Megan is a new media artist, with a PhD in Contemporary Art & Graphic Design from Leeds Metropolitan University. Her projects probe new systems for delivering syndicated data through narrative structure and she often works with Arduino, geo-location, digital print, video, installation, and community projects as methods for storytelling.
Her work has been shown at ‘Unleashed Devices‘, Watermans Art Centre, London, ‘Twitter/Art+Social Media’, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, and the Leeds pavilion at the ‘Amsterdam Biennale’, 2009.
Elizabeth Sanderson is Leeds City Council's Web Services Manager. With seven years experience of developing web services for large public sector organisations across the North of England, Elizabeth joined the council in 2008.
Elizabeth is a member of the Scrum Alliance and is currently working on a large SharePoint project. Away from work, Elizabeth loves dancing and sport and is often found at a roller derby.
Sanaz Raji is a PhD candidate at the University of Leeds' Institute of Communication Studies.
Researching the Iranian Diaspora and the New Media: The Politics of Parody from the 1.5 and Second Generation, Sanaz is also working for the Media and Citizenship project at the London School of Economics and a contributor to The Guardian
A series of talks from Leeds Girl Geeks (http://leedsgirlgeeks.com) - the city's brightest creatives, technologists, developers, entrepreneurs, marketeers, PR professionals and creative & digital girls.