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Lean In or Stand Back - Challenging Women in TechnologyWomen in Technology, KSCOPE 2013
“Lean in”● Term familiar to any who have read COO ofFacebook Sheryl Sandberg’s book, “Lean in” onWomen in the Corporate Workplace.Terminology
Kellyn PotVin- Sr. Technical Consultant,Enkitec and ACE Director Maria Colgan- Senior Principal ProductManager at Oracle Corporation Tim Gorman- Owner- Evergreen DatabaseTechnologies and ACE Director Tracey McMullen- InterRel Consulting Natalie Delemar- Ernst & YoungOur Incredible Panel
Contribute, “Lean in” and be part of thediscussion. Think about your own challenges- do share,ask questions or brain storm. Men are appreciated and welcome at thissession. We all learn and all offer valuablecontributions.Participation
Childhood to adulthood, identify why womenare more likely to not push the boundaries andcompete. How can women compete, network, andcontribute more successfully and not be forcedto become "one of the boys.”Gender Roles
Not to get through our slides. To discuss any topic that is posed and follow itthrough until we are satisfied. If you are shy, not one to feel comfortablecontributing- MAKE IT A GOAL TOCONTRIBUTE ONCE in this session! Goal
How do these two influence our decisions andour career every day. What steps can we taketo have more? No, lets admit it here- we cant have it all. It’sabout having enough and having what we needto be satisfied.Family and Culture
Why its not just about analytical skills and whywe need to stop worrying about, “but I don’tplay computer games on the weekend...” Why gender-balanced IT groups are moresuccessful.The “Balanced” IT Team
Sheryl Sandbergs book, "Lean In" has beenincredibly successful. Is it the rally cry for women or does it simplyimply that women need to be more like men inthe workplace? For those that have read it, what is your view,both positive and negative on the book?What’s the Big Deal?
"Managing stereotypes is harder thanmanaging discrimination." -What this means. How much of a real hurdle is it? What is the difference between discriminationand stereotypes and how can we overcome it.Worry about the “S”
Kellyn Pot’Vin- firstname.lastname@example.org,@DBAKevlar, http://dbakevlar.com Maria Colgan- email@example.com Tim Gorman- firstname.lastname@example.org Tracey McMullen- email@example.com Natalie Delemar- firstname.lastname@example.orgI also have a Oracle WIT Page:https://www.facebook.com/OracleWomenInTechnologyContact Information