Author Archive: Leann

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Make Your Voice Heard: A Public-Speaking Workshop for Beginners with Kathryn Presner

Have you considered presenting at a conference or event but thought you might not know enough or felt like an impostor? Does the idea of speaking in front of a group set your knees quivering and your heart racing? During this hands-on session we’ll look at...

by Leann Brown on October 19th, 2016
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Risk Taking & Filmmaking with Laura Rietveld

Six years ago, Laura made the most difficult decision of her professional life: to resign from her corporate sales career and move to Montreal to become a writer, director, and filmmaker. She had no experience or contacts, only a deep gut feeling that this was...

by Leann Brown on May 17th, 2016
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Community Management with Risa Dickens

Since launching in San Francisco in 2004, Yelp has taken root in 32 countries becoming the leading local guide for word-of-mouth on everything from boutiques and mechanics to restaurants and dentists. In fact, they’ve Yelped their way to 100 Million Reviews!! In this talk we’ll...

by Leann Brown on March 2nd, 2016
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Do or Die! UX Design with Cynthia Savard Saucier

Bad design can kill, and not only in a figurative way. You know, like when we say: “Next time I see a poster using Comic Sans, I’ll kill myself!” Engineers have a ring that symbolizes the unity of the profession and their goal of benefiting...

by Leann Brown on November 19th, 2015
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Urban Gardening for Geeks: Growing Food in the City with Tereska Gesing

An organic vegetable garden used to be the stuff of dreams for city slickers, especially in Montreal’s tumultuous climate… but NO MORE! Join Tereska Gesing and learn how to plan, plant and care for your home organic vegetable garden, in your yard, on your rooftop...

by Leann Brown on October 16th, 2015
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Assassin’s Creed, Child of Light, and The Future of Video Games with Brie Code & Aleissia Laidacker

Video games are a new form of entertainment that allow for interactivity and have untapped potential. Join two AI/Gameplay programming leads from Ubisoft Montreal as they discuss their work on the Assassin’s Creed franchise and Child of Light. They will also share their thoughts on...

by Leann Brown on May 19th, 2015
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Getting a Grip on Graphene with Andréanne Bolduc & Nishat Ambareen

Imagine having a t-shirt that can monitor your heart-rate and self-clean in sunlight… Or how about low-cost solar cells painted onto your roof, or even long-lasting car batteries in electric vehicles that can recharge in minutes?! All of these things can be achieved by using...

by Leann Brown on March 12th, 2015
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Women in Tech : Press Conference & Networking Evening

On Wednesday October 30th Montreal Girl Geeks will join YES to celebrate the release of their Gender Based Analysis of the Technology Sector in Quebec as part of the Women in Technology Project.   Many of you kindly contributed to this research by responding to...

by Leann Brown on October 23rd, 2013
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Why Open Data Matters with Lisa Green

  As the largest and most diverse collection of information in human history, the web grants us tremendous insight if we can only understand it better. Web crawl data can be used to spot trends and identify patterns in economics, health, politics, popular culture and...

by Leann Brown on September 10th, 2013
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Working with Industry Analysts with Susan Etlinger

One of the challenges of starting a company is how to work with with the analysts who cover your industry–or the industry you’re planning to disrupt. But analysts operate in different ways, and it can be easy to miss opportunities or invest unnecessarily if you...

by Leann Brown on July 9th, 2013
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