Women’s Build at MSDN Developer’s Conference


Microsoft is hosting US regional Professional Developer’s Conferences and recently added the Women’s Build an awesome women’s networking event first held at PDC.  I’ll be leading the event in Houston, I hope to see some of you there!!  Please help me spread the word to developers in your area.  

If you are a US student and would like to attend, please email me for discounts:  divein@microsoft.com

–Hilary

Missed the WomenBuild workshop at PDC?   Come to the  Lego SeriousPlay WomenBuild workshop at the MSDN Developer Conferences!
– Open to both MEN and WOMEN 
FREE to anyone registered for MDC ($99 registration fee).  

Actions
1. Register for WomenBuild via MDC using this code: MDCWIT. $99

2. Join WomenBuild Facebook group to discuss diversity in this industry

What is WomenBuild?
Watch the Laura Foy video on 10 and find out what WomenBuild is all about!

  • Designed to address how do we attract and grow Women in Technology through creative out-of-the- box thinking
  • A place to brainstorm solutions on how we can make technology and a career in technology more accessible to women. 
  • Combines personal interaction and networking with the use of LEGO® Bricks as a conceptual modeling tool, part of the LEGO® Serious Play Program (LSP).  
  • A great way to build bridges to solutions with a passionate and creative community of people who care to "pay it forward".

CityDate
Houston12/9
Orlando12/11
Atlanta12/16
Chicago1/13
Minneapolis1/13
Washington DC1/16
New York1/20
Boston1/22
Detroit1/22
Dallas1/26
San Fran2/19

 

Take aways for attendees:

  • Discuss how we can empower women with technology. Discussion will continue on Facebook
  • Pay it forward. Drive awareness and sensitivity that this is a problem that exists in our industry and our industry cares – pay it forward.
  • Spread the word. We will be at 11 cities  – spread the word & let people know that resources are out there
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