Celebration/Inspiration (examples) Anita Borg’s Birthday (Jan. 17th) Grace Hopper’s Birthday (Dec. 9th) Career Moves (promotions, completing an educational program, etc.) Recognize a ABI[dot]Local community member for her accomplishment Impact ABI(dot]Local initiatives Pre conference collaborations Professional Career/Development Sourcing Software Development / Coding Skills
Meetup Task Timeline
For informal meetups, you should plan at least 4-6 weeks ahead with an additional week for feedback.
After your meetup, it’s always great to follow up with your attendees to understand any improvements, ideas for next meetup and potential hosts. Outreach Social Media Advertise on Meetup.com Promote on AnitaB.org website Advertise on Meetup.com Treasure Hunt or mobile game
We recommend completing follow up tasks outlined below: MEETUP LOGISTICS Day ___________________________ Time __________________________ MEETUP TYPE Choose One Celebration /Inspiration Conference Planning Professional / Career Development Tech Innovation / New Research Software Development / Coding Skills K-12 Initiative Code-a-thon/Hackathon / Hack Other __________________________ SPEAKER Yes/No If yes, speaker name _________________________________ Confirmed? Yes/no VENUE Choose One... Read more »
We recommend completing follow up tasks outlined below: REGISTRATION & COMMUNICATION Create your meetup on Meetup.com Use an AnitaB.org approved registration tool to manage the number of potential attendees Notified everyone in your area about the meetup (use your meetup site and social media) Promote in AnitaB.org communities, Systers, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter Big Thanks to... Read more »
Program Description WHAT? ABI[dot]Local Meetups are organized by members of ABI[dot]Local community members. Meetups are an opportunity to meet other women technologists, gain new insights into career opportunities and transitions, and grow your network in an informal setting. WHO? Women technologists and male advocates at supporting organizations. WHERE? Various venues depending on meetup type. WHEN?... Read more »
Finding a space to hold your meetup can be challenging. As a community, each organizer is responsible for finding a venue for the meetup. You should determine your meetup type first and estimate how many would attend. You want to accommodate not only the number of attendees, but the meetup type. We suggest the following... Read more »