Leigh-Ann Fowle

Leigh-Ann is the founder of Girl Geek Dinners in Johannesburg and of  The Written Word, a marketing and communications agency. Leigh-Ann decided to start Girl Geeks after finding that there was a lack of networking opportunities for tech-savvy women. Girl Geek Dinners have been extremely successful in Jozi – post the first event in November 2011, the dinners have been sold out. Leigh-Ann is a copywriter, specialising in writing for digital, and marketing consultant. She has put these skills to good use with Girl Geeks. Leigh-Ann is passionate about all things tech and this is why Girl Geeks is the perfect fit. She is a new mom and dachsund lover. You can follow her on Twitter.


Kirsty Sharman

Kirsty has been described as ‘bottled lightning’, she is a digital marketer, entrepreneur and networker in one. She heads up Webfluential, a global influencer marketing platform. Kirsty is also the creator of GeeksDoingStuff.com and co-founder of Girl Geek Dinners in Johannesburg. When she’s not at work, you will find her at home with her bulldogs.  You can follow her on Twitter.

Sam Wright

Sam works in sales & content at Webfluential during the day and in the evenings she blogs at Tech Girl – a tech blog targeting South African women. Before coming to Webfluential she worked as a Journalist at YFM and handled the marketing accounts of business to business corporates. Now she focuses her attention on the digital space and following the careers of potential Hover Board developers. Follow her on Twitter.