We’ve had some exciting news this month at Capital Geek Girls. Let’s walk through it!
CGG IS PRESENTING AT OTTAWA COMIC CON!
Join us at the Ottawa Comic Con to attend our workshop, The Girl’s Guide to Being Geeky! In this session, CGG Editor, Jordan Danger, will walk you through a how-to guide of being a geek or taking your geekdom to the next level. Special focus on some of the unique experiences, barriers, upsides, and challenges of being a woman in the geek world will be addressed. Can’t wait to see you there!
WE’RE FAMOUS: OUR DOCUMENTARY!
Local filmmaker Emma Paling created a five minute documentary about the Capital Geek Girls. You can check it out right here:
It was tons of fun, and you get to meet a few of our geek girl writers! IN THE NEWS: SUPPORTING HOLLABACK’S WORK AT COMIC CON
Your CGG fearless Editor Jordan Danger was also quoted in this recent article about harrassment at comic cons. The article highlights that Hollaback Ottawa will be presenting a workshop at the convention about harrassment. You can read the article here.
IN THE NEWS AGAIN: THE GEEK GIRL EXPERIENCE
Here’s another news story (video this time) in Ottawa’s Centretown News, about the geek girl experience..and yes, we’re interviewed in it again! Here’s the link.
FOR GIRLS WHO LOVE BLOGGING GEEKS
The annual Blog Out Loud Ottawa event is taking place this April 29th at the Knox Presbyterian Church downtown, from 6:30-on. This event features blog posts read out loud by the authors themselves, who have been selected by jury to provide a wide range of fun and interesting readings. CGG Editor Jordan Danger will be reading a piece from the ‘mother blog’ of CGG (her original blog), GirlCrafted.com. The event is free and lots of fun!
STAY TUNED, FOLKS…
Same bat time, same bat channel. You never know where we’ll pop up next!