Own Your Expertise - Seattle 2019
An all-day workshop aiming to empower women, trans, and non-binary technologists with the skills needed to establish themselves as leaders in the tech community!
When: 9:30am-5pm on Saturday, October 19, 2019
Where: Textio, 920 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
We take accessibility and accommodating our attendee's needs seriously at Write/Speak/Code.
If you have any accessibility or childcare needs, please let us know (in your event registration, or via email at email@example.com) by Saturday, October 5th
In addition to amazing content, we provide breakfast and lunch for all dietary needs, ensure the location is wheelchair accessible, provide a nursing room and a supervised play area for children, offer CART/ASL services, and accommodate any other accessibility needs for our attendees.
This workshop will help you think more expansively about your knowledge and experience, laying the foundation for you to convert your expertise into thought leadership and become a conference speaker, technical writer, and open source contributor.
Hands-on workshops will include things such as an intro to the unix shell, digital accessibility, using documentation as growth, managing neurodiverse project teams, GraphQL, building a learning program at your company, and improving your stage presence. Many workshops will be hands-on, so we recommend bringing a laptop and paper + pen!
We will also have a photographer to provide professional headshots to anyone interested.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
Write/Speak/Code is on a mission to promote the visibility and leadership of technologists with marginalized genders through peer-led professional development.
Our community is open to and our content is designed for people whose gender or gender history is marginalized within tech. We define those gender groups as:
- Women technologists (trans, non-binary, and cis)
- Trans technologists (trans women, trans men, and trans non-binary)
- Non-binary technologists (GNC, gender-fluid, genderqueer, agender, etc)
We aim to equip people of these groups to overcome the internal and external effects of marginalization by identifying, expanding, and sharing their expertise to a supportive, engaged peer network.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
CODE OF CONDUCT
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.
Find location details and transportation options here. If traveling by car, the Madison Center Parking garage will be available from 8:30am-6pm at a rate of $6 for the day.
THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS