Jennifer Marsman

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  • Blog Post: Women in Tech blog series: Ada Lovelace Day

    Today is Ada Lovelace Day, which celebrates women in science, technology, engineering, and math fields.  (More details at http://findingada.com/ and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ada_Lovelace .)  In that spirit, I wanted to share several recent “women in tech” blog posts by some of the ladies...
  • Blog Post: Career Advice: Secrets to Success, in the style of GLEE

    Occasionally, I am asked for career advice.  Now, I *definitely* don’t have it all figured out (I work from home, and there are days when I’m still wearing whatever I slept in until about 5 minutes before the school bus brings my kiddo home from school), but I have collected a few nuggets of wisdom...
  • Blog Post: Why are more women not speaking at technical conferences? Insights from the WiT discussion at CodeStock

    Last weekend at the CodeStock conference, Mike Neel and I ran a session entitled “ Why aren't women speaking at CodeStock? (and other WiT issues) ”.  A little background on this session: Mike Neel is the organizer of CodeStock and a longtime champion for Women in Technology.  He reached out...
  • Blog Post: Michigan Celebration of Women in Computing (MICWIC) 2011

    The third Michigan Celebration of Women in Computing (MICWIC) was held on April 1-2, 2011 at Oakland University.  There were about 120 attendees – primarily female university students, along with faculty and industry professionals.  This conference was modeled after the national Grace Hopper...
  • Blog Post: The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing 2010

    I simply can’t put into words the excitement generated by the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC).  Every year, I leave this conference recharged and inspired by the amazing women who participate.  I had the honor of participating in and speaking at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing...
  • Blog Post: Ed & Ashley’s 5 Minute Show

    When I was at the PDC last fall, I was interviewed for “ Ed & Ashley’s 5 Minute Show ”.  Ed and Ashley are college students who interview women in technology on their video blog.  You can read about how they got started here .  On this show, we talk about Windows Azure and interviewing...
  • Blog Post: The Kentucky Celebration of Women in Computing 2010

    On February 26-27, I was honored to participate in the Kentucky Celebration of  Women in Computing (KYWIC).  It was held at the beautiful Kentucky Dam Village State Park in Gilbertsville, KY.  Some background on the conference: Every year, there is a big “Women in Technology” conference...
  • Blog Post: Celebrate Ada Lovelace Day!

    Tuesday, March 24 is "Ada Lovelace Day".  Ada Lovelace is credited with being the first computer programmer.  She worked with Charles Babbage, who designed the first mechanical programmable computer, called the "Analytical Engine".  Ada wrote a program for the Analytical...
  • Blog Post: The Thirsty Developer Toasts Women in Technology

    At our team's recent offsite meeting, I was interviewed for a "Women in Technology" episode of The Thirsty Developer , along with some of my colleagues.  From left to right, that is Beth Humphreys , me, Angela Binkowski , and Rachel McKane .    Listen to the episode at: http...
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