Geek Girl Con 2012 is right around the corner – have you got your tickets yet? I was floored with the amount of effort and level of organization this convention pulled off in its inaugural year last October; I’m really crying over the fact that I’ll not be able to make it until 2013 (unless any kind soul out there wants to sponsor my flight!) Here, permit me to sob over everything I’ll be missing – but hopefully you will be looking forward to:
WHAT: “Geek Girl Con celebrates and honors the legacy of women contributing to science and technology; comics, arts and literature; and game play and game design by connecting geeky women worldwide and creating community to foster continued growth of women in geek culture through events.” – via press release, courtesy of Susie Rantz
WHO: YOU! “GeekGirlCon welcomes all ages, races, sexual orientations, gender identities, creeds, physical and mental abilities, and familial statuses to our staff, volunteer team, and events.”
WHEN: AUGUST 11th-12th
WHERE: Conference Center – downtown Seattle, Washington
GUESTS: Greg Rucka, Gail Simone, Corrine Yu (principle engine architect for HALO), herstonian Trina Robbins, TV writer/producer Jane Espenson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Battlestar Galactica), local activist and superhero Purple Reign, with loads more to be named!
PROGRAMMING: Programming is still being hashed out but an entire floor will be dedicated to gaming (tabletop and console)
TICKETS: 2-Day ($35) and Saturday or Sunday only ($20/each) passes available. Kids ages 5-10 are $5 and kids under 4 are free with an adult pass. EARLY BIRD DEAL ABOUT TO FLY AWAY! Adult prices go up $10 starting JUNE 1st. Purchase Here!
FOR MORE INFO PLEASE KEEP YOUR BAT-SIGNALS SET ON THE OFFICIAL GEEK GIRL CON WEBSITE
Rachael Faught is a food loving, globe-trekking geek girl extraordinaire. Based in Los Angeles, Rachael is dedicated to taking a bite out of the buffet of life (then promptly write about it). When not on the go, Rachael is typically at home obsessing over Attack on Titan with strangers on the internet.