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MongoDB World 2018: Building for the Best of Us: Design and Development with Girls in Mind

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Speaker: Sara Chipps, CTO, Jewelbots

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MongoDB World 2018: Building for the Best of Us: Design and Development with Girls in Mind

  1. 1. The most advanced tech made for the most important humans.
  2. 2. Hi, MongoDB! Sara Chipps/@SaraJChipps CoFounder Jewelbots New Yorker Sign: Taurus Favorite color: Blue Favorite food: Crustaceans Favorite band: Hanson
  3. 3. Today’s Talk Why are we here? • Why? • Some magic • Deep dive into tech
  4. 4. When did you learn to code?
  5. 5. 9-14y girls run our world You’ll agree, just give me a second
  6. 6. But their futures are at risk Overwhelmingly all professions are moving towards having technical literacy as a requirement. Software developer roles are projected to grow an unprecedented 20- 30% over the next 10 years. 18% Com-sci grads 19% AP Com-sci 15% Google tech
  7. 7. Jewelbots Social, programmable friendship bracelets • Active online community • Send secret messages to your friends • Give your device superpowers with code
  8. 8. Jewelbots
  9. 9. Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic - Arthur C Clarke
  10. 10. Impact And we’re just getting started 44% conversion rate users -> coders hundreds of hackathon students Almost 12k units sold Over 5k new coders in our first months!!!
  11. 11. How You Can Help http://github.com/jewelbots Social Media To The App New Animations More Games
  12. 12. thank you http://jewelbots.com sara@jewelbots.com @jewelbots, everywhere

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