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Women Talk Tech: A PASS WIT Panel

Women Talk Tech: PASS WIT Panel

The PASS Women in Technology Virtual Group (@PASS_WIT) is celebrating Women’s History Month. On March 12th, they are hosting a Women Talk Tech panel.

I’m very honored to be a part of this panel alongside some amazing role models that I look up to: Kendra Little (@Kendra_Little), Lori Edwards (@loriedwards), Malathi Mahadevan (@sqlmal), Kellyn Pot’Vin-Gorman (@DBAKevlar), and Monica Rathbun (@SQLEspresso). The leaders of PASS WIT, Rie Irish (@IrishSQL) and Kathi Kellenberger (@auntkathi), will be leading the discussion.

Women Talk Tech

Join the Women Talk Tech panel on March 12th at 17:00 UTC by registering on the PASS WIT website.

Can’t make it to this webinar? Take a look at the upcoming webinars and register for one of those instead. You can also find recordings of previous webinars on the PASS WIT YouTube channel :)

As a member of the PASS Women in Technology Virtual Group, you can choose to subscribe to their wonderful monthly newsletter. Each newsletter includes news, an editorial, a featured blogger of the month, as well as upcoming presentations by women in our community. You can find all previous newsletters in their newsletter archive.

I hope you’ll join us! :)

Update: Watch the Recording!

Update on March 14th: The recording has been published, so you can now watch it on YouTube :)

Presenting a Webinar for the Women in Technology Virtual Chapter

PASS Women in Technology Virtual ChapterYay! On Tuesday, April 12th, I will present my Tools and Tips: From Accidental to Efficient Data Warehouse Developer session for the PASS Women in Technology Virtual Chapter. The webinar starts at 12:00 EDT / 18:00 CEST and you can register for it here :)

Tools and Tips: From Accidental to Efficient Data Warehouse Developer

This session is a journey through some of my “Oh wow! Why did I not know this yesterday!?” moments. (Some of them are also known as my “Ooops!” moments.) I will talk about a variety of topics, including SSMS features, tools for query analysis and tuning, free tools and scripts, Biml for SSIS and even a couple of things I used to think were only useful for those scary DBAs. There was a time when these things were completely unknown to me, and I hope that I can help other accidental Data Warehouse developers so they won’t have to spend years discovering these things one by one.

This is the first time I’m presenting this session as a webinar, so I’m currently tweaking my slide deck while re-reading my own lessons learned about presenting webinars. I usually have a rather fast-paced presentation style, but that just doesn’t work as well in a webinar with lag. I also want to make sure that everything is easy to understand without me having to explain it with gestures.

(I will still be sitting alone in a room, gesturing wildly to my computer, but I promise to make my slide deck as informative as possible as well ;) )

My session is definitely not only for women, so why am I presenting for the Women in Technology Virtual Chapter?

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