Supporting Women in Tech w/Adrienne Tacke

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Hi JavaScriptLA Orange County fans, We are pleased to announce our next meetup over at Zillow in Irvine.

For this talk we have the one and only Adrienne Tacke sharing some of the greatest stories of her current career journey. Accompanied by Annie Lau, Rana Ahmed and Tripp Meister from Zillow, We will be discussing diversity and inclusion and how to support women in tech.

The talk will start with short intros by our Zillow Panelists and a discussion on how to be an ally. What follows is a a talk about Adrienne’s career journey, roadblocks, how to effectively communicate with male colleagues from her hands on experience, how women in tech are seen.

Adrienne has agreed to share some of the most interesting stories of her career:

– Lessons learned in each position

– Ups and Downs of the journey

– Impostor Syndrome and how she dealt with it

Share experiences with:

– Effective communication with non-supportive male colleagues

– Speaking up at meetings, negotiations, and performance reviews

– Being proud of your achievements

– Being a woman in software engineering

Intro to Adrienne’s book Coding for Kids: Python

– Process writing it

– Book raffle

About the Presenter:

Adrienne Braganza Tacke is a Filipina software engineer and published author of the book Coding for Kids: Python. She takes great delight in solving complex problems and building awesome things, particularly with C# and JavaScript.

Most of all, she relishes the opportunity to teach anyone about code.







Or if you are into getting started with Python, here is a link to her Book:

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