2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

How To Engineer Your Tech Career

Tuesday, March 15
9:30AM - 10:30AM

JW Marriott
Salon 6
110 E 2nd St

How do you take a tech education and turn that into a tech career? Software development skills alone won't do it. We’ll discuss how anyone from CS majors to code school grads to self-taught folks can network, find mentors and grow their careers. We will share our personal stories along with proven strategies to finding mentors, building a resume, networking with others in the industry, and becoming a better technologist. And we’re not just saying this — we’ve done it ourselves and want to share with everyone else!

Hashtags: #sxsw #TechCareer


Holly Gibson at SXSW

Holly Gibson

Software Engineer

Women Who Code

“A ship in port is safe; but that is not what ships are built for. Sail out to sea and do new things.” Admiral Grace Hopper

Holly Gibson has always been interested in tech because she sees it as...

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Joel Rojo at SXSW

Joel Rojo

Entrepreneur in Residence


Joel Rojo is a product designer, developer, and entrepreneur with a wide array of experience in the tech industry. He is passionate about technology's ability to connect people and provide value at...

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Sara Inés Calderón at SXSW

Sara Inés Calderón


Women Who Code Austin

Sara Inés Calderón is a software engineer, writer, speaker and diversity in tech evangelist based in Austin, Texas. Sara has written for a variety of publications, including TechCrunch and Vice, as...

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Tricia Katz at SXSW

Tricia Katz

Web Engineer

Mutual Mobile

Tricia Katz is a Web Engineer at Mutual Mobile. She also serves as a Co-Director for Women Who Code Austin, a global non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology care...

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