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October 2020

Cybersecurity Basics: How to Manage Cyber Risks

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October 22 - October 23
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Hosted by Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky (TALK). This is a virtual 2-day youth STEAM event for Middle School age girls. In this workshop, students will learn about why cybersecurity is important and the practices and tools that can help people and organizations protect their critical information. 10/22 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM, ET 10/23 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM, ET

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Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Did you ever wonder how websites are made? Have you ever wanted to make your own website? Making a website is easier than you may think. 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…

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Data Privacy: How to Protect Your Personal Information

Infographic of data generation on the most popular social sites

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event sponsored by AWS. Sign up for a new app lately? What information did you provide to get it? Learn about how your personal information ends up online and is tracked in ways you may or may not know about. This workshop will provide an overview of web security, network security, and social media privacy through hands-on activities with network packet analysis, personal information requests,…

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JavaScript Mini Camp

Girls work on computers in the Intro to Javascript workshop

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. 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 and build your very own web application. Our Mini camps have a lunch break noon - 1pm.

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Animation & Graphics with Python

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October 24 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Computer graphics can be used in video games, movie making, maps, digital art and so much more. In this workshop, students will learn fundamental concepts of computer graphics and animation through fun Python programming activities. These activities include drawing simple shapes and positioning them on the display, grouping shapes, and using loops and conditions to animate them. *Prerequisite - We recommend that before attending this…

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Computer Programming with C++

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October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. 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 C++, you will have a…

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CyberSecurity

Diagram of the different types of malware

October 26 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. This workshop is run by Comcast, Philadelphia, TechWomen. Take cybersecurity into your own hands! We all rely on electronic information. But what would happen if it was stolen, corrupted, or unavailable? In this workshop, students 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…

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Think Like a Digital Designer: Unplugged

Photo of app sketches

October 29 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. In this workshop, students will learn how researchers, designers and developers use design thinking to create digital experiences like the ones in their favorite apps! Guided activities will show students how to put themselves in the mind of users that may not be the same as them and brainstorm ideas for improving the user experience of real apps.

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November 2020

3D Computer Modeling and Animation

Girl builds a 3D model using TinkerCAD 3D on her computer

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Enjoy animated movies like Finding Nemo and the Incredibles? Have you ever wondered how animated movies are made, or how cartoon characters are created? In this workshop, students will learn the basics of 3D computer graphics, create and model using the web based Clara.io. No previous experience is required.

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Python Programming

Graphic explaining why Python is so in demand

November 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Did you know that Disney, Netflix, Google and NASA, just to name a few, are all using Python? Python can be used for creating web applications, automation, programming robots and artificial intelligence. Python is the language of choice from beginners to experts. Students will learn how to program using Python starting with simple data types, including numbers, letters and strings, and lists. Students will also…

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Artificial Intelligence: How Computers Learn

Artificial intelligence slide that reads, 'What's the difference between learning and memorizing?'

November 7 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. 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 Artificial Intelligence (AI), or also known as 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.

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Computer Programming with C++

Photo of a girl using her terminal to write Python commands

November 7 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. 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 C++, you will have a…

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Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

Photo of a girl Googling images on a desktop computer

November 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Indian Valley Public Library. Did you ever wonder how websites are made? Have you ever wanted to make your own website? Making a website is easier than you may think. 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…

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Solving Genetic Mysteries

Genetic chromosomes for male and female

November 11 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by YWIB-Chicago. 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! They will learn how to use online tools to create a family tree (Progeny), learn how to search a set of medical symptoms…

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The Power of Spreadsheets and Charts

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Data are all around us but spread sheets can do more than just show a big table of numbers. You can organize your data, perform calculations and show your data in a chart. Learn how to become a data wizard and make the most of those numbers. In this class you will learn all about how to unlock the secrets of those numbers and tell…

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Introduction to JavaScript

Three girls look intently at laptop screens

November 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. 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 the BSD Online Platform!

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You Can Code!

Girl uses a laptop computer during a TechShop

November 14 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. 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…

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Python Programming

Logos of companies that use Python

November 17 - November 18
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Opex Analytics/Llamosoft. This is a two day event. 11/17 from 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM 11/18 from 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Did you know that Disney, Netflix, Google and NASA, just to name a few, are all using Python? Python can be used for creating web applications, automation, programming robots and artificial intelligence. Python is the language of choice from beginners…

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Computer Programming with C++

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November 19 - November 20
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Hosted by Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky (TALK). This workshop goes over basic programming concepts using C++, such as data types, arrays, and functions. 11/19 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM, ET 11/20 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM, ET

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Making Video Games Mini Camp

Girl smiles in front of a computer screen where she's using Kodu

November 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Did you know that most video games use a physics engine to control how objects behave, roll, fall and in general behave based on real world or alien planets physics laws? In this workshop the girls will create your own 3D game and explore game physics using CoSpaces (www.cospaces.io).

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Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

Girls look intently at their laptops during a workshop

November 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Did you ever wonder how websites are made? Have you ever wanted to make your own website? Making a website is easier than you may think. 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…

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Engineering and Roller Coasters

November 21 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. 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 common household items (you will need to provide the items). Computer simulation programs will aid in finding different ways roller coasters can be designed, taking into account variables like height, velocity,…

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The Window to the Universe: A TechGirlz Talk

November 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. This talk is webinar style which is not interactive but offers Q&A. Architecture and Design: Window to the Universe Have you ever looked up the starts and wondered how big the Universe is? How do we know when the universe started or how many galaxies and black holes have been discovered so far? How do scientists study the Universe? What instruments do they need to…

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Find Answers Fast with NoSQL Databases like MongoDB

November 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Data, Data, Everywhere! Databases contain tons of information. MongoDB, a popular open source database is built around solving problems of modern applications like mobile apps, large volumes of data, and making developers (like the girls attending this workshop) more efficient. Using examples around NoSQL databases students will learn different database language subsets, how information is stored in MongoDB, and how to use DDL commands.

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Introduction to JavaScript

Girl uses a desktop computer during a TechShop

November 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. 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 the BSD Online Platform!

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December 2020

Python Programming

Computer Graphics and career opportunities slide

December 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Did you know that Disney, Netflix, Google and NASA, just to name a few, are all using Python? Python can be used for creating web applications, automation, programming robots and artificial intelligence. Python is the language of choice from beginners to experts. Students will learn how to program using Python starting with simple data types, including numbers, letters and strings, and lists. Students will also…

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Pay it Forward: Being Smart and Keeping Your Money Safe

December 5 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. While cash used to be king, most of us tap our cards or use our phones to pay for things in the real and online worlds. But with so many options, which one is right? And, when paying people for things online, how do I make sure I’m sending money to the right person or company? In this workshop, students will learn about the different…

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Web Concepts

Girl uses her laptop that has a TechGirlz sticker on it

December 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Hosted by Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky (TALK). The workshop will give a brief introduction to how websites work, how they are built, and how to become a person who builds websites.

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January 2021

Using Digital Mapping to Better the World

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January 7, 2021 - January 8, 2021
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Hosted by Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky (TALK). This is a virtual 2-day youth STEAM event for Middle School age girls. In this workshop, students will learn how satellite images, collected by various agencies around the world, can be used to help global humanity. 1/7 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM, ET 1/8 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM, ET

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Intro to Arduino

The word 'TechGirlz' lit up in lights on an Arduino

January 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Microcontrollers, such as the Arduino, 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 to create wearable technology. In this workshop, students will use the TinkerCAD Arduino simulator to create projects that include LED lights and buzzers. No equipment or coding experience is required.

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February 2021

Solving Genetic Mysteries

Genetic chromosomes for male and female

February 25, 2021 - February 26, 2021
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Hosted by Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky (TALK). This is a virtual 2-day youth STEAM event for Middle School age girls. In this workshop students will learn about the free technologies available to examine genes and visualize a family tree! Find a neighborhood buddy to do this class with you from middle school! 2/25 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM, ET 2/26 from 4:00 - 5:00…

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