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Ignition: Geek Parenting’s Lessons Learned…so far

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Ignition: Geek Parenting’s Lessons Learned…so far

“A 12yo presenting App Dev at TED? An 11yo presenting Spark to a tech conference? That’s crazy; my kids just want to play games!”

Do you remember what sparked your interest in technology? Everyone has a different story of how that spark ignited into a fire to #LearnAllTheThings.

In this talk, Cori Drew will share the experiences that–as a geek and a parent–left her surprised and enlightened, and will cover tactical ideas of how to ignite that fire in your own kids. Share in the retrospective that led her daughter from a video-gaming 7yo to an 11yo speaker, and walk away with concepts of how to carry our passion for programming to our youth.

Speaker:   Cori Drew
Date:   April 1st, 2015
Time:   6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (see here for more detail)
Location:   MedAssets - Plano, TX
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Speaker Bio

Cori Drew is a Senior Software Consultant at Improving Enterprises in Addison, TX. She started her programming career as a web developer before cutting her OOP teeth (& falling in love with C#) in 2003 in .NET Framework 1.1. Cori was a programmer for 8.5 years before discovering there was a developer community in 2009. Appreciation for growth & learning, enabled by our tech community, has inspired her to try to pay it forward. Cori blogs about tech community & code on her personal blog https://truncatedcodr.wordpress.com/ and can be found on Twitter @coridrew

 

Door Prizes

Make sure to attend, because in addition to our awesome presenter, we have some way cool prizes!

 

Sponsors

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The Judge Group

About The Judge Group

The Judge Group, established in 1970, is a global leader in professional services that provides technology consulting, staffing solutions, and corporate training. Our solutions are delivered through an annual workforce of 4,500 professionals and a network of locations across the United States, Canada and Asia. If you would like to learn more about The Judge Group visit or call 972-661-1915.