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Tech Ladies Boston: Entering Tech – Bootcamp vs CS Degree

Wednesday, August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Are you deciding whether to attend a bootcamp or go back to school for a degree to break into tech? Join us as we discuss both options!

Are you trying to break into tech and need to decide whether to attend a bootcamp or go back to school for a degree? Whether it was on Twitter, Reddit, or in person the topic can be controversial with people being passionate about both paths. Is one really better than the other? Let’s lay the controversy to rest by digging into the pros, cons and outcomes of both.

About Pariss:

Pariss Chandler, better known as Pariss Athena, started as a Wax Specialist and is now a Front End Developer. She is also the creator of the hashtag and movement #BlackTechTwitter, which has brought exposure to the Black community in the tech industry. Pariss is also the Founder of Black Tech Pipeline, which is a platform that provides education, resources, and opportunity to the #BlackTechTwitter community, especially juniors.


6:00 PM – Food/drinks

6:30 PM – Talk

7:45 PM – Wrap-up

Food and drinks will be provided – please send us a note by August 21st with any dietary restrictions.

Getting to Workable

By public transportation:

  • South station (red line/silver line/commuter rail) – 6 minute walk
  • Downtown crossing (orange line & blue line) – 6 minute walk
  • Park street (green line) – 9 minute walk

By car:

99 High St. Garage – inside the building

  • Daily rate: full day $38.00 (Mon to Fri)
  • No nightly rate option
  • No Weekend parking available

280 Congress St. Garage – 3 minute walk

  • Daily rate: full day $42.00 (Mon to Fri)
  • Nightly rate: 5PM to 3AM the following morning $12.00
  • Weekend full day rate (Saturday & Sunday): $12.00

About Workable Inc.

Workable is the world’s leading hiring platform. We give in-house recruiters and hiring teams more ways to find more qualified candidates, and help them work together to identify and hire the best. Since 2012, more than 20,000 companies have used Workable to hire one million candidates.

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Wednesday, August 28
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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99 High Street (26th Floor)
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