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24HOP Needs Women!

December 7, 2010 24HOP, 24HOP, News-ish, SQLPASS, sqlserverpedia-syndication, SSC 2 Comments

“Next 24 Hours of PASS on March 15-16 2011, celebrating Women’s History Month with 24 female speakers!”

Thus goes the announcement on the SQLPASS homepage.  This means that we’d like you – yes, YOU madam! – to consider submitting an abstract to speak. Off the top of my head, I can think of maybe a dozen women that I suspect will jump in the game, and I can’t wait to see who else will submit.

If you have an abstract in mind or have suggestions for specific speakers or topics, send us an email at 24hours@sqlpass.org. Deadline for abstract submission (max 250 words with a 125 word bio) is January 14.

So let’s talk: If you’re a woman who is new to speaking, or you’ve  just been thinking about it and would like a sounding board, contact me (or another speaker). We’d like to help, and we definitely want you to submit for 24HOP 2011!

Happy days,
Jen McCown
http://www.MidnightDBA.com/Jen

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  2. Karen Lopez says:

    I’ve submitted. I’d also be happy to help someone prepare an abstract and to prepare for an online presentation. We need more “data chicks” to present at PASS events, and 24HoP is a great opportunity to be heard.

    You do have something to share, trust me.

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