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Life Learnings in Tech
Wed, March 22, 2017, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT
HOW TO FIND YOUR PASSION & MAKE IT YOUR CAREER:
Join us at "Life Learnings": connect with our community, get inspired, motivated & learn from from awesome speakers - what they learned & how they found their passion & turned it into their career.
Tech (Software & hardware development)
OUR INSPIRING SPEAKERS:
Marco Bartsch -
Entrepreneur, UX-Designer, Storytelling and learning enthusiast
UX Designer and founder of InLearnity, host of the event and platform to provide the world’s dreamers with the educational resources they need to turn their passions into careers. His vision is to help people unleash their full potential. He’ll break the ice to establish the event as a safe space for open, honest sharing of Life Learnings - like speaking with close friends. A 22-year-old guy who wants to talk about life experience? Seriously? Basically, yes. He'll speak about the massive changes in his behavior, learnings from projects (from a hardware startup to a movie script up to InLearnity) and traveling around the world.
Danielle Applestone -
CEO, Other Machine Co., Materials Scientist, Mom
Danielle Applestone is the co-founder and CEO of Other Machine Co., a Berkeley-based, leading manufacturer of desktop CNC (Computer Numerical Control) milling machines. Formerly, Danielle ran a U.S. Government Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) project to develop digital design software and manufacturing tools for the classroom. Danielle’s team took their technology and launched Other Machine Co. in 2013. Danielle is passionate about STEM education for women and girls, fostering work-based apprenticeship programs, and encouraging the development of businesses that provide relevant and meaningful mentorship for the future workforce in both urban and rural areas. Danielle received her B.S. in chemical engineering from MIT in 2002 and a PhD in materials science and engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2012. She is a member of the 2016 Class of Henry Crown Fellows and the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute.
Mitch Altman -
Hacker, inventor, entrepreneur, world traveler
Hacker, inventor, entrepreneur, and humanitarian. Cofounded what some regard as the world’s top hacker space (San Francisco’s Noisebridge) and organizes hacker/maker conferences around the world. He supports people to find and focus on what they love to do instead of working only to survive and among other gadgets, he invented the famous TV-B-Gone (a remote to turn off any TV).
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Check-in & Networking
Welcome & event description
Speaker 1 + Q&A - Marco Bartsch
Speaker 2 + Q&A - Danielle Applestone
Speaker 3 + Q&A - Mitch Altman
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