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Ada Scotland

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Glasgow, United Kingdom

October 2020

[ONLINE] Ada Scotland Festival launch

13 October 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ada Scotland Glasgow, United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

The Ada Scotland Festival brings together organisations who are keen to bring more women and girls into computing and IT. It is: a celebration, aligned to Ada Lovelace Day, a new network, joining up people and activities in this space, a hub for girls and young women (e.g. at school) to get inspired about opportunities to study and work in computing and IT. Working with our partners, we have live online events, activities, and a video competition. We’re launching on…

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[ONLINE] Q&A with Barclays’ Software Engineering Graduate Apprentices

13 October 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ada Scotland Glasgow, United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Join Kathleen West and Laura Nixon from Barclays to hear about their experience of working for one of the world’s most recognisable financial institutions while studying for a Software Engineering degree with the University of Glasgow.

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[ONLINE] CodeBase LevelUp: Digital Skills 4 Girls

13 October 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ada Scotland Glasgow, United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

17:00 – 17:30 Session 1: Create Your Own Minecraft World Using Javascript. Who is it for? Girls aged 10-14 (approx) who are interested in learning new coding skills or improving existing skills. 17:30 – 18:00 Session 2: Build Your Own Platform Video Game Who is it for? Girls aged 10-14 who wants to learn more about coding. Suitable for beginners.

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[ONLINE] Theresa McComisky, Distinguished Engineer at Barclays

14 October 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ada Scotland Glasgow, United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Hear from the inspirational Theresa McComisky, Head of Open Source Adoption and Distinguished Engineer at Barclays.

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[ONLINE] My World of Work Live! Game Design

14 October 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ada Scotland Glasgow, United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Using Microsoft Makecode, create your very own video game. Pick up some coding skills and learn about the careers that this can lead to!

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[ONLINE] Building Confidence in Girls – Baroness Goudie and Melissa Di Donato

14 October 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Ada Scotland Glasgow, United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Tune into this 30-minute live discussion to hear from Baroness Goudie and Inner Wings founder and SUSE CEO, Melissa Di Donato. Topics they will discuss include Melissa’s career journey that has led her to becoming CEO of the leading private open-source software company, the importance of mentoring, and how Inner Wings hopes to help the millions of children facing confidence issues across the U.K.

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[ONLINE] Women in Computing – Dr Carol Marsh

14 October 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ada Scotland Glasgow, United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Women started off as ‘Human Computers’, then with the advent of Electronic Computers, they became programmers. Women innovation’s in computing have changed modern life, but they have remained hidden until now. In this talk by Dr Carol Marsh, Deputy Head of Electronics Engineering at Leonardo, which celebrates Ada Lovelace Day, we will learn about some of the women whose work still directly affects us today.

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[ONLINE] NatWest Women In Technology Q&A

15 October 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ada Scotland Glasgow, United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Join members of the NatWest Women in Tech network, as we discuss our various pathways into working in technology and the exciting career and development opportunities that are available when working for one of the largest financial services groups.

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[ONLINE] BCS Women Leadership Style Quiz

15 October 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Ada Scotland Glasgow, United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Do you love to take a quiz, like on social media and in magazines? Join our leadership style quiz event and you’ll be able to take a quiz matching you to your leadership style. We’ll also look at the strengths associated with your style and discuss whether the quiz was spot on or missed the mark.

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[ONLINE] BCS Women Lessons to my teenage self

15 October 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Ada Scotland Glasgow, United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Whilst we all learn from our mistakes, it’s even better to learn from other people’s! This is your opportunity to hear the experiences of young women who have started a career related to tech.

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[ONLINE] My Story – Mahum Khan (Women in Games Ambassador)

15 October 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ada Scotland Glasgow, United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Mahum Khan is the Lead Quality Assurance engineer for Arthur Technologies. She specializes in Game development pipelines, Unity real-time engine and Virtual Reality Technologies. Mahum will talk about her career journey, highs and lows, and what she’s learned along the way. There will be an opportunity for questions at the end.

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[ONLINE] Why you (and your children) should know about the world of technology

15 October 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ada Scotland Glasgow, United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Find out about the fantastic opportunities that exist in the world of technology and how knowing about technology can open up a rewarding career. Tasha is a JP Morgan Business Analyst working in Wholesale Credit Risk Transformation Technology on a strategic Machine Learning based Platform.

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[ONLINE] Abertay University & Abertay Ethical Hacking Society

16 October 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ada Scotland Glasgow, United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Committed to promoting cybersecurity as an exciting area to study work, with a wide range of career prospects to suit all tastes. Dr Natalie Coull, Head of Division of Cybersecurity and Sarah Cunningham, 4th year Ethical Hacking student and President of the Abertay Ethical Hacking Society will have a live discussion on the wide range of different cybersecurity career options available, and discuss their own paths through education and work experience.

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[ONLINE] Talk and Q&A with Helen Sandison, an engineer from CENSIS

20 October 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ada Scotland Glasgow, United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

This talk will discuss why computing and programming are key skills for an engineering or technology career and the wide range of opportunities available, followed by a Q&A session.

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