Talks

Sarah speaking at Listen to Your Mother Kansas City 2017Sarah has given various presentations and talks. If you’re interested in having her speak, please send a message on the Contact page.

Upcoming Talks

Date Event Location Talk Type Talk Title
October 16-17, 2017 DevUp Conference St. Louis, MO Session Intro to Hacking with the Raspberry Pi
October 16-17, 2017 DevUp Conference St. Louis, MO Session The Power of Secrets
She has applied at Thunderplains 2017 and Midwest PHP 2018, and is waiting to hear back.

Previous Talks

Date Event Location Talk Type Talk Title
August 26, 2017 AlterConf Austin Austin, TX Session Life as a Midwestern Developer
May 19, 2017 Self.Conference Detroit, MI Session The Power of Secrets
May 19, 2017 Self.Conference Detroit, MI Lightning Talk How to Start a Podcast
May 7, 2017 Listen to Your Mother Kansas City Lawrence, KS Spoken Essay I’d Like to Be A Mother Someday, But…
October 28, 2016 Prairie.Code() Conference Des Moines, IA Session Building Your Team to Last: Successful Onboarding and Mentoring Practices
October 27, 2016 Prairie.Code() Conference Des Moines, IA Session A Primer on Functional Programming
October 1, 2016 AlterConf Portland, OR Session The Power of Secrets
September 26-27, 2016 Girl Develop It – Kansas City Kansas City, MO Class JavaScript for Beginners
August 12, 2016 AndConf Camp Meeker, CA (near San Francisco) Lightning Talk Why Self Care Is Harder for Me
June 24, 2016 Kansas City Developer Conference Kansas City, MO Session A Primer on Functional Programming
June 23, 2016 Kansas City Developer Conference Kansas City, MO Session Building Your Team to Last: Successful Onboarding and Mentoring Practices
May 21, 2016 Self.Conference Detroit, MI Session A Primer on Functional Programming
May 19, 2016(??) Self.Conference Detroit, MI Lightning Talk Encouraging Kids Through Robotics Mentoring
May 19, 2016 Nebraska.Code() Conference Lincoln, NE Session Building Your Team to Last: Successful Onboarding and Mentoring Practices
May 19, 2016 Nebraska.Code() Conference Lincoln, NE Session A Primer on Functional Programming
November 12, 2015 IEEE-KC CompSci monthly meeting Kansas City, MO Group Meeting Intro to Hacking with the Raspberry Pi
October 17, 2015 Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska and Kansas Celebration of Women in Computing Kansas City, MO Session Intro to Hacking with the Raspberry Pi
June 26, 2015 Kansas City Developer Conference Kansas City, MO Session Intro to Hacking with the Raspberry Pi (encore)
June 25, 2015 Kansas City Developer Conference Kansas City, MO Session Intro to Hacking with the Raspberry Pi
April 28, 2015 UMKC IEEE Meeting Kansas City, MO Group Meeting Intro to Hacking with the Raspberry Pi
March 20, 2015 Nebraska.Code() Lincoln, NE Session Intro to Hacking with the Raspberry Pi
February 27, 2015 Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day Lincoln, NE Discussion Panel College discussion panel
February 6, 2015 NCWIT Aspriations Kansas City, MO Discussion Panel College student panel (moderator)
February 21, 2014 Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day Kansas City, MO Discussion Panel College discussion panel
October 19, 2013 Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska and Kansas Celebration of Women in Computing Kansas City, MO Lightning Talk Why You Should Participate in a Hackathon
October 19, 2013 Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska and Kansas Celebration of Women in Computing Kansas City, MO Lightning Talk Becoming an Undergraduate Teaching Assistant
July 17, 2013 She++ Women in Technology Panel Kansas City, MO Discussion Panel Women in tech panel (moderator)
May 3, 2013 Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day Kansas City, MO Discussion Panel College discussion panel
2011-2014 UMKC IEEE Robotics Team Kansas City, MO Presentations at various elementary, middle, and high schools (at least 20 visits)

Lightning Talks, Workshops, Panels, and More

2016

Girl Develop It

  • JavaScript for Beginners – September 26th and 27th, 2016 (Registration is open until April 15th)
  • Slides and notes will be available in the future

2015

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day – February 27, 2015

This is a day to introduce high school girls to different types of engineering degrees.

  • Panel member – College student discussion panel

NCWIT college student discussion panelNCWIT Aspirations Award Ceremony – February 6, 2015

  • Panel moderator – College student discussion panel

2014

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day – February 21, 2014
This is a day to introduce high school girls to different types of engineering degrees.

  • Panel member – College student discussion panel

2013

Missouri Iowa Nebraska Kansas Women in Computing conference October 19, 2013

 

She++ women in tech panelShe++ Women in Technology Panel –  July 17, 2013

  • Panel moderator


Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day
– May 3, 2013
This is a day to introduce high school girls to different types of engineering degrees.

  • Panel member – College student discussion panel

2011-2013

UMKC Robotics at Osage Trail Middle SchoolUMKC IEEE Robotics Team

  • Community Service Lead – The team went around to elementary, middle, and high schools in the area and talked about robotics, college, engineering, and more. Sarah has given over 20 talks and demonstrations while on the team.