Saloni Shah

Interested in planning an awesome conference?

Want to have a high positive impact on the lives and careers of technical women? Want to support a non-profit organization dedicated to diversity and inclusion? If yes - then read on!

As a part of the ChickTech Chicago Careers initiative, we're beginning to plan the ACT-W Chicago 2016 conference. The ACT-W conference is focused on  . . .

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Posted in: women_in_tech

May 10, 2016

The Angular Ecosystem

- the up and coming AngularJS 2 family of tools and products

Ng-conf, the original AngularJS conference, just wrapped up this week. The big bang at the conference was the announcement of AngularJS 2 release candidate. The conference offered various talks and workshops on AngularJS 2 and the family of products being built around AngularJS 2 to make ng-developers' life smooth and easy. Here's a . . .

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Posted in: angularjs

May 08, 2016

A look back at Write/Speak/Code 2015

As we’re gearing up for Write/Speak/Code 2016, the annual conference for women software engineers, I thought this would be a great time to look back at Write/Speak/Code 2015 and what it was like attending the conference for the first time.
Write/Speak/Code is an organization on a mission to empower women software . . .

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Posted in: women_in_tech

April 26, 2016

Leaning In

Through her TED Talk, book, and then Lean In Circles, Sheryl Sandberg has forced thousands of women to contemplate this one question: What would you do if you weren’t afraid?

It’s no secret and no surprise that women are constantly underrepresented in leadership roles. The book, Lean In, explores this and focuses on encouraging women . . .

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Posted in: lean_in_series

April 23, 2016