Chicago Python presents Python Community Night! Featuring speakers from the Python Software Foundation, which is the nonprofit organization behind the Python programming language

When: June 13, 2019, 6 p.m.

Where: Peak6

Directions:

Check in with security in the lobby with a photo ID. Mention you are here for the meetup at Peak 6.

Board of Trade Building 141 W. Jackson Chicago
Check in with security in the lobby with a photo ID. Mention you are here for the meetup at Peak 6.

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Topics


  • Shaping Chicago PyLadies: An organizer’s perspective
    (0:10:00 Minutes)
    By: Sand Ip
    Experience Level: Novice
    From its founding by Lorena Mesa in 2015 until now, the Chicago PyLadies chapter has evolved into a strong presence by the help of many passionate organizers and fellow tech community partners. In this talk, we will take a look at Chicago PyLadies history, partnerships, and how our future is actively being shaped by our global PyLadies.
  • Come for the language, stay for the community
    (0:20:00 Minutes)
    By: Naomi Ceder
    Experience Level: Novice
    In 2014 Brett Cannon summed it up when he said of Python, "I came for the language, but I stayed for the community." These are some reflections on what makes Python communities so special, the challenges they face, and how to take part in them and help them (and ourselves) grow and thrive.
  • Past, Present, and Future of the Python Software Foundation's Community Infrastructure
    (0:25:00 Minutes)
    By: Ernest W. Durbin III
    Experience Level: Novice
    In fulfilling the mission of the Python Software Foundation, infrastructure to support the development, use, and promotion of the language has seen steady investment. We'll take a stroll through the services that the PSF currently supports, the history and current state, as well as a brief introduction to future initiatives. No experience or prior knowledge is needed!
  • Python Software Foundation Annual Impact Report
    (0:10:00 Minutes)
    By: Ewa Jodlowska
    Experience Level: Novice
    In 2019, the PSF released its first Annual Impact Report. This report details the financial standing of the PSF. Additionally, the report describes how funds we receive support various PSF programs. During this talk we will go through the data and discuss upcoming programs the PSF will be funding.