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Unsung Womxn’s Project 2020

In Blog, Community by Rachel Murray

Back in 2018, we started a blog series titled the Unsung Women’s Project. The purpose of this series was to give voice to amazing women who were doing brilliant, perhaps under-recognized work in STEM fields. Our original inspiration was the book and movie Hidden Figures, and our goal was to create a platform for womxn doing interesting, important work who …

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Recap: Our First Virtual Geek Out

In Blog, COVID-19 by Rachel Murray

We like to say that because we’re a small team, it’s easier for us to be nimble; boy are we glad we can be nimble during times like this! As many of you know, one of our core ways to create community has been our in-person events. So, needless to say, when those weren’t possible anymore, we were nervous. We …

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Podcast Episode 91: Getting Happy with Sarah Shewey

In Blog, The She+ Geeks Out Podcast by Rachel Murray

It’s the year 2020 and a global pandemic has taken over the world. IRL events are canceled everywhere and many are forced to get super freaking creative with how to stay connected. This is why we were so excited to speak with Sarah Shewey! Sarah is the Founder of Happily, a nationwide network of over 50,000 independent marketers, producers, coordinators, …

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Podcast Episode 90: She+ Geeks Out is BACK!

In Blog, Community, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, The She+ Geeks Out Podcast by Rachel Murray

Hey team, we’re back! In this time of uncertainty and reflection, we decided to bring back something we absolutely love… our podcast! In this first episode in a while, we catch you up on a few things both professionally and personally, and you’ll meet our incredible new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Facilitator, Fatima Dainkeh. She shares her journey and …

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Community Care in Crisis

In Blog, Community, COVID-19, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Fatima Dainkeh

The term community care comes from a community organizing background. We’re asking: “How do I leverage my privilege, power, and resources to be of support to another person or a group of people? How do I support my colleagues, my loved ones, and community members during uncertain times and in a time when many of us are socially isolated?” Here …

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How we’re responding to COVID-19 – Community

In Blog, Community, COVID-19, Events by Rachel Murray

We hope you’re safe and doing all the self-care things that you’re able to do during this uncertain time. In case you’re looking for it, we’ve got more resources below to help with the stresses that this time is causing. We’d like to give you an update on how we’re responding to COVID-19 for our in-person community events. Ensuring that …

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Benefits of Online Training for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

In Blog, COVID-19, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Rachel Murray

Some might take pause when the idea of online training for such complex and sensitive topics as diversity, equity, and inclusion is presented at their company. We believe that nothing can truly take the place of an expertly facilitated in-person workshop where people can gather together to have the space and time to talk and learn about these issues. However, …