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10/14/07 | Uncategorized

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This is a call for volunteers to support:

ASTIA VENTURE CONFERENCE
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2007 from 7:30AM to 6:00PM (ending with a networking reception)
Microsoft Silicon Valley Conference Center, Mountain View, CA

This year’s event is due to exceed expectations and features an outstanding group of 30 high-growth companies created and led by women; all carefully screened by venture capitalists in the San Francisco area. The keynote speaker is Lynn Brewer, chairman and founder of The Integrity Institute and Enron whistleblower, as well as author of “Is There a Little Bit of Enron in All of Us?” View conference agenda.

Astia is recruiting volunteers to provide on-site support the day of event. Please contact Candice Abellon at Candice@astia.org. Once your interest is confirmed, you will be provided with additional details. Thanks for supporting Astia and women entrepreneurs!

SHE’S GEEKY – a women’s tech (un)conference
MONDAY & TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22-23, 2007
Computer History Museum, Mountain View, CA.

She’s Geeky is designed to bring together women from a range of technology-focused disciplines who self identify as geeky. The goal is to support skill exchange and learning between women working in diverse fields and to create a space for networking and to talk about issues faced by women in technology. Conference producer Kaliya unveils her ideas and motivations for the conference at her blog Identity Woman.

She’s Geeky is offering $25 off the regular conference price to the Women 2.0 community. To redeem this special discount offer, please register for the She’s Geeky (un)conference here.

Ladies Who Launch presents “Ladies Who Launch Live!” on Friday, October 26, 2007 from 9:00am to 4:00pm at Presidio Officer’s Club. Connect with other inspiring women to grow dreams, businesses and creative projects. Re-ignite any idea that has taken a back seat. The day includes inspiring speakers sharing stories of launching, living, and dreaming: Mariel Hemingway (Actress, Author), Jill Lublin (Author), Jory Des Jardins (CEO of BlogHer), and Randy Peyser (Author).

Consultations with one of dozens of experts in PR, marketing, communications, packaging, design, finance, pitching, script doctoring, beauty, start-up 101, trade show navigation, brand strategy, and more! A percentage of the proceeds will go to a non profit organization – Spark!

Anne-Gail Moreland

Anne-Gail Moreland

Anne-Gail Moreland, an intern with Women 2.0, was on the StartupBus. She studies neuroscience at Mount Holyoke College, where she is trying to merge a passion for tech and the brain into a new wave of cognition-based technology

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