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  • Event Mon Feb 25 at 6:00 PM Cloud Computing and Running Your Code on Google Cloud This session begins with a vendor-agnostic, high-level overview of cloud computing, including its three primary service levels.
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    1871 2.03 Classroom
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  • Event Wed Feb 27 at 6:00 PM Courageous Minds Only: Operating like a Startup in a Bigco The Garage Group is excited to organize and host their first Chicago Courageous Minds Only chat on Operating Like a Startup in a Bigco of 2019 in partnership with 1871.
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    1871 Auditorium
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  • Event Thu Feb 28 at 5:30 PM Unleashing the Power of Unsecured Lending Join Capco for a discussion on how the unsecured lending landscape has transformed into a fast-moving marketplace with promising growth based on advances in technology and alternative risk management thinking.
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    1871 Auditorium
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  • Event Thu Feb 28 at 6:00 PM How To Build A Solid Data Infrastructure Join Analytics8 for a discussion on the importance of having a solid data infrastructure and strategy.
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    1871 2.03 Classroom
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  • Event Mon Mar 4 at 6:30 PM Python 101 for Data Science This Part-Time 5-week course is 25 hours of hands-on training that will introduce you to Python programming required to tackle real-world, data-rich problems.
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    1871 Motorola Conference Room
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  • Event Fri Mar 8 at 8:00 AM Breakfast and 2019 Kickoff: In Conversation with Neesha Hathi Join 1871 for the 2019 International Women’s Day opening event - a conversation between Charles Schwab’s Chief Digital Officer and Executive Vice President, Neesha Hathi and 1871 CEO Betsy Ziegler.
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    1871 Auditorium
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  • Event Fri Mar 8 at 9:30 AM Facing Value: Strategies to Overcome Imposter Syndrome Many women (and men) are familiar with the idea of imposter syndrome - feeling like a fraud in the workplace. However, recognizing that you have imposter syndrome is only half the battle. Psychotherapist Susan Worthman will share strategies that you can use to chip away at imposter syndrome and regain your sense of confidence in moments of uncertainty.
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    1871
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  • Event Fri Mar 8 at 9:30 AM Entrepreneur's Roadmap: Finding the Value in Your Proposition A great company starts with a great idea, but a great idea will never grow unless you find its underlying value proposition. In this workshop, you’ll use the Value Proposition Design (VPD) canvas to explore the customer perspective and gain insight into how major corporations are addressing their customer needs. This will allow you to craft your own value proposition and understand how you are marketing your company to customers.
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    1871
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  • Event Fri Mar 8 at 11:15 AM Conventional & Non-Conventional Strategies for Fundraising Women entrepreneurs only receive approximately 3% of all venture capital funding. Until investments become more diverse, it’s best to have an insider give you the low-down on the process of raising money for your company and the broad landscape of fundraising strategies.
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    1871
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  • Event Fri Mar 8 at 11:15 AM Financial Considerations for Startups There are a number of variables to consider when launching your own business, but one of the most important factors is how you’re utilizing your finances. Join a panel of financial experts as they discuss industry-leading strategies around financing, expense decisions, financial modeling, and more.
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    1871
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  • Event Fri Mar 8 at 11:15 AM Investing 101 Mutual funds. Roth IRAs. Money. Equities. The world of investing can be a vast and intimidating space. 1871 will simplify and explain various approaches to investments in order to help you reach your financial goals and close the gender wealth gap.
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    1871
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  • Event Fri Mar 8 at 1:00 PM Fireside Chat with Jen Poyant and Jen Sabella The media landscape is changing and Jen Poyant and Jen Sabella are leading the charge. After working for years as journalists and radio producers, both women have built their own media organizations and produced a wealth of empowering, diverse content. Listen to their conversation as they explore the concept of balance on a structural and personal level and share their insights on the intersection of culture, gender, and equality.
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    1871
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  • Event Fri Mar 8 at 2:30 PM Everyone Can Do Something: Advancing Gender Equity in the Workplace Gender bias is no longer solely overt and explicit. It can show up in subtle, but no less damaging, ways. Sharmili Majmudar of Women Employed will share tactics that any individual, regardless of their position, can use to interrupt gender bias and advance gender equity in the workplace.
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    1871
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  • Event Fri Mar 8 at 3:30 PM International Women's Day 2019 Closing and Reception Wrap up International Women’s Day at 1871 by joining us for a closing reception to celebrate network with powerhouse women and discuss work that still needs to be done. Local organizations focused on the advancement of women in the workplace will be tabling and providing resources on how to get involved in the community. Refreshments will be provided.
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    1871
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  • Event Tue Mar 12 at 6:30 PM Data Analytics for Business This 6-week course 30 hour course will teach you how to use large datasets to make critical decisions confidently.
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    1871 Motorola Conference Room
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  • Event Wed Mar 13 at 4:00 PM 1871 Intern Fair 1871 is hosting an Intern Fair featuring a variety of tech startups that call 1871 home. They are looking for creative, out-of-the-box thinkers to join their team for the summer. Students from all over Chicagoland are welcome to come by and learn more!
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    1871
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  • Event Thu Mar 14 at 6:00 PM 1871 Policy Forum in Partnership with Groundwork: Financial Forecasting & Tax Reform This Policy Forum is in partnership with 1871’s public workshop series, Groundwork. Attendees will learn about the challenges associated with financial and tax regulations and how best to manage them from the perspective of an established or soon-to-be entrepreneur.
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    2.01 Classroom
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