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October: The Art of Visual Storytelling with JC Little

by sandy on October 10th, 2012

We’ve all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words; but did you know that one word can spark a thousand pictures? Daily we are inundated by pictures, images, infographics whether it is on Facebook or Instagram but what makes some stand out while...

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Celebrating International Day of the Girl with 10X10 & Google

by Leann Brown on October 7th, 2012

The United Nations declared October 11, 2012 as the world’s first International Day of the Girl. When Women@Google approached Montreal Girl Geeks to help celebrate this momentous occasion, we were thrilled! Canada has led the international community in adopting this day, aiming to make a...

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September Recap: The Artist’s Code – Tech-inspired Design

by Leann Brown on October 3rd, 2012

Following our summer hiatus, Montreal Girl Geeks came back with a bang, featuring a truly inspiring talk by Taylor Levy, one half of the talented CW&T design team. Held at RPM, one of our favourite venues, and in the presence of many devoted family members (including both...

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September: The Artist’s Code – Tech-inspired Design with Taylor Levy

by Liesl Barrell on September 4th, 2012

We’re back from our summer break and here’s to a brand new season of girl geekery! We’re excited to open our season with a talk that balances form and function: design and programming. Two of our favourite things! At Girl Geeks, we love code. It...

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July Recap: International Startup Festival

by Leann Brown on August 23rd, 2012

Montreal Girl Geeks @InternationalStartupFestival 2012  In the heat of mid-July the second International Startup Festival geared up in Montreal’s Old Port, where we were invited to host the ‘Women in Tech’ tent, featuring office hours and talks with prominent women. Located at Quai Alexandra, the two-day conference focused...

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CALL FOR PAPERS – ConFoo 2013

by Liesl Barrell on August 15th, 2012

ConFoo, is one of the most important developer-oriented conferences. The team brings you speakers from around the globe to share their hands-on experience with various web technologies. The best news is: it’s driven by the community and is non for profit! The next ConFoo will be held on February 25...

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June: Let’s Talk About Sex with Phuong Ly of Joy Toyz

by Liesl Barrell on June 1st, 2012

The time has come to close out another awesome Montreal Girl Geeks season, and what better way than with a bang…? That’s right, this June join us as we geek out Salt-N-Pepa style! Guide to Bigger & Better Orgasms With better understanding of the body,...

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4G Funshop for Girls!

by sandy on May 22nd, 2012

One of our mandates this year was to get out there and address the “lack of women in tech” issue from a positive standpoint.  Rather than simply talking about it, we wanted to do something that would have a positive impact and help #changetheratio. Based...

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April Recap: #mtlggPHP Workshop

by Liesl Barrell on May 21st, 2012

This season we set out to honour Code Academy‘s Code Year Challenge to make 2012 the year we helped our non-coding members learn a language. And what a resounding success! 85+ women packed the house at Centre St. Pierre and spent 3 hours with Anna Filina and...

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Girl Geek on the Move: Georgiana is Going West

by georgiana on May 3rd, 2012

Bitter sweet but true, the time has come for this girl geek to make a move. The timing of this announcement is fitting though, it’s been 2 years that I’ve been organizing Montreal Girl Geeks events, and I’m so proud of what we’ve accomplished. As I announced on...

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