Solve My Diversity Problems: Women and Allies – Better Together

  • Monday, October 10, 2022:4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
  • Room: Coastal 10 - Convention Center, Level 2
  • Session Number:  441
  • / CEU Credits:1


Did you know that 75% of the talking in most meetings is done by men – regardless of the number of women present? Join this panel discussion to learn how simple shifts can create a safe and welcoming environment for all women in your industry. Hear stories illuminating some common, but largely unnoticed or un-acknowledged behaviors which contribute to the lack of representation today….and, more importantly, how we can all change the trajectory and create a better environment for everyone.

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Learning Objectives

Appreciate the unique challenges faced by women in the technology industry.
Understand how small shifts in behavior can elicit large improvements in our common environment.
Validate your own feelings by hearing the stories of others.


Azure McFarlane
Lead Power Platform Consultant
Britta Rekstad
Executive Director
The Pivot Program
Ed Gonzales
Manager, Technology Consulting
Kim Dallefeld, MCT, MCP
CEO/Senior Consultant
Dallefeld Consulting