Girl Geek Dinner NYC 2013

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Girl Geek Dinner NYC 2013

  1. 1. Vanessa Hurst @DBNess August 27, 2013 Girl Geek Dinner NYC
  2. 2. Hi, I'm Vanessa Hurst @DBNess @ggdnyc
  3. 3. My Goal: Inspire the use of computing to improve the human experience @DBNess @ggdnyc
  4. 4. Tech has an image problem @DBNess @ggdnyc
  5. 5. An 800+ member network of developers, software engineers, database administrators - any and all technologists who'd like to use their skills for good. Developers for Good @DBNess @ggdnyc
  6. 6. A nonprofit that provides low-cost, judgment-free software development education with a focus on women. Over 5,000 students across 16 chapters. Girl Develop It @DBNess @ggdnyc
  7. 7. A platform that empowers coders to improve their knowledge, skills, and impact on the world. Engage with open source projects, training, and events. CodeMontage @DBNess @ggdnyc
  8. 8. You know more (and you’re worth more) than you think @DBNess @ggdnyc
  9. 9. Lose perfectionism, Keep idealism @DBNess @ggdnyc
  10. 10. Mahatma Gandhi "Be the change you want to see in the world." @DBNess @ggdnyc
  11. 11. Mahatma Gandhi "Be the EXTREMELY VISIBLE change you want to see in the world." @DBNess @ggdnyc
  12. 12. #1 Promote something one of your fellow girl geeks has done recently #2 Share one of your goals #girlgeek Homework @DBNess @ggdnyc
  13. 13. Vanessa Hurst vanessahurst.com codemontage.com @DBNess Questions?

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