Inspiring Women Series event: Julie Laurin

Put those textbooks down: it’s time for another Inspiring Women Series event! On Tuesday, March 29th, come join us between 6:30-8:30 pm in STE5084 to hear Julie Laurin, the owner of Ottawa web development company Silly Robot, give an exciting talk!

We hope to see you there! As usual, free food and refreshments will be provided. Bring your friends!

Déposez vos manuels: c’est le temps pour un autre “Inspiring Women Series” événement! Ce mardi le 29 mars, veuillez nous rejoindre de 18:30-20:30 h à STE5084. Prenant la parole ce mois-ci sera Julie Laurin, entrepreneuse et propriétaire de Silly Robot.

Espérons vous y voir! Comme d’habitude, il y aura des rafraichissements et des desserts gratuits. Amenez vos amis!

Stay connected!

Facebook Group: Women in Science and Engineering (uOttawa)
http://www.facebook.com/inbox/?ref=mb#!/group.php?gid=88075033117&ref=ts
Twitter: @uOttawaWISE
wise@uottawa.ca

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Zombies, robots and beetles, oh my!

There are zombies everywhere. They share the bus with you in the morning. They serve you coffee. They write parking tickets. They teach your kids. They file papers. They attend meetings. Lots of them. Lots and lots and lots of meetings. They want you to be like them. They’ll make it hard for you to not be like them. Resist. Refuse. Reject!

There was a time when robots were just science fiction. When we were kids, we’d laugh at the old sci-fi movies where actors dressed up in tin costumes. And then, one day, I saw a robot on TV. This time, it was real. My uncle said that I’d have to save one hundred loonies to buy it. I was determined to have it.

Did you know that water beetles can see above and below the water at the same time???

What do all of these things have in common? Find out on Tuesday, March 29th.

Julie Laurin is the owner of Silly Robot, a quirkly little web development and publicity company in Ottawa, Ontario. She also runs Ottawafilm.ca and will be launching Her Voice, a community for women in the arts, sometime in 2011. She’s hoping that by sharing her thoughts on business, learning and creativity, she’ll inspire women to explore new avenues for growth, ideas and success.

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