Sadly, we have had to postpone the next Girl Geek gathering… watch this space, we’ll return with news of future events very soon! Continue reading
Author Archives: Leeds Girl Geeks
Ada Lovelace Day – Suw Charman-Anderson
Suw Charman-Anderson (@suw) is a social technologist, journalist and writer who got fed up the tech industry’s continual excuses regarding the lack of women speakers at conferences and decided to do something about it.
My Life As A Geek – Dr. Sue Black
Dr. Sue Black (@dr_black) is a Senior Research Associate in the Software Systems Engineering group in the the Department of Computer Science at University College London, and a Senior Consultant with Cornerstone Global Associates.
What’s The Story…Now? – Megan L Smith
Megan L. Smith (@cawsand) is a new media artist, with a PhD in Contemporary Art & Graphic Design from Leeds Metropolitan University.
Her projects probe new systems for delivering syndicated data through narrative structure and she often works with Arduino, geo-location, digital print, video, installation, and community projects as methods for storytelling.
Top Secret Rosies – Leanne Erickson
Leann Erickson // Director and Producer of Top Secret Rosies, LeAnn Erickson is an Associate Professor at Temple University in Philadelphia and has been an independent filmmaker for over 20 years.
How the Council Went Agile! – Elizabeth Sanderson
Elizabeth Sanderson (@lizziesanderson) is Leeds City Council’s Web Services Manager. With seven years experience of developing web services for large public sector organisations across the North of England, Elizabeth joined the council in 2008.
Service Design At Everything Everywhere – Kathryn Grace
Kathyrn Grace (@KGBD) is a Design Manager at Everything Everywhere. Launched in July 2010, the company is the largest mobile operator in the UK following the merger of Orange and T-Mobile. Continue reading
Satire, Sexuality and the Iranian Diaspora Online – Sanaz Raji
Sanaz Raji (@sanazraji) is a PhD candidate at the University of Leeds’ Institute of Communication Studies.
Sanaz is researching the Iranian Diaspora and the New Media: The Politics of Parody from the 1.5 and Second Generation.
Sanaz is also working for the Media and Citizenship project at the London School of Economics and a contributor for The Guardian.
England Observing Diary – Shang Ting Peng
Shang Ting Peng // (@shangtingpeng) is Hebe Media’s Head of Fashion and a graduate of European Institute of Design in Barcelona, Shang Ting has considerable experience in blogging, cool-hunting and trend research.
Google: A Journey Through My Career and Technology – Deborah Sherry
Deborah Sherry joined Google in 2007 and is currently Strategic Partnerships Director for Southern & Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa.