My Bootcamp Brings all the Nerds to the Yard: Lessons from GeekChic
Tuesday 2 p.m.--2:45 p.m.
Audience level: Novice
GeekChic Programming CEO & Founder, Josannah Keller, discusses best practices and lessons learned from the all-female software training program designed to give women the tools they need to become active participants and leaders in the technology community. Abstract Ten-Hut! The Bootcamp Model Benefits of coding schools The pitfalls (and how to avoid them) Hiring junior developers
The Full Monty: Teaching full stack development with Python & Django Best practices Lessons learned
Leaning In: How to start a (not so) new business in a new market The technology of marketing Lessons learned
Women Transforming Technology: Where my ladies at?! Gender gap in technology Benefits of diversity on a technical team Recruiting women