Welcome to our Coding Clubs for showcasing and networking.
We will be meeting second Tuesday of the month, 6-7:30 pm.
We will have a quick Intro at the beginning,
Always happy to provide some career guidance / counseling on your learning journey and objectives
We always want to do some fun hands-on practice using Code Wars - are you ready for it?
If you have your project you want to present, we will allocate some time for it - please comment below to let us know in advance!
Keep learning attitude: In such disruptive industry like tech we have to continue learning to get up to speed with the industry speed. Share with us what are your learning objectives, and how we can assist you with co-learning activities.
We are adding Study Jams - not to be missed - come to learn about it and discuss your goals and interests
We plan to add monthly networking mixer to discuss career paths and opportunities, resume critique and job search specifically, stay tuned
If you'd like to be discoverable by other professionals - you can add your profile at OpenHub here: https://openhubproject.com/work
Welcome to join, let's help each other. We encourage questions and collaborative challenges, showcases and co-learning opportunities. So we are open - as our organization OpenHubProject.com - is.
• What to bring when meeting in person:
Laptops to work. Business cards to exchange. Questions to ask. Projects to collaborate. Skills and ideas to share.
• Important to know: Coding Club is a volunteer-based activity. We are looking forward to meet local techies and web pros as well as total novice who is interested to start this Coding/WebDev journey. We will work together as community to help each other to learn and grow.
Register in advance for this meeting and all our monthly Coding Clubs:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting
Bringing people together around technology, enabling startups.
Yulia Ovchinnikova, PhD is a growth & business development professional, tech entrepreneur and strategist, a thought leader, educator, consultant, and a community manager, primarily working with the technology and Internet industry. Yulia helps to build the Hudson Valley tech community by participating with and contributing to many local organizations including, the HVTM (3,000+ members), the Google Developer Group HV (900+), running HV Startups meetup and business workshops (500+) and founding local Coding Club (800+), enabling #HudsonValleyCanCode initiative since 2016. She is a key-connector for Hudson Valley tech entrepreneurs and a recognized tech community leader.
Yulia was the first woman elected to the Top Level Country Internet Domain .RU Council and the first woman elected as president of the Russian Foundation of Open Source Software. She starts as web-developer in 1995, and she was leading web-development teams across all her following jobs, including publishing platform (IKS-Media), consulting (KPMG), few startups (Rosa Lab, iTrend, OpenHub), As a team lead she won a Google Hackathon’s audience award in 2015.
That led her to implementing the idea of matching similar minded people in tech together for personal and professional growth. She became the key driving force for the professional tech and startups network in Hudson Valley. Utilizing her experience, her skills and knowledge she founded OpenHub Corp, a technology think tank and training center in the Hudson Valley.
She organizes the annual Hudson Valley Tech Festival and Hackathon - HVTechFest / DevFest - HVTechFest.com
She holds a PhD in Economics from Russian Academy of Science and a MA in Applied Mathematics & Computer Science from Moscow State Technical University of Electronics & Mathematics.
John Sturman has been working in and around software for more than 20 years as a technical writer, instructor, and project manager. He is a ScrumAlliance Certified Scrum Master and has used his knowledge to train his students in a variety of courses.
John has been teaching a popular project-based Computer Science course at RPI for almost 20 years to juniors, seniors and graduate students. John has also been teaching programming in a variety of settings including online and in-person classes to all ages, from elementary school to college-level to adults looking to change their career paths or just learn new technical skills.
As a life-long learner, John has never shied away from trying and learning new technologies and loves to share his learning process with everyone. John lives on an old dairy farm in the Catskills and keeps honeybees. When he is not playing with his computer (or his ukulele), he is often found skiing or boating. He is know by "Stay Calm and Play Ukulele!" - it means you can play ukulele together!
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