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#ilooklikeadeveloper

September 15, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

According to a Department of Labor Current Population Survey, only 34% of all Web Developers are women. It is now 2016 and high time for those statistics to change. Developer positions earn on average $50,000-70,000 as an entry level Junior Developer and give women the work from home flexibility and work-life balance that not many other industries offer.

In an effort to get more women in Atlanta interested in coding and empowered to pursue the work they love, General Assembly is partnering with Women in Tech, ATDC, and Women Who Code to host a night of coding and fellowship. Come hear a quick panel of a few of our favorite techy ladies and then try your hand at writing your first line of code! Do you have what it takes? We think you do!

For all women who are already into tech or know how to code please bring a female friend or two who should learn more about coding or get more involved in the Tech industry. Our goal with #ilooklikeadeveloper is to demystify Tech and get 500 women to write their first line of code by the end of the year!  Register here!

Prereqs & Preparation

Please bring a computer!

About Our Partners

Women Who Code

Women Who Code is a non-profit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. We provide an avenue into tech, empower women with skills needed for professional advancement, and provide environments where networking and mentorship are valued. The organization has executed more than 3,000 events around the world, garnered a membership exceeding 50,000, and has a presence in 20 countries.

Hypepotamus

A publication aimed to create awareness for the next great wave of Atlanta companies. Check us out to find an event, job/internship/talent, or space & see what other local startup folks are building.

Women in Technology

Women in Technology (WIT), an Atlanta-based organization, passionately supports women at every stage of their STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers — from the classroom to the boardroom. WIT enables women to build strong networks, develop leadership skills and advance their careers. WIT is the largest, most active female-centered STEM organization in the metro Atlanta region. WIT has set a goal of making Georgia the state with the highest percentage of women in the STEM workforce by the year 2020.

ATDC

The Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) is Georgia’s technology incubator. Powered by Georgia Tech, ATDC works with entrepreneurs to help them learn, launch, scale, and succeed. Founded in 1981 and one of the longest-running and largest university-based startup incubators in the country, ATDC works with more than 800 technology startup entrepreneurs each year across Georgia. It has graduated nearly 170 companies from its core ATDC Signature program. ATDC is a unit of the Enterprise Innovation Institute, Georgia Tech’s chief outreach and economic development arm. Visit www.atdc.org to learn more.

Lean In Atlanta

Lean In Atlanta is a circle exclusively for the women of Atlanta (however, we welcome supportive men too)! We live and strive for self-appreciation, empowerment, and the support of one another. We seek gender equality for women and men in the workplace, in the home, and in everyday life, via policy and perception. We meet once a month and are always welcoming new members! Are you ready to Lean In?

Details

Date:
September 15, 2016
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Website:
https://generalassemb.ly/education/ilooklikeadeveloper/atlanta/28058

Venue

General Assembly Atlanta
675 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE, 2nd Floor
Atlanta, GA 30308 United States
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