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Diversity, Belonging, & Allyship: Essential DBA Skills for the Data Professional

Andrea Mascher
75 minutes
Professional Development
DBA, Database Developer, Architect, Analyst, BI/Analytics Practitioner, IT Pro, Consultant, IT Manager/Director/Executive, Developer, Line of Business Manager/Director/Executive, Data Scientist
Professional Development (Other)
Even though technology is often changing, there are fundamental skills that remain consistent despite any fluctuations or fads. Of the many non-technical or leadership skills needed for success, embracing diversity, practicing belonging, and exercising allyship are areas that some may view as optional. This session will challenge the understanding that advocating for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is a voluntary action; expand on cultivating cultures of belonging; and provide techniques on becoming a better ally.