GGC – Mentoring and education in IT – 31st of March Meetup @Zalando

Dear Carrots,

we’d like to warmly welcome you to the new meetup of Geek Girls Carrots Berlin on March 31st @Zalando. The topic of this meeting will be mentoring and education programs in IT. We will have three inspiring speakers who will talk about mentoring and education programs that they were involved in as organizers or participants.  Also they will speak about why such programs are crucial for increasing diversity in IT and will present some current and future programs to which you can apply!

We welcome all our members as well as newbies to join an get to know each other and get inspired from the success stories of the women from IT industry!

19:00 – 19:30 – Welcoming  by Geek Girls Carrots Berlin and Zalando

19:30 – 19:55Lauri Apple, Senior Professional Employer Branding (Technology) at Zalando, former tech evangelist at Gilt, passionate about tech branding and creating professional development initiatives for technologists: „Mentorship – Where to Get It, and Why You Should”

20:00 – 20:25Tamara Atanasoska, Developer Care at webcrowd, free software enthusiast, a DjangoGirl and Python coach, often a mentor, forever a mentee: „Knowledge is meant to be shared: the importance of mentorship”

20:30 – 20:45 – Charlotte Hayne, main organiser at Hackership and Patricia Chaupis recent alumni: „Lessons from Hackership. Why self-directed learning and community are your best development tools -and how to use them.”

21:00 – 22:00 – free networking, drinks & snacks.

Looking forward to seeing you all!

Yours GGC Berlin team

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