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Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner #14: Sponsored by Perforce
Thursday, December 1, 2011 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PST)
Join Perforce Software and Girl Geek Dinners on Thursday, December 1, 2011 (5:30pm to 8:30pm) for Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner #14 at Perforce headquarters in Alameda, CA.
Meet the women behind Perforce’s innovations, sip the latest P4 cocktail, enjoy delicious bites, and network with other brilliant women in technology!
- VP of Engineering Kathy Baldanza built a multidisciplinary team from scratch. She will share why mentors rock and how Perforce pays it forward.
- Catch demos by the best and brightest women engineers at Perforce on products and technologies they developed.
- Go home with great swag!
First 200 through the door get a Perforce/Girl Geek Dinner USB drive bracelet!
Event is FREE for girl geeks, and each girl geek can register one guy as her plus one.
Perforce Girl Geek Dinner Agenda:
5:30 - 6:30 – Registration and networking over cocktails & appetizers
6:30 - 6:45 – Welcome by Kathy Baldanza (VP Engineering) and P4 Girl Geeks
6:45 - 8:00 – Photo booth, demos & dessert, networking, cocktails & appetizers8:00 - 8:30 – Giveaways & good night!
From 5pm to 9pm, we will be running shuttles between the Fruitvale BART station and Perforce HQ every 15-30 minutes.
Perforce Software is a provider of software and solutions that enable teams to create, develop and version everything. The world’s most innovative companies and recognized brands trust Perforce to manage all their digital assets from intellectual property to content. The Perforce version management platform is unique in its ability to handle large and distributed collections of content and is backed by a full range of enterprise services.
Founded in 1995, Perforce Software is headquartered in Alameda, California, with international operations in the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. For more information, visit www.perforce.com.
When & Where
Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners
Google hosted the first Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner in January 2008, inviting 400 girl geeks to enjoy sushi, an open bar, Google schwag, great conversation and even better networking at Charlie’s cafe on the Google Mountain View campus. Events sponsored by Facebook and Yahoo! soon followed. Startups like LOLapps and Polyvore followed suit.
Today, Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners have been hosted by a diverse set of companies including Genentech, Palantir, Microsoft, Citrix Online, Electronic Arts…
The ask is simple — buy dinner and drinks for girl geeks, and give away a piece of co-branded schwag (to extend the lifetime of the event). Invite female speakers in areas of their expertise, from well-known names to the up-and-coming. Encourage networking amongst the girl geeks and recruiting by the sponsoring company. Everyone wins.
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Meet the BAGGD Team!
Sukrutha Raman Bhadouria (Managing Director of Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners)
After earning her M.S. in Electrical Engineering from USC, Sukrutha now works as a Senior SW Test Engineer at Citrix Online, where she is responsible for maintaining the high quality of GoToMeeting and GoToWebinar. Sukrutha is involved in Girl Geek Dinners because she wants to change the world for girls, one geek dinner at a time. Follow her on Twitter at @sukruthasays.
Angie Chang (Founder of Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners)
Angie is currently working as a Director of Growth at Hackbright Academy. She enjoys running the mentor program and finding partner companies for Hackbright. Previously, she was the editor-in-chief and co-founder of Women 2.0, a media company which promotes women in high-growth, high-tech entrepreneurship. She has held positions in product management and web/UI production at startups in the Silicon Valley. Angie started organizing Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners in January 2008 and was thrilled when Sukrutha joined the one-woman team at BAGGD in 2011. She holds a B.A. in English and Social Welfare from UC Berkeley. Follow her on Twitter at @thisgirlangie.