– Technology, with a feminine touch

Thursday 19 August 2010 marked the launch of the highly secretive yet painfully brilliant Girl Guides website.

Girl Guides

Girl Guides is described as a “gathering of minds investigating technology from a feminine perspective” through a collective of women from all around South Africa.

The premise is simple. A group of ladies review the latest and greatest technology on offer in South Africa. In other words:


Girl Guides Gadget Girl


As you can see, this is made of pure ‘win’.

In all seriousness, I think that Girl Guides is a great idea. As much as I prefer to deter from using stereotypes, the fact remains that a lot of woman, both young and old, just do not ‘get’ technology and gadgets.

A clear niche exists then, to help unleash the hidden legions of untapped hot geekettes; and this is precisely where Girl Guides comes in.

So if you have a sister, partner or girlfriend who may be a closet geekette, give them a helping hand and point them towards Girl Guides.

Until the next time “Milieunairs”!


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