I'VE GOT SOMETHING TO SAY

I speak publicly on a variety of topics surrounding programming, the tech industry, diversity and education.  If you are interested in having me speak at your conference or event, you can contact me at lauren@devdame.com.

I'VE SPOKEN AT:

AND ALSO ON THESE PANELS:

Write/Speak/Code (speaker, moderator, & mentor)

Barcelona Ruby Conference, as part of Full Stack Fest

Ancient City Ruby

Kalamazoo X

Open Source & Feelings
NDC London

MinneWebCon

DevNexus

Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit in Washington D.C.

Groupon's Geekfest

Dev Bootcamp's DBCx Speaker Series

 

 

 

"A Day in the Life of a Developer" with Girl Develop It

"Creative Coders" and "Brad's Deals Alumni Panel" with Dev Bootcamp

"A Day in the Life of a Junior Developer" with General Assembly

AVAILABLE TALKS:

How To Be Everything: A Look At The Way We Give Advice

      This talk examines the conflicting advice that we give in tech, how

      disadvantaged groups are disproportionately burdened with

      unraveling it, and how we can help remove that burden as a

      community.

      30-45 minutes

     

Shall I Compare Thee to a Line of Code?

      What can poetry teach us about programming?

      30-60 minutes

      Video from Full Stack Fest and Ancient City Ruby

      Abstract & slides

 

The Era of the Bootcamp

      This talk explores why bootcamps are a successful educational

      model both in and out of tech, and outlines the institutional obstacles

      we have to overcome in order to make them truly accessible.

      20-30 minutes

LECTURES & TEACHING

I have an arsenal of educational talks I've given on various topics, including introductory lectures on:

     Web Development (20 min)

     Ruby (30 min)

     ActiveRecord (60 min)

     SQL Databases (60 min)

     Regular Expressions (30 min)

     Whiteboarding & The Technical Interview (20-60 min)

 

...and a whole bunch more.  If you are interested in having me give a lecture at your class, company, or event, email me for more information.  

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