While I have talked on a number of subjects, my areas of expertise are as follows:
- Agile Methodology
- Building Successful Product and Engineering Teams
- LGBTQ+ Issues
- Diversity issues surrounding women, black and brown people, etc.
- How to find your fit in tech
In the News
Alexandra Shaw, Event Coordinator - Diverse Tech Live
We were fortunate enough to have B. as a speaker at our online conference on diversity and inclusion in the tech sector. B. was a joy to work with in the run-up to the event and was extremely helpful and communicative. We really enjoyed chatting with B. as part of the event and learnt a lot from them. They have such a wealth of experience and insights to share, and B.'s session was undoubtedly an invaluable part of our conference. The attendees responded very positively and found B.'s session to be informative, engaging and offering a number of practical steps that they could take in their own organizations to move towards a more inclusive culture. Personally I am delighted to now be connected with B. and genuinely hope to work with them on future events.
Nicole Altamirano, CEO - Silicon Valley PRIDE
"Silicon Valley PRIDE has had B. as a guest speaker at several panel discussions centered around allyship and intersectionality. When participating in these discussions, B. uses a soft professionalism that comes across as approachable and down to earth. They are someone to which people want to listen. Personally, I hang on every word they say – there is always a valuable take away from what they present. I have recommended B as a speaker for several events and will continue to do so. You rarely have someone that is all around articulate and captivating, and that can connect to a crowd the way they do."
Carla Kupe, Founder - #SpeakTruth Summit
"I could not say enough positive about B. and collaborating with them. During these crucial times, we have been fortunate to enlist B.’s passion, experience, and expertise in our initiatives and efforts for the empowerment of and advocacy for women of color. B.’s work and subject matter expertise in intersectional women movements and diversity and inclusion in the workplace have enriched our conference and other projects in impactful ways. They are not only a powerhouse in these matters but also a great energy as speaker."
Gloria Bell, Co-founder - Women in Tech Summit
"B. is the kind of speaker every event organizer wants at their event. Not only were they an informative and entertaining speaker who is able to convey complex information in an understandable and enjoyable way, they are responsive to organizer requests. They are a talented communicator and a pleasure to work with."
Mark Littlewood, CEO - Business of Software
"B. is a diamond. I run Business of Software Conference, a single track event run over two and a half days with just 15 people speaking and a money back guarantee to attendees if they don't get value. I therefore have to be extremely careful about who we choose to put on stage. We receive over 500 applications to speak each year. B. was great. It was fun to spend time with them in the run up to the event as they worked on the talk. B. is insightful, delivered everything in good time, taught me a lot and was a pleasure to work with. The talk was fantastic. You would be getting a remarkable speaker at your event."
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