Name of the Fangirl: Elizabeth
Fangirl’s Occupation: Project Manager for QMx
What is her fangirl interest?
Beth geeks out about geekdom, in general. She believes anything is geeky, since it’s all about how that specific geeky thing makes you feel! She loves Star Wars, Star Trek, Firefly, Farscape, Doctor Who, Avengers, anything Disney, just about any book she can get her hands on. She’s a self-proclaimed book nerd.
Why did you decide to shine the spotlight on this fangirl?
Beth is more than just a fan. She’s a philanthropist, as well. She took her love of Firefly and created a Browncoat-inspired charity, Austin Browncoats. They’ve donated thousands and thousands of dollars to numerous charities, including Nathan Fillion’s Kids Need to Read and Joss Whedon’s championed charity, Equality Now. Beth works for QMx, which is an amazing artisan boutique that creates products for lots of geeky shows and movies. She also runs Geek-a-bye Baby, a geek baby boutique that makes baby bedding, toys, costumes and more.
And to top it all off, she has the most adorable baby and a really supportive husband, who is a huge geek, too.
How does this fangirl express her fandom?
Beth goes to a number of conventions across the county raising money for charity with her Austin Browncoats booth. You’ll often find her at the booth with her adorable geek daughter dressed up in a costume that Beth made for her.
What is her favorite quote or personal motto?
“Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect freedom must be allowed; nor has anyone who is apt to be angry when he hears the truth any cause to wonder that he does not hear it.” — Tacitus
(We told you she’s a book nerd!)
What is her favorite fangirl item that she cannot live without?
Beth loves buttons. She has button rings, button earrings. She especially loves all the geeky buttons made by EmilyAdamsonFire: http://emilyadamsonfire.com/home/?page_id=1121
Where can we follow her online?