Profressional Development for Girl Geeks

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This is a talk I gave at the Leeds Girl Geek Dinner in August 2008, most of the talk didn't rely on slides, but here they are for the record

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Profressional Development for Girl Geeks

  1. 1. Tips and Tricks for getting along in the Workplace and Negotiating Tech Culture as a Woman
  2. 2. About Me  Lorna Mitchell  PHP Developer/Consultant/Trainer at Ibuildings  European rep for http://www.phpwomen.org  Personal site at http:// www.lornajane.net
  3. 3. Other Things About Me  Degree in Electronic Engineering  Wrote fantasy football sites in C  Experience as a Delphi + MSSQL developer  Moved to Leeds 2.5 years ago, with no job and no PHP experience  Well-known PHP blogger and conference speaker
  4. 4. Minorities Are Representative
  5. 5. Professional Development

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