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Tracking the Montreal Women in Tech Debate

Oh wow there’s been a lot to read and talk about recently! If you’ve been following along, great! If you’ve been out of the loop, here’s a list of articles covering the recently refreshed debate on gender-bias (or “subtle sexism” as it’s been dubbed) in...

by georgiana on June 9th, 2011
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June: Crowd Funding with Singer-Songwriter Angie Arsenault

Whether you are looking to record your next album, film your next movie, help out your favourite charity, or start a small business, it is easier in today’s market to turn an idea, or a dream, into reality… thanks to crowd funding. The manner in...

by georgiana on June 7th, 2011
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April Recap: Building Websites, No Code Required

Last Thursday, 50 of Montreal’s keenest Girl Geeks gathered at Twist Image with their laptops in tow, to listen and play along with the witty and awesomely thorough Liesl Barrell talk about hosted sitebuilders. In her talk Building Websites, No Code Required, Liesl covered the...

by georgiana on May 5th, 2011
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Montreal Girl Geeks in the News – April 2011

We want to celebrate the achievements of our members, so here is our 2nd issue of Montreal Girl Geeks in the News! Check out all of the press highlighting the accomplishments of these great women: Sarah Jane Morris presented Context.IO at Montreal NewTech Demo. Check...

by georgiana on April 15th, 2011
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April: Building Websites, No Code Required with Liesl Barrell

When you work in the digital world, it’s amazing how many people come up to you and start a conversation with the plea, “I need a website!” Luckily we’ve come a heckuva long way since the days of Geocities (RIP), so for those wanting to...

by georgiana on April 11th, 2011
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Attention Women Speakers: WordCamp Wants You!

This year marks the 3rd WordCamp Montreal and yet again, women speakers are a minority. One of our own girl geeks, an organizer again this year, Shannon Smith reached out to us in an effort to encourage more women speakers to participate. Take a look...

by georgiana on April 6th, 2011
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What’s Twestival? Find Out & Come Out!

This week marks Montreal’s 4th Twestival, this time around all ticket sales go direct to their chosen charity, Dans La Rue. Though its roots are based in Twitters massive success, Twestival is open for all to attend and will be a show you won’t want...

by georgiana on March 21st, 2011
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March: Time Management with Catherine Desjeunes

[Register Now] Even with all the tools, apps, calendars and GTD (Getting Things Done) tricks available to us, developing better time management skills remain on many of our to-do lists. Studies have shown that on average women have 30 minutes less free time a day...

by georgiana on March 7th, 2011
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February Recap: Women In The Open Source Movement

On Monday Christina Haralanova introduced the girl geeks to the software freedom philosophy, the gender gap and the functioning principles of the FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) community that tend to isolate rather than include more female members. Listening to her talk about what...

by georgiana on March 5th, 2011
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Hitting [REFRESH] on our Logo

Like a good worker bee *cough*geek*cough*, I spent Friday night (ok, some of it!) at my computer, and decided our logo needed a little update. Of course we have to stay within certain Girl Geek Dinner guidelines, but we wanted to make it just a...

by georgiana on February 12th, 2011
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