: Berlin Geekettes, Ready to Lean In? →
berlingeekettes: By Jess Erickson, Founder of Berlin Geekettes My goal is very simple: to make a difference in my community by encouraging women to think big and take a slice out of the tech industry that they deserve. Why? Technology is at the forefront of pushing innovation in many different sectors…
: Berlin Geekettes Workshop at NEXT Berlin +... →
berlingeekettes: Intro to the Berlin Geekettes & Attracting Talent to Your Startup Jess Erickson will kick off this workshop with a introduction to the Berlin Geekettes community. Berlin Geekettes (BG) is an organization uniting, mentoring and promoting women in tech. BG offers the weekly…
Berlin Geekettes Hackathon on BBC World Service -...
berlingeekettes: To listen click here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p016wm3b For more information on the hackathon visit: http://berlingeekettes.github.io/hackathon/
South Africans have great taste in music…....
When I see my stolen bike for sale in Mauerpark
whenyouliveinberlin: via mohnfrau
Landed in Berlin this morning, super jet lagged and tired from zero sleep. With much effort, I opened up my inbox and noticed over 200 unread emails that I need to get through today. I should be crying right now but I’m not. Why you ask? Because Shermin Voshmgir called me up and we had a brilliant conversation that I found not only refreshing but helped me refocus and get back into the...
Berlin Geekettes in France's Glamour Magazine -...
berlingeekettes: ili You can download the IPad copy here. *If anyone is traveling to France this month, can they pretty please pick up a hard copy for us? Merci Beaucoup!
Tech Open Air Berlin: Berlin Calling #SXSW →
toaberlin: (Tech Open Air is glad to have been asked by the Berlin Senate to co-organize a Berlin program at the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas.) International Media has been going pretty nuts over Berlin lately, hailing our beloved ecosystem as the next Silicon Valley! In 2011 The Economist simply…
Great #BGHackathon music….get into the...
I’ve just been approached by a woman from Hamburg & woman from Munich at the hackathon. Both want to start local Geekette chapters. This is the proudest moment of my career to date. So fortunate to have wonderful women building the Berlin Geekettes organization with me. Thank you Denise Philipp, Amélie Anglade, Aurélie Bazard & Lisa Lang. It’s a beautiful day.
When people ask me what I'm doing in Berlin
LUNCHTIME LEARNING #1: HOW TO BUILD A BRAND WITH... →
Looking forward to this lunchtime panel.
Interview with Monocle Midori House @Pauly Saal
Listen here: http://monocle.dl.groovygecko.com/m24/11000342.mp3
frestyl: #Tastemaker of the week →
frestylnews: Hallo frestylers, it’s Tuesday again! Please meet our #tastemaker of the week: Jess. Eclectic queen of the Berlin startup scene and musicaholic. In a couple of hours you’ll receive her recommendations for the upcoming live music events in #Berlin, together with our weekly newsletter….
: Berlin Geekettes Mentee: Lani Hanson →
berlingeekettes: Post by Lani Hanson I moved to Berlin from the States for new experiences and friends. I came from a background in social work for non-profit organizations with various missions. An integral skill I found myself teaching at every organization was computer skills. This is key to empowering…
Words of Wisdom
Judge yourselves not on your professional accomplishments alone, but also on how well you work to address the world’s deepest inequities, on how well you treat people a world away who have nothing in common with you but their humanity. - BGates
: International Geekette of the Week →
berlingeekettes: Meet Alex Proba, Designer at General Assembly. Interviewed by Jess Erickson. Let’s start with an intro. What do you do at General Assembly? As Senior Designer, I work on GA’s offline experience, developing our spatial identity across all locations. I also design…
: International Geekette of the Week →
berlingeekettes: Meet Marguerite Imbert of GSF. Interviewed by Jess Erickson. Lets start with an intro. Where are you living now and what are you up to? My girlfriend and I share an apartment in Berlin but I travel a lot. Right now I’m in Hawaii for a funeral. Then I’m in San Francisco for…
When I read an article about North Korea's plan to...
kikinitinkorea: I was just like….