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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

In Blog, Speakers by Felicia Jadczak

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 …

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Ask the Community: What Makes a Great Boss?

In Blog, Community by Rachel Murray

We asked our community their thoughts on a variety of topics. Here’s the next in our series! What makes a great boss? For me, it’s someone who pushes me toward my edge but doesn’t let me fall over. Jen B. I try to embody the leadership qualities of good bosses I’ve had in the past, and so whenever my team …

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Ask the Community: Asserting Yourself Gracefully

In Blog, Community by Rachel Murray

We asked our community what advice they would give to others about a variety of topics. Here’s the first in our series! What are some of the best phrases and expressions you’ve come across for asserting yourself or challenging an idea gracefully?   “What’s the goal we’re trying to solve?” :Let’s think about the user.” -Tara T. I will usually …

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Women’s Coding Collective On Finding Your Tribe, Expanding Your Skillset & Taking Risks

In Blog, Community by Maggie Georgieva

I recently had a chance to catch up with Susan Buck and Nicole Noll, founders of the Women’s Coding Collective, who shared the story of how the WCC came into existence and why. Immersed full-time in academia (Susan teaches computer science and Nicole – social psychology), the two women came together to teach collaborative web development  courses, first in Philadelphia …

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Meet Rhiannon Chiacchiaro

In Blog, Community by Rachel Murray

Rhiannon Chiacchiaro spoke all about documentation at our May 2016 event at Wayfair. She is Deep Core Data‘s Director of Marketing and Technical Documentation Services How (and when) did you get into your current field or company? I’ve been doing writing and marketing practically my whole life. I was a very young reader and writer, and originally wanted to be …

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Meet Sara Steele-Rogers

In Blog, Community by Rachel Murray

Sara Steele-Rogers is the founder of bWell Marketing, focusing on the intersection of wellness, community and social media. She spoke about the changing landscape of social media and fitness at our May 2016 event at Wayfair. How (and when) did you get into your current field or company? I started my company in February after working as Eventbrite’s Senior Marketing Manager for four …

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Hiring Spotlight: Meet Loren & Varsha

In Blog, Success Stories by Rachel Murray

When we heard that Loren, recruiter at Yesware, one of our lovely event sponsors, connected with Varsha at an SGO event and then hired her, we had to share. Their story is practically a romance. And yes, there’s a haiku at the end. We are SOO thrilled they met and made a happy match! Tell us a little bit about yourself– what’s your …

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Who We Donate to and Why

In Blog, Community by Rachel Murray

As many of you know, we have historically donated a portion of our proceeds to a nonprofit dedicated to promoting STEM education for girls. In previous years we’ve solely supported the amazing Science Club for Girls, but this year we decided to expand our giving to include a few other fabulous nonprofits doing great work in this space. Read on …