GGD #69 Technology needs talking

Emily Perkins

Emily is OggaDoon’s Creative Content Manager, specialising in creative copy, branding, and process.​

With almost a decade of writing experience, she has a History and English degree along with a Masters from the University of York. Her passions are authentic stories which demand to be told, influencing through the written and spoken word, and engaging directly through social media.

Talk: I’ll chat about the need for communications in any industry, why technology is naturally bad at it, why women in technology are often overlooked, and quick easy communication wins that we can all engage with as individuals and companies. I’ll also be sharing some examples from within the industry which should hopefully make things clear

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GGD WSM #01: Oh we do like to be becider seaside ….

Weston Super Mare GGD New Chapter

We are setting up a Girl Geek Dinners group in Weston Super Mare.  While we try it out for size we are going to use the Bristol GGD site to host as we are also aware that we have some members who work in Bristol but reside by the beach (lucky you!) and would like something closer to home to network.

We would like to announce that finally we believe we may have spotted enough women either in tech or interested in the subject to justify setting up a GirlGeekDinners WSM chapter!

The Stable will be hosting the first one on the 4th October.  If you don’t know the place then it’s certainly time you paid a visit – it’s a great coworking space. The Heritage cafe next door is run by businesswoman and powerhouse performer Sarah Evans (the UK’s number one Adele tribute act, no less). It’s also round the corner from the beach and from vegetarian cafe.  Loves, run by Anna Southwell, a woman with her finger in many artistic, musical and cultural pies. They also sell halloumi chips. What’s not to love about The Stable and surrounds!

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Schools out for Summer

Summer picture

Finally made it to the Summer break and we are joining you.

We will start back up in September with a talk sponsored by Gresham Technologies

October is sponsored by  Xmos

November is sponsored by Reach Robotics

Details on talk will be announced on here and on our other social media closer to the time as always.

We would like to thank you all as ever for being there for us – giving up your time  to speak, our sponsors for their support and our members for turning out to support us regardless of the weather.  Its our members and supporters that really make it worth our time so Big Thanks to you all and hope to see you all back after a lovely summer break.