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24HOP Needs Women!

“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


Posted by Anonymous on 7 December 2010

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Posted by Vera on 8 December 2010

There is an error in the URL to SQLPASS homepage.

It says http://http//sqlpass.org.

Should be http://sqlpass.org

Posted by Glenn Berry on 8 December 2010

I can think of about a dozen women who I have seen speak or that I know of in the SQL Server community that would be great candidates. I am sure there are plenty of other women I just don't know of who can be great presenters! Just submit an abstract, the worse they can say is no...

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