Tuesday 2nd June, 2015
2:25pm to 3:10pm
Working in tech can be an exciting, fast-paced adventure in which everyone is focused on solving a complex problem as efficiently as possible. When we put too much focus on the end goal, though, and not enough on how we function as a team, this sort of environment can be hard on those who don't fit the developer stereotype. Does your casual workplace culture encourage off-color jokes? Is there someone who has great ideas when speaking one-on-one, but doesn't contribute as much to group conversations? In this session, we'll talk about some of the unique challenges being a member of one or more minority groups poses to tech professionals. You'll walk away with strategies to help you actively work on recognizing those challenges and minimizing your contribution to them.
Co-Organizer of @GDIdet, curriculum development at @GrandCircusCo, and avid karaoke enthusiast.
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