Category: News

BGGD Reloaded #1 – Come and join us for the relaunch on 18th September 2018

We are going to relaunch BGGD in Bath and since it is September, it is the perfect time to start something new. Sharpen your pencils and join us for a night of insightful and interesting talks and conversations: Natalie Betts (Relish Agency) – Image Match Technology Natalie will give us an idea of what is currently …

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GGD #69 Technology needs talking

Emily Perkins Emily is OggaDoon’s Creative Content Manager, specialising in creative copy, branding, and process.​ With almost a decade of writing experience, she has a History and English degree along with a Masters from the University of York. Her passions are authentic stories which demand to be told, influencing through the written and spoken word, …

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Life of a hacker

During this years edition of the innovation festival Trondheim Playground, Girl Geek Dinners Trondheim announced a hacker workshop. Host for the event was the IT Consultancy company Webstep. Even if you don’t work with IT security in you job, the benefits of knowing how a hacker thinks can make you and your employees understand the …

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GGD WSM #01: Oh we do like to be becider seaside ….

Weston Super Mare GGD New Chapter We are setting up a Girl Geek Dinners group in Weston Super Mare.  While we try it out for size we are going to use the Bristol GGD site to host as we are also aware that we have some members who work in Bristol but reside by the …

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GGD #68 Data Science x Energy

Dr Katie Russell, Analytics, OVO Energy Smart meters means masses more energy data will be available to utilities, enabling a better customer experience and no more estimates. Katie will draw comparison with data revolutions in other industries and explore the opportunities, analytics and learnings so far. Katie Russell is Head of Data & Analytics at …

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GGD #67 Cryptography and Cluster Computing with Scott Logic

Susan Thomson: “Security is a game”, Susan Thomson Susan is a developer at Scott Logic. Previously she was a postdoctoral researcher in cryptography at the University of Bristol. Please don’t talk to her about your altcoin Good cryptography is becoming increasingly important for everyone. But how do we know if an encryption scheme is any …

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GGD #66 Survival guide for being heard and encouraging diversity of thinking

Caroline Morris is a data geek turned Leadership coach, who founded Wide Eyed Group, a leadership and team coaching business.  Her passion of developing people was nurtured during her 20-year career working in data; leading teams of data scientists, developers and analysts. Her background also means she understands the pressures faced within technical teams. Like …

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The Ocean – the new space

We know more about the surface of the Moon than we do about the seabed. October 11th 30 girl geeks and guys were gathered for an evening at host Trondheim Havn IKS to learn more about the technology of the ocean, both above, below and on the surface.  Limited knowledge Did you know that water …

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Rails Girls Summer of Code – Open for Applications!

We have just opened our applications for students and we are now trying to get in touch with as many initiatives as possible to help us spread the word about our program. As you may have heard, RGSoC is a three month paid scholarship where women all over the world work on open source projects …

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Codemotion Conference Call for Speakers!

Codemotion is one of the biggest tech conference in Europe and we are proud to support women engagement in our conferences in Rome, Milan, Madrid, Berlin and Tel Aviv. Our next event in line is Codemotion Rome, on March 27th and 28th. Call for paper for Codemotion Rome is ongoing till January 27th: we are …

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Save the date: EU Code Week 11-17 October 2014

Bring your ideas to life with #coding The second edition of EU Code Week will take place 11-17 October 2014. Millions of children, parents, teachers, entrepreneurs and policy makers will come together in mass events and classrooms to learn programming and related skills. The idea is making coding more visible, demystify these skills, and bring …

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Invitation to Green Hackfest Utrecht 10th October 2014

The Green Hackfest for Utrecht Inc & Climate Kic is happening on October the 10th where I believe should be more female participants…It’s gonna be an awesome weekend of hacking & networking (for free), and there’s prizemoney around 10K. Please come and join in the fun and find other like minded people. All details of the event can be …

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Young Innovators Competition – ITU Telecom World 2014

ITU, the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technology, seeks the most promising tech start-ups making use of open source technologies for disaster management. This could include disaster preparedness, early warning, emergency communication and response, and recovery from natural disasters. We are looking for communication technologies, teaching tools, new equipment to save lives …

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Calling all creative coders and tech savvy young women!

The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing honors young women at the high-school level for their computing-related achievements and interests. Awardees are selected for their computing and IT aptitude, leadership ability, academic history, and plans for post-secondary education. National winners receive: $500 cash award A laptop computer Trip for two to the National award ceremony in …

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GGC Invitation to Fundraiser Event

Hi Everyone, we just wanted to extend an invite to all the GGD members for the first GGC Fundraiser event. This will be a rare opportunity to get involved and contribute publicly in association with your ICT professional peers. You will have and an opportunity to network and connect with diverse personalities. Girl Geek Coffee …

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Request for a girl geek speaker for a school in NE England

If you are based in the north east of England and have some time that you could donate to St Bedes School in Durham then they would be delighted to hear from you.  They are looking to inspire and promote the role of women in technology to their students and are looking for female technologists …

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Competition: Win a Day Pass to Campus Party Europe

The founder of Girl Geek Dinners Sarah Lamb will be speaking at Campus Party Europe and has been given ten one day passes to give away to our Girl Geeks!  Since today is the 8 Year Anniversary of Girl Geek Dinners we thought today would be a great day to give these tickets away! How …

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Girl Geek Dinners Google Community Group

We have just added ourselves to Google as a community group.  You can find us here!  Look out for regular hangouts and conversations on all things girl geek! Girl Geek Dinners – Google Community Group: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/113647985287184929663

Innovation in Giving Fund Christmas Celebration Event

When:
Monday, December 10, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (GMT)
Where:
The Treasury Building1 Horse Guards RoadSW1A 2HQ LondonUnited Kingdom
Register for this event now at :
http://iigfundchristmaseven…

UK: Calling all cyber security girl geeks!

Listen up girls – how would you like the chance to flex your cyber security skills by playing exciting competitions designed by industry leaders like HP, Sophos and Cassidian? What about the chance to win career-enhancing prizes like IT training programmes or even a trip to the top-secret Government Communications Headquarters? Let us introduce you …

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Female entrepreneurship in Europe: short online questionnaire, deadline 20 May

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in Brussels is exploring the topic of Female Entrepreneurship in Europe and welcomes input from interested individuals and organisations through a short online questionnaire. A paper is in development which will be sent to the EU Commission, EU Parliament, EU Institutions and Member States which will make recommendations …

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Girl Geek Dinners on International Girls in ICT Day!

Today is International Girls in ICT day and we have events in the USA, Canada and Croatia happening today! In Montreal, Canada we are running an introduction to PHP workshop: http://montrealgirlgeeks.com/2012/04/02/php-for-beginners/ In Bay Area, USA we are running an event with Citrix where you can find out how Citrix Girl Geeks are designing and developing …

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Women in Engineering Forum – Birmingham, 27th April 2012

The Women in Engineering Forum, supported by the Women’s Engineering Society, will take place on 27 April at The National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition. Register to attend the exhibition now! Offering women at all stages of their career the chance to share experiences, make new contacts, and hear about exciting new vacancies, the Women …

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Girl Geek Dinners & NCWIT Alliance

Girl Geek Dinners are happy to announce that we have partnered up with the NCWIT in the US as part of their universal Alliance! This partnership will enable Girl Geek Dinners to provide more detailed insights into the IT sector through the research and resources provided by the NCWIT.  The results of the research from …

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Strasbourg Girl Geek Dinner Event Tonight

This evening Strasbourg Girl Geek Dinners will be holding their very first Girl Geek Dinner event.  The event will take place at 7 pm on the 16th of November at the Salamandre in Strasbourg. Their partners for this evening are – Bemac, an official Apple retailer, who will try out Bewee cars; – Swatch, who will honor us …

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Event: Community Discount on Mozilla Festival Tickets

GirlyGeekdom and Girl Geek Dinners are delighted to offer our members and readers the opportunity to purchase discounted tickets for the Mozilla Festival which is happening from the 4th -6th November 2011.  All you need to do is select the “student/partner community member” option. Being part of our community gives you the discount! How awesome …

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Cambridge gets Girl Geek Dinners!

We are happy to announce the latest Girl Geek Dinner group to get started! Cambridge! Cambridge is one of those cities that quietly has a very strong tech scene with the likes of Microsoft and others with R & D centres or innovation centres in the area.  Graduates from Cambridge are sought after around the …

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New groups for July

We are happy to announce four new Girl Geek Dinners Groups to the fold!  This brings us up to 93 cities in 31 countries.  Our new groups are: Croatia Girl Geek Dinners Delhi Girl Geek Dinners Atlanta Girl Geek Dinners Johannesburg Girl Geek Dinners We look forward to seeing what amazing things these groups can …

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WIN a ticket to RegentTweet!

Missed out on a ticket to RegentTweet?  Fear not!  Here is your chance to join in the fun. We have TWO tickets up for grabs for TWO lucky Girl Geeks.   In order to win these tickets you have to be a member of the Google Group and tweet which shop on Regent St you’d …

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