Becoming an Effective Mentor
Olivia Liddell, a fellow trainer and developer, recently gave a presentation on mentoring at CodeMash 2019 conference. She kindly allowed me to share her video. There are 3 technical skills to look out for: (1) how Olivia tells stories to connect with the audience; (2) how she uses a live survey and prompts to further engage them; and (3) how she organizes her presentation slides in a clear manner. I hope that Olivia's message will inspire you to become a mentor in our club,
Club Contest Results!
First of all, please thank Shreya Gupta for bravely organizing our contest. Coordinating the event with fellow clubs and everyone in the club is no easy task. Secondly, please thank our contestants for bravely participating. Without them, there would be no contest. :) International Contest: 1. Lisa Lessenger 2. Lorenzo Peve 3. Ankur Mathur Tall Tales Contest: 1. John Reese 2. Rahul Kahol 3. Troy Bartlett Lisa and John will represent our club at the next level, Area J62 Contes
News Roundup (Fall 2018)
Happy New Year's Eve to everyone at Central Austin! As we wrap up 2018, let's take a moment to recognize our club's achievements this fall. 1. Education A big, hearty thanks first goes to Ja-Andre, Xiaochuan, and Taylor. They developed our New Member Orientation and revamped our mentorship program. I believe, as a result, many new members achieved an easy start on Pathways. We even got to celebrate several Level 1 and Level 2 awards! Speaking of celebration, we claimed a reco