9 Weeks from Nuclear Engineer to Front-End Developer | Women Who Code

Thursday, August 24th, 2017
5:30 - 8:00 PM

455 Granville St Enter through the lobby and join us on the 4th Floor. Map

Event Details

Robyn Larsen is a former Nuclear Engineer turned front-end Developer, Entrepreneur, and Speaker. Robyn is also an active community member who advises numerous startups across multiple industries and frequently mentors women in tech and STEM. She is a member of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) with Microsoft and serves on multiple nonprofit boards. Her tools of choice are product strategy, responsive design, HTML5, CSS3, SVGs and JavaScript. You can find her flying between San Francisco, Toronto and Alberta for client work and surfing waves in Central America during her spare time.


In this session, she will share insights on 1) how to manage a major career transition, especially in STEM 2) how to land contracts by hustling 3) tactical lessons she picked up along the way,and how she is applying it to her future learning. 


Event Schedule


5:30pm - Doors Open

6:00pm - Director's Update

6:15pm - Presentation Begins

7:00pm - Q&A + mingling

8:00 - Doors Close

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What You'll Get

Insights from industry experts

Snacks & refreshments at our campus

Networking opportunity with like-minded professionals

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455 Granville Street, Suite 400
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