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April 2–4, 2019
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Thursday, April 4 • 12:15pm - 2:00pm
Diversity Luncheon

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Join us for our bi-annual luncheon celebrating diversity and inclusivity. This year’s lunch will feature panelists from a variety of diverse backgrounds discussing their unique experiences navigating the tech and open source industries. Come hear the individual stories that combine together to create the true narrative of our open source community.

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12:25 Intro
12:30: Lightning Talk on Digital Accessibility - Raquel Breternitz
12:50: Lightning Talk on Mentorship + Advocacy - Denise Yu
1:10: Panel on Gender Equity in Tech - Paula Kennedy, Cornelia Davis, Genevieve L’Esperance & Hannah Foxwell
1:40: Fireside chat on Returning to the Workplace - Therese Stowell 

Sponsored by: IBM Cloud

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Therese Stowell

Director, Product Management, Pivotal
Therese Stowell is Director, Product Management at Pivotal. She has worked in the software industry for 20+ years as programmer, interface designer, and product manager. She developed the command line environment in Windows, founded a successful social enterprise, and was part of... Read More →
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Genevieve L'Esperance

Engineering Manager, Pivotal
Genevieve is a Senior Software Engineer at Pivotal Cloud Foundry. She is the Technical Lead of the Infrastructure team responsible for providing solutions for automation of provisioning and configuring IaaS resources needed to deploy BOSH, Ops Manager, and other applications before... Read More →
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Raquel Breternitz

Senior Designer, Pivotal
Accessibility, design, inclusion, diversity, and memes.
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Cornelia Davis

Vice President, Technology, Pivotal
Cornelia Davis is Vice President of Technology at Pivotal, where she works on the technology strategy for both Pivotal and for Pivotal customers. Currently she is working on ways to bring the various cloud-computing models of Infrastructure as a Service, Application as a Service... Read More →
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Denise Yu

Senior Software Engineer, Pivotal
Denise is a Senior Software Engineer at Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) in Toronto. In her time at Pivotal she has worked on a variety of open source and enterprise products, served briefly as the Product Manager of Pivotal's On-Demand Service Broker SDK, then moved across an ocean to... Read More →

Hannah Foxwell

Manager, Pivotal
Hannah Foxwell is a manger in Pivotal Cloud Foundry Solutions EMEA, where she helps build wildly successful platform teams with Pivotal Cloud Foundry. A HumanOps champion, a HugOps evangelist, and a DevOps believer, Hannah has spent most of her career trying to create great working... Read More →

Thursday April 4, 2019 12:15pm - 2:00pm
Room 126A
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