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Data Platform WIT Day

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Kathi K. and Mala M.


We are proud to announce the first day long event for 2021 – Data Platform WIT Day – March 5th 2021. This will be a day long virtual event with all women speakers – some on non tech issues and some on hard core tech topics.
We will start the day at 8.30 AM EST with a keynote by former WIT lead and current Senior program manager for MVP Support at Microsoft – Rie Merrit.

Note that all times listed are in EST, and full descriptions can be found at

8:30 am - 9 am Keynote "Lifting as we climb" by Rie Merritt

9:15 am - 10:15 am SQLServer Configuration with dbatools and dbachecks with Tracy Boggiano

10:30 am - 11:30 am Mentoring Panel Discussion with Leslie Andrews, Gilda Alvarez, Deepthi Goguri, Shabnam Watson, and Deborah Melkin

11:45 am - 12:45 pm Notebooks 101 for SQL People with Julie Koesmarno and Barbara Valdez Mireles

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Use Powershell Commands for Power BI with DeNisha Malone

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Generate intelligent insights from your data using Graph features in Azure SQL with Shreya Verma

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Stepping Stones from Diversity Learning to Equitable Actions with Cindy Gross

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