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Starting a Career in Tech: Your Professional Online Brand

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

LinkedIn, Twitter, Github & More!

Join us for an evening workshop focused on how career changers can use their online presence to successfully position themselves for technical jobs, along with practical advice on creating a strong technical online brand.

Topics covered will include…

  • Optimizing your LinkedIn profile
  • What recruiters and employers and looking for on Github
  • Creating content to create a professional brand
  • Building your brand on Twitter

This event is open to people of all professional backgrounds who are looking to make the switch into technology.


Come with your laptops. Please make sure you have LinkedIn, Github, and Twitter profiles prior to the event.


6:00 pm – Doors open, Networking & Snacking

6:15 pm – Kickoff & lecture

6:45 pm – Workshop and Questions

8:00 pm – Conclusion

About the Speaker:

Mary Ann

Mary Ann Barge is a Career Services Manager at Galvanize in San Francisco. She has over 6 years’ experience helping people start and succeed in their careers, and is currently focusing on working with Galvanize’s web development and data science students on breaking into the tech industry. Prior to coming to Galvanize, she founded and ran an international recruitment company, was an early employee of a YC startup in San Francisco, and studied Russian and Latin at University College London and Notre Dame.

About Galvanize:

Galvanize is the premiere dynamic learning community for technology. With campuses located in booming technology sectors throughout the country, Galvanize provides a community for each the following:

  • Education – part-time and full-time training in web development, data science, and data engineering
  • Workspace – whether you’re a freelancer, startup, or established business, we provide beautiful spaces with a community dedicated to support your company’s growth
  • Networking – events in the tech industry happen constantly in our campuses, ranging from popular Meetups to multi-day international conferences

To learn more about Galvanize, visit galvanize.com.


May 30
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Galvanize San Francisco
44 Tehama Street
San Francisco, CA 94105 US