[sf-lug] Fwd: [Baypiggies] She's Geeky unConference announcement
jim at well.com
Sat Aug 25 13:04:42 PDT 2007
> She's Geeky (http://www.shesgeeky.org)
> A Women's Tech (un)Conference
> October 22-23 Computer History Museum, Mountain View, CA.
> Start Noon Monday end 6pm Tuesday.
> Cost $125 until Sept 30 after that $175.
> The She's Geeky (un)conference will provide an agenda-free and
> friendly environment for women who not only care about building
> technology that is useful for people, but who also want to encourage
> more women to get involved.
> It is designed to provide women who self-identify as geeky and who are
> engaged in various technology-focused disciplines with a gathering
> space in which they can exchange skills and discuss ideas and form
> community across and within disciplines.
> Our goal is to create an open space forum for women in tech to come
> together to
> 1. Exchanging skills and learning from women from diverse fields of
> 2. Discussing topics about women and technology.
> 3. Connecting the diverse range of women in technology, computing,
> entrepreneurship, funding, hardware, open source, nonprofit and any
> other technical geeky field.
> This is an unconference (http://www.unconference.net) so it will have
> an agenda created by the people who attend.
> Sheesgeeky will include women working in:
> * Open Source
> * Web 2.0
> * Biotech
> * Hardware companies
> * Enterprise IT
> * The Nonprofit Technology Sector
> * Portals
> * Search Engines
> * Social Networking Sites
> * Research for and about technology/people
> * Startups generally
> * Product building/management in large organizations
> * Robotics
> * Gaming
> * Mobile
> * Technical Writing
> * Your definition of geekiness (if you don't see it here add it)
> We have a wonderful organizing team that has come together including -
> Mary Hodder, Susan Mernitt, Laurie Rae, Julian French, Deb Roy and
> Melanie Swan.
> We have a sponsorship package ready - if you are interested in
> learning more please e-mail us at shesgeeky at gmail.com .
> We have media sponsorships available to women's tech groups with
> limited (or no) budget.
> If you would like to be volunteer or sponsor please contact us at :
> Shesgeeky at gmail.com
> Any other questions - don't hesitate to ask.
> shesgeeky at gmail.com
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