Atlanta, United States of America
09:00 AM till 12:00 PM February 3rd 2018Book your free ticket
1180 West Peachtree St NW Suite #2200, Atlanta, GA 30309
Reason for being involved in workshop: Because I believe everyone who wants to should be able to tell their story.
About Kim: CEO (Chief Encouragement Officer) for Underrepresented & Marginalized in Tech | @Biz4SocialCHG
Reason for being involved in workshop: Everyone has a unique experience and they are qualified enough to share it.
About Angel: Angel Banks specializes in UX strategy and design for enterprise, finance, healthcare, and biotech applications. She has a background in front-end development, project management, and product management. Active in the Atlanta tech community, she is a Director of Women Who Code Atlanta, Curriculum Director of Girl Develop It Atlanta, and co-organizer of We RISE tech and ngAtlanta conferences.
Reason for being involved in workshop: I would like to help other prepare proposals.
About Osayame: Osa Gaius is an engineer at Mailchimp. He organizes the Elixir Meetup in Atlanta, where he educates newcomers to Elixir using interactive workshops. In his free time, Osa crafts EDM instrumentals and dances Tango.
Reason for being involved in workshop: I know local groups would like to foster more local speakers I hope to help make the connection
About Laura: Writing code, attending meet ups and occasionally speaking in Atlanta
Reason for being involved in workshop: I speak all over the work about diversity and inclusion
About Alicia: Alicia is the first woman of color mobile developer to create a domestic violence app Purple Evolution, Inc(PEVO) dedicated to helping victims escape abuse. She used her acquired skills as a developer to make a difference. Alicia also dedicated her time to empowering women in tech with Women Who Code, she has received several major acknowledgments from Apple at WWDC15 and WWDC16 being the first black woman to be in an Apple 2016 new beginnings video and GitHub in there I am a developer video.
Getting to the venue
Is there a public transportation stop near the venue? Yes
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? No
Is the area around the venue safe and well-lit? Yes
How close is parking to the venue?
The venue's main parking garage is adjacent to the building. The entrance to the parking garage is on Spring St.
Are there costs associated with parking?
Yes, for 3 hours parking will be about $15.
Is the parking lot well-lit? Yes
Is the parking lot gated? Yes
Is the parking lot guarded? No
Not on weekends
Accessing the venue
Is there any building security? Yes
What is the process for entering?
The entrance facing the parking garage is the only entrance open over the weekends. Enter here and sign in at the security desk. Look for the elevators for floors 16 - 24. Women Who Code leaders will meet attendees there and escort them to the 22nd floor.
Are there steps going into the building or space?
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
Is there a nursing room for mothers with a newborn? Yes
Not on the 22nd floor, but in our main offices on the 6th floor.
Is the venue safe for small children? Yes
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?