Media Release: Successful girl geek event held in Aberdeen

AN event organised by Girl Geek Scotland, Shell and Women in Technology attracted an audience of more than 110 business people to Aberdeen on Tuesday, May 10.

Attendees at the event, which was held at the Doubletree by Hilton, Aberdeen, heard from Dr Suzanne Doyle-Morris, author of ‘Beyond the Boy’s Club: Achieving Career Success as a Woman Working in a Male Dominated Field’.

Suzanne shared her experience of progressing in the business world, and was also on hand to take part in a question and answer session, alongside Jeanette Yuile and Jill Reid from Shell and Maggie Berry from Women in Technology.

Event organiser, Sheryl Newman, was delighted to see such a large turn out at the event which saw people travel from afar a field as London to attend.

She said: “Suzanne is a compelling speaker with a wealth of experience to share. We are delighted to that she was able to take time out of her busy schedule to be a part of this event.

“It was great to see so many enthusiastic and driven individuals at the event who have a passion for the IT industry.

“I hope everyone who came along, not only managed to take something from Suzanne’s motivating talk but also enjoyed the opportunity to network with like-minded individuals.”

Girl Geek Scotland is a non-profit networking organisation for women interested in technology, creativity and computing.

The Scottish group was formed in 2009 and has already developed a strong following throughout Aberdeen and Scotland.

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