Monthly Archive: June 2012

Jun 28

VolunteerSpot Founder And CEO Karen Bantuveris In An Exclusive Interview

In 2008, Angie launched Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners, asking that guys come as the “+1″ for once. Angie holds a B.A. in English and Social Welfare from UC Berkeley. Follow her on Twitter at @thisgirlangie. This post was originally posted at Women 2.0…

Jun 28

It's not clever to be clever

Thankfully there were several women in the room that disagreed with girls hiding their intelligence and so shared their experiences. One of these was Sarah Lamb, founder of Girl Geek Dinners. She said: "I was one of those girls that decided to con…

Jun 28

Girl Geek Dinner lady: The IT Crowd is putting schoolgirls off tech

Sexism in The IT Crowd and other TV shows that chronicle of life in the tech industry is preventing women from considering a career in IT, said Sarah Lamb of women-in-tech-group Girl Geek Dinners. Jen from the IT Crowd. The IT Crowd's Jen: Not an ….

Jun 28

Why the geeks shall inherit the Earth . . .

"I would guess that technology has become more attractive, both in physical design and user interface, and appeals to more people," says Jeannette Vollmer of Ireland Girl Geek Dinners, which organises meet-ups for the technologically inclined…