Women technologists, let's take your career to the next level!
Join us for 4 days designed to polish your skills and fully own your expertise through writing, speaking, and open source.
By the end of this intensive 4-day conference for women and non-binary people in tech, each attendee will possess and polish the skills necessary to fully own their expertise as thought leaders, conference speakers, and open source contributors.
Rebecca Miller-Webster is a software engineer, conference organizer, and educator. She is the founder of Write/Speak/Code and Practice Lead at DevMynd. Rebecca has been developing software professionally for over a dozen years, previously organized GORUCO, and was the founding teacher at Dev Bootcamp NYC. Rebecca's hobbies include drinking Cherry Coke Zero, wearing trousers, telling computers what to do, cuddling pugs, & wearing all the colors.
Courteney Ervin is a software developer at the New York Public Library, where she is thrilled to be writing code in her happy place: the junction of social good and open source. Previously, Ervin was a founding teacher at Dev Bootcamp’s NYC campus, and she has also led events and technology projects at a variety of nonprofits. She holds a BA in English and Anthropology from Columbia University.
Neha Batra is a software engineer at Pivotal Labs who, 3.5 years ago, was an energy consultant and quit to teach herself programming because “it was time.” She holds a bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and enjoys food, planning trips (and has overly comprehensive spreadsheets for her trips), and pronouncing GIFs how it should be: jiffs.
Amy is a programmer and designer who cares about STEM and STEAM education and making the world better through human-centric design and technology. She is the founder of Bubblesort Zines—zines that explain computer science concepts via drawings and stories. Previously, she was a web dev at Airbnb, did machine learning research at Honda Research Institute in Japan, and HCI research at the University of Tokyo.
We are actively working with hotels to reserve room blocks and will be adding more as soon as they are available. Last year, some attendees arranged amongst themselves to share hotel rooms or Airbnbs on the community Slack, to which you may request an invite after ticket purchase.
750 SW Alder St, Portland, OR 97205
0.4 miles from Elliot Center
Reserve by 5:00 p.m Pacific Time 7/22/2017
Sponsorship is the most effective way to recruit talented, driven women to fill key technical positions and demonstrate your commitment to the professional development of women at your organization. Read our 2017 Prospectus
CDK Global is the largest global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail industry.
kCura: Our mission is to help our customers organize data, discover the truth, and act on it. And that doesn’t just mean building great e-discovery software for managing massive volumes of electronic evidence during litigation or investigations. It means fulfilling the vision we set for our product, Relativity: to simplify and accelerate how the world conducts e-discovery by bringing the entire process and community together in one open, flexible, connected platform.
Our event and its associated online spaces are dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender and gender identity, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion (or lack thereof). We do not tolerate harassment of participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate at any point during the event. Participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled at the discretion of the organizers.
The closest airport is Portland International Airport
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While we don't offer refunds, you can transfer your ticket to another person free of charge. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to complete the transfer
Sponsor representatives will get to network with attendees during lunch breaks, extended snack breaks, and conference parties.
The deadline for sponsorship depends upon the type and level of sponsorship. To sponsor the conference & conference related events, sponsors must commit by end of July. The deadline for lanyard sponsorship is July 7. The sponsorship deadline for the local Own Your Expertise events will vary based on the local schedules.
Write/Speak/Code is proud to offer childcare and eldercare for all of our full-day events. Childcare will be available for the entire duration of the conference (4 days). In addition to noting childcare and/or eldercare on your registration when you purchase your ticket, please email email@example.com with the following information:
Childcare and Eldercare will take place on the premises unless specifically instructed otherwise.
We will once again be offering a private Lactation Room for attendees during the conference. More information on room scheduling will be released leading up to the conference for those who request it. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Write/Speak/Code 2017 will be held in an ADA accessible venue. ASL interpreters and/or CART services will be made available as needed. In addition to noting your needs on your registration, please also email email@example.com if you require other accommodations. We're happy to do whatever we can to make your experience comfortable, safe, and welcoming.
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