“If you’re human, you’re biased—but that doesn’t mean hidden bias can't be overcome.”
Hyland Software and Tech Elevator are partnering to host a screening of the award-winning film CODE documentary.
CODE documentary exposes the dearth of American female and minority software engineers and explores the reasons for this gender gap. CODE raises the question: what would society gain from having more women and minorities code?...
Watch the trailer here: http://bit.ly/2dqKGHx
“CODE was such a great conversation starter...This film isn’t about and for women; it’s about the greater responsibility we – men and women – have in reducing the gender gap in technology.”
- Kristen Weber, Principal Program Manager @ Expedia Inc.
This is a must-see film if you’re:
• Working in technology or managing a technology team
• A programmer or in a related role
• Trying to break into a career in technology
• Have a passion for tech
11:30a: arrival, lunch buffet
11:45a: welcome & introductions
12p: screening (will last approx an hour)
Discussion Meetup: following the screening, we’ll connect with you to get your thoughts on important points you heard in the film. Based on your feedback, we’ll be scheduling a discussion covering topics you want to discuss. Details coming soon!
WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING
Twitter is passionate about supporting women in engineering and making learning to program more accessible to young women. We view this as an opportunity, not a challenge.
- Adam Messinger, CTO @ Twitter
Diversity matters because it drives innovation, richer thinking and more real-world solutions. Being involved with the CODE film project is one of the many investments we are making toward improving the gender balance throughout computer science and technology.
- Blake Irving, CEO @ GoDaddy