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GDG Kraków: społeczność użytkowników i developerów technologii Google.
GDG Kraków: społeczność użytkowników i developerów technologii Google.

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GDG Krakow, Women in Technology and Women TechMakers are pleased to invite you for our annual International Women's Day celebration event.

Lets celebrate all together this year's International Women'sDay with 3 totally different talks. Hoping everyone will find something interesting here:

• "Scaling yourself up - from individual contributor to a team leader" by Joanna Chwastowska
When we grow as engineers we usually focus first on expanding our technical skills. But sooner or later there comes a moment that we reach our full capacity - there's only so much code we can add within 24 hours, and so much we alone can move the project forward. How do we increase our impact then?

In this talk Joanna will touch on what makes a great tech leader and manager, how managing engineers is different than any other management, and how one can grow to build and sustain a happy and productive technical team.

From an engineer, to a Tech/Lead Manager, to a Site Lead - after 9 years of working at Google in Krakow, more than year ago Joanna started to build the engineering office for Spring, NY based e-commerce startup.

From the tech side, she was creating the web and mobile applications for years. From the management side she led various teams, local and distributed, small and large, working with all sorts of engineers to change the world. She founded (and closed;) her own startup, which taught her a lesson too. Passionate about people, team dynamics, and how we help each other grow.

As a mentor she supported various non-profit technology initiatives such as Tech2Empower in Ukraine, digital poverty mapping of the poor areas in Philippines, and co-organized Campus for Mums in Cracow.

• "Machine Learning is redefining industries" by Łukasz Siatka
Complex machine learning models, such as deep neural networks, have recently achieved great predictive successes for visual object recognition, speech perception, language modeling, and information retrieval. These predictive successes are enabled by automatically learning expressive features from the data. Typically, these learned features are a priori unknown, difficult to engineer by hand, and hard to interpret. This presentation is about the industries that machine learning redefines.

Łukasz - student of Jagiellonian University, Machine Learning Study Group organizer, activist and entrepreneur. Every single day he approaches the age when most people believe that they still have enough time to do everything they want. He does not know how to live in illusions and appreciates the efficiency and streamlining of processes. He is interested in IT, psychology, multitasking optimisation methods. He is expressing himself by being an audio engineer and events organizer, as well as changing the world with various NGOs.

• "What am I doing here? - Women in IT" by Monika Braun
Many passions aggregated in one person: keen QA, agile believer, propagator of development soft skills in IT and lover of working with people.

Coach of quality assurance and testing methodologies, that teaches new testers and test managers for a few years, during the workshops, trainings, as well as on public and private universities.
Agile consultant and trainer, scrum anti-purist and peer-to-peer motivation passionate.She loves agile, because it changes the way of thinking and motivates to look for a business value through the prism of people who makes up this values. She believes that it allows to make great things in a team and derive satisfaction from achieving goals.

Coach of soft skills dedicated to IT, that developed, for her own projects and project teams, the training program focused on supporting IT geeks in daily cooperation with the rest of the world. Based on business cases dedicated to specific roles, she empowers people's skills such as communication, assertiveness, negotiation and team building.
Combining agile methodologies with quality assurance and focusing on people she supports the transformations of processes and teams, increasing effectiveness and engagement in achieving project goals.Always passionately shares her experience and knowledge, supporting teams in discovering their abilities and finding new effective methods of incorporation of good practices in daily work.

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Rejestracja na GDG DevFest Poland 2016 otwarta - zapraszamy na http://devfestpl2016.eventbrite.com oraz DevFest.pl

Warszawa, 26/11, startujemy o 9:30!

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Find A Tech Job is returning to Kraków this October and once again opening its doors to the Polish tech community.

At Find A Tech Job, you can scope out opportunities on offer in the local Kraków tech scene, speaking face to face with the actual developer teams looking to hire. No recruitment agencies, just tech talking to tech!

The event will follow the tried and tested format of FATJIL, which has helped hundreds of London-based developers find a new role!

See all the details here: http://bit.ly/FATJKrakowOct­

Date: 25th October
Time: 6:30pm
Location: IG Knowhow Ltd, Kapelanka 42B, 30-347 Kraków Poland


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2nd edition of a great Tech Leaders mentoring program is starting soon!
You can apply here: http://techleaders.pl/en/

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Women Techmakers and Women in Technology along with Brainly and Spring are pleased to invite you for another meetup.

This time we'll focus our talks around challenges of the leads, and improving management skills.

+Maria Bernet,  Team Lead of QA team in Kontakt.io, will talk about challenges of a Team Lead in a startup - how to fight for the application quality in a dynamic environment

+Joanna Chwastowska, Site Lead for Spring Krakow, will talk about the main discoveries of Google's Project Oxygen and their impact on your management style

• We'll finish with a panel of managers for interesting battle-field stories and Q&A

RSVP at http://www.meetup.com/GDG-Krakow/events/233163178/
Hope to see you all there!

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Hey all!

GDG Krakow, along with Women TechMakers, Brainly and Spring are pleased to invite you all for our next meetup!
We'll be talking about GoLang, Scrum, and how startups tackle moving fast.

More details, and RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/GolangKRK/events/231247534/

Hope to see you all there!



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Agenda :
• Mihai Pora, Senior Software Engineer, Spring Inc. - "Go in startups - how we move fast, and not break (too many) things"
• Maria Machlowska, SCRUM Master, Brainly - "SCRUM for speed and direction"

Show up at Brainly's headquarters, and we'll treat you with interesting talks, some nice snacks, and good drinks:)

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Thanks to all who joined us yesterday for the celebration of International Women's Day:)

Hope to see you all soon!

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Women TechMakers event is coming! Join us on Monday, March 21st, 6:30pm.

Learn about what's new in Android, why Open Source projects are so cool, and to listen to some experienced women talking about do's and don'ts for the career in IT.

Speakers list: +Mateusz Herych (lead android dev at IG, GDG organizer), +Ania Borowiec (SWE at Google, DressCode Polska), +Marek Grabowski (SWE at Google, Kubernetes), +Agnieszka Kisiel  (consultant at Infusion), +Ewelina wołoszyn (TechLeaders and Women in Technology organizer), +Joanna Chwastowska (Site Lead Spring, WTM organizer)

More info: http://www.meetup.com/GDG-Krakow/events/229299200/

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