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Best of 2019 – Girl Geek Dinner Videos

November 8, 2019
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By Angie Chang (Girl Geek X Founder)

We’ve hosted 27 Girl Geek Dinners, of which 60% were located in San Francisco and 40% were located in the Silicon Valley. These dinners were attended by over 4,000 women this year and we are thrilled to continue to host Girl Geek Dinners for the 12th year.

Missed a few dinners? Don’t worry, we share videos of talks on the Girl Geek X YouTube channel. Subscribe to watch the latest videos!

GIRL GEEK DINNER TALKS IN 2019 – MOST VIEWED VIDEOS

Maybe you’re wondering where to start watching.

Here are the most popular Girl Geek Dinner videos in 2019, ranked by most YouTube views:

#1 – “Scale Your Career With Open Source” Confluent Girl Geek Dinner (video)Neha Narkhede (Confluent Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder) with transcript

#2 – “Thank U, Next: How “Diversity” Gets In The Way Of Gender Equity” Atlassian Girl Geek Dinner (video) Aubrey Blanche (Atlassian Global Head of Diversity & Belonging) with transcript

#3 – “Security First” Palo Alto Networks Girl Geek Dinner (video) Citlalli Solano (Palo Alto Networks Director of Engineering) with transcript

#4 – “Performance At Scale” Strava Girl Geek Dinner (video) Harini Iyer (Strava Server Engineer) with transcript

#5 – “Engineering’s Software Stack: How We Power Our Matching Algorithm” HomeLight Girl Geek Dinner (video)  Jenn Luna (HomeLight Senior Software Engineer) with transcript

#6 – “Dossiers Of Awesome: One Way To Help Folks Get The Recognition They Deserve” Stitch Fix Girl Geek Dinner (video) Erin Dees (Stitch Fix Principal Software Engineer) with transcript

#7 – “Making The Case For The Work You Want To Do” Blend Girl Geek Dinner (video) Priya Nakra (Blend Product Manager) with transcript

#8 – “Accelerating Computation For Real-Time Machine Learning” Xilinx Girl Geek Dinner (video) Jennifer Wong (Xilinx Vice President of FPGA Product Development) with transcript

#9 – “Machine Learning In Support: Infusing A Flagship Product With Innovative New Features” Zendesk Girl Geek Dinner (video) Eleanor Stribling (Zendesk Group Product Manager) with transcript

#10 – “People-Powered Innovation” Poshmark Girl Geek Dinner (video) Tracy Sun (Poshmark Senior Vice President of New Markets & Co-Founder) with transcript

GIRL GEEK DINNERS IN 2019 – HIGHEST RATED SESSIONS

Prefer the metric of quality over quantity? Here are audience favorites from Girl Geek Dinners, ranked by attendee ratings on content and speakers:

  1. Mode Girl Geek Dinner (video)
  2. Blend Girl Geek Dinner (video)
  3. Strava Girl Geek Dinner (video) 
  4. OpenAI Girl Geek Dinner (video)
  5. Microsoft Girl Geek Dinner (video)
  6. Confluent Girl Geek Dinner (video)
  7. Poshmark Girl Geek Dinner (video)
  8. Okta Girl Geek Dinner (video)
  9. Xilinx Girl Geek Dinner (video)
  10. Atlassian Girl Geek Dinner (video)

GIRL GEEK DINNERS IN 2020

We would love to have more Girl Geek Dinners at med/health companies, biotech companies, consumer-facing companies… We are interested in partner more with the scientific and ethical-minded companies out there in addition to our slate of tech companies hosting Girl Geek Dinners.

Here’s how to partner with Girl Geek X in 2020. We are currently working with sponsors for 2020 dinner dates, and excited to continue partnering with companies to host Girl Geek Dinners!

“X” IS FOR PODCASTS AND MORE

Girl Geek Dinners, Girl Geek Elevate, Girl Geek Podcasts, and much more!

Here are the best 10 Elevate videos from 2019, and the most-downloaded 10 Girl Geek Podcasts from 2019.

We’ll be releasing the best of 2019 lists for more content soon, stay tuned!

#1 – “Scale Your Career With Open Source” Confluent Girl Geek Dinner (video)Neha Narkhede
#2 – “Thank U, Next: How “Diversity” Gets In The Way Of Gender Equity” Atlassian Girl Geek Dinner (video) Aubrey Blanche
#3 – “Security First” Palo Alto Networks Girl Geek Dinner (video) Citlalli Solano
#4 – “Performance At Scale” Strava Girl Geek Dinner (video) Harini Iyer
#5 – “Engineering’s Software Stack: How We Power Our Matching Algorithm” HomeLight Girl Geek Dinner (video) Jenn Luna
#6 – “Dossiers Of Awesome: One Way To Help Folks Get The Recognition They Deserve” Stitch Fix Girl Geek Dinner (video) Erin Dees
#7 – “Making The Case For The Work You Want To Do” Blend Girl Geek Dinner (video) Priya Nakra
#8 – “Accelerating Computation For Real-Time Machine Leearning” Xilinx Girl Geek Dinner (video) Jennifer Wong
#9 – “Machine Learning In Support: Infusing A Flagship Product With Innovative New Features” Zendesk Girl Geek Dinner (video) Eleanor Stribling
#10 – “People-Powered Innovation” Poshmark Girl Geek Dinner (video) Tracy Sun