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Google Bursaries to Attend UKUUG LISA Conference – London, 24-26 March 2009

We are pleased to share the following announcement from Google and the UK Unix & Open Systems User Group (UKUUG) :- Connors’ War dvdrip As part of Google’s ongoing commitment to encouraging women to excel in computing and technology, UKUUG has announced the 2009 Google UKUUG Student/Developer Conference Grant to encourage more female computer scientists …

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London Girl Geek Event (January 2009) Sponsored by HMRC

We’re thrilled to announce the first London Girl Geek event for 2009 sponsored by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to be held on Tuesday, 27th January at HM Treasury (Auditorium Left), just by the Houses of Parliament. The informal event will commence with a drinks reception at 5.30pm followed by talks at 6pm, and will …

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Launched: Twitter feed for London Girl Geek Dinners

Virtuosity video Christmas is gone and the New Year has finally arrived, and as a special little New Years present to those who attend the Girl Geek Dinners and are on Twitter who don’t want all my noise, i’ve added a new twtter feed. At the moment many of you on twitter rely on the …

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Amplified 2008 :: The Future of the Book

Amplified 2008 Amplified 2008, a ‘network of networks’ event bringing together entrepreneurs, creatives, digital media practitioners, and geeky types, was held from 4-8pm on Thursday, 27th November 2008 at NESTA’s offices by Chancery Lane. NESTA did a great job of hosting the event, also providing much-needed refreshments throughout. Amplified 2008 attracted around 200 attendees, followed an unconference …

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Girl Geek Picnic in Barcelona

Are you going to TechEd Developer Barcelona? Do you think of yourself as a Girl Geek and fancy catching up with other like minded Girl Geeks?  If so then grab one of those packed lunches from the dining hall at TechEd Developer on Friday 14th November and then come and joining us for some girl geek …

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Round Up of London Girl Geek Dinner Sponsored By Microsoft

Well I’m not sure that I really need to write a lot, this event pretty much spoke for itself.  We had two fabulous speakers and their talks were great. First up we had Elisabeth Kelan Braveheart movie download who did a great talk about gender, technology and innovation.  There were some great stats that came …

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Video’s from 3 Year Anniversary Girl Geek Dinner now available

There was a bit of a delay getting the video’s up from the 3 year anniversary Girl Geek Dinner event but they are now here and available for you to watch and re-watch until you’re hearts are content! Dirty Harry full [bliptv]1326273[/bliptv] [bliptv]1333749[/bliptv] [bliptv]1334292[/bliptv] There are more details and write up’s from this event that …

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Web 2.0 Expo, Berlin Girl Geek Dinner & Barcamp Berlin

OK so this one isn’t strictly a London Announcement but it is useful for any of you planning on going ot the Web 2.0 Expo. Cape Fear the movie A week full of events in Berlin Web 2.0 Expo Europe (http://europe.web2expo.com/), co-produced by TechWeb and O’Reilly Media, is a conference for web designers and developers, …

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London Girl Geek Dinner October Sponsored by Microsoft

Following the success of the London Girl Geek Dinner 3 year Anniversary we have been fortunate enough to gain access to Microsoft’s Auditorium for one of our biggest events yet.  We have an awesome speaker lineup including none other than the wonderful Julie Lerman of The Data Farm and the inspirational Dr Elizabeth Kelan bringing …

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London Girl Geek September Event :: Superstruct 'Play the Game, Invent the Future'

London Girl Geek September Event :: Superstruct ‘Play the Game, Invent the Future’ Date & Time: Tuesday, 30th September 2008 from 7pm Venue: Worshipful Company of Information Technologists’ Hall Format: Brain/Blamestorming to Invent the Future Capacity: 60 people Attendees: Sign Up to Superstruct! – As ever, Boy Geeks are welcome to attend if invited by …

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London Girl Geek Dinner 3 Year Anniversary Round Up

Free Willy move Wow what can I say… it’s been an amazing three years… I still can’t believe that they have gone so fast and how the events have grown over the years.  Looking back at that very first Girl Geek Dinner I don’t think I could ever have imagined that one little idea ending …

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We have a winner

.!. Now that Developer Day voting is open the competition to an MSDN subscription is closed. We ended up with three potential female speakers, one from an MVP, Bev Hatchard who spoke at DDD Scotland and is now bitten by the presenting bug, one from Chris Hart The Firm rip The Dead Zone dvd on …

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Dundee University – YouTube Student Competition!

Are you a Student between the ages of 15 and 21 based in the UK? Well if you are then you have just come to the right website! This is your opportunity to win £500. Imagine what you could do with that… So what do you need to do… well here’s all the details! If …

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SEEDCAMP DEADLINE APPROACHING FAST!

Hi I thought you guys might be working on some cool projects and interested in the opportunity to take them to the next level. From securing funding to developing the right network, young entrepreneurs in Europe face challenges in building globally competitive technology businesses. Through the provision of seed capital and a world class network …

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London Girl Geek Dinner 3 Year Anniversary – Now Full

The three year anniversary event is now full.  I have requested that Google now open up the reserves list but will let you know as soon as this is available.  Please bear with us.  I have also requested they make known the drop out e-mail address for anyone who drops out at the last minute.  …

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(London) Girl Geek Dinner: 3 Year Anniversary! – Sponsored by Google!

Girl Geek Dinners have been going now for almost three years!  (Officially that would be 3 years on the 16th August 2008 but due to venue availability we are celebrating on the 28th instead!)  So we had a long think about the perfect place for a reasonably large girl geek birthday/ anniversary party and came …

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Round Up: London Girl Geek Dinner with IT4C

We had a great time at our London Girl Geek Dinner on the 25th June with IT4C and the talks were fantastic.  This was a must attend event for anyone who has a bit of spare time and likes to create things and work with others. UPDATE: here’s the video, with the slides below. Sarah …

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Round Up: London Girl Geek Dinner – Getting Into IT

A few weeks back the London Girl Geeks descended upon Central Foundation Girls School to meet the students, both past and present, to discuss how to get into IT.  The event was sponsored by OpenNETCF Consulting Black Christmas download Big Stan the movie Gang of Roses dvdrip How to Be a Serial Killer rip Somewhere …

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ONLINE SURVEY: Gendered Experiences of Flexible Working / Work-Life 'Balance'

Dr Al James, Queen Mary Unniversity of London  a.james@qmul.ac.uk has been doing a research project which explores the business benefits of IT firms (Dublin and Cambridge) providing flexible working arrangements to help workers juggle work, personal life and family. Would you be able to spare a few minutes to complete a short, anonymised and confidential …

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Girl Geek Dinners Group on LinkedIn

I have recently added the Girl Geek Dinners Group to LinkedIn for those who would like to show their affiliation with the Girl Geek Dinners via their LinkedIn profile.  This is an international group for Girl Geeks from everywhere around the world not just those based in London.  To join the group just follow this …

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July Newsletter

We had a great Girl Geek Dinner with IT4Communities in June.  The videos, slides and pictures from this event will be up here in the next few days.  But in the meantime we’ve just launched our next event.  This next event is all about Getting into IT so if you are toying with the idea …

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London Girl Geek Dinner: “Getting into IT” – Sponsored by OpenNETCF Consulting

Date & Time: 11th July 2008 from 6:15pm Venue: Central Foundation Girls’ School Subject for the evening: Getting into Technology This is the first Girl Geek Dinner ever to be done in a school and we’re looking forward to making it interesting and fun for everyone involved! We’re going to mix the students (past and …

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[Promotion] Social Meeting Business School

Revolution Summer rip Take the Money and Run trailer I’d like to extend the invitation to join Social Meeting Business School London on Friday, June 27th, 2008. Please register here as a VIP http://socialmediabizschoollon.eventbrite.com/?discount=VIP. Bridging the gap between advertisers and developers is essential to the success of social media marketing. Social Media Business School brings …

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Submit a DDD session – win an MSDN Premium Subscription

As a way of getting the Girl Geeks more involved with the Microsoft community we are opening up a competition that is running alongside DDD, with a prize donated by me. Firstly; what is DDD? It’s FREE one day events, all about .NET developers learning, sharing and interacting with each other in an informal and …

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London Girl Geek Dinner with iT4Communities

Date & Time: Gone with the Wind release 25th June 2008 from 7pm The Picture of Dorian Gray the movie Venue: The Information Technologists’ Hall Hosted by iT4Communities with wine, snacks and refreshments provided. As iT4Ccommunities is a charity we would ask a £2 contribution per attendee collected on the evening but larger contributions always …

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June Newsletter

Based on some good feedback about the last newsletter I’ve moved the Girl Geek Dinners News out of the newsletter as it confused some people as they thought it finished were I signed off, so I’m hoping this fixes that. You will find the newsletter here. Unfortunately, we didn’t have an event in May but …

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London Girl Geek Coffee 5

After a great coffee last week, we can now announce our next Girl Geek Coffee. A lot of girl geeks have asked for this, so for the first time the coffee will be on a Saturday (7th June). Now all of you have no excuses for not coming! So where will the next coffee be? …

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In The Guardian (G2)

So we ended up in today’s Guardian. As soon as I manage to get a copy of the article I’ll put a pic up on here of it… However in the meantime you can also read it here: Geek Goddess. To be honest the start of this article comes across as a bit ra ra… …

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London Girl Geek Coffee 4

.!. I’ve been a bit busy lately and didn’t find the time to organize a GGC 2 weeks ago. To make up for that though we’ll have two in the next two weeks! This first one may be a bit short notice, but it will take place in two days time on Thursday. The next …

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London Girl Geek Dinner with IT4C

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 move The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 hd Horror buy We are currently in the planning phases of doing a Girl Geek Dinner with and majority sponsored by IT4C in June.  The proposed date is set as the 25th June.  There will not be a May event …

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