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Ruby on Rails Meetup @ XING SE

On Wednesday 05.12 we hosted our last meetup of 2018. This time we talked about Ruby and Ruby on Rails. We hosted our event on the headquarters of our partner XING SE. This event was like most of our Meetups beginner friendly. One of the goals of moinworld is to motivate women to learn new programming languages and stay curious to learn something new. Leila our first speaker

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moinworld Team Hamburg - Florian

Women Techmakers Hamburg to moinworld Hi I am Florian. I was already a part of the community when it just started out as the Women Techmakers Meetup. I think Diversity is important in any field and I like contributing to making a change. I am a software developer and have been interested in computers since I was a child of around 5 years old. The first topics that caught my interest were computer game, which then made me want to learn more about computers in general.

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moinworld Team Munich- meet Julia

I was born in Germany, grew up in Denmark and studied in Great Britain. After studying psychology for four years, I did research as a psychologist at a hospital in Copenhagen and quickly realised that it was nothing for me: the work had no impact and was too ‘slow’ for me. That’s when I got in touch with the tech world: I joined the London/Munich Tech Start Up KOMPAS as Community Lead to get a feel for the startup world.

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moinschool Learning Design Thinking

Moinschool started in September to integrate more female students into our community We started our project moinschool in Hamburg at the event TINCON Hamburg where we had a workshop with aluminum boats which illustrated how computer science is about problem solving. To take that a step further, we continued with design thinking session last week back at the school. Design thinking sounds like one of the latest buzz-words, but in reality it is nothing more than problem solving, in a less tranditional sense.

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moinworld Team - Joyce

Hey everybody, I’m Joyce Marlen Paquo. As a former student of Gender Studies and Pedagogy, I am studying for a Master’s degree in the fields of personnel and management development, career orientation and political consulting. In addition to research, I work in the field of education. And as it is, whether in my studies or at work, the nebulous word “digitization” is used all over the place. Looking for a voluntary internship, I stumbled across moinworld at the end of 2017 - the perfect combination of my interests (gender & education) and curiosities (IT & startup).

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Our monthly Hack- and Coworking-Night

moinwold Hack- and Coworking-Night at XING – not your regular hacknight In September we started our first Hack- and Coworking-Night in addition to our programming classes. You probably made use of study groups at university or high school and you already know that sometimes it is more fun to study in a group. Learning how to code is a journey and we would like to provide you with as many opportunities as possible to stay on your track.

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Summary of our Entrepreneurship Meetup at XING SE

How to create successful products Our last Meetup September 20th we met at XING SE in Hamburg to talk and act upon Entrepreneurship and getting ideas off the ground. This evening around 60 women (and a few men) experienced how much fun it is to create something and work on product ideas in a team of people you just met. In a city where less than 13% of startup’s management teams have a women included it is time for a change.

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Summary of our Meetup in Munich around AI and Machine Learning

AI and Machine Learning with Experts from Google, IBM and Siemens Last week we met in Munich to talk more about AI and Machine Learning with Experts from Google, IBM and Siemens. Ariane Sutor head of the research group “Information Integration & Business Intelligence” at Siemens From Siemens we had Ariane Sutor joining us. She is the head of the research group “Information Integration & Business Intelligence” at Siemens Corporate Technology.

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moinschool

Moinschool starts in September to integrate more female students into our community All good things are worth waiting for! Our new project moinschool starts in September. We have noticed that with our programming courses conferences andMeetups in Hamburg and Munich we reach a lot of motivated women of different age groups, but unfortunately school girls are still underrepresented. Therefore our school project moinschool is starting this school year at the reform school winterhude in Hamburg .

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Programming has started to play an important role in my professional life

Moin Moin! My name is Zeynep and I am a Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering master student at the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH). As a young, independent woman, I have always sought to find solutions to problems we face in industry. Three years ago, before I came to Germany, I started my professional life and I worked as an R&D Researcher and an International Regulatory Affairs Assistant Specialist. Now, I am a student research assistant at the Institute of Multiphase Flows at TUHH headed by Prof.

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