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Code and Stuff (National Coding Week)- Working in Tech Talk Event

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ThoughtWorks, Federation House

2 Federation Street

Manchester

M4 4BF

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A coding and networking community for women and non-binary developers and code newbies in Manchester with weekly events.

About this Event

Are you a woman or non-binary individual interested in or already learning how to code? Or already a developer? If so, welcome to Code and Stuff.

For National Coding Week 2019, we've got a variety of event to introduce you to different aspect of working in tech.

For our 'Working in Tech’ talk event you will be hearing from developers and engineers that work in tech, they will be sharing what their day to day is like, such has what agile process they use, etc. to help give you a reality of what it's like to work in tech.

Agenda:

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• 5.30pm - 6:30pm: Arrival, drinks and food

• 6:20pm - 6.25pm: Welcome and Introduction

• 6.25pm - 8.10pm: Talks Starts

• 8.10pm - 8.20pm: Q & A session

• 8.20pm - 8.30pm: Thank you & networking

What do you need to know?

  • The sessions are all free of charge and you only need to bring yourself, your laptop and charger.

  • It's okay if your going to be late, just send us a message via our twitter or Instagram to let us know.

  • We will also provide some drinks and light snacks.

  • It's okay if you've never coded before, we will help get you started.

We want to make tech more diverse and welcome more women and non-binary people to Tech by bringing those who are learning how to code or are interested in learning how to code together and helping you grow your coding skill.

So come along and learn how to code (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc) during our weekly coding session with the help of an experienced mentor and various online resources and platforms. If your working on any other languages or frameworks not mentioned here and need help, please send us an email and we will try and find you a mentor to help you.

Our Sponsor

Northcoders is our sponsoring partner. Northcoders is the UK's leading coding school for graduate outcomes with campuses in Manchester and Leeds. We are very lucky to be sponsored by the UK's leading coding school, who also share a passion for prioritising diversity and creating a closer community in the North's tech workforce. To find out more about Northcoders click here.

Our Host

Jaguar Land Rover's brand new hi-tech Digital Delivery Centre (software, IT and engineering) in central Manchester within the Neo building, is our hosting partner.

We are very lucky to be hosted by one of Britain's biggest car manufacturers, who also share a passion for diversity in the workplace.

Code of Conduct

Code and Stuff is dedicated to providing a safe and encouraging environment in which to learn how to code. To do so, we ask you to treat others as you expect to be treated. Any threatening, sexual, bullying or generally harassing behaviours are taken very seriously and if you are found exhibiting any you will be asked to leave. If you are ever made to feel uncomfortable due to the behaviour of another participant, the organisers and mentors will be there to support you in a non-judgemental and confidential way. Work hard, be nice.

Data collection and your privacy

Code and Stuff respect your privacy as if it was our own, any information you give us is collected and anonymised to help us get a better over all picture of our participants and their coding experiences. With this we can discover how to how we might improve the future and events organised by us.

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