I’ve had an amazing career, first as a DBA and as a presenter and keynote speaker. I’ve had the opportunity to work in Oracle and SQL Server, along with many other database platforms, wrote a number of books and have given back to the community through my regional user groups, currently president of RMOUG And the liaison for the Denver SQL Server user group. I work as the Technical Intelligence Manager for the Office of CTO for Delphix.
I live in Broomfield with my husband and my our five children- 2 from his previous marriage and three from mine. They’re ages 17-27, so they’re almost all adults now. We near Denver CO and are looking to move soon to travel the US and are looking forward to downsizing to a 5th wheel and living a more simple life.
I was born in Sue Sallt Marie, Ontario and raised in a small town in the Upper Michigan. Talk about cold winters.
14th century German philosopher Tacked to my bulletin board behind my bed.
I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.
39% of women in IT in late 1980’s. 23% of women in IT as of 2016. 41% of women departing IT within 4 years.
, including Oracle Scene and Oracle Magazine.
Blogging shares your knowledge and will gain respect among technical peers that may have been lost in person due to unconscious bias or stereotypes.
by placing you above the ceiling, allows others to view you in a new light.
Learn to use Social media to network Having more of something that isn’t as common changes the culture and MAKES it common place.
Many companies have technical career paths as well as management ones!