Events-FeatureWe hope you all enjoyed Marathon Monday! Here are our top picks for events this week.

1) CSF-logoCambridge Science Festival
All week  (April 17 – 26)
Various Locations
@CSFtweets | #CambSciFest 

This week is PACKED with awesome events as part of Cambridge Science Festival. Check out our blog post featuring picks from some KSA members. Explore the full schedule of events at


2) Boston-Coding-CampBoston Coding Camp (Presented By The Young People’s Project and Resilient Coders)
Monday April 20 – Friday April 24, 8:30am – 3:30pm
@ Hack/Reduce, 275 Third St, Cambridge, MA
@resilientcoders | @YPeoplesProject |#boscodingcamp

Students will be taught by tech professionals, and coached along by their peers, as they spend a week building their own websites. During that time, they’ll learn HTML/CSS, pick up Agile/Lean practices. And they’ll meet local tech entrepreneurs and authors. On Friday, April 24, students will present their websites with plans for the “Next Steps”.  Registration for camp is now closed, but you can register for Demo Day.


3) MS-Open (1)Microsoft and DataStax present: Scaling Out Without Flipping Out
Thursday, April 23, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
@ District Hall, 75 Northern Ave, Boston, MA
@DataStax | @Azure

Attendees will get an in-depth introduction to Cassandra and how it’s different from other databases they have probably used, info on how to build an application with the DataStax tools and drivers, and how easy it can be to deploy it all in Azure. For more information or to register, visit:


There’s nothing more exciting than opening a young person’s eyes to the amazing potential of technology. That’s why we were thrilled this week to host a three-day DigiCamp experience to give middle-school girls and boys from New Haven a chance to explore technology and show them what careers in tech can look like. The three-day […]

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