April 24, 2014

Girl Geek Dinner #2 at KPCC: Women in Technology and Media

LA’s 2nd Girl Geek Dinner will be in Pasadena later this month!

Join Southern California public radio station KPCC and women in technology on Thursday September 26th for food, drinks and some good old-fashioned nerdy conversation with a panel of prominent women in technology and media!

Moderator: Angie Chang, Director of Growth at Hackbright Academy and founder of the Girl Geek Dinners’ Bay Area chapter

Our esteemed panelists are:

Stacey Ferreira, Entrepreneur, Founder of mySocialCloud

Jan Sanders, Director of Libraries and Information Services for the City of Pasadena

Talulah Riley, Actress/Writer and Ambassador of The Prince’s Trust

Alex Schaffert, Director of Digital Media for KPCC, Southern California Public Radio

Skylar Jackson, Communication & Program Director, Entertainment Industries Council (appearing via Skype)

Keynote speaker: Andy Wilson, Founder of Rexter and Innovate Pasadena

Program Schedule
6:30pm – Pre-Reception
7:30pm – Program
8:30pm – Post-Reception

The panel discussion will focus on the impact of technology on media and career, leadership, and the current state of girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). Drawing on their work and personal experiences, the panelists will explore questions of what is currently being done to promote girls and women in STEM careers and leadership positions, how the media has portrayed girls and women, and what the future looks like.

This Girl Geek Dinner is proudly sponsored by KPCC, Innovate Pasadena, Metacloud, Guidance Software, and SupplyFrame.




Admission is FREE, but RSVPs are required. Light refreshments will be served. See more information and RSVP at KPCC’s event page.

Comments

  1. Ellen Z. says:

    I really wish there was a bullet train so I can meet a project deadline in OC then hop on over to LA. I would have been a pleasure. Look forward to future events!

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