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July Recap: International Startup Festival

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...

by Leann Brown on August 23rd, 2012
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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...

by Liesl Barrell on August 15th, 2012
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4G Funshop for Girls!

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...

by sandy on May 22nd, 2012
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C’mon Women in Tech, Represent at Startup Weekend Montreal!

You should go Whatever your profile, if you are creative, ambitious and motivated, if the business of Web and Digital is your passion, if you have have always dreamed of creating your business, Startup Weekend Montreal is for you. Designers, Developers+ of all levels are welcome...

by georgiana on January 19th, 2012
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December: The Holiday Party for Geeks and Geek-Lovers

All are Welcome!  Montreal Girl Geeks have had a 2011 to be proud of, and we all have tons to celebrate, please join us at TechNoël 2.0! Once again this year, we’re pairing up with the tech holiday party not to miss. It’s open to all, for a...

by georgiana on December 5th, 2011
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As an organizer at Montreal Girl Geeks, one of the most enjoyable parts of the role is definitely participating in other community and tech events around the city. Here I am discussing my team’s RHoK MTL project to help farmer’s in Sri Lanka with SME Helani...

by Liesl Barrell on December 3rd, 2011
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Join us for a Startup Fest Dishcrawl

As many of you know the Montreal Girl Geeks take a break from events for July and August, but that’s not going to stop us from enjoying the best of Montreal’s tech events with you! Girl Geek Dishcrawl on July 12th at 7pm! Montreal Girl...

by georgiana on June 14th, 2011
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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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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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Intro to Python Class for Women by Montreal Python

We were thrilled when we heard that Montreal Python was hosting an intro class to Python specifically for women (men are welcome, IF they get an invite from a woman who’s attending), and that it would be taught by one of our members, Janina Szkut!...

by alex on April 1st, 2011
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