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The Girl Geek Academy story
How did the concept for Geek Girls Academy come about, and what is the mission for the organisation? The powerhouse of a lady that is Tammy Butow (now Site Reliability Engineering Manager at Dropbox) had met all of us at various events she’d created in Melbourne. Tammy has a passion for education and also for […]
Aussie Girl Geeks you should meet at #GDC16
This week in San Francisco game development professionals from around the world are gathering for the annual Game Development Conference (GDC). Over 26,000 programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business decision-makers and others involved in the development of interactive games gather to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry. This year these […]
How can I get a meeting with investors? Tips for female founders from Jed Katz, Javelin VC
At Launch Festival yesterday Jed Katz from Javelin VP presented “Jed’s 52 Point Series A Checklist”. One of his slides stood out to me: This slide intimidated me immensely. Every founder I know who has raised in Silicon Valley is a man – and I’m pitching a product targeted specifically at women. Jed was […]
Tammy Butow – Linux Conf AU 2016 talkTammy Butow - Linux Conf AU 2016 talk [kleo_gap] Tammy is a Site Reliability Engineering Manager at Dropbox. Dropbox is the home for your most important stuff -- now we're bringing it to life with a growing family of products. Our engineering team is architecting a family of products that handle over a billion files [...]
How 3D printing technology is engaging women in the STEM field
She Makes Games 2015
She Makes Games – Girl Geeks Making Cool Things 31st of January 2015 @ The Arcade, Melbourne (Level 1, 71-75 City Road, Southbank VIC) SheMakesGames ran on Saturday the 31st of January and saw 50 women creating their own video game in only one day! This event was run in partnership with our friends, Girls Make Games who we were very […]
Learn how to make your own game!
Girl Geek Academy is proud to announce our first event for the new year SheMakes_Games 2015! Have you ever had a great idea for a game but didn’t know where to start? We’ve got the perfect event for you! You don’t need to have any previous experience in game building / making as we will show you […]
She Makes 2014
She Makes – Girl Geeks Making Cool things 11th of October 2014 @ Inspire 9 SheMakes ran on Saturday 11th of October and kicked off with a presentation on making and what it means for women. We then held a keynote talk from one of the world’s leading speakers on 3D printing and modelling for Women; Ann Marie […]