Welcome to She’s the Boss, a column spotlighting kickass businesswomen who are making waves as founders. Each week, we’ll chat with a different entrepreneur about herself, her business and her thoughts on the issues and challenges women face in the business world.
To give these women a much needed space, Felicia Jadczak and Rachel Murray founded She Geeks Out, a certified B Corp company hosting various types of women-only tech events and meetups while also providing diversity training. Over the past few years, they’ve held around 75 events with over 50 corporate sponsors—and they have their next 50 already planned with confirmed sponsorship.
To learn more about their company and perspective on being women in business, we chatted with Jadczak and <urray for She’s the Boss.
Can you tell me about your company?
Jadczak: She Geeks Out is just over two years old, although we have been holding events in the Boston area since June 2013. It started when my boss at VMware wanted to put on an event for women in tech in Boston, and so I found Rachel to help make it happen. The event drew 80 women, and we realized there was a clear need and desire for this type of programming in the Boston area. We started putting on events every month and officially formed She Geeks Out in 2015. Today, the company is focused on building dynamic communities through events—networking, professional development…
click here to read more.