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What’s Your Voting Plan?

In Blog, Community, Persist by Vienna DeGiacomo

Every election, it’s important to prepare a voting plan. Throw in a global pandemic, protests, voter suppression attempts, postal insanity, and an election where our survival literally hangs in the balance, and whew, friends, we’ve got a hot, steamy 2020 mess. As we count down to November 3, 2020, here are some questions you need to be asking yourself to …

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Episode 102: Back to Work! Job Searching in the Age of ‘Rona with the Career Contessa

In Blog, Community, The She+ Geeks Out Podcast by Kaelyn Kam

Boy are you in for a treat! We spoke with the incredibly wise Lauren McGoodwin, aka the Career Contessa, to talk all things job search! We got super practical. We got fantastic answers to these questions and more! I feel overwhelmed by the different options of going back to school to get my masters in CS, getting a certificate, going …

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It’s Election Season! Let’s Get Real Representation in Government with Run En Masse

In Blog, Community by Vienna DeGiacomo

It’s not November yet, but believe it or not, we’re officially in election season. There are some incredible organizations that have cropped up over the last four years, determined to change the face of politics to be more inclusive and truly representative. She+ Geeks Out is thrilled to be teaming up with one of these organizations- Run En Masse. Run …

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Episode 101: Loneliness and Belonging with Cat Moore

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

Cat Moore. She is a delight and a joy. And has probably the best head of hair we’ve ever seen. Cat is the Director of Belonging at University of Southern California & President & Chief Communications Officer of ReHuman, which is an app that helps us create strong relationships among friends, family, coworkers, + neighbors. We talk about loneliness, belonging, …

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Introducing our newest partner: Addgene!

In Blog, Community, Sponsors by Rachel Murray

Addgene is a nonprofit biotechnology company. Their mission is to accelerate research and discovery by improving access to useful research materials and information. They facilitate the sharing of high-quality scientific materials, research reproducibility, and open science by archiving and distributing plasmids and associated DNA-based research reagents to scientists in 100+ countries around the world. Addgene also offers free online educational …

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Episode 100: Felicia & Rachel Reflect and What Even Is Time?

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

She+ Geeks Out Co-CEOs Felicia and Rachel are interviewed by SGO team Fatima and Vienna on this very special 100th episode of the She+ Geeks Out podcast! We got INTO it… after 5 official years, and 7 unofficial years of working together, there’s a lot to reflect on! Hear what we had to say on the following questions. Here’s to …

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Honoring and Celebrating Juneteenth

In Blog, Community, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Vienna DeGiacomo

June 19, 2020, marks 155 years since enslaved people in Texas learned from the arrival of Union soldiers that slavery was abolished two years earlier, but due to the current protests of police violence against Black people and systematic racism, this feels like the first year that the holiday has caught national attention in white media (FINALLY). Companies throughout the …

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Podcast Episode 99: Being a Better Ally with Karen Catlin

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

The world is a dark place, and Felicia and Rachel intro this episode recounting their feels.  The interview starts 15 minutes in, where they interview the wonderful Karen Catlin, author, coach, and advocate for inclusive tech workplaces. Karen spent 25 years in tech as a software engineer, VP, and CEO. Then she moved into leadership coaching, speaking, and advocating for …