Trans Code (London) Official Press Release

Trans*Code Hackday and workshops

Announcing the return to London of Trans*Code – the UK’s only hack event series focused solely on drawing attention to transgender issues and opportunities.

What: Trans*Code

Open to trans and non-binary folk, allies, coders, designers and visionaries of all sorts, Trans*Code isis inspired by the groundbreaking Trans*H4CK events created by Dr. Kortney Ziegler. The event that aims to help draw attention to transgender issues through a topic-focused hackday. Supported by introductory programming workshops, community members not currently working in technology are also encouraged to participate.

When: Trans*Code

Saturday, 23 April, 2016.

Where:

GoCardless
Angel House, 3rd floor
338-346 Goswell Road
London EC1V 7LQ

Why:

Trans*Code co-organiser Naomi Ceder explains: “As technology offers growing opportunities, being sure these opportunities are equally accessible to traditionally marginalised groups grows ever more important.

“Trans*Code participants can come from any background, working together to create prototypes around the themes of transgender issues and access to technology.

“There is a small budget to help support some attendees with travel and lodging, so if you have an idea, can code, can design, want to learn, or want to improve the situation of the trans and non-binary communities through technology, please join us.”

Registration: via Eventbrite

Website: http://trans.tech

Sponsors:

GoCardless – Venue Sponsor

Org Partners – thanks to the following organisations for their support:

  • Codebar.io
  • Gendered Intelligence
  • InterTech LGBT
  • PyLadies
  • Trans*H4CK
  • TransTech Social Enterprises

Contact:

Naomi Ceder – info@trans-code.org

Social:

Twitter: @trans_code, #trans_code
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/461157460757979/

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