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Karen presenting at
Grace Hopper Conference
September 27

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is the world's largest gathering of women technologists. Karen will be co-leading a workshop on Team Onboarding: Key Success Factors and How to Apply Them.

Non-Profit Organization for Advancing Women in Tech Launches

WITops is Karen's organization for developing knowledge and practical techniques to help technology companies engage and retain women and diverse persons.

Spring 2018 Newsletter

All of the news from our Spring 2018 newsletter! Read about the launch of WITops, a non-profit organization helping technology companies engage and retain women and diverse persons. Catch up — and get involved!

Watch Karen’s
Women in Tech
Presentation

In this recording of a YouTube Live Event, Karen covered the latest from the Women in High Tech Retention (WIT-R) Project. She introduced the key retention factors, and then shared some of the interventions, along with some exercises you can try out.

Women in Technology paper
ICE/IEEE ITM
June 18

Retaining Women in Technology -- Uncovering and Measuring Key Dimensions of Daily Work Experiences is being presented at this international conference from IEEE.

View Karen’s
Keynote and Panel
Cloud Foundry Summit

Watch Karen introduce the Women in Tech project, followed by a panel discussing the Action Framework and interventions.

Managing Interpersonal Dynamics in Teams: What is Rude?

What is “rude” to one person may be perfectly acceptable to another. What is fine in the US Northeast may be rude in the South. What is rude in one country may be perfectly fine in another. So what is “rude” and how do we handle it on a diverse team?

Managing Interpersonal Dynamics in Teams: What is Rude?

What is “rude” to one person may be perfectly acceptable to another. What is fine in the US Northeast may be rude in the South. What is rude in one country may be perfectly fine in another. So what is “rude” and how do we handle it on a diverse team?

May 14, 2018
Karen Delivering Keynote at Gender and IT Conference

Karen is delighted to be the keynote speaker at the GEWINN Gender and IT conference in Heilbronn, Germany.

Be Interviewed: Experiences of Early Career Tech Professionals

The Women in Tech project is exploring the early career experiences of women and men in their first high tech job after college. We’re interviewing developers, engineers, product managers, and UX and HCI professionals who are 9-24 months into their first job. Volunteer!