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“Code: Debugging the Gender Gap” Film Screening + Panel Discussion

January 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST

“Everyone who cares about the rights of girls and women should see this movie. It’s an extraordinary exploration of the opportunities and challenges for women and the tech industry.”
Maria Klawe
  President, Harvey Mudd College

CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap explores why more women and minorities do not pursue careers in computer science despite high demand and lucrative job opportunities. The film highlights breakthrough efforts that are producing more diverse programmers and shows how a critical gender gap can be closed.

Join us for a special screening at University of Miami’s Cosford Cinema followed by a discussion with industry and academic leaders.

AGENDA

6:00 – 6:45: Registration
6:45 – 8:00: Film Screening
8:00 – 8:30: Panel Discussion
8:30 – 9:00: Networking

MODERATOR

Felecia Hatcher-Pearson, Black Tech Week Co-Founder

PANELISTS

Sarah “Sea” Amundsen, University of Miami CS Major
Ibis Arrastia, Girl Develop It Chapter Leader
Brian Brackeen, Kairos Founder + CEO
Lisa Hauser, iPrep Teacher + Girls Who Code Advisor
Monique Ross, FIU Assistant Professor
Kiran Virdee-Chapman, Kairos HR Director

Early bird pricing ends on January 15th. After that, General Admission is $35 and Student Admission is $15.

PARTNERS

Details

Date:
January 24, 2017
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/screening-of-code-debugging-the-gender-gap-tickets-30237152136

Organizers

MIT Enterprise Forum of South Florida
Code/Art

Venue

University of Miami Cosford Cinema
5030 Brunson Dr. Memorial Building
Coral Gables, FL 33146 United States

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