Around the Bay, Diversity in Tech, Education, Tech Life

International Women’s Day 2017: Who are the inspirational women in today’s Google Doodle?

8 Mar , 2017  

The multi-part illustration celebrates 13 remarkable women from different walks of life To celebrate International Women’s Day, Google has put together a Doodle slideshow. The Google Doodle features 13 “female pioneers” – not all of whom are household names although each enjoyed great success in their chosen fields. It features a little girl whose grandmother tells her “the best bedtime story ever” […]

Around the Bay, Diversity in Tech, Education, Tech Life

Women in Tech Festival 2017 (2-day event)

5 Mar , 2017  

When we invest in women, we invest in our future. That’s the power of the She Economy and Women in Tech   Join us for TWO amazing days to inspire, empower, and support women in tech! Silicon Valley Forum’s Women in Tech Festival celebrates women in tech, STEM, and business careers who work to inspire, […]

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Work Local Awards Shine Light on Local Business

20 Apr , 2016  

Work Local Awards 2016

Code Berkeley has partnered with Localwise, the local job community, for the 2016 Work Local Awards, happening April 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The Port Kaiser Center in Oakland. The Work Local Awards shine a light on the best San Francisco Bay Area businesses. Out of more than 1,000 nominations, 48 of the […]

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Tech Diversity Focus of Berkeley Startup Job Fair

27 Jan , 2016  

Berkeley Tech Diversity

Promoting tech diversity at Berkeley startups is the aim of a job fair taking place Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at NextSpace Berkeley from 5-7 p.m. Representatives from Code Berkeley and its magazine Mag Berkeley, which has looked at tech diversity from a variety of angles, will be on hand to describe the curriculum available at […]

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A Room of One’s Own…To Code

13 Feb , 2015  


The Oakland Public Library’s Dimond Branch now has Girls Who Code, a free weekly program for girls in 6th to 12th grade. Instructor Ian McKellar, a Google Senior Software Engineer, teaches skills to create websites and apps as well as develop leadership and marketing skills. The Girls Who Code Club meets Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. […]

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Photoshop Wizard John Lund to Speak in SF Feb. 19

6 Feb , 2015  


Is the stork really in danger of losing his job to a drone? How can an elephant ride a mid-air unicycle? In stock photographer John Lund‘s world, all of these scenarios can become a reality by compositing images in Photoshop. Lund, known for his conceptual imagery, will speak at the American Photographic Artists (APA) San Francisco Creative […]

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Bart: What Could Have Been

6 Feb , 2015  

Bart: What could have been

The original 1956 plan for the Bay Area Rapid Transit system was way more complex on paper than it is in reality. Designer Jake Coolidge has imagined a universe in which this full plan was implemented. And even though it doesn’t involve filling in the Bay or underground rocket trainsor pyramids, it does complement world-building […]