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Podcast Episode 98: Making Shift Happen with Edie Stringfellow

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

Edie Stringfellow is the Director of Diversity & Inclusion at MassBio, an organization dedicated to advancing Massachusett’s leadership in the life sciences to grow the industry, add value to the healthcare system, and improve patient lives. We wanted to talk with Edie as someone who is on the forefront of the work toward finding a solution to COVID-19 from a …

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Our Feminism is Intersectional. Black Lives Matter.

In Blog, Community, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Persist, Resources by Felicia Jadczak

She+ Geeks Out was founded around feminist principles, and to be clear, our feminism is intersectional. We won’t ignore what is going on around us, because we are part of the problem and (hopefully) the solution.  Many of you may be hurting, grieving, raging, exhausted, feeling trapped, and helpless. We see you and we are with you. The protests and resulting …

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An Open Letter to Black People Wanting to Find Peace in the Midst of Grieving

In Blog, Community, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Resources by Fatima Dainkeh

You know the feeling you get when there’s a scream or cry stuck in the back of your throat? That’s probably how many of us have felt as we collectively grieve over Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Muhlaysia Booker, and most recently George Floyd and Tony McDade. The thing about being Black is that you can’t wholeheartedly ignore what’s happening to people who …

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Podcast Episode 97: Not So Sotto Voce with Liz Cass

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

Liz Cass is a producer, educator, arts leader, and active operatic performer. As if that’s not enough, she’s also the founder and the Executive Producer of the award-winning LOLA (Local Opera Local Artists) and serves as the Executive Director of the Armstrong Community Music School. Wow! So we were honored to get to spend some time geeking out with her …

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Meet Mimecast

In Blog, Community by Rachel Murray

Mimecast is a cybersecurity and compliance provider that helps thousands of organizations worldwide make email safer, restore trust and strengthen cyber resilience. What makes Mimecast a special place to work? In 2018, Mimecast was named a Top Place to Work by the Boston Globe and the Boston Business Journal. Additionally, the company was a Top Rated Cloud Software Employer on …

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Podcast Episode 94: Creating Community with Erica Kuhl

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

Erica Kuhl was instrumental in building the Salesforce community from its infancy. Late last year she decided to take all of her incredible experience and share it with others so they could benefit. Erica drops some critical knowledge on what community means, how to grow community, what to focus on, and why it’s more important than ever. Quick Links: Erica’s …

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Podcast Episode 93: Crushing COVID with Karina Popovich

In Blog, Community, COVID-19, The She+ Geeks Out Podcast by Rachel Murray

Karina Popovich is a first year student at Cornell, but that barely defines her, as she’s also a serial entrepreneur (read, problem solver). She is a self-defined maker who is currently bringing together a community of other makers to create 3D printed face shields for health care workers on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis. An avid lover of …

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Podcast Episode 92: Being Comfortable with the Uncomfortable with Cheryl Porro

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

It’s been almost two years (or, um, two millenia?) since we spoke with the lovely Cheryl Porro, founder of rth (pronounced earth!) labs, former CTO of Thrive Global, and former SVP of Technology & Products at Salesforce.org! We talk about the opportunities that present themselves during moments of change. For Cheryl, she was ahead of the curve, so we talk about how …