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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 …

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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 women and other marginalized genders doing …

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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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Announcing our She+ Geeks Out Virtual Job Fair!

In Blog, Community by Rachel Murray

We are thrilled to announce our She+ Geeks Out Virtual Job Fair! We’re using a platform called vFairs to bring direct (but not, like, coronavirus direct) access to incredible companies that want to hire smart, kind, funny, delightful women and other marginalized genders who get sh*t done. Event Details:Hosting will be from 12pm to 6pm EST on April 24th, 2020. …

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2019 By and Beyond the Numbers

In Blog, Community, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Rachel Murray

We’re about to head into a brand new decade and are so honored to receive your continued support as we grow and find new ways to support you! Below are a few numbers showing our growth this year, but that’s just a minor representation of how She+ Geeks Out has grown. We’ve offered more types of programming on diversity, equity, …