Growing a Community – What it takes to create a safe networking space for women.

In 2016 I took over my local chapter of Girl Geek Dinners. Girl Geek Dinners is a global initiative started in 2010 in the UK. The objective was to bring groups of women together to talk, network, and learn over dinner. There are chapters all over the world and each runs differently based on the … Continue reading Growing a Community – What it takes to create a safe networking space for women.

How to stop feeling like a beginner – My favourite talk at PyCon 2018

I was fortunate to be able to attend PyCon 2018 with the Bungalow engineering team in November. This two day conference had a variety of talks and streams appropriate for both beginners and experts. The topics ranged from the state of quantum computing in Python to how to properly write conditional statements. It was also … Continue reading How to stop feeling like a beginner – My favourite talk at PyCon 2018

It happened yesterday… What language do you use in meetings?

My soul hurts a little today. I had a meeting with 8 women, and something happened. Actually, nothing happened. No one started the meeting. We sat in silence and stared for a full minute before I was like … “so…” (internal anxiety: wait was I supposed to start the meeting **blank stare**) Every time someone … Continue reading It happened yesterday… What language do you use in meetings?