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RESTART YOUR CAREER: LEARN TO CODE & GET A JOB AS A SOFTWARE ENGINEER

December 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

FREE

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About This Event
Tech industry is booming. Join us for this Restart Your Career event to hear the steps you need to take to become a Software Engineer.

We will cover:

what a Software Engineer does day-to-day, and what skills you’ll need to be successful in the field, what you can expect to be paid throughout your career, key areas of growth within the industry etc

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
You’ll hear from our expert instructor team, industry leaders who are hiring our grads and success stories from GA alumni.

About the Instructors

Leonidez Acosta
Chief Technology Officer, Roovy Technologies

Silicon Valley bootcamp grad who came back to TX to become a full stack dev and mentor. Now providing leadership and strategy for the Roovy platform.

Victor Aparicio
Practice Area Lead, Slalom Build

Mehdi Vasigh
Software Engineer, Arundo Analytics

I am a full-stack software engineer with experience in building modern, secure and blazing fast web applications. I enjoy architecting systems to solve complex problems and love to constantly challenge myself. I have a strong aptitude for learning, natural leadership ability, and can quickly familiarize myself with new technologies needed for a project.

Silver Ehiwario
CEO/Founder, ITExperience INC

I am currently a director of women who code in houston and also an IT project coordinatior at Houston Ballet.
I have a wealth of experience as a Process Engineer and have worked several years in the Oil and Gas petrochemical Industry. I successfully made a career upskill into the IT industry and i am currently a full stack software developer.
I have a strong passion in helping people who are interested in the IT/Tech industry make similar transition and to achieve that i have hosted various webinars and events to help women gain skills needed in the IT/Tech industry.
I am also a mentor to girls who are interested in coding and IT.
CEO/Founder ITExperience INC.

Sarah Kim
Lead Developer,
Global Custom Commerce / Blinds.com (a Home Depot company)

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.

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:
December 3, 2019
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/ITExperience/events/266773910/

Venue

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

Organizer

ITExperience INC
Email:
support@itexperience.org
Website:
itexperience.org