Women In Technology Luncheon 2013

posted by: Mr. Bergquist 4 December 2013 No Comment

Friday, December 13th, Noon – 1:30pm (Lunch and 5th Period)

Want to hear from Women working at Amazon.com,
the Institute for Systems Biology and Google?
Join us for a fun luncheon with four women working in bio-engineering research, software development and design.  Hear about their experience in these exciting fields.

Free Pizza provided by Amazon.com

Where: Our Computer Science room 115a

Details To Attend:  You need to fill out the “WIT Luncheon Permission to Participate Form” – copies available in 115a or online linked here .  And get Permission from your 5th Period teacher to be excused on Friday, December 13th for 5th Period (this is required to attend) by having them respond and sign the from.  Turn in the completed form to Mr. Bergquist in room 115a, the computer science Lab.  Space is limited, so please get your forms turned in early to insure a place  (The Poster (PDF))

Our Agenda:
- Grab some Pizza and find a seat!
- Our Guest Speakers:

  • Lisa Boucher, Amazon.com: I am a Senior Software Engineer on the Gifting Team at Amazon. We are responsible for Wish Lists, Universal Wish Lists, Baby and Wedding Registries and Gift Organizer. We are responsible for the entire list experience from the storage layer to the JavaScript. One of my recent projects was to architect and implement the migration of our storage layer from Oracle to a non-SQL based internal storage system.

  • Miche Baker-Harvey, Google
  • Elisabeth Wurtmann & Allison Lee, Researchers from the Institute of Systems Biology’s Baliga LabNetwork Portal: http://networks.systemsbiology.net/

- Panel Discussion; Questions & Answers with our Guests
- Details about IGNITE program (www.ignite-us.org)
Computer Science Clubs & Courses here at Garfield (pdf)

- Thank you for coming!

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