Sarah Lamb is a consultant focused on social media and communities. After experiencing a Geek Dinner, she decided it was time to set up her own. She’d seen enough cases where women weren’t always welcome at technical events, and she started her Geek Girl Dinners. Her focus is lowering barriers of entry to technology for everyone.
Let’s find out what she’s up to! Continue reading
Diverse focus this week, though I still have a lot of literacy-based charities I need to include (there are many out there).
And don’t forget you can find causes sorted by Geekery or by Focus!
- Female Geeks
- Geek Girl Dinners – Promotes geek girl friendly events, resources, and connection.
- She’s Geeky – An SF Bay organization that provides events and and conferences around the USA for women in STEM>
- B.I.G. Books – Recycles used books for those in needs.
- Milk And Bookies – Promotes literacy and book access by encouraging children to engage in book giving and related events.
- Reach A Reader – An organization that provides donated children’s and YA books that also promotes authors!
- Reader To Reader – A public charity that brings books to under-resourced schools and libraries, as well as public libraries. They focus on the poorest communities.
- International Book Project – Uses sustainable programs and partnerships to combat illiteracy on a global scale – with the goal of ending it.
- The Reading Tub – A volunteer-run nonprofit promitng family literacy.
– Steven Savage
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