Bootcamp

Girls in Tech Bootcamps are practical workshops on a chosen topic pertaining to technology, entrepreneurship, coding and design, and professional skills. Led by a subject matter expert, Bootcamps offer attendees the chance to learn something new or finesse existing skills while mingling with peers, forming new relationships and networking with professionals from the region.

Modules

Bootcamp topics fall under one of the following modules.

Entrepreneurship

It is the new “Golden Age of the Entrepreneur” (in Silicon Valley and across the globe). So you’ve asked yourself: How do I start my own company? How do I strengthen my offering and hone my pitch? Learn skills for startup success from top entrepreneur experts, who will provide you with opportunities to learn from the best. Topics covered: Idea, Customer, Team, Product, Design, and Pitch.

Leadership

Leading a team, Creating efficient communication models, Creating efficient processes, procedures and infrastructure, Leading scrums, Team-building exercises, Hiring slow/firing fast and PR/Media training.

Confidence Building

Importance of becoming self-aware, Discovering your inner critic, Speaking in public, Leading with confidence, Having a voice within your company and Executive coaching.

Coding

Python/Django, Ruby on Rails, Android and iOS, Java, JavaScript, C#, C++, C, SQL, Objective-C, Perl, NET, Visual Basic, R, PHP and Swift.

Design

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Flash, WordPress, Jekyll, Adobe Dreamweaver, CSS, Drupal, HTML5, JavaScript, PHP, XML.

Product Development

Designing, creating and marketing new products or services to benefit customers. The discipline is focused on developing systematic methods for guiding all the processes involved in getting a new product to market – wireframing, market assessment and user experience.