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Event planning: Guam Hacktoberfest 2018

October 15, 2018

Hacktoberfest is here, and Code Fountain Institute has brought it to Guam!

I meant to write this postΒ before we hosted Guam’s first ever Hacktoberfest event, but alas, here we are, the Monday after it went down. The planning was slightly stressful and it was definitely last minute, but boy, it was worth every single wink of sleep that was lost, all the lunch breaks we sacrificed, the few days off we took from work, gym days skipped (ok, now I’m exaggerating on that last one πŸ˜›). I’m writing this post to reflect on the planning and coordination, remind myself in the future of how things should be prepped, and to serve as helpful advice to any of my readers aspiring to host their own event! Continue Reading

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Working toward something bigger

June 8, 2018

I’ve been working on a project organization that I stumbled upon once while working for theΒ Marianas Business JournalΒ and the Guam Business Magazine, and again upon working at Docomo and meeting the brilliant Chovin Carlson, who started the local chapter of said organization. It’s freeCodeCampGuam, and theyΒ we aim to spread awareness and free resources through Guam for coding and IT. Continue Reading