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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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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 womxn who get sh*t done. Event Details:Hosting will be from 12pm to 6pm EST on April 24th, 2020. Job seekers can complete …

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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, …

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Why Women+ Focused Events Are Important

In Blog, Community, Events by Rachel Murray

About two years ago, we wrote an article called “Why Women-Only Spaces are Important.” We still very much agree with everything in the post, but as we evolve, so does our work and our approach to community. Last year, we began opening up some of our events to all genders, except for our monthly Networking Events (now called monthly “Geek …

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2019 She+ Geeks Out Holiday Gift Guide

In Blog, Community, Holiday Gifts Guide by Rachel Murray

Another year – nay, another decade – is almost over! So it’s that time of year, when we indulge in all things gift giving for us, and likely for others as well. Yay!  This year we’ve listed our favorite books for 2019, yummy food and drinks, and some of the best online and IRL shops to make all of your …

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International Women’s Day 2019 Roundup: Balance for Better

In Blog, Community by Rachel Murray

The day you’ve been waiting for is finally HEEERE! It’s International Women’s Day and this year’s theme is Balance for Better. We don’t know about you, but we’ve seen a LOT of action around this year’s IWD, so we thought we’d make our lives (and hopefully yours as well) easier by compiling a list of resources for the day. Consider …