GeekGirlCon ’17

GeekGirlConnections

GeekGirlConnections is a program dedicated to providing career mentorship and networking opportunities for women and girls. The Connections program aims to help connect women with professionals in their desired career fields, as well as encourage women and girls to pursue their passions, develop leadership skills, and enter careers where women are currently underrepresented.

All Connections tables are located in the exhibitor hall on the 4th floor.

Bleedership Conference

Saturday + Sunday, Exhibitor Booth 102
Got questions about your period? The Bleedership Conference can talk you through everything you need to know. Designed for intrepid Bleeders, their Period Potpourri project will be on hand for you to check out. Volunteers will explain all tools available for menstrual hygiene, from pads and tampons to flow cups and leak-proof panties.

Clarion West

Saturday, Exhibitor Booth 109
Clarion West Writers Workshop is a nonprofit literary organization based in Seattle, WA that provides education and support to new speculative fiction writers. They bring writers and readers together, organizing readings and other events fans of the genre.

GABRIELA Seattle

Sunday, Exhibitor Booth 106
GABRIELA Seattle is a collective of Pin@ys (female-identifying womenof Philippine descent) committed to celebrating multifaceted identities, revolutionary history and rich culture. Visit to learn about the work they do to build a community invested in educating, defending, and advocating for the human rights of Filipinas globally.

Geeks OUT

Saturday + Sunday, Exhibitor Booth 104
Geeks OUT facilitates interaction locally, globally, and virtually, both to celebrate shared geekiness and to focus and promote unique LGBT voices within that community. Geeks OUT aims to offer and maintain a visible and vivacious queer presence at geek events, fostering inclusivity and openness within our community.

Girl Scouts of Western Washington

Saturday, Exhibitor Booth 103
Girl Scouts of Western Washington: Say hello to a robust local chapter of the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. With programs from coast to coast and across the globe, the Girl Scouts offer every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.

Got Green

Sunday, Exhibitor Booth 106
Got Green builds community power by waging visionary campaigns at the intersection of racial, economic, gender and climate justice that incite community participation, providing a pipeline of leadership development for impacted communities with direct action. Three grassroots commi ees—Food Access, Young Leaders, and Climate Justice—are the primary vehicles of building power and creating change.

Harry Potter Alliance

Saturday + Sunday, Exhibitor Booth 105
The Harry Potter Alliance turns fans into heroes. Since 2005, they’ve engaged millions of fans in the quest toward equality, human rights for all and literacy. Using a magical combination of unironic enthusiasm and love, they raise money and awareness for issues around the world, tapping into the power of storytelling for inspiration.

NW Network of LGBT Survivors of Abuse

Sunday, Exhibitor Booth 108
The NW Network supports the self-determination and safety of bisexual, transgender, lesbian, and gay survivors of abuse through education, organizing, and advocacy. Community-based and committed to inclusion, they provide resources and services for survivors and those that support them.

Super Heroines, Etc.

Sunday, Exhibitor Booth 107
Super Heroines, Etc. is a non-profit on a mission to empower women to embrace their inner nerd. SHE provides safe spaces for women with classes, workshops, and events like Learn-a- Game nights and silent reading parties. Find out how you can join, or even start your own local chapter of SHE.

The Washington Business Education Fund

Saturday, Exhibitor Booth 108
The Washington Bus Education Fund trains young leaders with the skills to organize, and connect values to civic action. They work to make sure all young folks are registered to vote, have the information they need to make educated decisions, and turn in their ballots!

wogrammer

Saturday, Exhibitor Booth 101
Female-identifying software engineers get asked a lot about what it’s like to be a woman in tech. Are there any horror stories? Have they experienced sexism in school or at work? The ladies of wogrammer would much rather talk about their technical accomplishments. Stop by to see what they’re working on.

Women’s Business Incubator

Sunday, Exhibitor Booth 100
The Women’s Business Incubator is a Seattle-based non-profit organization dedicated to helping women succeed in their career and family choices. Their vision is to level the playing field by making vital resources accessible and affordable to women in business and as entrepreneurs, all under one roof.

Women Write About Comics / Bleating Heart Press 2016

Sunday, Exhibitor Booth 101
Whether you’re an avid comic collector or a edgling illustrator of your own, Women Write About Comics and Bleating Heart Press want to meet YOU. Visit their booth to learn more about a career in comics, and to check out their soon-to-be-published zines.

 

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