The Anita Borg Institute is a global, 501(c)3 nonprofit headquartered in Palo Alto, CA. Their chapters were launched in 2015 and ABI.Chicago has monthly events & coding tutorials for adults. They are looking for someone to teach an Intro to Video Gaming class. To learn more about them, go to http://local.anitaborg.org/groups/abi-chicago/gpages If interested, contact La'Shon Anthony at firstname.lastname@example.org. *Please note … Continue reading Anita Borg Institute Chicago seeking teacher for intro to video games class
B~STEM Project is in need of professional volunteers this Friday, June 23. We Hack Too is a 8-day virtual hackathon with 1 -day launch events across 11 cities: Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Connecticut, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Seattle and Toronto. It's a dynamic free opportunity for high school and college level women to learn how to … Continue reading B-Stem Project needs volunteers this Friday!
AlterConf is a traveling conference series that provides safe opportunities for marginalized people and those who support them in the tech and gaming industries. By highlighting the powerful voices and positive initiatives of local community members, we build hope and strengthen the community’s resolve to create safer spaces for everyone. The conferences go beyond the … Continue reading Hey Chicago! @alterconf is coming back June 10th!
Pocket Con is a free single day convention for Chicago youth brought to you by a partnership between the Chicago Public Library, Freewrite and LOKari Productions. It focuses on work by artists of color, particularly African American authors and artists, as well as comics with a primary character who is Black. Pocket Con also features … Continue reading Calling Chicago & Chicago adjacent folks – Check out Pocket Con 2016!!
ValorCon 2016 is happening! September 30 - October 2, 2016 - Macy's 111 N. State Street Chicago, IL Thank you for taking the time to submit a panel suggestion for ValorCon 2016! We are excited to offer a diverse selection of content to our attendees. http://valorcon.com/submit-a-panel/ Panels may have two to four panelists. Please … Continue reading .@ValorConChicago is happening! Submit a panel!
https://scontent.ford1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfl1/t31.0-8/1933616_1519091241720453_8230629165938377049_o.png Bit Bash is taking over every floor at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Games start at 6pm. Full details at the Facebook page, MCA admission is free on Tuesdays! • CRAP! No one loves me (Arcane Kids) • Gardenarium (Paloma Dawkins) • The Musuem of Stolen Art (Ziv Schneider) • Joy Exhibition (Strange Think) … Continue reading Interactive Collection One – BitBash at the MCA Chicago
Come celebrate the launch of Coin-Operated Americans: Rebooting Boyhood at the Video Game Arcade. Join me for a reading, book signing, and Q&A for my book on the history of coin-op video games. There will also be raffle prizes and swag, and Geek Bar has food and drink for purchase. RSVP on FB “Carly A. … Continue reading Coin-Operated Americans Launch Party @GeekBarBeta December 19, 2015