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Sally Conference

Sponsored by Bloom & Women Who Code

Name

Sally Conference

Organizer

Bloom, Women Who Code

Location

ThoughtWorks – New York City, New York

Date

July 25th, 2015

Role

Scholarship Recipient

About

While I was at Fullstack Academy, I was offered to attend the Sally Conference, free of cost.

It was definitely an interesting session and I heard a lot of great speakers.

Agenda

9:00 – 9:45: Check-In + Coffee

Activity: Welcome + Intro to Behavior

BREAK

Lightning Talk: Chrys Wu, Dev Advocate @NYTimes

Lightning Talk: Ansley Galjour, Senior Manager @Pariveda Solutions

Lightning Talk: Tiffany Roesler, President @IsPossibleInTech

12:00 LUNCH

Tech Talk: Liz Crawford, CTO @Birchbox Tech Talk: Lawdan Shojaee, CEO @Axosoft

2:10: BREAK

Lightning Talk: Tiffany Lentz, Managing Director @ThoughtWorks Lightning Talk: Kathleen Yanolatos, Director Mobile Eng @TheLadders

3:00 YOGA+SNACK

Activity: Goal Setting + Planning Workshop

Lecture: Tami Reiss, CEO @Cyrus Innovation

Recap by Women Who Code

5:15 DRINKS+NETWORKING

 

By Frances Coronel

Frances Coronel is a software engineer specializing in UI development on the Customer Acquisition Team at Slack where her mission is to make your working life simpler, more pleasant, and more productive.

She has been working professionally as a developer since 2015 and holds a Bachelors in Computer Science from Hampton University and a Masters in Computer Science from Cornell Tech.

Outside of Slack, Frances is an Executive Director of Techqueria, a 501c3 nonprofit that serves the largest community of Latinx in Tech in the US.

She also supports Code Nation as a member of their Bay Area Leadership Council and the Latino Community Foundation as a member of their Latinos in Tech Giving Circle.