I'm delighted to announce that I am speaking at two major SQL events in Europe in the next month, on data visualisation and power view. I will also be holding a Women in Technology event in Sweden and there will be more details to follow on this. So where am I going?SQLRally SwedenSQLRally AmsterdamSQLRally Nordic… Continue reading Speaking Events: SQLRally Amsterdam and SQLRally Sweden
I am delighted to announce a 'Women in Technology' event in Edinburgh at 3.30PM on 8th June at SQLSaturday Edinburgh!Can more diverse networks provide better networks? Is it beneficial to have a diverse network, and do men and women define networking success differently? Is business networking useful in our careers? How much has networking helped… Continue reading Networking and Careers ‘Women in Technology’ Event in Edinburgh on 8th June
Here's a summary of my thoughts on the Adria Richards situation, as a female in tech. For those of you who aren't on Twitter, here is a summary:Adria Richards was an attendee at PyCon. Richards overheard a conversation by two men, which included a number of technical terms, which Richards took to infer some innuendo.Richards… Continue reading Be the difference: the Adria Richards situation
We are excited to announce that, on March 9th, the SQLSaturday Exeter is having a ‘Women in Technology Unplugged’ session, in recognition of InternationalWomens’ Day. The session will be held over lunchtime and if you'd like to take a look at the agenda and register for the SQLSaturday event, please click here. Our topic for… Continue reading Women in Technology event at SQLSaturday Exeter
I'm proud and hugely humbled to announce that I won the PASSion Award 2012, and received the Award at the SQLPass Summit 2012. here is a picture below, taken by Alberto FerrariI'm the small one on the right 🙂 The Award was presented to me at SQLPass Summit 2012 by Thomas LaRock, who you might… Continue reading PASSion Award for me – and a little question for you!
'Women in Technology' at Munich SQLSaturday 170We look forward to welcoming you to SQLSaturday 170 in Munich! This will be the first SQLSaturday in Munich, and we'd also like to invite you to another innovation!The SQLSaturday 170 event in Munich is a great opportunity to meet and network with your peers. To make it easier… Continue reading ‘Women in Technology’ at Munich SQLSaturday 170
We look forward to welcoming you to SQLSaturday 170 in Munich! This will be the first SQLSaturday in Munich, and we'd also like to invite you to another innovation! The SQLSaturday 170 event in Munich is a great opportunity to meet and network with your peers. To make it easier for you to meet others, we… Continue reading ‘Women in Technology’ at Munich SQLSaturday 170
Do not be afraid of growing slowly; instead, be afraid of standing still (Chinese proverb) The Professional Association of SQL Server is in a state of international growth, in order to meet international demand. PASS are moving from a US-centric organisation to a global organisation, which is a huge effort with many cross-cultural and cross-language… Continue reading SQLPass Global Growth: Don’t be Afraid of Growth, Be Afraid of Standing Still
I'm delighted to say that I'm presenting at both TechEd North America, and TechEd Europe in June 2012! I will be giving my talks on Business Intelligence and Data Visualisation in SQL Server 2012. I'm looking forward to these events.It is particularly special for me, since I'd always dreamed of going to TechEd one day,… Continue reading TechEd North America and TechEd Europe – my speaker preparation, thoughts and my screensaver!
Last week, I was privileged to participate as a panellist and co-organiser in the Women in Technology Panel in Poland, Eastern Europe. A list of the other panellists can be found here. In particular, I would like to thank Gosia Borzecka for her help and hard work in making the event a success. I'd also… Continue reading Women In Technology Panel, Wroclaw, Poland
In May, 25th and 26th May, we would like to invite all of you for a ‘Women in Technology’ Panel at SQL Day2012 in Wrocław (Poland). We are looking forward to meeting you at SQLDay Poland in May 2012. I will be participating in the Panel, and I'm very excited about it!The SQL Day 2012… Continue reading Poland SQL Day 2012 Women in Technology Panel Event
The PASS Elections 2011 are among us! I’m going to provoke some discussion by telling you who I am going to vote for, and why. I’m not doing this so that you’ll vote for a specific person, although I am going to share my thoughts with you. My main aim is to encourage people to… Continue reading SQLPass Board of Directors Election: Why I voted, and who I voted for!