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GeekGirlMeetup in Oxford - re-dreaming spires

Pressmeddelande   •   Feb 12, 2013 02:23 CET

Geek Girl Meetup is holding its first ever University showcase un-conference at Oxford University on February 17th, between 13.00 and 18.00 at the Founders Room in the Said Business School. The afternoon will revolve around empowering female students with an interest in technology and entrepreneurship.

There will be 8 distinguished female entrepreneurs and technologists that will speaking  about what it is like to found a company, and go through a product lifecycle (idea, concept, design, development, marketing, financing, and growth).There will also be discussions allowing every participant to share their knowledge with others and ask questions.

GeekGirlMeetup are happy to have a social gaming company King.com, aboard as a sponsor enabling the event to happen and supporting our work.

"We are delighted to take part in GGM in Oxford as a sponsor. As a business built around talented people we welcome the opportunity to help develop more female role-models in tech". - says Ben Murphy-Ryan, Global Resourcing Manager, King.com


Contact
Heidi Harman, Co-Founder
07712 406 778 geekgirlmeetupuk@gmail.com, or heidi dot harman at gmail dot com #ggm12
www.GeekGirlMeetup.co.uk Follow @ggmUK www.GeekGirlMeetup.com#ggm12

History
In Sweden GeekGirlMeetup has existed since 2008 and have hosted more that 250 sessions with almost 20 startups starting as a result after our meetups. The organisation has self-organised organically by need. GeekGirlMeetup exists in 4 Swedish cities as well as in Denmark, Finland, and Mexico. #ggm12 #ggm11 #geekgirlmeetup

Twitter
@king_dot_com
@geekgirlmeetup
@ggm_uk


Geek Girl Meetup's goal
is to create new networks and elevate female role models in the tech industry.

About King:

At King.com, we aspire to make fun and simple games for everyone.

Since 2003 we've been a leader and pioneer in making games for players all around the world. We're commited to delivering casual social games that have connected an audience of over 50m across all platforms, with over 5 billion game plays. We're a passionate team who have delivered 150 classic and fun new titles in 12 languages, across our growing gaming network on the web, social and mobile.
Our hits include Bubble Saga, Bubble Witch Saga,  Candy Crush Saga and Pyramid Solitaire Saga on Facebook where we are a top 10 Facebook application developer with over 17m DAU / over 50m MAU. We're rapidly expanding these games onto mobile, along with Google Play and HTML5.

Games are free to play with friends and many play head-to-head in skill tournaments for small cash stakes at www.king.com. Many of our games are also played through leading global portals, website and media companies such as Yahoo and MSN.

We have offices in London, Hamburg, Stockholm, Malmo, Barcelona, Malta, Bucharest, San Francisco and New York.

Unconference: An unconference is a participant-driven meeting. The term "unconference" has been applied, or self- applied, to a wide range of gatherings that try to avoid one or more aspects of a conventionalconference, such as high fees, sponsored presentations, and top-downorganization. For example, in 2006, CNNMoney applied the term to diverse events including Foo Camp, BarCamp, Bloggercon, and Mashup Camp.Source Wikipedia.


Geek Girl Meetup's goal is to create new networks and elevate female role models in the tech industry.

About King:

At King.com, we aspire to make fun and simple games for everyone.

Since 2003 we've been a leader and pioneer in making games for players all around the world. We're commited to delivering casual social games that have connected an audience of over 50m across all platforms, with over 5 billion game plays. We're a passionate team who have delivered 150 classic and fun new titles in 12 languages, across our growing gaming network on the web, social and mobile.
Our hits include Bubble Saga, Bubble Witch Saga,  Candy Crush Saga and Pyramid Solitaire Saga on Facebook where we are a top 10 Facebook application developer with over 17m DAU / over 50m MAU. We're rapidly expanding these games onto mobile, along with Google Play and HTML5.

Games are free to play with friends and many play head-to-head in skill tournaments for small cash stakes at www.king.com. Many of our games are also played through leading global portals, website and media companies such as Yahoo and MSN.

We have offices in London, Hamburg, Stockholm, Malmo, Barcelona, Malta, Bucharest, San Francisco and New York.

Unconference: An unconference is a participant-driven meeting. The term "unconference" has been applied, or self- applied, to a wide range of gatherings that try to avoid one or more aspects of a conventionalconference, such as high fees, sponsored presentations, and top-downorganization. For example, in 2006, CNNMoney applied the term to diverse events including Foo Camp, BarCamp, Bloggercon, and Mashup Camp.Source Wikipedia.

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