Podcast 1507 2/7/2015: Pipeline Fellowship, Code Day Detroit & Thunderchickens

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Show Notes

Hour 1


In Search of Detroit’s Female Answer to Mark Cuban

Monica Wheat

Monica Wheat

Monica Wheat is a 14+ veteran of the digital strategy & product management communities and the Detroit lead for Pipeline Fellowship Detroit which is an angel investing bootcamp for women that includes three main components:education, mentoring, and practice.

The Ultimate Guide for Female Tech Entrepreneurs by Amanda Lewan


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Code Day Detroit and Thunderchickens

Christina Li

Christina Li


Christina Li created a winning website during last year’s Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT) contest and was our guest along with some of the other winners on Dec. 6, 2014 .  Christina is back to talk about Code Day Detroit and her favorite, Thunderchickens!




Aaron Wilcock

Aaron Wilcock

Christina will be accompanied by her mentor, Aaron Willcock,  a junior at Wayne State University, pursuing his bachelor’s and master’s degree in computer science.  Aaron’s also the programming mentor of her robotics team Thunderchickens 217.




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Michigan Connects TM is an interactive map of the state of Michigan that shows where there is broadband coverage and how close that coverage is to the fiber optic backbones.  Check out your location by simply entering your zip code and then zooming in on your community.  Michigan Connects TM is a joint project between the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), Connect Michigan, and the Connected Nation Exchange. Steve Arwood is the head of MEDC.


***Postponed Due to Dangerous Weather Conditions***

Polar Bear Plunge

Shane’s Polar Plunge or It’s Not Easy Being Blue

Shane Hamelin

Shane Hamelin

Our own tech expert Shane Hamelin has joined an elite band of crazies who jumped in the Detroit River today for a good cold cause.  Shane will report on his dip in the Detroit River to benefit Special Olympics Michigan.  You can still help this great organization by sending your contribution today. Click here for more information.



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