Duchess JavaOne 2011

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Globally Connecting Women in Java Technology

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Duchess JavaOne 2011

  1. 1. Introducing Duchess<br />Globally Connecting Women in Java Technology<br />JavaOne 2011<br />
  2. 2. Introducing Duchess<br />Global network of women in Java technology<br />Over 400 members in 57 countries <br />Founded in 2007 in the Netherlands<br />Strong presence in the Netherlands, France, Sweden<br />Recent new chapters in Africa and Indonesia<br />Organize technical and social events <br />Participate in the greater Java communities (JUGs) <br />Organize BOF (Bird-of-a-Feature) sessions at various Java conferences all over the world:<br />
  3. 3. Duchess Online<br />Sites<br />Duchess Global (in English)<br />Duchess France (in French) <br />Social Media<br />LinkedIn<br />Facebook<br />Flickr<br />Twitter<br />@jduchess – Global <br />@duchessfr – France<br />@jduchessSE – Sweden<br />
  4. 4. Our Mission<br />Globally connect women in Java technology <br />Give visibility to women in Java technology<br />Support women in Java technology and their careers <br />Develop the leadership skills of women in Java technology <br />Raise awareness of the advantages of gender diversity in the workplace<br />Enhance the understanding of gender differences and similarities, advance collaboration <br />Promote positive change in the image of IT by example<br />Participate in initiatives to increase the influx and retention of talent in technology careers <br />
  5. 5. Duchess Chapters<br />Be the first to make a Duchess logo and<br />create a Duchess group online for your country! <br />
  6. 6. Become Visible<br />
  7. 7. Duchess Events<br />See more at http://www.flickr.com/photos/jduchess<br />
  8. 8. Get Involved<br />We welcome all women who work with Java technology<br />Including developers, architects, testers, business analysts, managers, and others<br />We believe that women have an essential role to play in the future of IT as it evolves in the global economy<br />Theme for the year: Become Visible<br />Participate in existing Java communities<br />We are looking for Duchess leaders everywhere<br />Join us at http://jduchess.org<br />duchess@jduchess.org<br />

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