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Women in Agile

Women in Agile is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and collective effort to recruit, network, promote, and support the work of outstanding women in the agile community through blogging, speaking at events, and building a network surrounded by people of all genders.

Launching New Voices

We seek to bridge gaps and create platforms for more women’s voices, providing a path to support and amplify a diverse and empowered community.

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Seeding Local Communities

Local communities are key to building a sustainable network that extends the support year round, to women and allies in this community.

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Conference Allyship

Consultation and education positively impacts our community by creating and expanding a consistent experience. Women in Agile supports conferences with the purpose of making gatherings more safe, inclusive, diverse and worthwhile for all.

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Podcast series

In support of the Women In Agile mission, we have launched a podcast series featuring the inspirational voices and wisdom of the women & allies in our industry. We invite you to join in the conversation by submitting topics for podcast conversation as well as subscribing to get notifications for new episodes.

Learn more about the WiA podcast series.

Code of Conduct

Women in Agile wants to ensure a respectful, safe and inclusive environment for everyone, whenever they are engaged in Women in Agile activities, events, and operations.

We do not tolerate harassing or disrespectful behavior, interactions, messages, or images, by any member, in any form. This includes business and social activities, regardless of location.

For more, we invite you to read and reuse the full code of conduct.

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WiA Event Reports

By Zoë Kaler Last September, I attended my first work conference: Agile Midwest 2019. Day one was called “Women in Agile.”   The keynote speaker was an upbeat, knowledge-filled woman named Jenny Tarwater. Her interactive keynote included a worksheet to help us create an action plan for “Amplifying Our Voices.” There was a section on the… (more)
By Beth Hatter I had the pleasure of attending the inaugural Women in Agile – Europe conference held 7 November 2019 in the lovely city of Amsterdam. The organizers did an amazing job creating an environment of learning, exploring, and inclusion for all attendees – who represented over 30 countries! The day kicked off the… (more)
By April Jefferson Magic and joyful exhaustion linger in the air as I am finally able to put sharpie to sticky note on my thoughts on the inaugural unconference, Women In Agile Open. Authentically, I believed that the answer to the invitation would bring the right people. So much so, that as each ticket was… (more)
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Sharing our voices

Women in Agile and its members frequently receive requests to recommend female speakers because apparently they are hard to find. While I appreciate the effort and attention to gender parity, I feel like asking for female speakers is the wrong approach. It feels more about a quota than caring about the quality and the expertise… (more)
As I sit here today, three days from Super Bowl LIII, I’m thinking of two things.  First, will the Patriots win the Super Bowl this year? And second, why do companies not understand the value of an agile coach? It made me think about the Patriot’s coach, Bill Belichick, and his job as coach to,… (more)
by Anjali Leon, South Florida Women in Agile group Meetups have awakened new possibilities for people who have similar interests to find each other and meet face to face to learn, share, and expand their common interests.   Creating one of these special interest groups is as easy as creating an account on meetup.com and… (more)