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#BookTalk with Linda Liukas

Join us at @MicrosoftEU for a #BookTalk with Linda Liukas, software programmer and bestselling author and illustrator of Hello Ruby, for a discussion on how we can move towards a more humane tech industry.

Please join us at @MicrosoftEU for a #BookTalk with Linda Liukas, software programmer and bestselling author and illustrator of Hello Ruby a children’s picture book about the whimsical world of technology, computing and coding.

Linda thinks that technology is about humans and their big ideas. She will discuss how we can move towards a more humane tech industry, and what it means to approach technology from that unique perspective. Through practical examples, she will explore modern interpretations of the intersection between humanities and technology.

Founder of Rails Girls, a global movement to teach young women all over the world programming, she was listed in 2018 among Forbes Top 50 Women in Tech Europe. Her TED Talk on “A delightful way to teach kids about computers” has gathered million views, and she was named in 2013 the Digital Champion of Finland by the EU Commissioner for Digital Agenda.

The event will be moderated by Susanna Makela, Senior Director Government Affairs at Microsoft Europe.

 

Agenda

12:00-13:00  Registrations & lunch

13:00-14:00  #BookTalk

14:00-14:30  Networking coffee and book signing

 

Registrations will start at 12:00 and close at 13:15.

When

13 Jun 2019 @ 12:00 pm

13 Jun 2019 @ 02:30 pm

Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes


Where

Microsoft Center

51 Montoyerstraat

1000 Brussel

Belgium


Organised by

Microsoft

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