Workshops

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Workshop 1
Introduction to iOS
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Workshop 2
Introduction to Android
01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Main Hall
Imposter Syndrome
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Workshop 1
Data the Easy Way with Firebase
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Workshop 2
Getting Started with UX Design
02:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Workshop 2
Build a Realtime Web Voting App
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Workshop 1
Building a Personal Website while learning NodeJS and API's
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Workshop 2
Get the Job - Interviewing the Fun Way
05:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Main Hall
iDesign: Wearables on Fleek

Introduction to iOS

by Scotty Shaw

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Learn the basics of Swift syntax and storyboarding to build a simple iOS stopwatch Learn how to integrate basic functionalities and the Twitter API to build a fancy alarm clock

Prerequisites

Please come with a Macbook with Xcode installed

Introduction to Android

by Sujeeth Jinesh

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Are you new to coding and want to build something right away? Come learn the basics of Android programming by building your very own first app! We will be going over Android Studio, design, debugging, and basic Java in the context of the Android SDK, all while building your very own resume-style self profile, which will contain key points about you, a picture, and your contact information!

Prerequisites

Beginners encouraged, but please come with Android Studio and Java SDK installed on your computer. Brownie points if you check out material design principles and Android documentation.

Ending Self Sabotage - Identifying Impostor Syndrome and Tips to overcome it

by Gloria Kimbwala

01:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Does it ever feel like your own self-doubts are getting in the way of your goals. Impostor syndrome describes a situation where someone feels like an impostor or fraud or believe that their accomplishments are nowhere near as good as the praise or promotion based on their accomplishments. This talk addresses ways to identify impostor syndrome and tools to use to overcome its effects in a positive manner.

Bio

Gloria was recently named one of the top 10 women in Fintech by Fintech Ranking. Gloria currently works at Square as a University Tech Evangelist where she attends hackathons and helps students with the tools necessary to get into tech. Gloria is also the leads Square Code Camp and STEPS where she helps introduce historically excluded groups get into tech. Her non-traditional path into tech includes a Bachelors Degree in Environmental Studies and a Master's degree in Computer Science. Gloria is an advocate for inclusion of all types into tech including diversity of age, ability, race, gender, and life experiences. She is passionate about teaching tech to anyone who will listen. She started teaching her 6 year old son to program when he was 2!

Data the Easy Way with Firebase

by Marie Chatfield

01:30 PM - 03:00 PM

Bring a laptop with internet connection, and leave 90-minutes later with a functional, cloud-based database connected to a simple web application.
Firebase is an accessible and intuitive platform that abstracts away backend infrastructure. We'll use their free API and SDKs to read and write user data. We'll also build a simple web page with HTML and JavaScript to display the data — with live updates!

Prerequisites

No web development experience required. Please bring a laptop with an internet browser and a text editor installed. If you have not used a text editor before, see this blog post for a few suggestions.

Bio

Marie Chatfield writes code and poetry. During work hours, you can find her at Square building beautiful web apps that make the lives of business owners easier.

Getting Started with UX Design

by Shriya Nevatia

01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Do you have lots of ideas for apps but have no idea how to make one come to life? Get your ideas on paper and then show your friends a prototype of your app, all in just one hour, by learning basic User Experience design! You'll learn about Design Thinking, how to make tech sketches, building wireframes, and creating clickable prototypes in this hands-on workshop tailored specifically for complete beginners. You don't need to know anything about programming or design to get started -- just come with your laptop and ideas! :)

Prerequisites

Pencil or pen and 2 sheets of unlined paper. If you have an iPhone, bring that too!

Build a Realtime Web Voting App

by Lizzie Siegle

02:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Hone your web design, development, and API-usage skills with this fun and simple web app workshop using Javascript and the Pubnub API. You'll leave with new skills, a completed app, and more project ideas.

Prerequisites

A computer with a browser

Bio

Lizzie is a rising junior computer science major, English minor at Bryn Mawr College. Her preferred platforms are web and iOS, but learned Android last month as a part of Twitter's Early Bird Camp. Lizzie was a She++ Ambassador last year, and is currently a developer evangelist intern at PubNub. Since she loves hackathons, writing, and teaching, evangelism is a great fit for her!

Building a Personal Website while learning NodeJS and API's

by Arshin Jain

03:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Build and host a beautiful personal website and learn about backend development using NodeJS and Express.

Prerequisites

Please come with a text editor installed on your computer like Atom.

Get the Job – Interviewing the Fun Way

by Indigo Ocean Dutton

04:30 PM - 05:30 PM

Dread is a common reaction job candidates have to interviews, but what if you could actually look forward to them? In this experiential 1-hour workshop you will learn the keys to mastering interviews so thoroughly that you enjoy the experience AND increase your odds of getting the jobyou're after. Learn the 10 keys to winning in the "I'm gonna make you want me" game. Have thechance to practice and get feedback, so that you can go into your next interview with a genuine smile on your face and lightness in your heart.

Prerequisites

A journal + something to write with

Bio

Indigo Ocean Dutton, MA is a prolific founder. She runs the Aspiratech corporate business technology firm, the Conscious Professionals Community providing support for professionals of color, and Awaken Business Consulting. She is the host of Conscious Business Leaders TV, author of “Being Bliss,” and writes regularly for the Huffington Post and other publications.

iDesign: Wearables on Fleek

by Eva Snyder

05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Ever thought 'Man, if only my shirt lit up. That would solve all of my problems.' or strolled into a club without any flashing accessories and felt significantly less cool than you would have if your presence literally LIT up the club? Well let your worries fade into beautiful LED white light because in this workshop you're going to learn how to make any piece of clothing or accessory light up! We will start with the basics of circuitry and move to learning how to sew LEDs to fabric and sewing a circuit onto our clothes. Then we will hook our circuit up to a small micro-controller and learn how to make our LEDs flash, react to light in the room and even maybe learn how to make our micro-controllers play music.

Prerequisites

Best if you have some basic code experience - if not...fear not! This workshop is meant to be fun for complete beginners as well as seasoned experts!

Bio

I'm a rising senior at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, MA double majoring in Music and Computer Science. I'm currently interning at YouTube on the music team after interning last summer at Google in Mountain View. I am a singer/songwriter and in my free time write/produce music and for my thesis coming up I'm going to write/record/produce an entire EP for myself. This workshop stems from the class at my college that got me interested in computer science so I'm super excited to get to do this at YouTube with amazing women! Fun Fact: I've got a conductive paint 'tattoo'.