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Negotiate #LIKEABOSS with Mandy Poon & Liesl Barrell

When’s the last time you asked for a raise…? Negotiated a job offer? Landed a new client? Haggled a realtor down? Scored a better cell phone contract? Particularly when it comes to work, studies show that only 30% of women bother to negotiate at all....

by Liesl Barrell on September 23rd, 2015
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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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Montreal GG’s in the News – July 2011

Celebrating the achievements of our rock star members, here is our fifth issue of Montreal Girl Geeks in the News! Check out all of the high praises and press highlighting the accomplishments of these great women: Aimee Davison Aimee, who is doing 100 jobs for...

by Liesl Barrell on July 26th, 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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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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Girl Geek on the Move

It was only last fall that I took over organizing Montreal Girl Geeks, with a lot of help from Georgiana Laudi and under the watchful eye of our foundress Tanya McGinnity. In that time I’ve been welcomed into an amazing, supportive community of like-minded women; honed...

by alex on April 8th, 2011
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