Manchester Girl Geeks returned to Madlab, for the first time since the renovation works, to celebrate the 10th year of Girl Geek Dinners last Sunday. In true traditional fashion, there was bountiful amounts of confectionery as they spent a leisurely afternoon playing party games and making binary bracelets. Continue reading
Manchester Girl Geeks is a non-profit organisation that I’ve been involved with for a few years now. I really enjoy giving my time and using my design skills to help champion a cause that I feel worthwhile promoting. Their aims of providing talks and networking events for women and girls with an interest in STEM subjects really resonates with me. It allows me to be part of a team of volunteers that work together to provide positive experiences to attendees. This may simply be a enjoyable afternoon at one of our Sunday Tea Parties or giving them information that may help guide their career decisions. This ability to pin point and match others to resources available is very rewarding. It has also allowed me to meet so many wonderful people in the process. Continue reading
For the Manchester Science Festival 2014, Manchester Girl Geeks and ScienceGrrl held a joint dinner event for students interested in studying science or technology at university. As part of my on-going work with Manchester Girl Geeks – I created this poster to help encourage young people to sign up.