Coding Careers: Web Development Panel

Monday, February 27, 2017 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM

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Are you interested in becoming a web developer?

What better time to pursue the career and future you’ve always dreamed of than right now?

Get clear about where you belong and what jobs await you in web development. Hear from a panel of industry professionals about their day-to-day as Web Developers in various industries in Austin. Ask the panelists questions, network with Galvanize alumni, and discover the right solution for you.

Do you already have some web development experience?

Did you know the Galvanize full-time immersive program has a 91% national placement average? We don’t joke around about your future. If you’re serious about pursuing a new career as a Web Developer, and have some basic skills currently, we can help you finish your education and look for a job.

Come network with industry professionals and meet our alumni!



6:30pm - Introductions from Galvanize

6:45pm - Panelist introductions

7:00pm - Start the panel Q&A

7:45pm - Networking

8:30pm - END



Orie Steele, Web Developer at athenahealth

Orie Steele graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology with BS in Cyber Security and MS in Computer Science. He has worked as a web developer in finance, oil and gas and healthcare. His interests include conversational ai, ethereum blockchain tech and social network botnets. He joined athenahealth with the acquisition of Patient IO, a healthcare startup from the first Techstars Austin program in 2013.


Karen Kelly, Full Stack Software Developer at Alchemy Systems

Karen Kelly is a full stack web developer working at Alchemy Systems. This is her first web development job after changing careers from selling software to developing software. She is a part of and volunteers for several diversity-focused programming organizations such as Women Who Code and Code4College. In her spare time she likes to build websites for friends, travel around the globe, play with her dogs, her cat, and her husband, play video games, and read sci-fi/fantasy books.


**More panelists to be announced shortly


About Sponsors:


Galvanize is an education company that blends the lines between learning and working. We believe in creating easy access for anyone who has the drive and determination to jump into the tech world, especially in entrepreneurship, engineering, and data science. Our campuses are home to students, startups, investors, mentors, and other people who are engaged and excited to level up their skills. To learn more about Galvanize, visit

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