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Thanks to Symantec and All the Tech Things
for sponsoring Pi-Tops v2. We now have 4 in total for our upcoming events and collaborations. ❤️❤️❤️
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🌻Summer is well and truly here, and it's also #PrideMonth!🏳️‍🌈
After much excitement watching Eurovision last month (and slight disappointment that Daði Freyr didn't win), we are smack in the middle of summer officially! Even events and festivals are mostly still virtual, things are looking up as more people get vaccinated and maybe at the end of the year we will see each other again in person.
We have a big announcement! Coding Grace welcomes GameCraft into our collective family. GameCraft runs community game jams and game-related events. Coding Grace has collaborated with GameCraft in the past. GameCraft will remain independent and will be business as usual when in-person events come back and it's safe to run game jams again.
Read the official announcement
We are still working on the following that we mentioned in last few newsletters:- 
  • WIP: Tackle interviews (especially technical ones) process by companies by giving support to both interviewers and those who are applying for jobs. There must be a better way! 💡
  • Ongoing: Continue to make events and content inclusive and diverse by encouraging others to participate and support them on this journey. 🤝
👉 Don't forget that EuroPython tickets are on sale, and EuroPython are providing Financial Aid this year.
This month, check out activities for International Women in Engineering on June 23!

Details of the day itself and what's happening can be found here.
COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP
"We want to give coding superpowers 🦸‍♀️ to girls around the world so that they can grow up to be inventors, entrepreneurs, and change-makers thriving in our digital society - using technology to shape the future and solve problems that they are passionate about."

❤️Shout out to our friends at imagiLabs and thanks for the discount to Coding Grace members and friends for their online store. Enjoy!
On 8th - 10th June ODSC is organizing Virtual ODSC Europe 2021. Featuring 50+ hands-on training sessions and workshops, 100+ expert speakers, and 250+ hours of content.
 
GENERAL PASS is Free of charge
Register here - https://bit.ly/38z7q84
After the covid-related break, the React Advanced team is coming back with something special! Our 2nd edition happening on October 22-23, 2021, will offer a hybrid format, and you're invited to attend either in-person or remotely.

A limited number of Early Bird tickets is now available, and they're on sale for £325 incl. VAT until sold out.
 
Register here - reactadvanced.com
MONTHLY REGULARS
🛠Are you working on a project? Share it with us, I'm happy to have you as a guest blog. Drop me an email at contact@codinggrace.com.
🤔We are still interested in finding out what you are interesting in learning, especially now that we are indoors and would be a great opportunity to learn new skills.
What do you want us to run?
Last year, we wanted to try and make Coding Grace sustainable, our largest expense is our accountant each year. We are happy to continue using Open Collective and we are open to donations from individuals and corporates. We are not-for-profit and it's wholly volunteer-based running it. 
 
Support us on Open Collective
🆕 Did you know that we have set up a page on Github Sponsors? 
You can read about it if you are curious on how this platform supports the open source community (projects, organisations like ours, etc) via github.com/sponsors.
 
Support us on Github Sponsors
❤️Huge thanks to our supporters who contributed to our Open Collective fund to date. Every little counts as we really appreciate it.

Each month we want to thank all those who donated, see screenshot below of our supporters via opencollective.com/coding-grace.
📍Where have I've been (remotely) last month?
📍Where am I this month?
📖READ, 🎦WATCH, 🎧LISTEN
If you have something to share in our reading, podcast or video list, drop me an email.
 
Coding Grace's DEV ProfileWe are also on dev.to, it's a platform for devs to post what they are up to, and we are cross-posting to it ourselves. We are open to folks share articles with us, and if you are also on the platform, please follow us. If you want to contribute, I will send you the key to join us.
Any enquiries (incl. CFPs, announcements, etc), you can drop me an email at contact@codinggrace.com.

Thanks,

/// Vicky
Why R? Dublin - Call for Participation & Expressions of Interest
Planning Why R? events around Ireland, looking for volunteers.
I'm interested
EuroPython are looking for volunteers for this year's online conference. The conference will take place on Jul 26 - Aug 1. For more information, click on the button below.
I'm interested
🛠 If you want me to run workshops, drop me an email at contact@codinggrace.com
30% Club executive education scholarships for women
Scholarships offering 28 professional opportunities for women across business, STEM, healthcare and public policy
More info
📢Any organisers who want to announce their CFPs or looking for speakers, drop us an email and we will include in the next newsletter.
BelfastJS
For a virtual meetup on the 24th of June at 6:30pm We are looking for speakers of any level to talk about JS or frontend-related topics. Have a cool idea, project, or talk? Share it with the community!
I'm interested
ShortStack Conferece are looking for lightning talk speakers.
I'm interested
PyLadies Dublin are looking for lightning talk speakers/demos for our upcoming monthly meetups.
I'm interested
💪 I've been keeping a live list of virtual tech events with focus on Irish-hosted events. It's been very, very time consuming, and that also includes 100s of link checking per newsletter each month. 😓
💡 Therefore I've finally made a site that curates these events, and you can find all of April's events at this site. The site is an 11ty site (Nunjucks and TailwindCSS) and deployed via netlify. There's nothing fancy about it, it lists tech events and diversity in tech events around Ireland and Northern Ireland. 
🌈 If you want to add an event, you can submit a PR or or an issue on github, Or you can email me at contact@codinggrace.com.
🙃 I'm going to try something different this month and not list the events here as I keep missing events that are announced after the newsletter. 
👇I will however keep the list of diversity in tech events.
🗓Take me to June Events
🗓Take me to Upcoming Conferences
The following are Diversity in Tech events are hosted by Irish & Northern Irish hosts as of when this newsletter is publish. You can find the live list of diversity in tech events by clicking on the button below.
TechIreland and Code Institute: The South East Tech Skills Workshop - Diversity in Technology: Coding Careers for Women
When: Wed 9 Jun 
https://codeinstitute.net/the-south-east-tech-skills-workshop/
WWCode Belfast: Bytes n' Brew Online ☕️💻
When: Thu Jun 10, 08:00 - 09:00 (GMT+1)
https://www.meetup.com/Women-Who-Code-Belfast/events/lhkkvryccjbnb/
GoingFar Roundtable - Challenges faced by female migrant professionals
When: Thu Jun 10, 18:00 - 19:00
https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/goingfar-roundtable-challenges-faced-by-female-migrant-professionals-tickets-154402386695
National Women's Council: No Woman Left Behind
When: Tue Jun 15 2021, 11:00 - 12:30
https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/no-woman-left-behind-tickets-157034748159
PyLadies Dublin June Meetup: 3 x Lightning Talks
When: Tue Jun 15 2021, 18:30 - 19:30
https://www.meetup.com/PyLadiesDublin/events/276754731
How She Did It - Women Tech Entrepreneurs Series
When: Tue Jun 15 2021, 19:00 - 20:00
https://www.meetup.com/wetech/events/ccldcsyccjbtb/
Tech4Good - Celebrating Social Entrepreneurs
When: Tue Jun 22, 19:00 - 20:30
https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/tech4good-celebrating-social-entrepreneurs-tickets-155932049959
WITS Reads - Discover Together (Book Club)
When: Tue Jun 22, 20:00
https://www.witsireland.com/news/wits-stemminist-book-club-may-june-2020/
WWCode Belfast: Bytes n' Brew Online ☕️💻
When: Thu Jun 24, 08:00 - 09:00 (GMT+1)
https://www.meetup.com/Women-Who-Code-Belfast/events/lhkkvryccjbgc
National Women's Council: Increasing Gender Balance on Boards: The Case for Legislative Quotas 
When: Tue Jun 24 2021, 14:00 - 15:30
https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/increasing-gender-balance-on-boards-the-case-for-legislative-quotas-tickets-157617306607
Women Who Code Remote Events
When: Various Dates
Details: https://www.womenwhocode.com/digital
Women Who Cowork Dublin Coffee Mornings
When: Every Mon @ 09:30
Details: http://womenwhocowork.ie/events
Women Who Cowork Dublin Virtual Cocktail Party
When: Every Fri @ 17:00
Details: http://womenwhocowork.ie/events
🗓Take me to June's Diversity in Tech Events
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