Next event: Wednesday September 16, 2015 GGD #44 – Girl Geeks meet DataKind – Using data for good

This month our speaker is Emma Prest, General Manager at DataKind UK. She spends her time explaining what data science is to charities and nurturing an influx of data science volunteers looking to donate their time and skills. Before joining DataKind UK, Emma worked for a range of non-profits including Tactical Tech, Amnesty International UK, the Campaign for Freedom of Information and Chain of Hope. She was a freelance contributor to The Independent and worked as a Spanish-English translator. Emma holds an MA in Public Policy from Central European University in Budapest. Her first degree, in Politics and Geography, was from the University of Edinburgh.


This event is kindly hosted by MixRadio at their offices on wine street in central Bristol at 7pm.

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As always, we welcome men to our group, but to keep our audience predominantly female, we ask that all men are accompanied by a woman

Next event: Wednesday 18th March 2015 – Bristol GGD #41 – JUST EAT’s Kate Richardson talks natural language processing software

Software developer Kate Richardson will be talking about her work as a Software Developer at JUST EAT, where she works in one of the API teams, writing the code that underpins their front end website.


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Next event GGD #40 Sammy Payne from open Bionics talks about their 3D printed printed robotic hand

Samantha Payne, recently shortlisted for the Women in Business’s ‘Young Entrepreneur of the Year’ award and runner-up in Intel’s international ‘Make it Wearable’ competition presents Open Bionics.


Open Bionics, based inside the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, uses 3D scanning and 3D printing to innovate the prosthetic industry.

The young startup aims to radically reduce prosthetic fitting times, prosthetic cost, and innovate design for amputees across the world.

This event is kindly hosted by Infineon at their office near Bristol Parkway on 18th feb – 6:30pm for 7pm start.

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