Register Now and Other September News!

cw1There are limited seats available for September’s GGDWR! If you have not registered, please do so ASAP. Our speaker is Christina Wodtke! She will speaking about ‘The Architecture of Advocacy’. The event will take place at the Accelerator Centreon Thursday, 24 September 2015 at 6:00pm. Please come through the West Entrance. Register here.




Hi, my name is Aleena Aftab and I am stepping as the new co-organizer for Girl Geek
aleenaWaterloo Region.  My main specialty is Health Informatics.  I am quiet passionate about eHealth so you may hear a lot of interesting eHealth talks at the dinners.  I have always been interested in technology and how it transforms and impacts everyday life.  Other topics of my interest include Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Innovation, Mobile Technology, Mind Sciences, Wearables, Environment, Cybersecurity and Public Health.   I am looking forward to organizing events with lots of interesting new topics.  Also looking forward to hearing what the group wants us to present.  Feel free to connect with me on linkedin or twitter

New Facelift and Recruiting Volunteers

As you noticed the new facelift and website changes, we are still working hard to secure the next season of speakers. We need help in the following:

  • Website Management
  • Event day set-up and tear down
  • Sponsorship
  • Social Media guru

If you have a few hours to spare per week, it would greatly help us out!

Thank You Sponsors and Supporters!

Fluxible is a conference devoted to user experience design, but it’s more than that — it’s the UX party disguised as a conference. There are three fun-filled days, 17 incredible speakers, and countless opportunities to connect with your tribe in September 2015. fluxible.ca


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HackerNest is an international non-profit community movement focused on building supportive Silicon Valley like tech communities in every city (including Waterloo). The next Tech Social that we’re having will be held at the Communitech Hub (151 Charles Street West, Kitchener), Monday, September 14, 2015 - RSVP

Join us for the continuation of July’s Women, Wine and Code event on building WordPress websites. In this session we’ll look at plugins, navigating the dashboard, adding photos and video, plus answer your questions from the last session! The next event is on September 21, 2015 - Register here!

YWCA Cambridge Girls’ Centre is holding their first ever ‘STEM GYRLS Mini-Con’ on Saturday, October 17th from 1pm-4pm. The goal of this event is to introduce girls aged 9-13 to all of the opportunities a future in STEM could hold for them.  If you are interested in representing your company, or have a great idea for an activity that showcases your STEM passion, please contact Tara Kleinsteuber at 519-267-6444 ext 225 or email.

The Women in Computer Science Undergraduate Committee is a student-run initiative that supports the success of women in computer science at Waterloo.  If you want to visit us, we have an office in M3 with Linux terminals! If you’re interested in getting involved, we’d love to hear from you. Email the committee at wics-ugrad@lists.uwaterloo.ca

Clearpath Robotics designs and builds service robots to automate the world’s dullest, dirtiest and deadliest jobs.  Our clients range from small local businesses to some of the biggest, best known companies on the planet. We employ a diverse and highly talented team who live and breathe robotics. We are looking for more passionate people with expertise in Software Development, Mechanical/Electrical Design, Concept Development and Simulation.  More information here.

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