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GIST (Girls In STEM at Tulane)
When: 8:30am – 3:00pm Saturday, March 22nd, 2014
Where: Boggs, Tulane Campus
Contact us for more information on how to get involved

Start Smart Workshop
Salary Negotian Workshop catered by Milk Bar
When: April 9, 2014 5:30-7:30
Where: Hillel- 912 Broadway St.

New Orleans Women in Technology WordPress Workshop
When: Apr 5, 2014 – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Propeller, 4035 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70125
In this 4-hour intensive course, you will learn how to create your own website using the WordPress platform. By the end of this workshop you will know how to create posts & pages, build a navigation menu, apply themes, and customize themes. The best part: You’ll leave the workshop with your own fully functional website, and no previous knowledge of code is required.
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Destination Hackathon
When: Friday March 21st 6:00pm- Saturday March 22nd 6:00pm
Where: Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave
Find out more: http://www.destinationhackathon.com/
The Destination Hackathon is a two day event where hackers, developers, and programmers will work over the course of a weekend to come up with an innovative approach or solution that will benefit the local and national tourism industry. This exciting event will be hosted at the Hyatt Regency from March 21nd-23rd, incorporating cash and in-kind prizes from major local and national companies.

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November 13th at 7-8 in the AnnaManny Lounge (2nd floor of Caroline Richardson)
LinkedIn Workshop “Professionalizing Your Online Profile”
Speaker:  Melissa Geiss (Part-Time Tulane Student & WebDevrs Operational Manager)
A workshop on how to effectively network using Linkedin

GIST (Girls In STEM at Tulane)
8:30am – 3:00pm
Saturday, November 2, 2013

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Tulane University’s GIST Program will provide fifth through seventh grade girls with the opportunity to meet and work with women role models in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Workshops developed and offered by faculty and student teams will encourage and empower girls to inquire, investigate, and discover in a positive environment. Our goal is to open the doors wide and welcome young students to careers in STEM fields by encouraging creative thinking, promoting self-esteem, and increasing awareness of the opportunities that await them.

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Sunday, October 27th at noon:

Wikipedia is used by people around the world to easily access the information they need and is becoming more predominant as a source of information. However, Wikipedia depends on readers and volunteer editors to write, edit, and correct its entries. Theoretically, the vast network of contributors will make for an online encyclopedia that is accurate, objective, and self-correcting, but there is an imbalance in content that is available and well-cited through wikipedia. This is where we come in: by taking part in a Wikithon, we can make history for underrepresented groups like the LGBTQIA community more present online. By making the history of LGBTQIA and queer ideology accessible to a wide range of people via the internet, we will be contributing to the dissemination of the knowledge and history about the LGBTQIA movement.

Participants from the Tulane community are encouraged to join us as we learn to edit Wikipedia, increase visibility of underrepresented groups and contribute to topics important to our communities. No experience necessary!

Wikipedia Ambassador, Becky Carmichael, will share her experiences as a contributor and lead a workshop on how to get started editing Wikipedia.

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