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Win a pass to meshmarketing on October 22

September 30th, 2009  by webmistress
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As we announced at last night’s event, we have a ticket to give away to a TGGD member. meshmarketing is October 22 at Circa. This draw closes on Friday, October 2. If you have a ticket already, please enter anyway as you can give your prize away to someone else. meshmarketing is a one-day event […]

Girl Geek Dinners – a remarkable movement

September 29th, 2009  by webmistress
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I’m getting my notes together for my MC duties for tonight’s Toronto Girl Geek Dinner. We’re expecting 50 or so women (and a few men) from the Toronto technology community to come out to reconnect with friends, meet new people, and be inspired by the ideas and perspective of our featured speaker, Sarah Prevette, founder […]

Sprouter at Toronto Girl Geek Dinners

August 26th, 2009  by webmistress
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Toronto Girl Geek Dinner’s is proud to announce that Sarah Prevette, founder of Sprouter, will be joining us on Tuesday, September 29, 2009 to talk about start-ups, strategy and and her experiences. The energy for start-ups is building and Sarah and her team are tapping into this growth. Sprouter, in private beta, is an online […]

Upcoming Fall Season & An Opportunity for TGGD Members

August 24th, 2009  by webmistress
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The last few weeks of summer mean we’re gearing up for an amazing new season of Toronto Girl Geek Dinners! I’m very excited to be working with a stellar group of organizers for the upcoming season of events. We have TGGD co-founders Maggie Fox and Jenny Bullough on board. We’re pleased that Heather Leson has […]

Join us June 16 for Toronto Girl Geek Dinner Networking Night

June 2nd, 2009  by webmistress
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You’re invited to join us for a networking event with the Toronto Girl Geek Dinner community. We’ve decided to place the focus of the night on you, your connections and the value in creating and building relationships with each other. Bring lots of business cards, because you’re sure to make some great connections. I hope […]

Career and Job Search Links – Red Canary & TGGD Wiki

June 2nd, 2009  by webmistress
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Trevor Stafford from Red Canary was kind enough to put together a bunch of links from our event on May 12. Please visit his Geekgirl section on Red Canary and check out Trevor’s suggestions for reading on Job Trends and Realities, Job Boards, Personal Branding and the Egosystem, and skillsets and career planning. Also, a […]

Report from TGGD – Job Search & Career Strategies

May 14th, 2009  by webmistress
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Text and Photos by Wendy Kam We moved to a new venue (The Pilot in Yorkville) to accommodate the growing number of Girl Geeks and last night we welcomed three guests to the panel: Brenda A. Benedet, Business Strategy Consultant, professional Coach and Founder of Benedet Performance Group www.benedetgroup.com Helen Krissilas, an IT Senior Recruiter […]

Microsoft Canada Door Prizes for May 12 TGGD

May 11th, 2009  by webmistress
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Microsoft Canada is providing some fantastic door prizes for tomorrow’s event. There are many goodies, including a phenomenal Zune MP3 Player, a copy of Windows Office Home & Student Edition, The Explorer Mouse and The Explorer Mini Mouse. There are a few (6 as of this writing) spots left for Toronto Girl Geeks to join […]

Microsoft Canada sponsors May 12 Toronto Girl Geek Dinner

May 9th, 2009  by webmistress
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I’m thrilled to announce that the good folks at Microsoft Canada are sponsoring our event on May 12. The generosity of our sponsors keeps Toronto Girl Geek Dinners free for our community. “Microsoft Canada prides itself in hiring the best and brightest talent in the IT industry. The reason we are so successful is because […]