Deepthi Karuppusami Q&A: Relauncher – Come back with a plan!

Q&A with Deepthi Karuppusami after her presentation at the Finding Ada Conference 2020.
Synopsis
20 Million Indian women quit their jobs between 2004-20012. Around 65-70% of the women who quit never return to work at all. ‘As a woman – How can I overcome these challenges? How can networking help me ? How do I prepare for a comeback after a short/long break? These are some of the themes and Questions that I would like to answer using a framework to compartmentalise the challenges and help the audience frame the next steps of their career.
About Deepthi
Senior Consultant playing the role of a Data Business Analyst at Thoughtworks. Have been in the IT industry for 6 years and skilled in Agile BA framework with the ability to understand technology paradigms and how it can be leveraged to solve business problems.Experienced in Lean and Six Sigma methodologies having worked on productivity improvement, IT operations and Cost optimisation techniques.

LinkedIn: /DeepthiK...

 

 

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Deepthi Karuppusami: Relauncher – Come back with a plan!

Deepthi Karuppusami’s presentation from the Finding Ada Conference 2020.
Synopsis
20 Million Indian women quit their jobs between 2004-20012. Around 65-70% of the women who quit never return to work at all. ‘As a woman – How can I overcome these challenges? How can networking help me ? How do I prepare for a comeback after a short/long break? These are some of the themes and Questions that I would like to answer using a framework to compartmentalise the challenges and help the audience frame the next steps of their career.
About Deepthi
Senior Consultant playing the role of a Data Business Analyst at Thoughtworks. Have been in the IT industry for 6 years and skilled in Agile BA framework with the ability to understand technology paradigms and how it can be leveraged to solve business problems.Experienced in Lean and Six Sigma methodologies having worked on productivity improvement, IT operations and Cost optimisation techniques.

LinkedIn: /DeepthiK...

 

 

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Fatimah Almathami: Increasing women’s participation in STEM

Fatimah Almathami's presentation from the Finding Ada Conference 2020.
Synopsis
This talk covers the causes of under-representation of women in STEM. The need to identify the causes deeply to find holistic solutions. And then how to increase women participation in work through a successful pathway of recruitment strategies.
About Fatimah
PhD Candidate in ITEE School at University of Queensland. Academic Tutor at Griffith University. Bachelor and Master Graduate from UQ majoring in Information Technology, Computer Science and International Relations. Interested in Technology, Gender Studies and Gender equity in STEM, Women Empowerment, Diversity and Inclusion in IT/CS, Human-Computer Interaction, International Relations and Politics, Leadership, women leaders, and policy/regulations analyst.

Twitter: @F_Almathami
LinkedIn: /Fatimah_Almathami
Q&A
Fatimah's Q&A was text only, and below is a lightly edited and anonymised transcript.

Question: Fatimah, how do we enc...

 

 

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Amy Kardel Q&A: 5 Keys to a Successful “Rebellion of One”

Q&A with Amy Kardel, after her presentation, 5 Keys to a Successful “Rebellion of One”
Talk Synopsis
Watch Amy's talk here.

Research reveals that the most productive companies have greater gender diversity than competitors. Yet, women remain under-represented in business leadership. In fact, studies show one in five women say they are the only woman (or among few women) “in the room” at work. How can women in tech blaze new pathways to leadership positions? Amy Kardel, a VP at the largest trade association for the $5-trillion global IT ecosystem, says you stage a “Rebellion of One.”
Info
The song mentioned by Amy is Leonard Cohen's Anthem.
About Amy
Amy Kardel became a true technologist in college when she developed a language translation business using software. Later, this entrepreneurial spirit led to co-founding and leading the IT services firm Clever Ducks. Then, she earned a seat on the Board of Directors of CompTIA, the world’s leading IT trade association, for ...

 

 

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Amy Kardel: 5 Keys to a Successful “Rebellion of One”

Amy Kardel's presentation from the Finding Ada Conference 2020. 
Talk Synopsis
Research reveals that the most productive companies have greater gender diversity than competitors. Yet, women remain under-represented in business leadership. In fact, studies show one in five women say they are the only woman (or among few women) “in the room” at work. How can women in tech blaze new pathways to leadership positions? Amy Kardel, a VP at the largest trade association for the $5-trillion global IT ecosystem, says you stage a “Rebellion of One.”
About Amy
Amy Kardel became a true technologist in college when she developed a language translation business using software. Later, this entrepreneurial spirit led to co-founding and leading the IT services firm Clever Ducks. Then, she earned a seat on the Board of Directors of CompTIA, the world’s leading IT trade association, for 6 years, including two terms as Chair. Along the way, she also earned a law degree. Today, Amy serves as CompTIA...

 

 

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