Tech skills day 2021
Tech skills day 2021
LAUNCHING APRIL 22, 2021 | 9:00 A.M. PDT
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Join us on April 22 for the main event, Tech Skills Day -- a broadcast featuring inspiring speakers and industry experts celebrating technology and what it can create.

Speakers

LeVar Burton

LeVar Burton

Multi-talented actor LeVar Burton is best known for his role as Lieutenant Commander Geordi Laforge in syndicated science fiction hit Star Trek: The Next Generation and his role as “Kunta Kinte” in television miniseries Roots, which broke viewing records and inspired a national discussion on the issue of race. He is also host and co-producer of the long running, Emmy-winning PBS educational series Reading Rainbow.

Scott Hanselman

Scott Hanselman

Scott Hanselman is a web developer, Pluralsight author and speaker. He works in open source on ASP.NET and the Azure Cloud for Microsoft out of his home office in Portland. Scott has three podcasts, has written a number of books and spoken in person to almost a half million developers worldwide.

Deborah Kurata

Deborah Kurata

Deborah Kurata is a software developer, consultant, conference speaker and Pluralsight author. For her work in support of software developers, she has been recognized with the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award and is a Google Developer Expert (GDE).

John Papa

John Papa

John Papa is a Principal Cloud Advocate with Microsoft and an alumni of the Google Developer Expert, Microsoft Regional Director and MVP programs. John is a co-host of the popular Adventures in Angular podcast and author of the Angular Style Guide, several books and many popular Pluralsight courses.

Troy Hunt

Troy Hunt

Troy Hunt is an Australian Microsoft Regional Director and Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for Developer Security. He also creates courses for Pluralsight and travels the world speaking at events and teaching technology professionals. You'll regularly find him in the press talking about security and even testifying before the U.S. Congress on the impact of data breaches.

April Speight

April Speight

April Speight is an author, developer and style aficionado from Los Angeles. She began her career in luxury fashion as a menswear stylist and visual merchandiser, but in 2013, she made her transition to working in IT. She’s since been dabbling in coding (primarily Python, some C# and JavaScript) and has found her forever home within Developer Relations at Microsoft.

Mona Chalabi

Mona Chalabi

Mona Chalabi is a data journalist in New York. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Guardian, as well as on NPR, Gimlet, Netflix and many more. Before she became a journalist, Mona worked with large data sets in jobs at the Bank of England, Transparency International and the International Organization for Migration.

Cassidy Williams

Cassidy Williams

Host

Cassidy Williams is a Principal Developer Experience Engineer at Netlify. She's active in the developer community and one of Glamour Magazine's 35 Women Under 35 Changing the Tech Industry and LinkedIn's Top Professionals 35 & Under.

Jeremy Morgan

Jeremy Morgan

Host

Pluralsight Developer Evangelist, tech blogger, and passionate geek. Jeremy likes to stay immersed with the latest in .NET development and DevOps during the day, and tinkers with Linux machines and microcontrollers at night.

How it works


Level 1

Level 1 Participate all month long

And level up with free access to Pluralsight Skills. Sign up here:

Level 2

Level 2 Challenge yourself

Put your skills to the test with our coding challenge! Go up against real, talented coders (not bots here) and claim your crown as a boss-level developer. 

Level 3

Level 3 Practice skills hands-on

Dive into our new hands-on learning experiences to help get you prepped and certified, so you can be better equipped on your quest to success. 

opens april 22
Boss level

Boss Level Tune into Tech Skills Day!

Join the broadcast in your timezone and hear from inspiration powerhouses and industry experts talking about tech and the power it can create. 

opens april 22

Side quests


Get your Skill IQ

See where your skills stand and get recommendations on what to work on to keep building your skills.

Watch Tech Skills
Day 2020

Can’t wait for April 22? Watch last year’s broadcast featuring Andrew Yang, Eric Daimler, Rachel Higham and more.

Share the love of tech

Don't want this to be a solo mission? Invite your crew!

Have a watch party
with your team

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