Speaker Linda Liukas is a programmer, a storyteller, and an illustrator. She educates audience members about the world of technology and how we can appropriately co-exist with the current and the future of tech. Linda's children's book, Hello Ruby, is named the "world’s most whimsical way to learn about technology, computing, and coding.” She educates audience members for vivid understanding and progressing excellence.
Why should book speaker Linda Liukas
- Speaker Linda Liukas is an author assisting children in the world of technology. Linda’s way of communication reaches all different audience members as she implements different techniques of education.
- She is the author and illustrator of Hello Ruby, a children’s picture book about the whimsical world of computers, and the founder of Rails Girls, a global movement to teach young women programming in over 230 cities.
- Linda is diverse in her speaking topics. Her topics range from education to AI. Depending on the client, the format can also range from workshops to keynotes.
Speaker Linda Liukas is a programmer, a storyteller, and an illustrator. Her children’s book, Hello Ruby, is the world’s most whimsical way to learn about technology, computing, and coding.” She founded Rails Girls, which has organized workshops in more than 230 cities, introducing and teaching the basics of programming to more than 10,000 women. Liukas worked at Codeacademy. However, she left to write stories that teach children about both programming and software. In 2013 she won the Ruby Hero prize, and she was named the Digital Champion of Finland by the EU Commissioner for Digital Agenda.
Linda Liukas works with technology and media companies, educational institutions, governments, and museums. She talks about moving towards a more humane tech industry and identifying what it means to approach technology from a unique perspective. Through practical examples, her keynotes explore modern interpretations of the intersection between humanities and technology.
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