Holiday Season on the Sea
Dec
11
2:45 pm14:45

Holiday Season on the Sea

You are invited to /dev/color's Second Annual Holiday Party! For this year's festivities, join us and sail the seas. Your +1s are more than welcome to join the fun!

What to expect: Hors d'oeuvres, an open wine and beer bar, music, breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay, and lots of holiday cheer!

 


Fireside Chat with Morgan DeBaun
Nov
10
6:00 pm18:00

Fireside Chat with Morgan DeBaun

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Join us as we sit down with Morgan DeBaun, a trailblazer in millennial media. DeBaun is better known as the Founder and CEO of Blavity, a millennial-focused media site. She'll share her experiences as an entrepreneur, leader in the tech industry, and creator of the platform that serves as the standout voice of Black millennials. 

 

Engineering Your Career - A Panel Discussion
Nov
2
6:00 pm18:00

Engineering Your Career - A Panel Discussion

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Join us for an interactive career discussion with senior software engineers. The topics will be centered around networking, leadership, and brand management. Our panelists will share their personal stories, as well as strategies for finding mentors, being a leader in the workplace, and managing your personal brand. We encourage you to come with lots of questions!

 Topics include:
- Sponsorship & mentorship
- Impact & influence in the workplace
- Authenticity in the workplace

San Francisco Open House
Oct
26
6:30 pm18:30

San Francisco Open House

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Come meet and mingle with Black software engineers, while learning what we do at /dev/color and the benefits of becoming a member.You will get to take professional headshots and enjoy delicious appetizers and refreshments!

 All interested Black software engineers, as well as non-Black members of diversity teams, senior managers, and engineering managers, are welcome to join us for this exciting event!

 

New York Open House
Oct
13
6:30 pm18:30

New York Open House

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/dev/color is coming to NYC!

Come meet and mingle with Black software engineers, while learning what we do at /dev/color and the benefits of becoming a member.You will get to take professional headshots and enjoy delicious appetizers and refreshments!

 All interested Black software engineers, as well as non-Black members of diversity teams, senior managers, and engineering managers, are welcome to join us for this exciting event!

/dev/color in Motion (Conference)
Sep
30
9:00 am09:00

/dev/color in Motion (Conference)

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/dev/color is excited to host its inaugural conference for Black software engineers. Our 2016 theme ''Onwards and Upwards' will focus on providing engineers with the resources, strategies, and insight they need to take their careers to the next level. Join us for a full day of learning, sharing, and connecting with peers and leaders who are shaking up the tech industry.

All interested Black software engineers, as well as non-Black members of diversity teams, senior managers, and engineering managers, are welcome to join us for this exciting conference! Non-members tickets are limited and are on a first come, first serve basis.

 *We kindly ask that recruiters refrain from attending this event.*

 

Fireside Chat with Dustin Moskovitz
Aug
18
6:00 pm18:00

Fireside Chat with Dustin Moskovitz

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Join us as we sit down with Dustin Moskovitz, an experienced entrepreneur. Dustin is better known as one of the co-founders of  Facebook (and its first CTO!), as well as the co-founder and CEO of Asana. He'll share his experiences as an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, a leader in the tech industry, and a driving force in the world of philanthropy.

Tech Talk
Jul
28
6:00 pm18:00

Tech Talk

 Our members have expertise in a variety of technical and leadership areas. They are working on big ideas - from using technology to fix corruption in the developing world to leading engineering teams to reinventing the software engineering training processes.

You're invited to attend our first Tech Talk, where members will be sharing their talent and experiences with the /dev/color community. This is a great opportunity for you to discover a variety of topics in tech, hear stories that inspire, and connect with fellow /dev/color members.

Topics & Presenters

  • Dwayne Reeves: A Dive into the Hack Programming Language
  • Bukola Akinfaderin: The Creation & Journey of Startup, Jandus Radio
  • Aston Motes: Risk Budgets - Building New Ideas & Taking Smart Risks
Gaming Social
Jul
23
12:00 pm12:00

Gaming Social

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Bring Your 'A' Game!

Join your fellow /dev/Color members as we engage in some friendly digital competition. We will have current gen games as well as retro games.  Come out and show your skills in Street Fighter, Overwatch, and Smash Bros!

Summer Social
Jun
18
2:00 pm14:00

Summer Social

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Clear your calendar - It's going down! The first annual /dev/color Summer Social is scheduled to take place and members are invited to take part in the festivities. We'll come together for tapas, drinks, pool and to welcome  our newest /dev/color members.

New Member Kickoff - SF Bay Area
Jun
8
6:00 pm18:00

New Member Kickoff - SF Bay Area

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We're excited to welcome new members to the SF Bay Area Chapter! You'll get a chance to learn about the organization, how it works, and the different opportunities we have for members. You'll also get to spend time getting to know the members of your assigned squad, as well as all 60 fellow members

Fireside Chat with Bret Taylor
May
31
6:00 pm18:00

Fireside Chat with Bret Taylor

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Join us as we sit down with Bret Taylor, an experienced computer programmer and  entrepreneur. He has been a co-creator of Google Maps; a cofounder of FriendFeed, one of Facebook’s earliest acquisitions; a creator of Facebook’s ubiquitous “Like” button; and Facebook’s Chief Technology Officer. He'll share his experiences as an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley and a leader in the tech industry.

Fireside Chat with Lindsay Lee
May
19
6:00 pm18:00

Fireside Chat with Lindsay Lee

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Join us as we sit down with Lindsay Lee, an experienced investor and entrepreneur whose venture firm focuses primarily on women and underrepresented minority founders. He'll share his experience working with and funding entrepreneurs in technology. If you want to learn more about working with VC's , this event is for you!

/dev/color Hack Day
Apr
24
8:00 pm20:00

/dev/color Hack Day

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Join us for /dev/color's first Hack Day! This a great opportunity to hit your short term goals and get to know your fellow engineers.  Bring your own project. Tinker with that new tech you've been meaning to learn. Share your expertise with others working on projects.

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Fireside Chat with Hugh Molotsi
Mar
30
6:00 pm18:00

Fireside Chat with Hugh Molotsi

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Join us as we sit down with Hugh Molotsi, a true veteran of Software Engineering. He'll talk to how to build a career in software, not just over 5 years, but 20 years and beyond. If you want to figure out where your career in tech can go in the long term, this event is for you!

New Member Kickoff - SF Bay Area
Feb
24
6:00 pm18:00

New Member Kickoff - SF Bay Area

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We're excited to welcome new and existing members alike. You'll get a chance to learn about the organization, how it works, and the different programs/opportunities we have for members. As we launch Squads, you'll also get to spend time getting to know those specific members, as well as all 60 fellow members

2015 Holiday Party
Dec
11
Dec 12

2015 Holiday Party

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Clear your calendar - It's going down! The first annual /dev/color Holiday Party kicks off on December 11th, and you're invited to take part in the festivities. Please block of your calendar and RSVP to let us know if you can make it. We'll come together for dinner, to celebrate our accomplishments, and to have a good time. This is going to be awesome

Fireside Chat with Ken Coleman
Sep
29
6:30 pm18:30

Fireside Chat with Ken Coleman

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Please join us as we sit down with Ken Coleman, a true veteran of all things technology. He'll sit down with us and discuss techniques and best practices for coaching one another, goal setting, and his experiences from filling every role between hands on engineering and being an executive. He'll share lessons he's learned along the way and will be open for questions and advice.