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Monday, August 17 • 2:20pm - 5:20pm
Ally Skills Workshop - hosted by Valerie Aurora, Ada Initiative (Sign-up Required)

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The Ally Skills Workshop teaches men simple, everyday ways to support women in their workplaces and communities. Participants learn techniques that work at the office, at conferences, and online. The skills we teach are relevant everywhere, including skills particularly relevant to open technology and culture communities. At the end of the workshop, participants will feel more confident in speaking up to support women, be more aware of the challenges facing women in their workplaces and communities, and have closer relationships with the other participants.

Participants of all genders are welcome! The workshop works best with about 20-30% women, so we encourage everyone who is interested to apply. For more information on the Ally Skills Workshop, click here: http://adainitiative.org/what-we-do/workshops-and-training/


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Valerie Aurora

Executive Director, The Ada Initiative
Valerie Aurora is the Executive Director and co-founder of the Ada Initiative, a non-profit dedicated to promoting women in open tech/culture. In addition to leading the development and adoption of conference anti-harassment policies, Aurora created and teaches the Ada Initiative Ally Skills Workshop, which teaches men simple ways to support women in open tech/culture. Aurora, an experienced software engineer, was a leading file systems... Read More →


Monday August 17, 2015 2:20pm - 5:20pm
Virginia

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