GGDNYC 9th dinner
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
We're thrilled to announce our 9th NYC Girl Geek Dinners event — sponsored by ThoughtWorks
Women Leaders in Tech; future and present
Date & Time: Tuesday, August 27th, 2013. Registration starts at 6:00pm, and the event will last from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.
Venue: ThoughtWorks NYC Office,
99 Madison Ave, 15th floor., New York, NY 10016 (map)
Hosted by: GGDNYC, ThoughtWorks
Speakers for the dinner:
Technovation Challenge Winners and their mentor Natalie Hollier
Vanessa Hurst – Code Montage
Vanessa Hurst is a data-focused technologist and founder of CodeMontage, where coders engage in open source projects to improve their skills and the world. She also founded and runs Developers for Good. Vanessa is a scout for Mozilla’s WebFWD, an open web business accelerator, and a cast member for Code.org, which aims to give every student the opportunity to learn to code. She co-founded Girl Develop It, which has taught over 5,000 women to code through 16 chapters worldwide. Vanessa previously wrangled data at Paperless Post, TheLadders, CapitalIQ, and WealthEngine. She holds a B.S. in Computer Science with a minor in Systems & Information Engineering from the University of Virginia, and loves marshmallows and e-readers.
Tiffany Lentz – VP, GM at Thoughtworks
Tiffany Lentz, a General Manager and Process Engineer, is proudly employed at ThoughtWorks, a global IT services firm focused on end-to-end software delivery. She has worked extensively for large clients in the US, Canada, and China, delivering solutions for both disparate system delivery projects and agile enablement and organizational transformation efforts to incorporate and enhance efficiency and delivery processes. She is an author, mentor, coach and trainer of agile methodologies, processes, and practices. Tiffany is the author of Iteration Management Chapter in the ThoughtWorks Anthology book and believes that the Iteration Manager's job is to build a well-oil delivery machine
Topics for the dinner:
- The Technovation Challenge – the Impact of Technology on younger women
- Code Montage
- Leading female in Technology – challenges and rewards
Attendees: Boy geeks are welcome to attend…if invited by a girl geek!
Any questions please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
*Please Note* Tickets for this event can be purchased online only. Tickets are non-refundable. If you want to bring a guest, you must purchase a ticket for them. Attendees must bring photo identification and proof of purchase to enter the event. There will be no ticket sales at the door.