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Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Book Club: Emily Chang's Brotopia

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm | Hosted by Ellevate

Sponsored by: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
Join us at Square Wine Company for a wine tasting, charcuterie, and uplifting conversation with local ladies around the ups and downs of supporting each other as we build careers in tech and other male dominated industries, with prompts inspired by Emily Chang's 2018 Best-seller, Brotopia.So.... What is a NO PRESSURE book club?!We all know that life gets busy and sometimes we don't finish the book...or even the...

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5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Square Wine Company

  • Social
  • women in tech
  • book club
Book Club: Emily Chang's Brotopia

Fri, Aug 23, 2019

Sat, Aug 24, 2019

Bringing RPGs Back Home: A Wisconsin Game Park

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Hosted by Wonderfillled, Inc

Role-playing games have seen a boon in recent years unprecedented, solidifying them as a cultural force. This new form of game, the RPG, was created here in the Midwest, specifically in Lake Geneva Wisconsin in the 1970s. Join us as we explore our heritage and continue to unveil our secret project in its spirit to bring the edge of role-playing back to Wisconsin. http://wunderfilled.com/ http://giantlands.com/

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1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

100state Classroom

  • Conference
  • gaming
  • rpg
Bringing RPGs Back Home: A Wisconsin Game Park

Sun, Aug 25, 2019

Startup Week(night): Women+

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Hosted by Startup Weekend Madison and Madison Women in Tech

Sponsored by: StartingBlock
Sponsored by: Startup Weekend Madison
Sponsored by: Madison Women in Tech
Instead of Startup Weekend's 3 days, we’re crafting new companies in 3 hours! Learn what it takes to get an idea off the ground from supportive entrepreneurs in a fun, off-kilter race against the clock! This year, Startup Weekend Madison is partnering with Madison Women in Tech, and focusing on women and nonbinary folks in the Madison community interested in learning more about entrepreneurship, business and startups. Using provided craft supplies an...

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2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

StartingBlock

  • entrepreneur
  • business
  • hands-on
  • fun
  • workshop
  • family events
  • startup weekend
  • Madison
  • women
  • women in tech
Startup Week(night): Women+

Mon, Aug 26, 2019

Tue, Aug 27, 2019

Wed, Aug 28, 2019

GLEAM, Art in a New Light

7:30 pm – 10:30 pm | Hosted by Olbrich Gardens

Sponsored by: Ho Chunk Gaming Madison
Olbrich Gardens’ 5th annual GLEAM exhibit is guaranteed to be BIGGER and brighter! Never before at GLEAM - a large-scale interactive installation on the Great Lawn, unique video mapping and a neon based installation! Creators from around the country including some local Wisconsin based Burning Man artists, transform the Gardens into an illuminated world of wonder.#olbrichgleam #gleamatolbrich #gleamolbrich$15 - general public / $11 Olbrich MembersAdmissions for the exhibit are sold onsite on...

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7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Olbrich Gardens

  • art
  • exhibit
  • light installations
  • video mapping
GLEAM, Art in a New Light!

Thu, Aug 29, 2019

GLEAM, Art in a New Light

7:30 pm – 10:30 pm | Hosted by Olbrich Gardens

Sponsored by: Ho Chunk Gaming Madison
Olbrich Gardens’ 5th annual GLEAM exhibit is guaranteed to be BIGGER and brighter! Never before at GLEAM - a large-scale interactive installation on the Great Lawn, unique video mapping and a neon based installation! Creators from around the country including some local Wisconsin based Burning Man artists, transform the Gardens into an illuminated world of wonder. #olbrichgleam #gleamatolbrich #gleamolbrich $15 - general public / $11 Olbrich Members Admissions for the exhibit are sold on...

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7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Olbrich Gardens

  • art
  • exhibit
  • light installations
  • video mapping
GLEAM, Art in a New Light!