Lightning Talks with Women Who Code at Yelp Headquarters

on 06 | 11 | 2013

Recently, Riviera Marketing Manager, Alaina Percival, organized an evening of tech talks attended by approximately 150 women at YELP headquarters. The evening included talks on subjects like iOS Development by Erin Parker, Stanford graduate and founder of Spitfire Athlete, Authentication for Dummies by Fiona Tay of Airbnb, Overcoming Imposter Syndrome by Alicia Liu senior software engineer at Lift, Making a Firefox OS App by Mozilla developer Margaret Leibovic Riviera’s own Evadne Wu talked about Making Your Views Fast

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Women Who Code is an organization dedicated to inspiring women to pursue and excel in technology careers. Founded in 2011, the group has grown to more than 3000 members in the Bay Area. Weekly events include study groups to teach women Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, Algorithms, Scala, and iOS. Larger format monthly events include Tech Talks, Hack Nights, and career enhancement trainings.

Riviera is proud to sponsor Women Who Code and Alaina’s efforts are supported by our mission to back organizations working to increase the number of engineers and specifically underrepresented groups. This goal has also lead us to work with great organizations like Code2040 and Level Playing Field Institute.

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