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Meet Amelia Winger-Bearskin

In Blog, Speakers by Felicia Jadczak

Amelia Winger-Bearskin will be speaking on “Intimate Gestures: Future of VR Interfaces” at our November networking event hosted by DigitalOcean in New York. Her talk will cover how performance art brought her to the world of VR, and examines the private gesture as the future of the way we will work and interact in VR. Amelia Winger-Bearskin is the director …

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Meet Devon Petersmeyer Johnson

In Blog, Speakers by Felicia Jadczak

Devon Petersmeyer Johnson spoke on”5 tips for building an iconic brand” at our October networking event at Velir. Johnson is the Head of Marketing at Catalant Technologies, formerly HourlyNerd.     How (and when) did you get into your current field or company? My first marketing job was with Procter & Gamble.  I worked on the Gillette Venus brand where I focused on …

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Meet Silverline

In Blog, Sponsors by Felicia Jadczak

We held our first ever NYC event in September, hosted by Silverline. What a treat to have our very first She+ Geeks Out NYC gathering in their gorgeous offices overlooking Union Square. The space was cool (Lego podiums, anyone?), the food and drink plentiful, and the speakers engaging. We had a wonderful time hearing from speakers Melissa Nelson, Jenny Fan, …

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Meet O’Reilly Media

In Blog, Sponsors by Felicia Jadczak

Laurel Ruma is Strategic Content Director at O’Reilly Media. Laurel has been with us since Day One. She’s one of our fabulous Ambassadors, and we even recently recorded a podcast episode with her! 2016 marks O’Reilly’s fourth time hosting SGO. We love working with awesome people like Laurel, and so we asked her to tell us a little more about …

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We’re With Her

In Blog, Opinion by Rachel Murray

When we first launched She+ Geeks Out, we made a conscious decision to not bring politics into the community. Everyone has a right to their own opinion and we felt it wasn’t right to state ours publicly. We’ve held to this, despite the historical nature of a woman getting closest to the United States presidency in history, and despite the …

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Meet Nedret Sahin

In Blog, Speakers by Felicia Jadczak

Nedret Sahin will be speaking about the role of emotional intelligence in collaborative teams at our October networking event at Velir. Nedret Sahin is a User Experience Designer at Velir. She aims to create functionally seamless web experiences as part of a multi-disciplinary team consisting of designers, strategists, analysts and web developers. Her strengths lie in translating strategic business goals into thorough, thoughtful wireframes …

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Meet Hudl

In Blog, Sponsors by Felicia Jadczak

Elizabeth Fierman is a Technical Recruiter at Hudl. We were super excited to have Hudl host our June SGO event. We even recorded a podcast episode while we were there! We had a fab time and want to share more about this awesome company.    Why did you decide to sponsor She+ Geeks Out? Hudl sits right at the intersection of two male-dominated …

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Meet Rachele Pojednic

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Rachele Pojednic, PhD, EdM, spoke on “Food and Diets: The strategies that work, and the missteps that don’t” at our September 2016 Rue La La Event. Dr. Rachele Pojednic is an Assistant Professor of Nutrition at Simmons College and a prior Research Fellow at the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine, Harvard Medical School. She holds a PhD from the Tufts University in …

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Meet Brenda Bell

In Blog, Speakers by Felicia Jadczak

Brenda Bell is a Systems Architect at Rue La La, and will be speaking at our September networking event. Her passion is fashion, and she will be telling us about how she uses recent technology (think Arduinos, 3D printers, die-cutters) to breathe new life into home knitting machines manufactured back in the 1980’s.   How (and when) did you get …