From Girl Develop It Ann Arbor (@):
Join us for an in-depth panel discussion with a group of women from all sides of spectrum - novice to professional, mentor to mentee - as we learn about their journeys, dive into the issues surrounding women in technology, and open the conversation up to your questions.
Wed Jul 30th 6:30pm
212 S. 5th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI
Crazy weekend on-tap in Ann Arbor.
The 6th annual Kids Read Comics celebration returns to the Downtown Ann Arbor District Library Saturday and Sunday, with satellite locations at 826 Michigan’s Robot Supply and Repair and the Ann Arbor Art Center.
If you haven’t been to this event, you should definitely check it out. It’s not just about reading comics, it’s about creating comics, about the power of art, and about the craft of creating a narrative with strong characters, humor, and charm. There are author signings as well as workshops. It’s just a wonderful, positive event.
Also check out this interview about how it got started, and Jerzy Drozd’s Ignite talk Why Comics are Great.
Also on Saturday, at long last the Ann Arbor Skatepark is holding it’s grand opening, 10-6 Veteran’s Memorial Park - featuring demos, DJs, beginner skate lessons, and TONY HAWK. WUT!
Its a great story of the community coming together to build something awesome.
Check out A2 Nerd Nite, tonight at LIVE, 6:30 doors.
- Trek Ethics
- Weird Buildings
- Parasitic Puppetmasters.
Nerd Nite is now free, thanks to the Ann Arbor District Library.
There’s a new chapter of Girl Develop It launching in Ann Arbor on June 4th. The Launch Party is at The Forge, at 6:30pm on June 4th. RSVP here.
Girl Develop It has meetups in many cities, devoted to:
Empowering women of diverse backgrounds from around the world to learn how to develop software
May 30-31, Cobo Center, Detroit
Self.conference combines killer tech presentations with insightful soft talks to give you a Detroit-based conference worth your while. We’re packing two days at the end of May with mobile, web, hardware, software, process, and team talks to help you expand your knowledge, meet other technically-minded folk, and immerse yourself in Detroit’s tech renaissance.
Check out http://selfconference.org/ to register and attend