New York, United States of America
09:30 AM till 17:00 PM February 3rd 2018Book your free ticket
902 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10010
Reason for being involved in workshop: A collaboration of organizations that are helping promote diversity in tech. One workshop at a time.
About Google: Google Developer Group NYC The Google Developer Group of New York (GDG NYC) is a community of software developers, designers, educators and students with an interest in learning about emergent technologies in areas including (but not limited to) mobile, web, wearables, cloud computing, education technology, data sciences and smart homes. Learn more about us at: https://www.meetup.com/gdgnyc. ---- Write/Speak/Code NYC Write/Speak/Code is on a mission to increase the visibility and leadership of women and non-binary coders through thought leadership, conference speaking, open source contributions, career development, personal growth and self-care. Data scientists, software engineers, eBook publishers, designers, VPs of Engineering - and more! - have taken their career to the next level at our conferences, events, and local chapters across the US. ---- Codebar NYC codebar is a non-profit initiative that facilitates the growth of a diverse tech community by running free weekly programming workshops.
Reason for being involved in workshop: I am passionate about helping more diverse people & new generations of engineers, succeed in tech. After nearly two decades building, innovating-in & teaching software and systems, I have fairly extensive experience in public speaking to diverse audiences - and I hope I can help others find the same degree of confidence and connection that public speaking has given me.
About Nitya: I build pragmatic software solutions & inclusive tech communities in the Greater NYC area // Focus areas include: Mobile/Web, Machine Learning, Conversational UI/UX & Internet of Things.
Getting to the venue
Is there a public transportation stop near the venue? Yes
MTA Subway and Buses.
Are public transportation stops accessible to people using mobility devices? Yes
Are public transportation stops accessible to people using service animals? Yes
Are public transportation stops accessible to people who are sight impaired? Yes
Is the area around the venue safe and well-lit? Yes
How close is parking to the venue?
Are there costs associated with parking?
Is the parking lot well-lit? Yes
Is the parking lot gated? Yes
Is the parking lot guarded? Yes
Most have attendants/gated entry.
Accessing the venue
Is there any building security? Yes
What is the process for entering?
Are there steps going into the building or space?
Enter from street level. Check in with security guard at foyer and mention you are there for “General Assembly”. Take elevator to 4th floor and check in with GA personnel at front desk.
Are there ramps or elevators?
Are elevator buttons of an appropriate height for wheelchair users to reach?
Is there affordable childcare at or near the venue?
Is there a quiet room? Yes
Can convert a closed (conference) room into one if needed.
Is there a nursing room for mothers with a newborn? No
Is the venue safe for small children? Yes
Yes. But we are not allowing +1.
Is the space easily navigable for people using mobility devices or service animals? Yes
Do chairs in the venue have arms? No
Are food and (non-alcoholic) drinks allowed in the space? Yes
How many bathrooms (both single and multiple occupancy) are available?
How many handicap stalls or single-occupancy bathrooms are there?
How many gender-neutral bathrooms are available? If none is it possible to make some gender-neutral?