Career in Tech: Everything You Wanted to Know and Were Too Afraid to Ask

6:30PM - 8:30PM

Microsoft Building 30: 3910 163rd Avenue Northeast, Redmond, WA 98052

Free but registration requested.

Wed, January 22, 2020

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM PST

Microsoft Building 30

3910 163rd Avenue Northeast, Redmond, WA 98052

James Whittaker and Mamtha Benerjee will share their career growth perspectives and provide actionable guidance for career success in the tech field and beyond.

Click here for more information and registration.

Sponsored by Bulgarian Women in Tech.


AAAS Anual Meeting


Advance registration rates are available now through January 24, 2020, 5 PM EST.


February 13th to 16th, 2020


the Washington State Convention Center: 705 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101

Looking for volunteers!
AAAS (American Assn for the Advancement of Science) is holding their Annual Meeting in Seattle on February 13 – 16.  Registration is open to members and non-members at https://meetings.aaas.org/registration/. There are significant discounts for members, and early registration discounts for everyone until Jan 24. The conference theme is “Envisioning Tomorrow’s Earth” and it  features workshops, scientific presentations, flash talks, networking events and more, all across dozens of disciplines . The full schedule is available at https://aaas.confex.com/aaas/2020/meetingapp.cgi/Home/0
– Organized alongside the conference is a free Family Science Day event at the Sheraton Grand Hotel, Saturday February 15/Sunday February 16, 11am – 4pm
– Current post-secondary students can volunteer for 8 hours as Session Aides at the conference to receive free registration – https://meetings.aaas.org/attend/student-session-aides/
– The conference includes a student and general poster presentation section, and they are looking for judges and proctors.  Volunteers can register for the full conference at a reduced rate of $120.
Judges: Saturday or Sunday to judge the student poster sections. Judges must have an MD or PhD. Apply at https://aaas.confex.com/aaas/2020/poster/cfr.cgi
Proctors:  Friday afternoon, Saturday or Sunday. Proctors assist with keeping the presentations on schedule, and must be a working (or retired) professional. If interested, please send an email to meetings@aaas.org and include:

– Your Name
– Session Type (Student or General)
– Category (if doing Student Session, General pods have mixed categories). You can find the categories halfway down the page at  https://meetings.aaas.org/e-posters/student-poster-competition/ under “Getting Prepared”.


Regional Science Fair Judges Needed


Belluvue College: 3000 Landerholm Cir SE, Bellevue, WA 98007

Looking for volunteers!

Volunteer judges are needed for the 11th annual Central Sound Regional Science & Engineering Fair (CSRSEF) on

Saturday, March 14, 2020 – 8:00am to 1:00 pm

Bellevue College.

Light breakfast and box lunch provided


Approximately 180 projects in all kinds of science and engineering categories are expected.

The online registration form for judges can be found HERE: https://centralsound.stemwizard.com/public_site/judge_register

General information about judging at the fair can be found under the judges tab at:


If you have questions, contact Gary Foss at garyfoss3@comcast.net


Womxn's March


Cal Anderson Park

Check for updates on time and speakers at https://www.seattlewomxnmarchingforward.org/.

There will be a rally at Cal Anderson park, with the march proceeding to Seattle Center from there.

This year will be focused on amplifying the voices of womxn, femme, non-gender conforming people pushed to the margins of society, with a special focus on supporting youth leaders. This is a multi-generational movement, but especially a movement led by and for our younger generations. It is time to come together and build towards a better future.


MLK day events


Garfield High School


Garfield High School’s 38th annual day of events celebrates the life and legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. with an opportunity fair, workshops, and pre- and post-march rallies. This year’s theme is “2020 Vision,” which the organizers say “reflects the clarity of Dr. King’s dream.”

8:30 – 11:30 a.m.            Career & Opportunity Fair – Employers w/ jobs
9:30 – 10:50 a.m.             Workshops – full schedule of inspiring topics coming soon
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.      Rally in Gymnasium – get moved to ACTION!
12:30 – ~1:30 p.m.           March to Downtown – let your voice be HEARD!
est. 2:00 – 2:45 p.m         Rally at Westlake (4th & Pine ).
est 1:30.-3:30 p.m.         Community Meal