Back to All Events

EqOpTech Summer STEM Speaker/Workshop Series #4

You are invited to join a STEM speaker/workshop series:

Computer in a Box Laptop Refurbishing Workshop + Guest Speaker from LinkedIn

Computer in a Box Laptop Refurbishing Workshop + Guest Speaker from LinkedIn

Where: The View Teen Center, Castro Room, 263 Escuela Avenue, Mountain View

When: July 29, 2 to 6 pm

Who: Students interested in tech fields

Cost: Free

Prerequisites: None

Sign up: (a) complete Google Form & submit the attached signed release form and The View Teen Center registration form.

Computer Refurbishing Workshop, 2-3:45 pm


  • Terence Lee, LAHS
  • Kevin Gao, LAHS
  • Trevor Smith, LAHS
  • Arya Nasikkar, Egan Junior High
  • Yash Nasikkar, Egan Junior High


  • General Overview on MacBook Refurbishing
  • Partition hard disk to dual boot MacBooks with Linux OS
  • Install Linux Ubuntu/Lubuntu
  • Test drive Google Applications
  • Refurbished laptops will go to needy students

3:45 to 4 pm - 15 minute break between workshop & talk

Tech Talk: Magdalene Lim, Software Engineer, LinkedIn - 4-5 pm

Magdalene Lim is a backend software engineer at LinkedIn. She is quite new to the industry, having graduated from college in 2015. She hopes to inspire others to try coding and truly believes that everyone has the capacity to do it.


  • Speaker introduction
  • Personal journey to becoming a software engineer

  • How does coursework really translate into post-grad work

  • Interview prep and tips

  • Internship experience (Machine Learning at Amazon)

  • LinkedIn work life and culture

  • Q&A