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February 2019

Make an Animated Bracelet with Micro:bit

February 22 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Medtronic – MA, 12 Gill St. Suite 3500
Woburn, MA 01801 United States

Event run by Medtronic. Please email Nini Le with any questions. Thank you! In 2017, every 7th grader in the UK was given a tiny programmable computer to help them learn to code. So what is this small, affordable technology called? A micro:bit! In this workshop, students will use the micro:bit’s drag and drop interface, MakeCode, to learn how to code the device. Students will walk through the various features of a micro:bit and learn how the code they create…

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Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

February 23 @ 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! All around us tools are getting smarter from voice recognition to finding faces in pictures thanks to machine learning. Wonder how this works? In this class girls will learn about the basics of machine learning, and gain some hands-on experience by running a machine learning example in Python. Register Here

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Podcasting

February 23 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Evolve IP, 989 Old Eagle School Road, Suite 815
Wayne, PA 19087 United States

Event run by techaWare. Please email Nicci Townsend with any questions. Thank you! Podcasting is a powerful way to communicate stories, news reports, and information. In order to create an effective podcast, students need to learn how to make their stories engaging and use sound to put their listeners into the aural environment of their story. They can accomplish this through music, sound effects or sounds gathered from the environment of their story. This workshop plan familiarizes students with GarageBand…

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A Day in the Life of a Web Designer

February 23 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Denver Library – Hadley Branch, 1890 S. Grove Street
Denver, CO 80219 United States

Event run by Denver Hadley Library. Please email Anna Cook with any questions. Thank you! Want to know what your work day would look like as a Web Designer? In this workshop, students will learn all the different responsibilities that come with the title and become a web designer for the day. Learn how designers work in teams to define user needs, develop site architecture, and design visual components of a website. Students will break into teams to tackle designing…

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Solving Genetic Mysteries with Online Tools and Family Histories!

February 23 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Indian Valley Public Library, 100 E. Church Ave
Telford, PA 18969 United States

Event run by Indian Valley Public Library. Please email Nicole Husbands with any questions. Thank you! Did you know that there is a worldwide database of genetic information that is free for anyone to use? In this workshop students will learn about the free technologies available to examine genes and visualize a family tree! You will learn how to use online tools to create a family tree (Progeny), learn how to search a set of medical symptoms to find the…

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Creating wireframes in a TechShop

Designing Mobile Apps

February 26 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Town of Pelham Public Library, 530 Colonial Avenue
Pelham, New York 10803

Event run by Town of Pelham Public Library. Please email Allie Feldman with any questions. Thank you! This workshop will span two days: 2/26 and 2/28. 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…

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Animation & Graphics with Python

February 27 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HQ Raleigh, 310 S Harrington
Raleigh, NC 27603 United States

Event run by TechGirlz. Please email Nourma Bumgarner 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: Please bring a laptop and snack. Prior to the workshop, install Calico by following the instructions here. Various street and lot parking available.…

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March 2019

SQL and Databases

March 2 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Temple’s Association for Informations Systems, 1801 Alter Hall, Liacouras Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19122 United States

Event run by the Association for Information Systems. Please email Nathaly Gonzalez with any questions. Thank you! Did you know that most of the world’s data is stored in something called a database? This includes your school grades, Yelp’s list of local pizza shops and music downloads on your computer. Databases contain tons of information. Finding the exact information you need can be like finding a needle in a haystack. In this workshop, students will see what a large database…

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TV Studio

Working in a TV Studio

March 2 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
La Salle University’s Communication Center, 1825 Lindley Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141 United States

Event run by La Salle TV. Please email Tonya Ellis with any questions. Thank you! THIS EVENT IS FULL, NEW SIGNUPS WILL BE WAITLISTED. 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,…

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Remix U: Unleashing Your Inner DJ

March 9 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School, 1345 Sumneytown Pike
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437 United States

Event run by TechGirlz. Please email Donna Cusimano with any questions. Thank you! Have you ever wanted to be a DJ? Using audio engineering software, a little bit of music theory and your own creativity, you can create your own trendy track! Using the Audacity audio software, students will transform popular songs by applying elements of music theory and supplementing given material with additional beats, rhythms and embellished chord progressions. Upon completion of their masterpieces, students will share their musical…

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Robots on the Move

Robots

March 9 @ 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! Curious about robots? Meet Edison, a Lego compatible robot that is fun and easy to program. In this workshop, everyone will have the opportunity to learn about robots, play with Edison, and program it to avoid obstacles, follow a line, or make silly sounds. Register Here

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Infographics: Tell Your Story with Graphics!

March 9 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ludington Library, 5 S. Bryn Mawr Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 United States

Event run by TechGirlz. Please email info@techgirlz.org 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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Intro to Arduino Programming

March 9 @ 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Windsor Park Lutheran Church, 2619 East 76th Street
Chicago, IL 60649 United States

Event run by Windsor Park Evangelical Lutheran Church. Please email Al Walker with any questions. Thank you! Low-cost microcontrollers, such as the Arduino ($8-$25), have revolutionized the way we connect the real and virtual worlds. The credit-card sized Arduino board can be used in robotics to control sensors or create wearable technology. In this workshop, students will get hands-on with their own Arduino creating projects using sensors and light displays. No coding experience is required. Note: Parking available on 76th…

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Make a Website Using WordPress

March 12 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Town of Pelham Public Library, 530 Colonial Avenue
Pelham, New York 10803

Event run by Town of Pelham Public Library. Please email Allie Feldman with any questions. Thank you! The workshop will be held from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm on 3/12 and 3/14. Ever think about starting your own business someday or possibly creating your own blog? Learning WordPress now will help get you ready to share with the world! In this workshop, students will create their own website using WordPress. They will learn how to set up a WordPress.com website…

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Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

March 13 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Roxborough Library, 6245 Ridge Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19128

Event run by TechKidz from Roxborough High School. 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: Workshop will be held in the basement meeting room. Please bring a laptop. A few spare computers are available. Snacks will be…

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Introduction to JavaScript

March 13 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Haddonfield Public Library, 60 Haddon Avenue
Haddonfield, NJ 08096 United States

Event run by Haddonfield Library. Please email Cathy Decampli 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 using Chrome Developer Tools (DevTools) or Launchbox! Note: Metered parking available. Walking distance from Haddonfield PATCO.…

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Generating Word Maps Using Text Mining

March 14 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
PSTV, 440 N.Broad
Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States

Event run by PSTV. Please email Shelley Wolfe with any questions. Thank you! Do you want to know what everyone is saying about the latest game/movie/music? Do you like to share ideas using word graphics? What do you talk about most on your social media? You can use text mining software to illustrate important points or factors through word maps. In this workshop, students will understand how word maps are used in powerful ways to communicate ideas through a picture.…

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Girlz at a workshop

Social Network Analytics

March 16 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Drexel University, Lebow College of Business, 3220 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States

Event run by TechGirlz. Please email Donna Cusimano with any questions. Thank you! Many groups of people all interact with each other, but what types of relationships and connections actually exist among them? Social network analytics helps us to understand a community by mapping the relationships that connect them as a network, and then trying to draw out key individuals or groups within the network. Learn how organizations use social network analytics to explore customers’ connections and identify who can…

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Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

March 16 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Central & Unser Library, 8081 Central NW
Albuquerque, NM 87121 United States

Event run by CodeClubs.org. Please email Samantha Andrews 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: Signs will be posted at the location to guide registrants. Materials and snacks will be provided. Register Here

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YOU Can Code!

March 16 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
First African Baptist Church Annex, 901 Clifton Ave
Sharon HIll, PA 19079 United States

Event run by Neighbor to Neighbor. Please email Stacy Cann with any questions. Thank you! Think coding is hard? Everyone can code. Join us at the workshop to get started. We use Blockly, a drag and drop language to instruct the computer. We will be trying a number of puzzles, mazes and games to explore sequential events, selection and repetition. After, students will be able to access the web pages at home to continue their learning. Note: Please bring a…

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A Day in the Life of a Web Designer

March 21 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Optum, 4242 Six Forks Rd.
Raleigh, North Carolina 27609

Event run by Optum. Please email Laura Hernandez with any questions. Thank you! Want to know what your workday would look like as a Web Designer? In this workshop, students will learn all the different responsibilities that come with the title and become a web designer for the day. Learn how designers work in teams to define user needs, develop site architecture, and design visual components of a website. Students will break into teams to tackle designing a website together…

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You Can Code!

March 28 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Town of Pelham Public Library, 530 Colonial Avenue
Pelham, New York 10803

Event run by Town of Pelham Public Library. Please email Allie Feldman with any questions. Thank you! The workshop will be held from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm on 5/28 and 5/30. Think coding is hard? Everyone can code. Join us at the workshop to get started. We use Blockly, a drag and drop language to instruct the computer. We will be trying a number of puzzles, mazes, and games to explore sequential events, selection, and repetition. After, students will…

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Code Breakers – Set a World Record with TechGirlz

March 30 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have you ever wanted to design your very own website or set a world record? Do both! Make HERSTORY and learn to code at the same time! Join TechGirlz for a FREE workshop where students will learn the elements of HTML and CSS and set a world record for the number of girls coding at the same time. Let’s go down in history building your website! Locations

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April 2019

Introduction to JavaScript

April 5 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Conversant, 101 N. Wacker
Chicago, IL 60606 United States

Event run by Conversant. Please email Patrick Stearns 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 using Chrome Developer Tools (DevTools) or Launchbox! Note: We are conveniently located near both Metra stations and…

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Designing Mobile Apps

April 6 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wanamaker Building – Digitas Health, 100 E Penn Square, 11th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States

Event run by Digitas Health. Please email Brandon Detwiler 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…

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Infographics: Tell Your Story with Graphics!

April 9 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Town of Pelham Public Library, 530 Colonial Avenue
Pelham, New York 10803

Event run by Town of Pelham Public Library. Please email Allie Feldman with any questions. Thank you! The workshop will be held from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm on 4/9 and 4/11. 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…

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Investigate Water Pollution Sources using ArcGIS Online

April 11 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
PSTV, 440 N.Broad
Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States

Event run by PSTV. Please email Shelley Wolfe with any questions. Thank you! Time to turn on your investigative thinking hats! Have you ever wondered where your drinking water comes from? How about what might be in your water? How do we find this out? This workshop uses a combination of a water quality data set and an online map-making tool to investigate where a fictitious source of groundwater pollution (based on real world data) may be originating. Students will…

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Designing Mobile Apps

April 13 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Packard Lab, 19 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem, PA 18015 United States

Event run by Society of Women Engineers. Please email Nicole Belisle 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…

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Girls learning in a TechShop

SQL and Databases

April 13 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
First African Baptist Church Annex, 901 Clifton Ave
Sharon HIll, PA 19079 United States

Event run by Neighbor to Neighbor. Please email Stacy Cann with any questions. Thank you! Did you know that most of the world’s data is stored in something called a database? This includes your school grades, Yelp’s list of local pizza shops and music downloads on your computer. Databases contain tons of information. Finding the exact information you need can be like finding a needle in a haystack. In this workshop, students will see what a large database looks like,…

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Crowdsourcing

April 13 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Science History Institute, 315 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States

Event run by TechGirlz. Please email Donna Cusimano with any questions. Thank you! Crowdsourcing is a growing phenomenon, allowing people from all over the world to participate and work together towards a common goal. Wikipedia, Lego Ideas, marking up satellite images or transcribing historic diaries are just a few examples. In this workshop, the girls will learn about crowdsourcing through examples and hands-on activities. Note: Techshop will be held during the Women in Tech Summit. Register Here

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Computer Programming with C++

April 20 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Temple University Science Education and Research Center, 1925 N 12th St
Philadelphia, PA 19122 United States

Event run by the Association for Computing Machinery - Women's Chapter. Please email Mary Liu with any questions. Thank you! Have you ever wanted to know how people create games, utilities, and apps? Well, it all begins with programming. In this workshop you will learn the basics of how to write your very own program using a language called C++! C++ is a great first language to learn because so many other languages are based off of it. After learning…

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May 2019

You Can Code!

May 28 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Town of Pelham Public Library, 530 Colonial Avenue
Pelham, New York 10803

Event run by Town of Pelham Public Library. Please email Allie Feldman with any questions. Thank you! This workshop will span two days: 5/28 and 5/30 Think coding is hard? Everyone can code. Join us at the workshop to get started. We use Blockly, a drag and drop language to instruct the computer. We will be trying a number of puzzles, mazes and games to explore sequential events, selection and repetition. After, students will be able to access the web…

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