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Upskilling fast and slow for software engineers

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The nature of the tech industry is always changing. How do you decide what to learn next and what is the best way to go about it? Our speaker lineup will be sharing what they do to acquire and master the relevant skills to keep up in this fast-paced industry.

This event will be held online. Please check your email from Peatix upon registration for the video link.

Who should attend?
Software engineers or if you’re curious to learn how to upskill in the tech industry.

Agenda:
2PM - Intro from WWCode KL
2:10PM - Session #1 - Effective Learning Methods (Fast Learning)
2:40PM - Session #2 - Mastery (Slow Learning)
3:00PM - Q&A
3:20PM - Wrap-Up !


Meet the panel:
Jecelyn Yeen is a Developer Advocate for Google Chrome. She mostly learns new stuff through reading, observation, experiments and sleeping (brain needs to rest before absorb new knowledge!).

Yong Shean is a software engineer who has a deep interest in the latest mobile and web technologies. As a non-CS graduate, she has learned her way into the tech world and enjoyed the process of learning new things every day.

Siva engaged with the role of Senior Manager of Software Engineering at Dell. Have been in the e-commerce space for the last 12 years managing high volume transactions. Developed empowering and independent teams with a product focus. Started career as developer to current role but still loves to roll up sleeves. Driving Pair and Program initiative in Dell.

Chris Ng started as a software engineer. He gained tech & soft skills on the job and during his free time. He eventually arrived at the role of Director of Engineering. In this role, he found joy in mentoring his team members and supporting them in their career development.

Note:-
The Women Who Code Kuala Lumpur MCO webinars is a series of online events designed to address the challenges people in technology may face during the MCO period.

Updates
  • The event description was updated. Diff#592354 2020-05-21 13:39:30
Sat May 23, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM MYT
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