Media Archive


The Times, November 17th 2012, Meet the Whizz Kids, Girl Geek and member of Young Rewired State, Amy Mather, aged 13, is now officially a whizz kid!

DW Deutsche Welle, Germany’s International Broadcaster, August 20th 2012, Girl Geeks Tackle Science Gender Imbalance, Lars Bevanger’s report includes interviews with girls during a coding workshop, with some great photos of geeks in action.

Manchester City Council, Libraries Newsletter, July 12th 2012, Look out, Mark Zuckerberg – free Introduction to Coding for Girls course comes to Forum Library, “Aspiring young computer programmers can learn the basics of coding for free at the Forum Library, Wythenshawe”, with Manchester Girl Geeks and Young Rewired.

Manchester Evening News, July 24th 2012, A Gathering of Glorious Gadgets….and their Makers, article by Paul Taylor, Manchester mini girl geek, Amy Mather, shows off her computer controlled volcano.

LSMedia: The Independent Liverpool Student Newspaper, May 24th 2012, Manchester Girl Geeks Come to Liverpool, by Millie Kidson, who in her lovely article says: “I would thoroughly recommend a Manchester Girl Geeks Tea Party to anyone looking to get into coding”. Kat Reeve led the Introduction to Coding workshop.

NAG, Numerical Algorithms Group, February 2012, NAG is delighted to support the Manchester Girl Geeks!, Encouraging more girls and women into computing, science and technology.

The Guardian, January 19th 2012, Girls Can Love Computing: Someone just needs to show them how, Manchester Girl Geeks are inspiring girls to embrace code and get into computer science, photograph by Frank Baron, posted on the Guardian Professionals’ Digital Literacy blog by Samantha Bail


The Times, December 12th 2011, ‘I’m in the Times’, article by ‘Miss Geeky’ Melinda Seckington, Geeks of London and Barcamp London , some great quotes from Manchester Girl Geek, Sam Bail

The UKRC WISE website, October 19th 2011, WISE Excellence Awards 2011, Manchester Girl Geek and Computer Scientist Samantha Bail shortlisted for the Excellence Award, well done Sam!

The Guardian, August 12th 2011, Britain’s New Tribes, Britain’s next generation of subcultures, reporter Dale Berning includes Manchester Girl Geeks among the Dorkbots

Cornerhouse, Manchester, August 11th 2011, Salt of Life and Girl Geeks, Katie Steckles talks about Manchester Girl Geeks video workshop in the Cornerhouse Podcast


Radio Preston FM, November 17th 2010, About Manchester Girl Geeks, FM’s Chat City interviews Sam Bail, Learn about how Girl Geeks started and what they do


MDDA, Manchester Digital Development Agency, October 2nd 2008, Introducing Manchester Girl Geek Dinners


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