch.com/classes.html

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BLOCKCHAIN 101: OFF THE CHAIN IN OAKLAND
Sep
13
6:00 PM18:00

BLOCKCHAIN 101: OFF THE CHAIN IN OAKLAND

  • Kapor Center for Social Impact (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

What is blockchain?
Why are so many people talking about blockchain?
What is cryptocurrency?
Is bitcoin the same thing as blockchain?
Should I be doing anything with bitcoin?
What are people of color doing in blockchain technologies?

If you have been asking yourself these questions, this workshop is for you. You will walk away with a basic understanding of blockchain and cryptocurrency and a knowledge of many other local resources to learn more.

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/blockhain-101-off-the-chain-in-oakland-tickets-48678376334

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Formlabs Form2 SLA 3D Printer SBU
Sep
11
2:30 AM02:30

Formlabs Form2 SLA 3D Printer SBU

Do you want to learn how to print 3D models in incredibly high resolution! Join Circuit Launch for a class all about the Form2 3D printer. 

The Form2 3D printer uses photo reactive resin and a laser (Stereolithography - SLA) to create amazingly high resolution prints. A high precision laser draws parts at 25-100 micron resolution, delivering accuracy on par with industrial 3D printers. 

This is the 3D printer you will want to get to know and use. Get checked out on this machine so you can start printing!

Register: http://www.circuitlaunch.com/classes.html

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Girls in Tech Networking & Recruiting Dinner @ Thirsty Bear
Sep
10
6:00 PM18:00

Girls in Tech Networking & Recruiting Dinner @ Thirsty Bear

Come enjoy an evening with Girls in Tech! You are invited to the monthly networking dinner to meet new people around the Bay Area. Whether you're looking to hire brilliant talent for your new startup or want to learn from experts in different industries, come out to our networking dinner and make some new friends. You'll connect with tons of people and learn about all the awesome projects and events going on around the Bay.

People of all backgrounds and genders are welcome to attend. Be sure to reserve your seat by purchasing your ticket (dinner and drinks included).

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/girls-in-tech-networking-recruiting-dinner-thirsty-bear-tickets-48721645754?aff=ebdssbdestsearch#tickets

 

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1ST FRIDAY FOUNDERS FIRESIDE CHAT – CELEBRATION OF OAKLAND ECOSYSTEM
Sep
7
5:30 PM17:30

1ST FRIDAY FOUNDERS FIRESIDE CHAT – CELEBRATION OF OAKLAND ECOSYSTEM

Join the Oakland Startup Network for their September First Friday Fireside Chat to celebrate Oakland ecosystem. For this special edition, they have partnered with local organization Wine & Bowties to showcase local artisans from the community and bridge the gap between music, culture, and tech.

Wine & Bowties is an art and culture platform based in Oakland. Curating experiences in the form of concerts, festivals, panel discussions and film screenings, the goal is to build community through the celebration of creativity and culture.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/1st-friday-founders-fireside-chat-celebration-of-oakland-ecosystem-tickets-49456040348#tickets

 

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Best Tools To Build A Sales Pipeline - Part 3
Sep
6
11:00 AM11:00

Best Tools To Build A Sales Pipeline - Part 3

In today's tech sales job market, candidates are largely required to be familiar with a sales stack. A lack of experience with different tools will disqualify you from most entry level sales positions. 

Always Hired is continuing their webinar tutorial series "Best Tools To Build A Sales Pipeline" and this is their 3rd one! 

Vidyard is the video platform for business that helps organizations drive more revenue through the use of online video. Going beyond video hosting and management, this platform helps businesses drive greater engagement in their video content, track the viewing activities of each individual viewer, and turn those views into action. 

This is an online free event but you must register on the GoToWebinar website!

Please register here:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3082704441798103555

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JavaScript: The Tricky Parts
Sep
4
6:30 PM18:30

JavaScript: The Tricky Parts

Spend an evening learning about some of the tougher parts of JavaScript. Rithm School will 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.

If there’s time, Rithm School will open the floor to questions or topics that you would like to discuss further.

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/javascript-the-tricky-parts-tickets-48571841686#tickets

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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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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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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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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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