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August 2020

Coding & Cocktails: Brag Book Workshop – ONLINE EVENT

8 August, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

** You MUST register on Eventbrite to attend! ** You may have heard before it’s not nice to brag - but we’re here to argue there’s a time and place. In this workshop, we’ll learn about brag books and even start our own with the help of Coding & Cocktails mentors. This event will be best suited to women interested in the tech industry, but beginners or people with no technical experience are welcome. Even if you feel like you…

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KCWiT TechTalk Diversity Discussions | Advocating for yourself and others

19 August, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tech Talk Diversity Discussions

We run into all kinds of scenarios on our journey, both obvious (as a female employee you are paid less than your male counterparts) to more subtle (microagressions at the conference table before a meeting starts). Listen to our panelists talk about how they have addressed different scenarios and dialogue about the outcomes. The TechTalk team can't wait to connect with you again at this virtual YouTube event. Follow this link to sign up for the event ---> https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kcwit-techtalk-diversity-discussions-advocating-for-yourself-and-others-tickets-113730940304?aff=KCWiT

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September 2020

Coding & Cocktails: Preptember

12 September, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

What the hack is Hacktoberfest? What is Open Source? How do you find projects to work on? We'll answer these questions and more, plus some Git basics, to get you ready for Hacktoberfest in October. Whether you're ready to start writing code or not, learn about Hacktoberfest and what it can do for your portfolio at our September event with plenty of time to prepare for the festivities. Beginners are welcome -- we mean that!

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KCWiT TechTalk | Diversity Discussions with Kids

16 September, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

While we are navigating diversity discussions in the workplace, at eateries, and while out shopping, our kids have probably been watching and listening. How do we help our next generation with this larger than life topic? KCWiT presents a panel discussion about different approaches and tools to help start the conversation at home; and about keeping it going. The TechTalk team enjoyed the event so much, we can't wait to connect with you again at this virtual YouTube event.

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October 2020

Coding & Cocktails: Hacktoberfest

10 October, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

** You MUST register on Eventbrite to attend! ** Head spinning from Hacktoberfest? Are you stuck or not even sure how to get started? Join the Coding & Cocktails ladies for a casual working session and get a jump start on submitting Pull Requests for Hacktoberfest 2020. Open source contributing can be intimidating, but it's way easier to jump in with someone to guide you. Whether it's your first PR or you've done open source contributions for years, we'll be…

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November 2020

Coding & Cocktails: Debugging & Troubleshooting

14 November, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

** You MUST register on Eventbrite to attend! ** They say to write code is to write bugs. But what do you do once you have bugs?! Debugging is a vital and common activity for developers. It can be frustrating, but learning best practices and tips from more experienced coders can help. Join us for a hour long session introducing debugging and troubleshooting tools and tactics for web development. Beginners are welcome -- we mean that! This is a free…

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January 2021

Coding & Cocktails: Ask a Developer Anything

January 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

** You MUST register on Eventbrite to attend! ** Have questions about life as a female software engineer? Looking for advice or what to expect? Or just want to do some chill online socializing with the Coding & Cocktails ladies? Join us for an online Ask Me Anything session. Beginners are, as always, very welcome. This is a free online event.

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February 2021

Coding & Cupcakes: Career Panel & Scratch

February 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

** You MUST register on Eventbrite to attend! ** Get your daughters or young girls' in your lives involved in technology! We will have a live career panel with women in the technology field to answer any and all questions. We'll then switch to some programming fundamentals by playing with scratch! It teaches young kids the fundamentals of programming in a fun and interactive way.

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Coding & Cocktails: Agile Methodologies

February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

** You MUST register on Eventbrite to attend! ** Agile, Scrum, Kanban... words you might have heard as related to software development but what do they mean? We'll teach you the basics of the Agile methodology and get into some of the day-to-day specifics. Beginners are, as always, very welcome. This is a free online event.

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TechTalk | Virtual Wellness Workshop

February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

We can hardly believe that it's been close to 11 months since we have all had to embrace these unprecedented times and adjust how we handle our days. Although that change looks different in every household it is safe to say that the day-to-day for each of us is not the same as it was a year ago. KCWiT presents a wellness workshop to help provide additional tools for maintaining your mental and physical health This online event will be…

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