by Beth Hatter Creating an event is not only about logistics and finding speakers, but about creating an environment where all feel welcome and encouraged to share their ideas. Studies have proven that diversity on a team leads to better outcomes, and having diverse and inclusive events leads to a better experience for everyone. But […]
by: Jen Willems @j3nwillems “If a window of opportunity appears, don’t pull down the shade” – Tom Peters Women in Agile made a call for speakers to engage in their Launching New Voices (LNV) program. This was a unique opportunity that couldn’t be passed up! The prereqs seemed simple enough: Interested in presenting a short […]
by Allison Pollard What can I do to practice? You are wise to practice before your big event! While some speakers brag about making last-minute changes to their presentations just hours before an event, many of us practice aloud to ourselves or do dry-runs with trusted friends to reduce our own stress and minimize the […]
What an adventure we had in New York City at our March 10th event that partnered with the Business Agility Conference! Agility might have been in the name of the conference, and it was never more important as during an ever changing pandemic situation.
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 […]