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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 …

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She+ Geeks Out Holiday Gift Guide 2018

In Blog, Community, Holiday Gifts Guide by Caroline Smith

Here we are, the season of giving is upon us and we’ve updated our holiday gift guide for 2018. Yay! It’s filled with incredible books by amazing authors, food and drink items that will delight you and your loved ones, personal care products to keep your skin happy and glowing, and other gifts (so many fabulous feminist gifts!) to make …

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Why We Added a Plus to Our Name

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

When we first launched She+ Geeks Out in the spring of 2015, we were very squarely focused on supporting women in tech and tech-adjacent roles, in creating a community and a sense of belonging for those who wanted to be a part of a network of passionate, funny, smart, women who could be themselves, free from judgment, and able to …

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Let’s Get Social – Big Changes Afoot!

In Blog, Community by Rachel Murray

This announcement was originally made in last week’s newsletter. Subscribe at the bottom of this page if you haven’t already! —————————————————————————————————————————————- You should be familiar with the many platforms and profiles that we have across the beautiful land of the internet, especially our Facebook Group and our Slack team. All of these are great ways for you to connect with …

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How to Catch and Keep a Quality Mentor

In Blog, Community by Sara McCord of The Muse

It used to be that you only had to dodge questions about whether you had a significant other at family gatherings, but nowadays you get to work and everyone wants to know about the status of that other must-have relationship. Do you have a mentor? What kinds of things do you do together? Does your mentor have a friend who can be my …

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Welcome Analiese to the She+ Geeks Out Team!

In Blog, Community by Rachel Murray

  What’s your background? I was born and raised in Roxbury. I went to Boston Latin Academy (Ite Dracones!) and then went to Providence College where I majored in Public and Community Service Studies. After that, I spent a year working for the Boston Women’s Workforce Council, where I helped run their 100% Talent Compact. Prior to that, most of …