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March 25: Media Advisory: Carnegie Mellon Information Networking Students To Host Technology Author, Journalist Christina Tynan-Wood

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Media Advisory: Carnegie Mellon Information Networking Students
To Host Technology Author, Journalist Christina Tynan-Wood

Event: Carnegie Mellon University's Information Networking Institute (INI) student-run organization Women@INI, in conjunction with the College of Engineering, will host journalist Christina Tynan-Wood, author of "How To Be A Geek Goddess: Practical Advice For Using Computers with Smarts and Style." She has written for Family Circle, USA Weekend, Parenting, among others, and is the only woman to have written regular columns for PC World and PC Magazine.

The book, which features comments by INI Director Dena Haritos Tsamitis, is designed to help women sort out technology decisions, join Web conservations and start blogs. The talk will be broadcast through video-conferencing technology to Carnegie Mellon students in Silicon Valley and Greece. The event is open to public and copies of Tynan-Wood's book will be on sale.

When: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, March 27.

Where: Collaborative Innovation Center, Room 1201, 4720 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213
 
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