Anna E. Cook

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Upcoming speaking engagements for Anna E. Cook

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Introduction to Virtual Reality
Jul
27
10:00 AM10:00

Introduction to Virtual Reality

A free TechGirlz Workshop for girls and non-binary children in grades 5 - 9

Virtual Reality or the ability to step inside another world has been just a dream for the past decades, but the wait is over, VR is becoming a reality.

Learn about how VR works, create 360 degree photos and code up your very own virtual world using simple JavaScript. After the workshop, you can take your Google Cardboard VR headset home and continue exploring the new frontier of VR.

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Designing Mobile Apps
Apr
27
10:00 AM10:00

Designing Mobile Apps

A free TechGirlz Workshop for girls and non-binary children in grades 5 - 9

Learn how to design and prototype mobile apps! This session will provide you with specific tools, techniques and workflows to help you kick-off your mobile app idea the right way. Join us to learn the latest strategies in brainstorming and develop your abilities to outline a project concept and present it for feedback to help you make informed design decisions. Learn techniques to help you communicate a concept, create low-fidelity wireframes, user flows, prototypes and to work within a team.

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A Day in the Life of a Web Designer
Feb
23
10:00 AM10:00

A Day in the Life of a Web Designer

A free TechGirlz Workshop for girls and non-binary children in grades 5 - 9

Want to know what your work day would look like as a Web Designer? In this workshop, students will learn all the different responsibilities that come with the title and become a web designer for the day. Learn how designers work in teams to define user needs, develop site architecture, and design visual components of a website.

Students will break into teams to tackle designing a website together using mood boards and prototypes to present their ideas. Free accounts for Mural, Figma or other choice of collaborative mood board and wireframe programs, will come in handy!


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Designing Mobile Apps
Nov
10
9:30 AM09:30

Designing Mobile Apps

A free TechGirlz Workshop for girls and non-binary children in grades 5 - 9

Learn how to design and prototype mobile apps! This session will provide you with specific tools, techniques and workflows to help you kick-off your mobile app idea the right way. Join us to learn the latest strategies in brainstorming and develop your abilities to outline a project concept and present it for feedback to help you make informed design decisions. Learn techniques to help you communicate a concept, create low-fidelity wireframes, user flows, prototypes and to work within a team.

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A Day in the Life of a Web Designer
Oct
6
9:30 AM09:30

A Day in the Life of a Web Designer

A free TechGirlz Workshop for girls and non-binary children in grades 5 - 9

Want to know what your work day would look like as a Web Designer? In this workshop, students will learn all the different responsibilities that come with the title and become a web designer for the day. Learn how designers work in teams to define user needs, develop site architecture, and design visual components of a website.

Students will break into teams to tackle designing a website together using mood boards and prototypes to present their ideas. Free accounts for Mural, Figma or other choice of collaborative mood board and wireframe programs, will come in handy!


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Web Concepts
Sep
8
9:30 AM09:30

Web Concepts

A free TechGirlz Workshop for girls and non-binary children in grades 5 - 9

This class is a brief introduction to how websites work, how they are built, and how to become a person who builds websites. It is a lecture with interactive activities but nothing is created and no technical materials are required.

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