The Next Chapter

June 25, 2012

If you follow my blog regularly, you might have noticed that I have been very quiet here lately. The reason is that I have been extremely busy working on The Next Chapter, both literally and figuratively. The Book As to the literal part, the truth is I have been working on many chapters. I am […]


Women in Technology – Answering the Call

April 1, 2011

I read an article today on Women in Technology – A Call for Obsoletion by Claire Willett. I started to comment and realized it was turning into a whole post on its own! I, too, have been puzzled by the disappearance of women in the field. Coming up on 27 years in IT, I am […]


Multidimensional Thinking–24 Hours of Pass: Celebrating Women in Technology

March 15, 2011
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It’s Day 1 of #24HOP and it’s been great to participate in this event with so many women from all over the world in one long training-fest. The SQL community has been abuzz on Twitter with running commentary which is fun to watch while listening to the current speaker. If you missed the fun today […]


PASS Summit 2010: Epilogue

November 15, 2010
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Another PASS Summit has come and gone, and a good time was had by all. The song at the opening keynote sums up the experience quite nicely, “Simply the Best.” My favorite quote of the week comes from Andy Leonard (blog| twitter) who tweeted on November 9, “#sqlpass is a family reunion. :{>” Oddly enough, […]


Maybe It’s Just Me… A Perspective from One Woman in IT

July 29, 2010

I could be a little late to the party, but I caught wind of a blog post, “Booth Babes Don’t Wear Glasses,” circulating in the Twitterverse that prompted me to investigate and I was a bit startled by some of the statements made. I was trying to wrap up my latest chapter on my current […]