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Sep 24

GGD 5th Anniversary Dinner

This Thursday (23rd September), we held our Reading Girl Geek Dinner event, which was a very special one: Girl Geek Dinners was turning five! And to celebrate it, we had GGD’s founder, Sarah Blow, with a very interesting talk about “How It All Began”. It was news for some, and very nice for all of …

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Dec 13

See you in 2010

[tweetmeme]The last Reading GGD of 2009 was held on 10th December at La Tasca, with 28 girls and guys attending. Thanks to all of you for coming and we hope to see you in the New Year. Our sponsors, Symantec, donated some cool hoodies, that were quite successful, judging by the number of us who …

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Nov 22

December 10th – Reading Girl Geek Dinner

[tweetmeme source=readinggd]We’re back just before the Holidays: our December Reading Girl Geek Dinner, sponsored by our friends at Symantec, is back at La Tasca in central Reading. The event will commence at 6.30pm; a lovely tapas dinner will follow from 7pm and we will have some time for networking during and after the meal. The …

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May 29

June Reading Girl Geek Dinner – Save the Date

[tweetmeme source=readinggd]While the Sun is still shining and bank holidays aren’t completely over, here comes a quick reminder of our next Girl Geek Dinner in Reading: Thursday, 11th June at Revolutions Details and registration coming up very soon. We hope to see you there!

Apr 26

A Very Networked St. George’s Day

Safeena Azar-Burnett with the prize donated by our sponsor Symantec

[tweetmeme source=readinggd]Our April Girl Geek Dinner in Reading was on Thursday, 23rd April and we had 24 girl and guy geeks at Il Gusto. The dinner was kindly sponsored by our friends at Symantec who, this time, also gave a lovely prize for a draw: gorgeous champagne that, no doubt, will be enjoyed by the …

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Apr 07

April 23rd – Reading Girl Geek Dinner

[tweetmeme source=readinggd]We’re thrilled to announce our April Reading Girl Geek event, sponsored by Symantec, at Il Gusto just across from the Reading train station. The event will commence at 6.30pm with some simple networking; dinner will follow and we will have some more time for networking after the meal. The theme of the evening will be …

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Mar 28

March Reading Girl Geek Dinner – Thank You!

[tweetmeme source=readinggd]Sponsored by Symantec The second Reading Girl Geek Dinner of 2009 took place on Monday 23rd March at La Tasca, with delicious tapas and great networking. We can confirm that local networks do work! Thanks for coming along and making it a success.  With 30 geeks and girl geeks based in and around Reading, …

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Jan 21

Google Bursaries to Attend UKUUG LISA Conference – London, 24-26 March 2009

[tweetmeme source=readinggd]We are pleased to share the following announcement from Google and the UK Unix & Open Systems User Group (UKUUG) :- As part of Google’s ongoing commitment to encouraging women to excel in computing and technology, UKUUG has announced the 2009 Google UKUUG Student/Developer Conference Grant to encourage more female computer scientists to attend …

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Jan 19

Reading Twestival

[tweetmeme source=readinggd]@simonster invites you to: Reading Twestival We’d love to know if you’ll be joing us at the Twestival in Reading ahead of the official invite so we can get an idea of numbers. Where? Reading, UK When? 12th Feb What time? TBC

Oct 31

First Reading Girl Geek Dinner

bel & the dragon

[tweetmeme source=readinggd]The first Reading Girl Geek Dinner ran on the 22nd October 2008 at the Bel & Dragon.  It was full of bright, bubbly  geeks and girl geeks from in and around the Reading area.  There was no set talk for this event as it was the first of it’s kind but do expect others …

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