We are looking for speakers from all marginalized gender backgrounds to share their experience, skills, and life story with our community.
We are particularly interested in these topics:
• Using tech to change lives• Shine Theory• Getting Published• Employee organizing and activism• Empowering each other• Leadership and professional advancement• Advanced technical topics appealing to a wide audience• Ethics of technology and our responsibility as coders• Open source for good• Your founder's story• Turning your idea into action
The Write/Speak/Code conference is an intense, three-day, hands-on conference, with personalized feedback sessions, panels, and talks by talented speakers from marginalized genders and gender histories. Attendees leave the conference with at least the beginnings of a few projects (blogs, talks, oss contributions, workshops, e-books, etc) actionable next steps and a supportive community to keep them accountable.
You can submit up to 3 talks for consideration.
Each track of the conference is themed:
• Write / Visibility• Speak / Leadership• Code / Project• Growth / Self-Care
Each day of the conference will have keynotes that open and close the conference. These talks appeal to a varied-level audience and fall within the 4 tracks listed above.
• Write/Visibility track will feature talks related to writing and raising our visibility through print and text.• Speak/Leadership track will feature talks related to public speaking and people leadership.• Code/Project track will feature talks related to software projects and open source.
The Growth/Self-Care track will not feature curriculum, and will feature 3 days of talks and workshops about personal and career growth, and self care.
Data scientists, software engineers, eBook publishers, designers, VPs of Engineering —and more!— have taken their careers to the next level at our conferences, events, and local chapters across the US.