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Bathsheba Birman

Integrated marketing expert

Location icon United States

Twelve years of experience in marketing, public relations and journalism. Co-founder Nerds at Heart. Former writer and columnist for Chicago Tribune publications. Secured PR coverage in 2,000 outlets.


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NBC 4 Milwaukee
WGN Radio - 720 AM
Helping singles live "nerdily ever after"

Mike Stephen (in for Nick Digilio) speaks with Bathsheba Birman, founder of Nerds at Heart, the world's first company to host dating events for self-identified "nerds". Nerds at Heart events encourage "smart singles" to make connections in a low-pressure environment.

City Pages
Nerds in Love: Dating for Nerds at Bulldog NE

Looking for Mr. or Ms. Right Brain? Brainiac singles nerded-out Monday night at the Bulldog NE over a happy-hour drinks and some trivia questions like, "What was Revenge of the Nerds 4 called? "Nerds in Love" of course!

Fox News (Associated Press)
Misery Loves Company? U.S. Dating on Rise Amid Recession

Credit the recession for staycations and bringing us more game-night parties at home. But also give it a shout for spurring more first dates. Economic woes, it seems, unleash something practically primal in many of us who find ourselves without a partner: a hard-wired desire for companionship.

Chicago Reader
How do you like them Apples to Apples?

Julia Borcherts is cofounder of Nerds at Heart. One day in 2006, my friend Bathsheba and I were talking about some friends whose speed-dating experiences had left them feeling a little smarmy about having to "sell" themselves as a prospect during three-minute interviews with strangers.

NBC 4 Milwaukee
Dating for Nerds

When it comes to finding love it's about location, location, location. Or maybe it's being with right crowd that shares your similar interests.

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