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We’re Big In Mexico! Our Visit To ITESM

April 5, 2011


When I was invited to speak at Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), I wasn’t sure what to expect.  I knew the Guadalajara campus is the 2nd largest of the largest technical university in Mexico and they offer multimedia, technical/engineering and business programs.  So I expected a large, fairly modern campus with […]

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Improvising By Design: One Woman’s Adventure In Video Games

March 26, 2011


I just got back from Guadalajara, Mexico where I gave a presentation at Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, the 2nd largest campus of the largest technical university in Mexico.  The reception from the faculty, students and local industry was wonderful.  Much to my surprise, the auditorium was packed!  Interactive presentations are a […]

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Wisdom From The Mug Of Truth

February 27, 2011


I would never have predicted that a mug from a university summer job would become an important coaching tool for software developers, managers and executives more than fifteen years later!   Two programmers dubbed what is now my pen holder the Mug of Truth after I referred to the wise words from Confucius written on it […]

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How Do We Get More Women In Tech?

January 9, 2011

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This week Jen Cheng sparked an intelligent discussion on her blog by asking:  Why Are There So Few Women in Tech?.  Women and men shared their views, experiences and wisdom from a variety fields.  It’s clear that only a small percentage of young women are choosing to earn technical degrees, so there are few women […]

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