Tag Archives: conferences

I swear people weren't bored -- they just looked that way when I took a photograph

BarCamp Philly — amazing as usual


I did a quick search of this blog — and it looks like I’ve never done a recap or written about BarCamp Philly before. It’s one of my favorite events to attend, and is great every year. So this summary of 2012 is going to get a little bit longer … Background BarCamp is community-organized […]

Working together apart #ghc12 #tech


Judith Olson of UC Irvine developed an online assessment tool to evaluate distributed work relationships. She shared that this was the “punch line” of the talk. The tool is the result of many years of research and observations on how teams collaborate successfully. The Collaboration Success Wizard By answering questions about a specific project, the […]

Large conference survival guide #ghc12


Nearly 3,500 will attend Grace Hopper 2012. It’s very easy to get overwhelmed — it’s handily the largest number of technical women I ever see in one place. For some, it might be the largest conference they attend all year. Here’s how to not get lost in the shuffle. 1. Study the schedule beforehand, or […]

I’m a community blogger for #ghc12!


Grace Hopper is an amazing experience for technical women. Thousands of women attend the conference, share knowledge and insights, and make great connections. I’m still in close contact with women I’ve met at a previous GHC — women whom I visit when we’re in the same cities, women whom I work with on fun projects, […]