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Isn’t it time community speakers were all treated reasonably and equally by organizers?

TL; DR Yes Let me tell you about the second-worst conference experience I've ever had as a speaker. The worst experience happened a few years ago and it is at the foot of the post so you will have to read down - note, it does have a trigger warning. Speakers from diverse backgrounds want… Continue reading Isn’t it time community speakers were all treated reasonably and equally by organizers?

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Webinar Presentation Tips from an introverted presenter

For some, speaking in public is a real terror. I am also very nervous before I speak, simply because I care and I want to do well. I don't believe I've got over a fear of speaking, but I do believe that I have learned to manage it better through preparation, failing and succeeding. The purpose of this blog is to share tips and tricks for delivering webinars. As a fellow introvert, you may want to learn how to deliver webinars as a step forward into speaking. So, I hope that this helps, and I look forward to your comments.

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Intersectionality, Diversity, Inclusion and Equality – how they can work together for workplace and tech community

It may come as a surprise to you that the history of statistics and data science is fraught with racism, sexism, class, race, colonialism and anti-Semitism. Even if you do not have much of a data science background, you may be aware of some of the issues. For example, Fisher's exact test is a statistical… Continue reading Intersectionality, Diversity, Inclusion and Equality – how they can work together for workplace and tech community

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Why 2020 wasn’t all bad, and moving forward

The thing with hitting rock bottom is that it gives you a strong foundation to build on. It strips away the inessential, the distractions, and the toxic people and situations that are not helping you to be directed towards your goals. It also gives you more empathy, and it forces you to have faith in your own resourcefulness and abilities. 2020 helped us to do that, with 2020 vision. For those who survived, let's lift up others as we go along.