Category DiversityinTech

Diversify your Feed

Ada Lovelace day recently inspired me to think more broadly about diversity in technology. While there are a lot of resources on women in technology, I feel less attention is given to people of color and transgender people in technology. One easy way to get started being more active on diversity in tech issues is […]

My Journey Up Apex Mountain: Preparation

As a nonprofit Salesforce consultant, I have intentionally avoided using Salesforce custom code solutions in my clients’ instances, including Apex and Visualforce. The reason: I didn’t want to build anything my clients couldn’t easily maintain on their own at a reasonable cost. I take the build, buy, or customize decision seriously, and luckily for nonprofits many […]

How Salesforce rocked the Lesbians Who Tech Summit

This past weekend (February 26 – March 1, 2015) I was in the company of 1,200 queer women and allies at the second Lesbians Who Tech Summit in San Francisco. It was awesome! Here’s a recap of Salesforce’s big role in the Summit: Keynote by Marc Benioff Marc Benioff, the CEO of Salesforce, was interviewed by Kara Swisher, […]