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Students seeking internships

A number of young, energetic, eager-to-learn first to final year college students are looking for internships. The students range in ages from 19 to 25 and the majority are Business students. If you can “teach them the ropes” and you’re willing to... read more

We’re looking to expand our support team

The Girl Geek Dinner Cape Town events are growing rapidly and we’re looking to grow the team as well. These non profit events are organised and run by amazing individuals who dedicate some of their personal time to connect women and men in technology.  ... read more

Meet Dawn Gondo, Operations Analyst at DataOrbis

Tell us more about yourself I’m a Computer Systems graduate with Data Analysis experience as my first role after completing my studies.  Now 2.5 years after graduating, I am an Operations Analyst on Projects at DataOrbis, a company that provides Business... read more

Maritza van den Heuvel – lover of disruptive technology

So, who’s Maritza van den Huevel? I started out my career as a linguist. After a few years in academic research, I migrated to the software industry. My ability to translate between software developers, business stakeholders and end-users is, is the common... read more

Meet Lauren Wallett – Head of Marketing for Silicon Cape

Entrepreneur, Lauren Wallett is the creator and owner of Malva: an online marketing company. She’s also an award nominated actress from age 10. Lauren is the the co-chair of Marketing for the Silicon Cape initiative, a 2014 Pecha Kucha speaker, speaker for... read more

Meet technology journalist, Nafisa Akabor

We’ve always wanted to learn a little bit more about the very famous gadget girl, Nafisa Akabor. She is a freelance technology journalist that writes for incredible publications, always being asked to review the latest gadgets and commonly found on a plane... read more

Suhaifa Naidoo talks about being a women in tech

Suhaifa Naidoo is a digital marketing manager at Realmdigital and the Chairperson of Girl Geek Dinner Cape Town. She was recently interviewed for a women in tech feature and this is what she had to say. What do you do every day? I am responsible for developing,... read more

Girl Geeks: Tech-savy sisters are doing IT for themselves

Suhaifa Naidoo and her tech-savvy sisters got so sick of women being overlooked in the IT industry that they have set up their own “social network” – a hugely popular dinner club that caters exclusively to girl geeks. Cape Town is an IT hotspot, one... read more