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Girl Geeks Event: ArtAnon Origami Workshop

ArtAnon Origami Workshop The Joyce Layland LGBT Youth Centre, 49-51 Sidney Street,¬†Manchester Saturday 8th February, 3:30 – 5pm If you enjoyed our mathematical origami events in the past, or if you just like making things with your hands, you’ll be … Continue reading

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HackManchester success for the Manchester Girl Geeks team

We’re very pleased to announce that Sarah Carswell, Aadhi Selvaraj, and Rachel Breeze, alias “Team Manchester Girl Geeks” won MOSI’s Turing Sunflower Challenge at last weekend’s HackManchester 25 hour coding marathon.*¬†They developed a site which pulled in location data from … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Meet the Crafter with the BBC

Whether you are a crafting guru or have never picked up a sewing needle our friends at BBC Learning would like to invite you to a special event. Meet the Crafter is a sewing event that aims to inspire and … Continue reading

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Give an Hour: Summer of Sport at BBC MediaCityUK

Good with computers? Why not join a session run by BBC Learning to boost others’ enjoyment of the BBC’s online Olympic coverage. Why not sign up for a free Give an Hour digital skills event at MediaCityUK on Saturday 7 … Continue reading

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Upcoming Omniversity classes: CSS&HTML, WordPress, Arduinos

When they’re not busy building volcanos or throwing fancy dress parties, our friends at the MadLab run the fantastic Omniversity – affordable and super-friendly tech courses run by experts. They’ve got some classes coming up in June and July that … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Needs You!

Or How Women Can Effect Cultural Change Through Online Media It’s a shameful but true fact that during the last six months the number of women editors on Wikipedia has gone down from 18% to 13%. There is of course … Continue reading

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Event Review: Girl Geek Tea Party #17 – SkepLit Book Group

This month’s meeting was a tea party with a twist, as the Girl Geeks teamed up with Skeplit, the Greater Manchester Skeptics Society’s bookclub, to bring us an interesting afternoon of debate, future-predictions and of course tea. Despite the rather … Continue reading

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BBC Future Media: Women’s Networking Event

When: September 14th 2011, 6.30pm Where: MediaCityUK, Salford Quays This event (not associated with Manchester Girl Geeks) is a great opportunity for all techies in Manchester: The BBC are holding a networking event for women with a background in technology … Continue reading

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Join the Omniversity: A note from our lovely hosts @ MadLab

The peeps at MadLab who have been hosting the Girl Geek Tea Parties since Day 1, have started a new project in Manchester: the Omniversity. They offer great educational courses in art and technology, such as an experimental film course, … Continue reading

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