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LAUNCH YOUR CAREER AS A SOFTWARE ENGINEER: A PANEL OF PROS

February 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

free

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About This Event
What kind of career opportunities are out there for software engineers and how do you get there?

We know that developers come from different backgrounds and the paths that they’ve taken to launch their careers can look quite different. If you’re curious about how to get started or just looking for tips, General Assembly is proud to present a panel of experts to share their insight: from first steps into the field and key practices for landing a job.

Join us to hear from a panel of professional developers about how to kick start your career in software engineering and stick around to network with future developers and seasoned pros.

Agenda:

Check-in & Networking 6:30 – 7:00 pm
Panel/talks 7:00 – 7:45 pm
Q&A 7:45 – 8:15 pm
Networking 8:15 – 9:00 pm
Stick around for drinks and networking afterwards, the drinks are on us!

Preparation
Bring any questions you may have for team leaders, hiring managers, or professionals who are currently in the industry. These questions can be answered at the panel discussion.

About the Panelists
Jenny Man
Manager, RPA Customer Success,
UiPath

Jenny is a senior manager and technology professional with 10 years of experience in developing and delivering solutions that drive business growth and efficiency, passionate in ensuring customer success through strategic use of innovative technology, most recently RPA and AI. Jenny is a believer of unlocking the human potential through automation. When she’s not automating, she is a part-time pianist, wedding photographer, magician, and a full-time problem solver.

Ajit Singh
Head of Professional Services,
Digital Reasoning

Dynamic, creative and results-driven IT Executive with over 20 years of demonstrated success in the design, development, and deployment of highly reliable, innovative technology solutions that provide measurable return on investment and strategic value. Excel at strategic planning, development of high-performance teams, program management and continuous improvement programs.

Artem Tregubchak
Senior Software Developer,
Accenture (Houston Innovation Hub)

I am Senior Web Developer with Masters degree in Civil Engineering and passion to Computer Science and a solid experience with technology project management. Technology changes people’s lives and I seek to be a part of this and improve daily through interactions with colleagues and clients. My experience in past project work has taught me innovation, time management, and problem-solving.

About Our Partners
Women Who Code Houston

Women Who Code is the largest and most active community in the world dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. We empower engineers with skills needed for professional advancement, and provide environments where networking and mentorship are valued. WWCode has garnered a membership exceeding 167,000, executed more than 9,000 events around the world, and has a presence in 20 countries.

ITExperience

ITExperience is a non-profit organization that provides educational and real-life IT project experience to participants with the goal to help them be better equipped with the skills needed in the IT/Technology industry that will enable them to land a job or start their own business.
web https://itexperience.org/

General Assembly(GA)

About General Assembly (GA): General Assembly is a pioneer in education and career transformation, specializing in today’s most in-demand skills – from software engineering and UX design, to data, to product management and digital marketing. Established in early 2011, GA is the leading source for training, staffing, and career transitions with 20+ campuses across four continents.Web https://generalassemb.ly/

Details

Date:
February 5
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
free
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/ITExperience/events/267871392/

Venue

GA Houston
1301 Fannin St, Floor 21
Houston, TX 77002 United States