8. May 2012 19:05
May 5, 2012, Microsoft Corporation, New York. Thanks to Melissa Demsak, SQL Architect/Leader NJSQL/ Mentor NJ Women in IT @Sqldivaand Rachel Appel for organizing the Women in Technology NYC Connectevent. Thanks to Avanade and Infragistics for co-sponsoring with Slalom Consulting.
Please find below the talk I delivered, as well as some snapshots of the fascinating talk given by Professor Aronson. We welcome your comments and feedback about the event. And I welcome any resumes you’d like me to review or pass along to our recruiters. We are hiring .NET and Cloud Developers, please reach out directly to Jessica Bogenrief email@example.com.
Saturday, May 5, 2012
8:30AM - 3:30PM
(Required for building entry)
Microsoft NY Metro Office
1290 Avenue of the Americas
Women in Technology NYC Connect
Who should attend: Any technical woman or man in the NYC Metro Area. College students are also strongly encouraged to attend.
8:30am: Registration / Networking / Breakfast sponsored Slalom Consulting (Donuts/Coffee)
9:00am: Gender Stereotyping in Children - Joshua M Aronson, Associate Professor of Applied Psychology, NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
10:00am: Amplify your Career by Managing your Volume - Asli Bilgin, Practice Area Manager at Slalom Consulting @SlingAlibi
11:00am: Work/Life Balance Discussion – Melissa Demsak, SQL Architect/Leader NJSQL/ Mentor NJ Women in IT @Sqldiva
11:30am-1pm: Lunch sponsored by Avanade and Infragistics
Hacker Room – Hours TBD
Career Room – 3+ recruiters will be available to help you with your resume, give career insight or provide impromptu interviews.
1:00pm: It's Not Just All in Your Head: The Science of Sexism – Rachel Reese @rachelreese
2:00pm: TBD (potential topics on IT Start-Ups, Mentoring, etc)
2:45pm: Panel Discussion
3:30pm: Closing / Raffles
6. March 2012 18:19
The Global Marathon For, By and About Women in Engineering and Technology is taking place this week. “The Global Marathon For, By and About Women in Engineering and Technology kicks off on March 5 with a conversation to engage women and women’s engineering and technology organizations. The intent is not just to encourage young women to seek engineering, math, science and technology careers but to advance women in these careers and provide a support network that will keep them engaged.”
I encourage you to attend. It is not only for women who are looking for entry level jobs, but also for women who are looking to make a career shift into technology and engineering. Plus, a great way to network for new business ideas.
Monday, March 5 – Opening Panel of International WIET Executives and North America Program
Tuesday, March 6 – Latin America Program + Food Panel
Wednesday, March 7 – Middle East/Africa Program + Entrepreneurship Panel
Thursday, March 8 – India Program + Energy Panel (International Women’s Day)
Friday, March 9 – China Program + Water Panel
Saturday, March 10 – UK/Europe Program and Closing Panel of International Women’s Organizations
REGISTER for the Marathon
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30. November 2011 18:46
Slalom consulting is looking for the cutting edge technology developers that are ready to chart new territory. Cloud computing presents an exciting opportunity to build innovative applications using the familiar tools of the .NET platform, while delivering the tremendous business value with the cost benefits of the Windows Azure Platform. This architecture model requires fresh and critical thinking about development, testing, and deployment, as well as data and network topography. Slalom is looking for qualified architects and developers that understand these complexities yet appreciate the art of building software. We are looking for seasoned and passionate technologists. Apply now!