Expanding Horizons Through Technology and Crafts

Some friends of mine and I are putting together a workshop for Expanding Your Horizons, a conference for girls from 5th grade to 9th grade. EYH is all about science, technology, engineering, and math and bringing girls in contact with role models in those fields. The conference is February 7, 2015 and registration opens January 1st if…

WordCamp Philly 2014

Two of my colleagues (Deborah Beckett and Elizabeth Urello) and I spoke about support at WordCamp Philadelphia this weekend. This is a modification of the talk I did in Nicaragua a few weeks ago. Elizabeth Urello gets credit for the original idea 🙂 Sadly, these images don’t let you hear our delightful anecdotes and as…

WordCamp Las Peñitas, Nicaragua 2014

I’m in Nicaragua for the third time in my life. The first was when I was born and the second was last year for WordCamp Managua 2013. This time I’m at WordCamp again. We’re in a lovely beach town called Las Peñitas, just outside of León, about an hour from Managua. I just gave a…

Expanding Your Horizons Conference

A few months ago some local tech friends, Jamii Corley, Alice  Shriver, Anna Doo, and I got this idea to participate in  the Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) Conferences. EYH is a conference for young girls in middle school and high school that offers, according to their website, “opportunities to explore their career options through small hands-on…