Why Techies Meetup?
We want to empower everyone, and anyone interested in technology. Our goal is to provide as many as possible with access to the tools, resources and knowledge they need to succeed in tech. We want to connect students and rising developers who are passionate about technology and eager to learn new skills with like-minded individuals. Technology is evolving and we want to provide you all with the resources you need to evolve too. This 2hours hybrid event will cover a variety of topics.
What should you expect to learn at Techies Meetup?
This event was held on Wednesday March 15th, 2023. It started off by 11:00am GMT+1. Here's what the agenda of the event looks like. You would also find links to sessions attached in Session Overview.
Agenda for the Day
|Welcome to Techies Meetup and What we do at Microsoft.
Our first session would introduce you to Microsoft and what we do to everyday to empower everyone on the planet to achieve more.
|An Introduction to Microsoft ADC
Learn about Microsoft's Africa Development Center and how it builds world class talent who create innovative solutions for global impact.
Watch this session here: https://youtu.be/KSTZMBMQx6c?t=685
|Preparing for Opportunities at Microsoft
Have you always wanted to work at Microsoft? Erica Imama a Senior Global Talent Acquisition Recruiter at Microsoft would be sharing relevant tips to help you prepare for your next job application and get noticed.
Watch this session here: https://youtu.be/KSTZMBMQx6c?t=1342
For the link to the resource shared by Erica Imama on how to prepare for opportunities at Microsoft, check below.
|Hands-On with Azure and AI: Building AI Solutions with Azure Cognitive Services
Artificial Intelligence is evolving rapidly and is currently changing the tech industry. In this session, we would show you how you can save the lives of endangered bird species using the power of AI in Azure Cognitive Services Custom Vision.
Watch the session here: https://youtu.be/KSTZMBMQx6c?t=4849
|Hands-On with Azure and GitHub: Building an Outstanding Online Resume with GitHub
|Looking to apply for your next role? In this session, we would show you how to create an outstanding resume on GitHub and have it published on Azure Static Web Apps.
|Hands-On with AI and Power Platform: Building AI Solutions with Low Code
|Did you know that you can now integrate the power of AI into your solutions with Microsoft's Power Platform? In this session, we would show you how to analyze sentiment without code using Power Platform
End of Breakout Session
|Microsoft Resources for Your Growth
|We put together resources we believe would help you grow in your tech journey in 2023. The link to this amazing free learning resource would be shared at the end of the event.
To get you conversant with these technologies and tools we would be covering during Techies Meetup, we created this learning resources: Techies Meetup Learning Resources. Please take some time to cover the online FREE Learning resources here so you can follow along during the entire session.
You can watch the entire Techies Meetup here:
1. Learn more about Student Summit here: https://aka.ms/AboutStudentSummit
2. Microsoft Student Hub FREE Certifications and $100 of Azure
3. Creating an outstanding resume
4. Staying focused in your tech journey
5. Opportunities for Students