Girls Who Code Fundraising Gala 10/22 presented by NYSE
The Girls Who Code Inaugural Gala at The NYSE
Support these young women who are New York City’s future entrepreneurs and engineers as they unveil the apps built during the Girls Who Code program. The evening begins with the Social Investor Presentation where the Girls take over the NYSE Boardroom to pitch their creative technology and ability to change the future. The pitches are followed by a networking reception and demos on the NYSE Trading Floor.
Monday, October 22, 2012 New York Stock Exchange
5 – 6:30 pm Investor Presentation by the Girls in the Board Room
Jack Dorsey, Founder, Twitter, Square Arianna Huffington, Huffington Post Chris Hughes, Co-founder, Facebook Beth Comstock, CMO, General Electric Marisa Ricciardi, SVP Global Marketing, NYSE Euronext Alexis Maybank, Founder, Gilt Groupe Gina Bianchini, Founder, Ning, Mightybell Craig Newmark, Founder, Craigslist Hope Taitz, Apollo Residential Mortgage Inc David Hirsch, Metamorphic Ventures Sunny Bates, Sunny Bates Associates Andrew Rasiej, Personal Democracy Media Kelly Hoey, Founder, Women Innovate Mobile Greg Gunn, Founder, City Light Capital Rachel Haot (Sterne), Chief Digital Officer, NYC Nihal Mehta, Founder, Local Response Steve Martocci, Founder, GroupMe Caroline Ghosn & Amanda Pouchot, Founders, LevoLeague Rachel Sklar, Founder, Change the Ratio
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.