Girl Geeks Toronto never fail to bring in some of the most impressive minds. First up at Monday’s event on gesture tech and wearables was Sharon Fan, COO of GestSure – a company that has enabled surgeons to view patient’s imaging without even touching a screen. The day before, GestSure’s technology happened to be featured [...]
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In preparation for a New Year – New Career, Jobspring’s tech-hiring experts, Dane Robinson and Matt McKinney, presented Girl Geeks Toronto with proven job hunt best practices that are sure to shake up your approach. They provided excellent insight into the hiring process and broke it down to offer tips and tricks that will improve your efforts and propel you towards your new career.
Celebrate a great year in Toronto’s tech community at the #TOTechWrap party December 3. Tickets are only $10 in advanced and all proceeds are going to the Daily Bread Food Bank.
Our November event was all about the creation of digital offerings that are more than just functional. We’re talking digital products and services that leave us in awe and wondering how we ever lived without them. Three experts, Laura Baxter, Linn Vizard and Linda Nakanishi explored this to a sold out crowd. Guest blogger Caitlin Davey recaps.
Our October event took a close look at 3D printing and it’s applications in health care and industry with our experts Dr. Rita Kandel of Mt. Sinai Hospital and Dr. Farzad Rayegani of Sheridan College, respectively. Guest blogger Caitlin Davey recaps.
The first thing Stephanie Wilson Chapin challenged at the Sept. 16 Girl Geeks Toronto Meetup was the title: Seeing Double: The Second Screen Experience. Responsible for operations, strategy, and growth of Bell Media’s digital properties, Wilson Chapin is the Director, Digital, News for CTVNews.ca, CTV’s local news sites, BNN.ca and CP24.com. She says that instead of [...]
Recap of The Next Big Thing: Data with Nora Young. What is big data? It’s a good question, and one that Nora Young attempted to answer at Girl Geeks Toronto on June 10th. It’s particularly pertinent coming, as it does, as details of the US National Security Agency’s PRISM homeland surveillance program that is reported [...]
In this blog post, I want you to put yourself firmly into the shoes of your 5 year old self. Dreams were boundless then. What did you want to be when you grew up? If you asked me, I would have said artist because I loved drawing especially animals (then, I became a marketing professional). [...]
If you build it, they will come [sic] My first time at Girl Geeks in Toronto was a revelation. I wasn’t sure what to expect having been invited by fellow Brit and steering committee member Emma Logue, but I figured that it’d be fun to find out what goes on at a #GirlGeeksTO event. I’d [...]
If you were at our latest event at Google, you may have heard our network member Teresa Sing share information about FIRST Robotics Canada. Teresa is a mentor and is actively involved in FIRST – an organization dedicated to inspiring young people to pursue studies and careers in science, technology and engineering. They pursue their mission primarily [...]