Mary Garcia

Mary Garcia

Mary Garcia (she/her) is Meetup’s Content Manager and editor of the Community Matters blog. When she’s not writing, Mary organizes a swamp fiction book club on Meetup. Find her on LinkedIn.

7 Podcasts on Community Building for Your Next Road Trip

Got a long drive planned? Break up the road tunes with these essential podcasts on community building.

Highlights from Meetup’s 20th Anniversary Party

Friends and community builders gathered on a Manhattan rooftop to celebrate twenty years of community building on Meetup. Catch the highlights from the gathering.

Make an Event Stand Out with the New Featured Event Option

Looking to highlight one of your Meetup group’s events? A new feature will allow you to display an event at the top of your group page.

Work, Wellness, and Pleasure: Alexandra Fine on How to Start a Business

March is Women’s History Month! To celebrate, CEO of Dame, Alexandra Fine (they/them), discusses sexual wellness, shares how they met their co-founder through the Meetup network, and offers advice for women who want to start a business.

Get Acquainted with Meetup’s New Logged-in Look

Updates to your logged-in experience will make community-building easier than ever. Read about the new features and get up to speed on Meetup’s improved interface.

Recording: CEO Update, 20 Years of Meetup

Meetup CEO David Siegel gives the lowdown on the roadmap for 2022—the 20th anniversary of Meetup!

Connecting beyond the Campus: An Interview with a Student Organizer

A University of Washington entrepreneurship graduate student explains how she uses Meetup to bridge the gap between education and industry.

Recording: Meet Your Match, In Real Life

Watch Camille Virginia, award-winning writer and founder of Master Offline Dating, as she shares her 3-step process to help singles ditch the dating apps and attract a great partner in the real world.