Systers Tech Talk: Foundations of Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing

Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to give a webinar for Systers (the online community for women in technical professions founded by Anita Borg) on cloud computing. Aside from it being the technology space I currently work in, I gave the talk because the term itself is quite a bit, but the name doesn’t …

diversity, inclusion, women in tech

Working on AI Together – A Brief Recap of the Leadership in AI Panel Discussion @ IEEE Women In Leadership AI Summit

Trust. Bias. Safety. Ethics. Inclusion. Sex robots. These and many, many more topics came up during my wonderful panel discussion on “Leadership in AI” at the IEEE Women in Engineering AI Leadership Summit, held at Nokia Chicago/Naperville on September 20. The all-day, sold-out event, sought to provide a forum for women (and men) to explore …

diversity, inclusion

ACT-W Achieving Equity Conference

Last week, I had the pleasure to attend (and present!) at the ACT-W Achieving Equity conference in Portland, OR. The conference was designed to give Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) professionals, HR managers and line of business managers best practices in making their workplaces more diverse, more welcoming and more empowering for all. There were some …

black in tech, women in tech

Mavens I/O Black Women In Tech Conference

Mavens I/O

I attended the recent Mavens I/O Conference by We Build Black, a welcoming community looking to foster the growth of black technologists across the US. The inspirational day-long conference, held in New York City, brought together phenomenal women from diverse technical fields and backgrounds. Speakers from Google, JP Morgan, Gartner and other prominent tech companies …