Global Edition: How To Stay Well Educated Remotely

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From the comfort of your own home, relax and connect with us as we launch our new Women in DevOps webinar series. In this webinar episode we will touch on the 'Global Edition: How to stay well educated remotely'.

An evening to discuss hints, tips, tools and advice on how to expand your knowledge and stay educated whilst working remotely. Given the current climate with Covid-19, we are all on a road of uncertainty. Our aim is to support and empower our community whilst staying connected.

Join us and listen to our engaging panel discussion with live Q&A, lead by market leading experts on current topics that matter.

- Lauren Langdell - Founder at Women In DevOps (Chair)
- Jennifer Petoff - Senior Program Manager at Google
- Edith Harbaugh - CEO & Co-Founder of LaunchDarkly
- Alex Jones - Engineering Director at American Express
- Margaret Gillette - Senior Director Talent Development at HashiCorp

Jennifer Petoff
Jennifer Petoff is a Senior Program Manager for Google’s Site Reliability Engineering team based in Dublin, Ireland. She is the global lead for Google’s SRE EDU program and is one of the co-editors of the best-selling book, Site Reliability Engineering: How Google Runs Production Systems.

Edith Harbaugh
Edith Harbaugh is CEO & Co-Founder of LaunchDarkly, the leading feature management platform. LaunchDarkly serves over a thousand global customers like IBM, Atlassian, and Intuit. She has more than 15 years of experience in engineering, product, and marketing with both consumer and enterprise startups, including TripIt and Concur. She is co-host of "To Be Continuous," a podcast on software trends. She holds two patents in deployment. Edith earned a B.S. in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College.

Alex Jones
Alex is a cloud engineering director at American Express.
He has worked the last fourteen years within technology to arrive at a balance between individual contributor and servant leader.
Coaching a diverse and multi-faceted team, creating opportunities for personal growth and federating responsibility are his passions.
Career highlights have been Kubernetes multi-region federation across regions, Unreal Engine code contributions, SkyGo iOS application testing framework design and low-latency HR tech integration with Amazon. Alex has worked at Microsoft, BSkyB, Blinkbox, Beamery and more.
Based south of London, his most recent endeavour has been to help evangelise the Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s mission charter and ecosystem to help bring more democratic and accessible cloud native technologies.

Margaret Gillette
Margaret Gillette leads Talent Development at HashiCorp. She has led human resources, recruiting and learning and organization development teams in the tech companies for over twenty years. She has a PhD from the California School of Professional Psychology and studied the effects of collegial relationships on research and development and company operations within Silicon Valley technology firms. Margaret supports learning as organization culture and is, herself, a life-long learner.

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