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February 2018

Intro to Encryption – How to Protect Your Information

February 21 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
South Philadelphia Library, 1700 S Broad St, Unit 1
Philadelphia, PA 19145 United States

Run by South Philadelphia Library. Please email Eric Vo with any questions. Thank you! Whether it is your teacher’s test questions or your parent’s credit card number, this information must be privacy protected. During this TechShop, you will learn how information is protected online. Throughout the workshop students will work on puzzles, encryption and code breaking. At the end of the lesson students will see if they can figure out encrypted information, i.e. Can they crack the code? Let’s see who…

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Creating Mobile Apps and Games

February 24 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Roane State Community College, 701 Briarcliff Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830 United States

Event run by ORCSGirls. Please email  Thomas Proffen with any questions. Thank you! Learn how to develop apps or games for mobile devices using Microsoft's free TouchDevelop development platform! TouchDevelop can be used to create apps and games on most smart phones, tablets, as well as desktop or laptop computers. In this workshop we will create our own game and compete for the high score. Register Here

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Making a Website Using WordPress

February 24 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library, 125 S 52nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19139 United States

Event run by the Blackwell Library Adult/Teen Department. Please email Conita Pierson with any questions. Thank you! Some of life’s most important skills include teamwork, problem solving, and organization. It is these three skills that are fundamental to using WordPress. Whether you think one day you and your friends will have a brand that you want to promote or you simply want to start your own blog, learning WordPress now will help get you ready to share with the world!…

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Working in a TV Studio

February 24 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LaSalle University Communications Department, 1825 Lindley Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141 United States

THIS WORSKHOP IS FULL. ALL FUTURE REGISTRATIONS WILL BE WAIT LISTED. What does it take to put together a TV show? In this hands-on workshop, you’ll find out by working in the La Salle TV studio to create a “live” program using our script, graphics, and video. We’ll introduce you to all the equipment that makes a show possible and demonstrate how to use those tools. Then, it will be your turn. Maybe you’ll be in the studio, setting up the…

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internet of thing

The Connected World – Internet of Things Workshop

February 24 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
IBM RTP, Employee Activity & Fitness Center, 3039 East Cornwallis Road
Durham, NC 27703 United States

Event run by Triangle TechGirlz. Please email Jane Bossert with any questions, thank you! You know all about how social networks connect you with your friends near and far. Did you know networks just like that are connecting objects and devices in the same way to make our lives better? From cars to refrigerators to health devices and buildings, the Internet of Things is expected to connect 30 billion objects by the year 2020! Join us to learn how its…

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Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

February 27 @ 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Philadelphia School, 2501 Lombard Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19146 United States

Event run by The Philadelphia School's Girls Who Code Club. Please email Matthew Murray with any questions. Thank you! In this workshop, students will learn the elements of HTML and CSS and use them to create a website. Using a text editor and web browser, students will edit web page templates and use them to make their own website. Note: Devices provided. Bring a snack. Check in with Front Lobby first; tell Jean or Teri (woman at the desk) that…

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March 2018
kodu

Program with Kodu

March 3 @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
GutCheck, 633 17th St, #1300
Denver, CO 80202 United States

Event run by GutCheck. Please email Kira Quan with any questions. Thank you! Students will be introduced to Kodu, a game creation environment that uses a visual programming language. They will explore basic navigation, create a simple program, and edit a landscape. Note: Lunch will be provided after the workshop from 12 pm to 1 pm. Parking available at rail stop and garages. We will meet in the lobby and make sure to bring a device installed with Kodu. Register…

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Tell Your Story with Graphics

March 3 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Studio Xfinity, 901 W Weed St
Chicago, 60642 United States

Event run by Studio Xfinity. Please email Joan Matz with any questions. Thank you! Humans are visual creatures. Pictures help us learn, understand, and remember things better. For this reason, more and more businesses are using infographics to persuade their audience, tell a story, and display their data in a graphical way. In this workshop, students will observe that infographics are often used to raise awareness or sell products in social media, and are more easily searched and viewed on the…

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Infographics: Proving Your Point With Pictures

March 3 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Roane State Community College, 701 Briarcliff Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830 United States

Event run by ORCSGirls. Please emailThomas Proffen with any questions. Thank you! Humans are visual creatures. Pictures help us learn, understand, and remember things better. For this reason, more and more businesses are using infographics to persuade their audience, tell a story, and display their data in a graphical way. In this workshop, students will observe that infographics are often used to raise awareness or sell products in social media, and are more easily searched and viewed on the Pinterest…

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You Can Code with Micro:bit

March 3 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saxbys, 2300 Chestnut Street #310
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

Event run by TechGirlz. Please email Donna Cusimano with any questions. Thank you! Learn the first steps to coding and creating using the Micro:bit! Students will use the Micro:bit, a new pocket-sized computer, and it's easy to use drag-and-drop interface to learn coding basics. Are you just beginning to code or want to start but are afraid it will be too challenging? Well, we encourage you to get out there and dive right in because ‘YOU Can Code!” In this workshop,…

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Raspberry Pi

Scratch & Raspberry Pi

March 3 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
1216 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, 1216 Arch St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107 United States

Event run by Coffee & Pi. Please email Brad Derstin with any questions. Thank you! This TechShop is perfect for students with any range of experience with programming and using hardware. The TechShop starts off simply, and the teacher will explain basic hardware concepts such as electricity and creating circuits. Students will then learn to build circuits, program blinking lights, and use buttons. The lesson uses the programming language Scratch to program the hardware (buttons, lights). The students will learn…

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Making a Website Using HTML/CSS

March 3 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
McCutcheon Elementary School, 4865 N Sheridan Rd
Chicago, Illinois

Event run by McCutcheon Elementary School. Please email Joan Matz with any questions. Thank you! In this workshop, students will learn the elements of HTML and CSS and use them to create a website. Using a text editor and web browser, students will edit web page templates and use them to make their own website. Note: Near the Lawrence red line stop. Some parking is available. Snacks and devices wil be provided. There will be a greeter at the door.…

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What’s Inside A Computer

March 3 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
CompTIA, 3500 Lacey Road, Suite100
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States

Event run by CompTIA. Please email Joan Matz with any questions. Thank you! Do you know what’s inside your computer? Find out at this workshop. You’ll open up a computer with a screwdriver and identify the parts inside it. Learn which parts are needed to make a computer run and which parts you can replace to improve its performance. At the end of the workshop, students will get a tour of CompTIA's office and server room. Note: Devices and snacks…

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Animation & Graphics with Python

March 3 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
HQ, 310 S. Harrington Street
Raleigh, NC 27603

Event run by Triangle TechGirlz. Please email Amy Cliett with any questions, thank you! Do you like to use your creativity to design problems and solutions using codes to represent ideas? Then you have a future in Computer Science! In this workshop, students will learn how to create computer graphics and animated figures/objects using Python in Calico. Note: Calico must be installed on all computers prior to the workshop. Register Here

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Photoshop, Illustrator, and Fabric Design

March 3 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Spoonflower, 2810 Meridian Parkway #176
Durham, NC 27713 United States

Event run by Princess Awesome. Please email Amy Cliett with any questions, thank you! Learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to create your own fabric designs! This workshop will give you the knowledge to create vector graphic designs in Illustrator, and create repeating fabric patterns. Note: Students should sign up for a free trial of Adobe Illustrator prior to the workshop. Register Here

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Make A Website Using HTML/CSS

March 7 @ 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Haverford Library, 1601 Darby Road
Havertown, PA 19083 United States

Event run by Haverford Library. Please email Shannon Connor with any questions. Thank you! In this workshop, students will learn the elements of HTML and CSS and use them to create a website. Using a text editor and web browser, students will edit web page templates and use them to make their own website. Note: The workshop will take place in Community Room on the lower level of the library. Look for signs. Bring your own device and snack, if…

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Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

March 10 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
55 Ivan Plaza, 55 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30308 United States

Event run by the Data Science Dames, sponsored by EY. Please email Gabriella Runnels with any questions. Thank you! In this workshop, students will learn the elements of HTML and CSS and use them to create a website. Using a text editor and web browser, students will edit web page templates and use them to make their own website. Note: It is recommended that the girls be dropped off or take the MARTA. It is right by the Civic Center…

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You Can Code

March 10 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
South Philadelphia Library, 1700 S Broad St, Unit 1
Philadelphia, PA 19145 United States

Run by South Philadelphia Library. Please email Eric Vo with any questions. Thank you! Are you just beginning to code or want to start but are afraid it will be too challenging? Well, we encourage you to get out there and dive right in because “YOU Can Code!” In this workshop, students will use Blockly, a drag and drop language to interface with the memory of the computer. We will be trying a number of puzzles, mazes and games to explore…

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You Can Be a Photographer: Photography for Marketing

March 10 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
MadCris Images, 2 East Lancaster Ave
Ardmore, PA 19003 United States

Event run by TechGirlz. Please email Donna Cusimano with any questions. Thank you! Have you ever wanted to make awesome edits to your photos? In this workshop, students will learn how to put a sunset and a starry night sky into the background of their photographs, as well as some other fun features and effects using an app called PhotoLayers and free computer software (GIMP). They will discover the impact made by editing photos and how the techniques are used…

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Intro to Encryption – How to Protect Your Information

March 13 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
PSTV, 440 N.Broad
Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States

Event run by PSTV. Please email Shelley Wolfe with any questions. Thank you! Whether it is your teacher’s test questions or your parent’s credit card number, this information must be privacy protected. During this TechShop, you will learn how information is protected online. Throughout the workshop students will work on puzzles, encryption and code breaking. At the end of the lesson students will see if they can figure out encrypted information, i.e. Can they crack the code? Let’s see who can…

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Tell Your Story with Graphics!

March 14 @ 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Roxborough Library, 6245 Ridge Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19128

Run by Techkidz for Techgirlz. Please email Debi Bender with any questions. Thank you! Humans are visual creatures. Pictures help us learn, understand, and remember things better. For this reason, more and more businesses are using infographics to persuade their audience, tell a story, and display their data in a graphical way. In this workshop, students will observe that infographics are often used to raise awareness or sell products in social media, and are more easily searched and viewed on the…

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3D Jewelry Design with TinkerCad & 3D Manufacturing

March 17 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
First African Baptist Church Annex, 818 Clifton Ave
Sharon HIll, PA 19079 United States

Event run by Neighbor to Neighbor. Please email Stacy Cann with any questions. Thank you! Design a bangle and learn to model it using primitive “building blocks” in Autocad’s Tinkercad 3D modeling software. Students will learn the basics of 3D modeling, will learn about the different types of professional 3D modeling software available and will walk away with an understanding of how small jewelry designers use 3D to design and manufacture. Before leaving, students will be shown online websites for…

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Designing Mobile Apps

March 21 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
South Philadelphia Library, 1700 S Broad St, Unit 1
Philadelphia, PA 19145 United States

Run by South Philadelphia Library. Please email Eric Vo with any questions. Thank you! Students will work in teams to design a mobile app. They will select an app idea, develop a prototype, and present their final product to the class. This session will provide you with specific tools, techniques and workflows to help you kick-off your mobile app idea the right way. Join us to learn the latest strategies in brainstorming and develop your abilities to outline a project concept…

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Data in Action: A Hack-a-thon to Benefit Philly

March 24 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Slalom, 100 N 18th Street #2000
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

Event run by Slalom. Please email Chris Pizzurro or Michal Nochumson with any questions. Thank you! Come and join Slalom for Philadelphia's first collaborative (non-competitive) hack-a-thon for middle-school girls! All middle-school girls are welcome, and no experience is necessary. The morning will be driven by TechGirlz and spent learning how to create and design powerful Infographics. After the morning hands-on learning sessions, the girls will break into groups and work together on creating an infographic based around remedying local issues in…

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Introduction to Javascript

March 24 @ 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
BSD Code + Design Academy, 1149 Lancaster Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 United States

Event run by BSD Code + Design Academy. Please email Gabrielle Iorio with any questions. Thank you! JavaScript is what makes the web move. JavaScript is used to make apps, interactive websites, responsive animations, web games...pretty much whatever you can think up In this course you will learn the basic concepts of JavaScript, learn to talk directly to your website, and create your own JavaScript program! Note: Please bring a device. Snack will be provided. Located in the back of Rosemont…

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April 2018

Make a Website Using HTML & CSS

April 11 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Roxborough Library, 6245 Ridge Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19128

Run by Techkidz for Techgirlz. Please email Debi Bender with any questions. Thank you! In this workshop, students will learn the elements of HTML and CSS and use them to create a website. Using a text editor and web browser, students will edit web page templates and use them to make their own website. Note: Please bring a device. Snack will be provided. Parking is available at Planet Fitness next to the library. Hermitage Street is a one way, and you…

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Learning About Machine Learning

April 14 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States

Event run by TechGirlz. Please email Donna Cusimano with any questions. Thank you! Have you ever wondered how Alexa or Siri recognizes your voice, or how Facebook is able to automatically recognize your friends in pictures? The answer is machine learning! In this workshop, students will learn about how machine learning techniques such as artificial neural networks learn from data to answer real world questions. This workshop will take place during the Women in Tech Summit. Note: Please bring a…

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May 2018

Working in a TV Studio

May 8 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States

Event run by PSTV. Please email Shelley Wolfe with any questions, thank you! What does it take to put together a TV show? In this hands-on workshop, you’ll find out by working in the Philadelphia School TV studio to create a “live” program using our script, graphics, and video. We’ll introduce you to all the equipment that makes a show possible and demonstrate how to use those tools. Then, it will be your turn. Maybe you’ll be in the studio,…

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July 2018

2018 Summer Camp

July 9 @ 12:00 AM - July 13 @ 12:00 AM
Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Ave
Villanova, PA 19085 United States

Event run by TechGirlz. Please email Donna Cusimano with any questions. Thank you! TechGirlz Summer Camp puts the tools and technology into the hands of 12-15 year old girls. The girls will learn programming, basic electronics, and engineering using the Arduino microcontroller. Using the Arduino IDE, campers will use the C and C++ programming languages, along with Arduino’s supplied software library. They will write programs to perform multiple tasks that will allow their robots to navigate its surroundings. At the end…

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