Google Women Techmakers Event: Design Thinking Workshop: The Female Perspective in Technology
To celebrate International Womens Day GDG Chicago will host a Women Techmakers design sprint workshop. The workshop is free and we will have some great food and raffle giveaways.
Where: 1871, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, 12th Floor, Chicago, IL
When: Tuesday, March 24 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Women are 50% of the population but do their opinions and voices influence and reflect 50% of the technology and applications that surround us? Join us for a special design sprint and workshop to celebrate International Womens Day!
• Learn design thinking methods you can use for your projects or entrepreneurial ideas
• Develop a technical understanding of current technology trends including mobile apps, wearables, internet of things, virtual reality, and web applications
• Explore current technology trends from female perspectives
• Learn the basics of transforming and iterating an idea into a startup or digital product through design thinking
Join us for lightning talks on tech trends, play with some new tech, design thinking workshop, some great food, drinks and raffle prizes.
What is Design Thinking?
Design thinking is a proven and repeatable problem solving UX development method that anyone can employ to generate innovative ideas and solutions to problems.
What Tech Will I Learn About?
Internet of Things
What is Women Techmakers?
A global team of Googlers who are passionate about empowering women in technology through increased visibility, community, and resources.