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ConCarolinas 2019 / Deep South Con 57  ||  May 31st - June 2nd
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Saturday, June 1 • 11:00am - 11:50am
She's Got Nothing to Prove

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The Fake Geek Girl is a harmful stereotype which has been used to make women feel unwelcome. This panel will tear apart that stereotype, and talk about all the ways in which women have contributed to the nerd world.

Moderators
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Jett Dixon

Jett has been attending & assisting at conventions for over a decade, finally delving into the roles of Programming Staff (RavenCon, ConCarolinas, Conapalooza) and Panelist. A self-proclaimed ''Podcast Enabler," she has lent her voice to audio novels (Murder at Avedon Hill) and geeky... Read More →

Speakers
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Carol Cowles

Fan Guest, Geek Life
Carol Cowles - Carol has long been a fixture of Geek Culture in Charlotte. She has served for several years as the Programming Director for ConCarolinas and worked the Carolina and Arizona Renaissance Festivals for 15 years. She also podcasts – she is Carol the Cat on the weekly... Read More →
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Maya Preisler

Geek Life
Maya Preisler has been creating art and telling stories since she was old enough to hold a pen, writing and illustrating her first science fiction novel at age eight. Her art has been featured on book covers, convention badges and in numerous art shows. Her professional credits include... Read More →
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Alex Matsuo

Author, Paranormal
Alex Matsuo is a paranormal researcher, singer, and author. She is the founder of the Association of Paranormal Study and runs the blog and YouTube channel, “Singing & Spooky Stuff.” She was recently seen on Travel Channel's "Most Terrifying Places in America" as well as "Truth... Read More →


Saturday June 1, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am EDT
Lakeshore 2