Episode 92

93: Women in Agile 2018


May 7th, 2018

44 mins 23 secs

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About this Episode

Billie Shuttpelz (@OopslandBillie), Cheryl Hammond (@bsktcase) and Joanna Vahlsing (@joannavahlsing) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss Women in Agile 2018.

[featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Billie Shuttpelz – Agile Coach, Trainer, and All Around Awesome Person[/featured-image]

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • Back for its third consecutive year, Women in Agile is on Sunday, August 5, 2018 (the day before the Agile2018 conference) in San Diego, CA. Click here to register.
  • This year’s keynote is by April Wensel, an international speaker, and the founder of Compassionate Coding, a social enterprise that’s bringing emotional intelligence and social consciousness to the software industry through training and coaching.
  • How mentorship grows the community
  • The power and value of diversity on teams

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Book of the Week:

[callout]Geared toward women who are considering getting into tech, or those already in a tech job who want to take their career to the next level, this book combines practical career advice and inspiring personal stories from successful female tech professionals Brianna Wu (founder, Giant Spacekat), Angie Chang (founder, Women 2.0), Keren Elazari (TED speaker and cybersecurity expert), Katie Cunningham (Python educator and developer), Miah Johnson (senior systems administrator), Kristin Toth Smith (tech executive and inventor), and Kamilah Taylor (mobile and social developer).

Written by a female startup CEO and featuring a host of other successful contributors, this book will help dismantle the unconscious social bias against women in the tech industry.  Click here to purchase on Amazon.


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Related Episode:

Want to hear another podcast about the life of an agile coach? — Listen to my conversation with Zach Bonaker, Diane Zajac-Woodie, and Amitai Schlair on episode 39. We discuss growing an agile practice and how coaches help create the environments where agile ideas can flourish.

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You’ll notice that I’m speaking there again this year. Attendees will have a chance to participate in my half-day sessions on advanced scrum topics called Coaching Workshop: Taking Your Scrum to the Next Level, as well as Rethinking Your Retrospectives.

I hope to see many Agile for Humans listeners in Las Vegas – June 3-8, for this great event.

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