GeekGirlMeetup goes Oxford

January 19, 2013


Geek Girl Meetup is holding its first ever University showcase un-conference at Oxford University on February 17th, between 13.00 and 18.00 at the Founders Room in the Said Business School. The afternoon will revolve around empowering more female students that are interested in technology and entrepreneurship.

There will be 8 distinguished female entrepreneurs and technologists that will speak about what it is like to found a company, and go through a product lifecycle (idea, concept, design, development, marketing, financing, and growth).
There will also be discussions allowing every participant to share their knowledge with others and ask questions.

Geek Girl Meetup’s goal is to create new networks and elevate female role models in the tech industry.
Eventbrite - GeekGIrlMeetup at Oxford University
Date: February 17th, 2013
Time: 13.00 – 18.00
Location: at the Founders Room in the Said Business School, Oxford, United Kingdom

All speakers will be announced soon. Confirmed speakers and their topics so far:

The Plunge (deciding that you want to start a company) 
Dawn Draisey, founder at Viewed Media.

Idea to Creation
Janna Bastow, Head of Product at BraveNewTalent, the founder and a hacker behind prodPad, and the co-founder of European Product Group, the folks behind MindTheProduct.com,ProductTank, and ProductCamp London. Her blog is SimplyBastow.

Product Design and User Experience
Cecile Baird, brough Product Design Guild from Silicon Valley to London and founder of Boomlands.

Building an MVP (10 steps)
Robyn Exton, founder at Dattch.

If you are interested in speaking at this event or have any other questions, please contact the Program Manager, Vanessa, at vanessa.butz@new.ox.ac.uk.

If you have questions regarding sponsoring this event please contact founder and strategic partnership responsible Heidi Harman, heidi dot harman at geekgirlmeetup dot com


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