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September 2018

internet of thing

Internet of Things

September 22 @ 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! From color changing lights to garage door openers to smart refrigerators, more and more devices are connected via the Internet. So how does it work? Learn all about the Internet of Things and what it takes to control a light emitting diode (LED) through the Internet. You will build a circuit, program firmware and create a webpage to control the LED. Sounds hard? Join the workshop and…

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Intro to Arduino Programming

September 22 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Windsor Park Lutheran Church, 2619 East 76th Street
Chicago, IL 60649 United States

Event run by Windsor Park Lutheran Church. Please email Alvyn 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: Street parking available. Signs will…

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TechGirlz 3D Printing

Jewelry Design with Tinkercad-3D Manufacturing

September 25 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cuyahoga County Public Library, 31975 Chagrin Blvd
Pepper Pike, OH 44124 United States

Event run by Cuyahoga County Public Library. Please email Megan Barrett 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. They will also 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. Note: All materials will be provided.…

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Python Programming

September 26 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
HQ Raleigh, 310 S Harrington
Raleigh, NC 27603 United States

Event run by TechGirlz. Please email Ruth Willenborg with any questions. Thank you! This class will explore how to program using Python. We will start with learning Python's simple data types, including numbers, letters and strings, and lists. We will also explore comparisons, if‐statements, and loops. Finally, we will combine our new knowledge by creating our own game. Note: Please bring a laptop with wifi capabilities. Workshop will be held in the room immediately at the top of the stairs…

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Introduction to JavaScript

September 29 @ 1:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Newtown Square Public Library, 201 Bishop Hollow Road
Newtown Square, PA 19073 United States

Event run by Newtown Public Library. Please email Joe Quinn 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! Notes: Workshop in the Community Room (on the…

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Video Production

Storytelling Through Video

September 29 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Piscataway Public Library, 500 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ 08854 United States

Event run by TechGirlz. Please email Donna Cusimano with any questions. Thank you! Video is a powerful way to communicate stories through individual videos or a series of video shorts that can be used in many ways such as news stories, teach a skill, crowdfunding videos, calling people to action on an important issue, serving as a public service announcement, or simply to tell a story. Storytelling is the basis of this impactful media. In this workshop, students will learn…

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October 2018

Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

October 3 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
AWeber Communications, 1100 Manor Drive
Chalfont, PA 18914 United States

Event run by AWeber - Email Marketing. Please email Hope Bear with any questions. Thank you! Students will develop a web page using HTML and CSS. During the class, they will receive an overview of what HTML and CSS are, and why they are used in almost every modern website. This is a hands-on workshop for girls to develop their very own web page. In addition, the girls will be able to use AWeber's email software and apply some of…

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Intro to Game Development with Unity (Session 1 & 2)

October 6 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Creating IT Futures Foundation, 7505 Metro Boulevard, Suite 430
Edina, MN 55439 United States

Event run by Creating IT Futures. Please email Karin Nordmeyer with any questions. Thank you! Like to play games? How about creating one? Learn how, by using the professional Unity software that’s used to create many of the most popular games available today such as Pokemon Go. In these courses, you’ll learn how to use Unity to create a 2D game and learn the basics of real game creation along the way. No programming experience is required. Note: Parking at…

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You Can Be a Photographer: Photography for Marketing

October 6 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hopeworks, 808 Market Street, 3rd Floor
Camden, NJ 08102 United States

Event run by Miramar Global Executive Search and Hope Works Camden. Please email Lejla Arslic 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 free computer software (PIXLR) and a smartphone app called PhotoLayers. They will discover the impact made by…

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A Day in the Life of a Web Designer

October 6 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 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 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…

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TV Studio

Working in a TV Studio

October 6 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
La Salle University’s Communication Center, 1825 Lindley Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141 United States

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. YOU WILL BE PLACED ON WAITLIST. Event run by La Salle TV. Please email Tonya Ellis 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 a 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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You Can Code!

October 8 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Clarabridge, 11400 Commerce Park Dr. Suite 500
Reston, VA 20191 United States

Event run by Clarabridge. Please email Jessica Jaeger 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: Pedestrian access from Wiehle Reston…

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TechGirlz 3D Printing

Jewelry Design with Tinkercad – 3D Manufacturing

October 8 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cuyahoga County Public Library, 31975 Chagrin Blvd
Pepper Pike, OH 44124 United States

Event run by Cuyahoga County Public Library. Please email Megan Barrett 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. They will also 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. Note: All materials will be provided.…

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Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

October 10 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Roxborough Library, 6245 Ridge Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19128

Event run by Academies @Roxborough TechKidz. 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: Techshop will be in the basement of Library. Please bring a laptop. Snacks will be provided. Register Here

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Introduction to JavaScript

October 11 @ 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! 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: Workshop is on 14th floor. Please bring a laptop.…

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Programming Edison Robots Using Python

October 13 @ 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! In this interactive workshop, students will learn the basics of network communications and how computers communicate via these networks. Using Cisco Ethernet switches and their own laptops, participants will construct a private network and exchange information through the network. They will also be taught how to use a protocol analyzer to capture and inspect traffic on the network. Finally, the instructor will discuss network security and demonstrate…

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Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

October 13 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
03 World, 1339 Frankford Ave, Suite 3
Philadelphia, PA 19125 United States

Event run by O3 World. Please email Jessica Warhus 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: Park America paid parking on front street between Thompson and Master. Street parking available. Entrance is the door just north of La Colombe. Once you…

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Infographics: Tell Your Story with Graphics!

October 18 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Caktus Group, 108 Morris St., Suite 2
Durham, NC 27701 United States

Event sponsored by Caktus Group and run by TechGirlz. Please email Shannon Kreps 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…

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Robotics Programming with Lego Mindstorms

October 20 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Harrisburg University, 326 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States

Event run by Harrisburg University of Science & Technology. Please email John Friend with any questions. Thank you! Do you like bossing people around? Imagine telling someone/something what to do and they follow your command! Sometimes you need to take the time to show someone what to do in order for them to be able to successfully complete the task. In this workshop, students will use pre-made LEGO Mindstorm robots to learn basic programming techniques. Students will be able to…

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Engineering and Roller Coasters

October 20 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Arup, 35 E Upper Wacker Drive #1800
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

Event run by Arup. Please email Danielle Passaglia with any questions. Thank you! Design Like an Engineer and Build Your Own Roller Coaster! In this workshop, students will learn to think and design like an engineer by utilizing the engineering process to design a roller coaster using pipe insulation, marbles, and objects within the room. Computer simulation programs will aid in finding different ways roller coasters can be designed, taking into account variables like height, velocity, gravity, and the roller…

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SQL and Databases

October 20 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
William G. Rohrer Memorial Library, 15 MacArthur Blvd
Westmont, NJ 08108 United States

Event run by Comcast TechWomen SNJ Chapter. Please email Rana Nasrallah 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…

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Cyber Security

Cybersecurity Fundamentals: Tools and Techniques to Manage Cyber Risk

October 20 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Drexel’s Rush Building, 30 N 33rd St
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States

Event run by TechGirlz. Please email Donna Cusimano with any questions. Thank you! We all rely on electronic information but what would happen if it is stolen, corrupted or unavailable? In this workshop you will learn about why cybersecurity is important and the practices and tools that can help people and organizations protect their critical information. We will conduct exercises to examine some of the technology that is used to help protect computer systems and networks. Afterwards, we will play…

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SQL and Databases

October 27 @ 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 Temple's 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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Designing Mobile Apps

October 29 @ 6:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Upper Merion Township Library, 175 W. Valley Forge Rd.
King of Prussia, PA 19406 United States

Event run by the Upper Merion Township Library. Please email Sangeetha Srinivasan 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…

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November 2018

Designing Mobile Apps

November 1 @ 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
CoLab 18, 100 South Commons, Suite 100
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States

Event run by Ashley Lopez and Jennifer Van Dam. Please email Ashley Lopez 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…

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Computers Talk: Introduction to Network Communications

November 3 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Comcast Mt Laurel NJ, 1800 Bishops Gate Blvd
Mt Laurel, NJ 08054 United States

Event run by Comcast TechWomen SNJ Chapter. Please email Rana Nasrallah with any questions. Thank you! In this interactive workshop, students will learn the basics of network communications and how computers communicate via these networks. Using Cisco Ethernet switches and their own laptops, participants will construct a private network and exchange information through the network. They will also be taught how to use a protocol analyzer to capture and inspect traffic on the network. Finally, the instructor will discuss network…

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Make an Animated Bracelet with Micro:bit

November 3 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
North Wales Area Library, 233 S. Swartley St.
North Wales, PA 19454 United States

Event run by North Wales Area Library. Please email Heather Binder 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…

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The Internet: Behind the Scenes

November 3 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Apple Store – Philadelphia, 1607 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

Event run by TechGirlz. Please email Donna Cusimano with any questions. Thank you! In this workshop, students will learn how websites work, how they are built, and how to become a person who builds websites. Note: No laptops are required for this workshop. Register Here

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Designing Mobile Apps

November 6 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Comcast Center, 1701 John F Kennedy Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

Event run by Comcast. Please email Eileen Bengston 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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Designing Mobile Apps

November 10 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 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! 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…

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micro:bit bracelet

Make an Animated Bracelet with Micro:bit

November 12 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Medtronic, 6135 Gunbarrel Ave
Boulder, CO 80301 United States

Event run by Medtronic. Please email Kim Koly with any questions. Thank you! In 2017, every 7th grader in the UK was given a tiny programmable computer to help them learn coding. 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 can…

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Podcasting

November 17 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Frontier, 800 Park Offices Drive NC 27709 United States

Event run by TechGirlz. Please email Janel Kinlaw 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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December 2018

Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

December 8 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 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! 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: Lot parking available. Registrants should report to the main entrance. Register Here

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