OpenMarket Empowering the Success of Women in Technology with Women Who Code Event in London

Press release – June 26, 2017

London, United Kingdom – June 26, 2017 OpenMarket, a global leader in mobile messaging, is co-hosting a specialist programming workshop with Women Who Code (WWCode) in London on June 28, 2017.

Women Who Code is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring women to pursue and excel in modern technology careers by creating a global, connected community of women in technology.

This workshop, “Write Your Own Programming Language,” led by Andy Balaam, lead software developer at OpenMarket, will guide participants of all levels of experience through building a tiny programming language using simple Python code. The OpenMarket sponsored event will be hyper-focused on writing domain-specific languages to improve the overall understanding of the programming languages used by software developers every day.

WHO: Andy Balaam, Lead Software Developer, OpenMarket

WHAT: Write Your Own Programming Language, Women Who Code London

WHEN: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM BST

WHERE: FORA, Clerkenwell, 71 Central Street, London EC1V 8AB

Women Who Code provides an avenue for women to pursue a career in technology by helping them gain and hone the necessary skills for professional advancement. With networking and mentorships being core values of the organization, Women Who Code London launched in 2014 to bring together women to help them achieve their career goals in tech and to bridge the gender gap in the information technology industry.

For more information about the OpenMarket sponsored Women Who Code event, please visit here.

About OpenMarket
OpenMarket helps the biggest brands in the world use mobile messaging to connect with their customers in the moments when it counts. When they need to be there and be responsive in real-time. When customer experience isn’t just a buzzword: it’s an obsession. OpenMarket combines a powerful, scalable and reliable platform with a deep understanding of how text messaging can transform business processes. It works closely with clients to deliver timely, useful and context-sensitive mobile messaging that surprises and delights their customers around the world at massive scale. OpenMarket calls this the Empathetic InteractionTM and its changing the way enterprises engage with their customers. With trusted relationships with mobile operators across the globe, OpenMarket offers faster time to market, and ongoing support for its enterprise customers. OpenMarket is an Amdocs company and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, with regional offices in Detroit, London, Sydney, Pune, and Guadalajara.

About Women Who Code
Women Who Code (WWCode) is an international nonprofit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. WWCode is building a world where women are proportionally representative as technical leaders, executives, founders, VCs, board members and software engineers. The organization has executed more than 4,200 free events around the world, garnered a membership exceeding 80,000, and has a presence in 20 countries. Help empower even more women to advance in tech with the training and community they need to succeed by supporting WWCode. Learn more at

Media Contact:
Kristin Sandberg
Barokas PR for OpenMarket
Tel: +1-206-264-8220