Learn how you can change the world with computer science

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Learn how you can change the world with computer science

Learn how you can change the world with computer science.

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Computer science is the process of solving complex organizational problems using technical solutions. It has been integrated into virtually every economic sector, industry and organization operating in the modern economy.

No matter what profession you are in, computer science can be related to what you are passionate about, and it can also help you make an impact!

In this webinar, Gail Carmichael is going to help non-technical professionals see the application of computer science. By joining this webinar, you will get a chance to learn about computer science from an industry expert.

Speaker Biography

Gail Carmichael comes from a computer science background. She is an experienced programmer and educator with 15 years of experience in technology and computing education.

She is currently a Principal Technical Content Designer at Splunk, working on the Engineering Enablement and Engagement team. She was previously Senior Technical Learning Designer at Shopify, where she led the design and launch of the ground-breaking Dev Degree Program, first launched at Carleton University; the program is now offered at the Lassonde School of Engineering at York University and at the Dominican College in the US.

About Computer Science for Non-Technical Professionals Course

This course helps you understand the role that computational thinking can play in solving problems. Regardless of your professional background, the course helps you to feel confident in your ability to write small programs that enable you to accomplish useful goals. Topics include pseudocode, variables, conditionals, iteration, arrays, objects, functions, sorting, searching and simulation. Learn More

About Lassonde Professional Development (LassondePD)

Lassonde Professional Development (Lassonde PD) is integral to the Lassonde School of Engineering at York University. Its mission is to provide lifelong learning opportunities to Engineers, Technology Professionals and Entrepreneurs to assist their careers and impact society. Learn More

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