Columbia Entrepreneurship Comes To Wilshire Blvd. Please join
the Southern California Columbia Alumni Club for an evening focused on entrepreneurship
Sean Kelly ’05 SEAS, CEO, Co-Founder H.U.M.A.N.
Chris McGarry Co-Director Columbia University Entrepreneurship
In conversation about
H.U.M.A.N. a Very Healthy Startup
Following the fireside chat, Chris McGarry will provide an update on Columbia entrepreneurship
programming and will lead a discussion on how to drive a vibrant Columbia entrepreneurship community in Los Angeles
Thursday, March 5th
Blank Spaces co-working facility Mid-Wilshire (map)
5405 Wilshire Blvd.
(two blocks west of La Brea)
7:00 pm – On-Wilshire Parking Available
7:00 pm – Light Snacks, Beer, and Wine Served
Talk Begins at 7:30
In 2008, Sean Kelly co-founded HUMAN (Helping Unite Mankind And Nutrition) – an INC 500 national franchise network of self-checkout healthy markets and healthy vending machines ranked #1 in its category in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500. Backed by a degree in Biomedical Engineering from Columbia University, Sean is passionate about helping people and organizations utilize nutrition to become the most ideal version of themselves and maximize performance. A TEDx alum, Sean has been named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 and Most Promising CEOs Under 35 lists
HUMAN is an award-winning and socially-responsible franchisor of automated retail businesses focused on increasing access to healthier foods and drinks by way of healthy vending machines, micro markets and snack delivery services. 10% of profits go to HUMAN Everywhere, our nonprofit charity arm that teaches social entrepreneurship and nutrition to students in underserved communities.
Chris McGarry is co-director for Columbia Entrepreneurship in the University Office of Alumni and Development. In this role, he helps to harness the business expertise, experience and talent in the alumni community for the benefit of young Columbia entrepreneurs. Mr. McGarry comes to Columbia Entrepreneurship from three years at Columbia Engineering where as a major gift officer he helped to connect SEAS alumni with entrepreneurship programming and young Columbia entrepreneurs. Prior to Columbia Engineering, Mr. McGarry enjoyed a 20-year career as a technology advertising and marketing professional working with many of the world’s biggest technology brands including Oracle, Cisco, Borland, Symantec and Seagate.
Additionally, join us on Saturday, March 7th for our next Columbia SoCal Board Meeting and meet members from the Columbia Alumni Association of New York! We welcome you to socialize, network, share ideas and suggestions for managing Columbia University’s presence in Southern California.
See below for additional details or go directly to our website at http://socal.alumni.
This course meets for 4 total sessions as follows:
• Session 1, 2/14 from 1pm-3pm
• Session 2, 2/21 from 1pm-3pm
• Session 3, 2/28 from 1pm-3pm
• Session 4, 3/7 from 1pm-3pm
The one-time class fee covers all four class sessions.
PHP was one of the first and still is the most popular language on the web for building dynamic websites without having to compile code. As a server-side language, PHP allows authors to retrieve data from any database, manipulate it, and display it on the web, enabling users to interact with it. To date, PHP powers millions of websites including Facebook, Etsy, and the most popular CMS applications, like WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal.
This course is an introduction to PHP meant for budding programmers. We we cover PHP syntax, basic server-side concepts, and MySQL. A familiarity with basic HTML and CSS is required.
Familiarity with basic HTML and CSS.
Instructor: Suzette Franck
Teaching Assistants: TBA
About Suzette Franck
Suzette Franck has been in web development for over twenty years; she started making hand-coded HTML websites on geocities with font tags and tables back in 1995. Since then, she has taught herself CSS, Sass, PHP, MySQL, as well as becoming a WordPress expert; evangelizing and presenting at over twenty-two WordCamps across the country and multiple WordPress meetups in Southern California where she resides, about all aspects of building and maintaining sites on WordPress.
Suzette is passionate about WordPress the application as well as the WordPress Open Source Community, and loves to code and teach others the wonders of WordPress. She is a purveyor of lowbrow art, and when she is not WordPressing, she is painting or visiting Los Angeles art galleries to add more work to her growing art collection.
To see some of her personal art and crafts, please go to:http://suzettefranck.me
If fewer than 8 students register for this workshop, we may postpone or cancel it. In that event, a refund or class credit will be available to all students who have paid to attend.
What to bring
Please bring a laptop* and charger to class. Power outlets and wifi will be provided. You may also wish to bring a notepad and pen/pencil for taking notes.
* No laptop? We have a limited number of laptops we can loan to students during class. Please fill out our Laptop Request formto let us know you need to borrow one!
Unemployed or in financial distress and interested in taking this workshop? Apply for a GDI scholarship.
We’re here to help! If you have any questions or anything you’d like to discuss before signing up for class, please contact us at losangeles [at] girldevelopit dot com.
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