IBM + GDIRDU Girls Night Out!

Oct 9, 2014 · Durham, United States of America

Please join us for the first BlueMix Girls Night Out, co-hosted by IBM BlueMix. This is a great opportunity to mix and mingle with smart women in your local area who “get” technology. Join us for a one-of-a-kind event that brings together women developers, IT business leaders and aspiring technology leaders.  Get your career questions answered by a panel of experts in the field today.  Learn more about Cloud technology, see IBM’s PaaS Bluemix in action, and try out the BlueMix Girls Night Out signature drink and appetizers.

Note: On site check-in starts at 6:00 pm. Come early to enjoy food, drink, meet and greet!
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This is a cross-posted event. Please only register for one of the Meetup events.


6:00 pm                  Early check-in
6:30–7:00 pm       Meet/Greet, grab some food and Bluemix Drink
7:00 pm                  Career Development Panel:  Join in a discussion that brings together women developers, IT business  leaders and technology experts. 
• Maria Tafuri, IBM, Director IBM Innovation Centers
• Sylvia Richardson, Girl Develop It 
7:30 pm                   Bluemix Demo and Presentation
8:00                         Social Networking and Demos
• RapidApps - Gayatri Renganathan
• DevOps - Jeanette Deupree and Robin Bobbit
• Java - Alex Mulholland
• Node.js – Ruth Willenborg 
Everyone who attends will have a chance to enter for "sweet" and pampering prizes!!
Contest 1:  Bluemix Registration and Random drawing
  1)  You can fill out the entry card at the event
  2)  Bring your device and register for Bluemix
  3)  We willl have some of our devices to help you register for Bluemix
Contest 2:  Vote for your favorite Bluemix drink

Event organizers
  • Girl Develop It RDU

    It can be intimidating for women to learn and ask questions when they are in an extreme minority. While open and welcoming, today's budding developer community is up to 91% male. There isn't a comfortable place where women can learn at their own pace and not be afraid to ask "stupid questions." We decided it was time to provide a place where all questions are OK and everyone can learn in a sup...

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