codebar Festival Day 3 - Wellbeing
Sun, 14th March | 09:00 - 18:00 GMT (GMT+00:00)

codebar Festival is a new 3-day 100% virtual event where each day will have a different focus; coding, career, and wellbeing. And like any festival, there will be lots going on over the 3 days from talks, panels, workshops, interactive sessions, and social occasions.


Join us on day 3 of the festival where we will be exploring topics of wellbeing - from talks, practical sessions and yoga.

The Schedule

  • 10:00 - Yoga with Nicole Moliniere
    Join us for some yoga to start our wellbeing day
  • 11:00 - Ismael Velasco - Making Friends With Impostor Syndrome
    Ismael will share personal experiences (his and others at all levels of seniority), and some relevant findings from social psychology.
  • 12:00 - Janine Luk - Dare To Be Different An A World That Expects You To Fit In
    Janine will explore why we should embrace difference and how you can step out of your comfort zones to discover the best version of yourself.
  • 13:00 - Amy Eleftheriades - Emotional Regulation; Understanding Feelings and Tips For Being Ok
    This session looks at the abstract nature of emotions; how they can impact you and some top tips to getting the hang of managing them.
  • 14:00 - Naz Ezeonyebuchi - Staying Healthy as a Remote Developer
    This session will briefly explore the various health risks involved with working remotely, and offer tips on how to stay healthy while working remotely.
  • 15:00 - Alex Radu - Make Your Work Days Work For You
    In this session Alex will go through techniques and tips that she uses to not burn herself out, coaching, learning and other activities.
  • 15:30 - Marion LV - "Tech" Care of Yourself": Strategies For Better Mental Health In Tech
    Drawing on her experience as a career-changer, this talk shares tools, resources and strategies to "tech" care of your mental health.
  • 16:00 - Alex Jukes - Holistic Development
    Alex invites us to take part in some gentle interactive participation in the form of meditation and a Qi Gong exercise.
  • 17:00 - Iain Ross - Managing Anxiety and Mental Health Awareness In A Man's World
    In this talk Iain will introduce some practical exercises he's learnt during his therapy journey.
  • 18:00 - Ju Liu - How To Make Great Pizza At Home
    You're at home. No big surprises there. You will make a great pizza. You will eat the pizza. Rinse the tray and repeat.
  • 19:00 - Angie Pollacchi - The Radical Power of Rest
    Angie invites you to explore various techniques and approaches to why rest creates space and energy for productivity, creativity and joy.
  • 20:00 - Meditation with┬áRifa Thorpe-Tracey
    Join us for a relaxing Meditation session with Rifa Thorpe-Tracey to close out codebar Festival 2021.




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A big thanks to all of our sponsors for making the event possible!


New Relic
Funding Circle


Kimberley Cook (She/Her)

Kimberley Cook (She/Her)

Kriszta Matyi (she/her)

Kriszta Matyi (she/her)