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How to date a real geek girl

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:03 -- rprice

there is one thing that geekiness brings out in all of us: the knowledge of our own power and our innate worth. Most of the institutions that control our society have long sought to make women believe they are secondary in worthiness to men. Sure, we have made some progress, but history is a heavy weight on women or anyone who has been “othered.” However, geekiness in girls (or those who are girl-presenting) is something that tends to bring out confidence and empowerment.


F.I.T. opens Women's Business Center for Orlando entrepreneurs - FOX 35 News Orlando

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 11:22 -- rprice

Dozens of small and medium tech companies now operate out of the old Church Street Exchange Building. But look closely and you'll see that the percentage of them owned and run by women is relatively low. Florida Institute of Technology wants to change that by helping women open new businesses in tech and across all business sectors. FOX 35's Tom Johnson spent the day with the new center's director to find out how it works.


Donation brings hydroponic gardening to women's shelter - News & Features - Orlando Weekly

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 09:44 -- rprice

“vertical aqua gardens,” and they were donated to the shelter by local businesswoman Barrie Freeman and her new venture, Hi-Rise Harvest. The idea is to use these curious structures to educate the facility's residents, many of whom have little experience with fresh produce, much less gardening, on the value of better diets and modern techniques for growing. The seven units, each of which can produce hundreds of pounds of veggies in a typical season while taking up only a couple of square feet of space, were installed in March.


Stop with the same |

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 10:12 -- rprice

When there are 2144 members of the New York Drupal community, why was I the only woman in the room?* If we assume that the community mirrors the national average**, 25% of technology jobs are held by women. That would mean that there are 536 women in the group.

There were 45 people there last night
44/1608 or 2.73% of men attended the meetup
1/536 or 0.18% of women attended the meetup

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