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.

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.

How to Use Topics to Maximize Your Meetup Experience

Topics are fundamental to how the Meetup platform understands what a group or event is about and who should see it. By using topics strategically, you can get your community in front of the best audience.

Recording: Lessons from Community Builders

Watch two Meetup organizers, Max Morrongiello and Doug Meil, for an informative session full of tips on how to run your Meetup group.

Recording: Seeking Indigenous Narratives

For National Native American Heritage Month, watch Adrienne Keene, author and citizen of the Cherokee Nation, to learn about Indigenous perspectives and media representations.

Meetup and Starbucks Announce Partnership to Support Connection and Community

Meetup and Starbucks® are ushering in a new era of connection and community. Learn how two companies known for community are collaborating to bring people together.

Recording: Happenings from Meetup Engineering

The Meetup engineering team will share the latest news around performance, search, and notifications.

Recording: Latinx Migration Stories

Watch Elaine Montilla, Founder of 5xminority, to learn about her journey of coming to the United States from the Dominican Republic.

Recording: Making Connections that Last

Watch Susan McPherson, author of The Lost Art of Connecting, for a discussion on how to build meaningful connections.