Each for Equal: Celebrating International Women's Day

March 4, 2020 | 3 minute read
Bob Rhubart
Community Manager, Oracle Groundbreakers Team
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The theme for this year's International Women's Day is #EachforEqual.  In striving toward that goal the IWD website issues this call to action:

An equal world is an enabled world. How will you help forge a gender equal world? Celebrate women's achievement. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality.

The Oracle Groundbreakers team invites you to join us in celebrating International Women's Day, Sunday, March 8, 2020.  As part of that celebration we hope you'll take advantage of the resources below, which highlight the contributions and achievements of people who are indeed helping to move the world toward #EachforEqual.

Speaking the Language
Profile of Java Champion/Oracle Groundbreaker Ambassador Gail Anderson

Always Be Optimizing
Profile of Java Champion and author Jeanne Boyarsky

Fit, Fresh, Flow
Profile of Oracle Groundbreaker Ambassador/ACE Director Lonneke Dikmans

From Analog Potatoes to a Coding Career
Profile of Oracle Groundbreaker Ambassador and author Loiane Groner.

Machine Learning Is the Ultimate Productivity Hack
Profile of Oracle Groundbreaker Ambassador/ACE Director Heli Helskyaho

Open Source Isn’t A Business Model, It's A Distribution Strategy
Profile of Groundbreaker Award winner and Confluent cofounder and CTO Neha Narkhede.

Rules of Engagement: Tips for Software Testing Success
Profile of Java Champion/Oracle Groundbreaker Ambassador Ix-Chel Ruiz.

By Welcoming Women, Python’s Founder Overcomes Closed Minds In Open Source
Profile of Python founder Guido van Rossum.

Oracle Hosts Bay Area Girl Geeks And Asks: What's Your Superpower?
Alexa Weber Morales puts the spotlight on Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners founder Angie Chang and others involved in that organization's 2017 event.

Oracle Girl Geek Dinner Explores Radical Empathy And Other Ways To Shine In Your Career
Sukrutha Bhadouria (managing director of Girl Geek X), Jenny Lam (Oracle SVP and cofounder of design firm Jackson Fish Market) and other speakers at Oracle’s second annual Girl Geek Dinner share career insight.

Do First, Ask Later: Inspiring Advice From Women Tech Leaders
Participants in Oracle Code Los Angeles, including Hacks 4 Humanity organizer and Wonder Women Tech founder Lisa Mae Brunson, open up about the challenges and lessons learned in building tech careers.

‘I’m Coming For You, Elon’: Inspiration From This Year’s Grace Hopper Celebration
Writer Alexa Weber Morales mingles with Harlem-based Uncharted Power CEO Jessica O. Matthews and other participants in the 2018 Grace Hopper Celebration.

Famous Or Not, These Groundbreaker Award Winners Are All Technology Community-Builders
Meet 2019 Oracle Groundbreaker Award winners Carla De Bona, Nebrass Lamouchi, Rafael Winterhalter, and Venkat Subramaniam.

Podcast: Inspiring Innovation and Entrepreneurism in Young People
Karla Readshaw, director of development for non-profit Iridescent, discusses that organization's Technovation program, which provides middle- and high-school girls with the resources to leverage technology and engineering for social good."

Video: Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Outreach
Linda Bronson (Oracle Groundbreakers team) moderates a discussion on diversity featuring David Ortiz (Oracle), Oracle ACE Director Debra Lilley (Accenture) and Mackenzie Dancho (Technovation).

Video: Building a Diverse Team
Is diversity a priority in your organization? Panelists Lonneke Dikman, Monica Beckwith, Yolande Poirier, and Heli Helskyaho discuss best practices for building a diverse team.

Video: Cindy Jurgens at UnVoxxed Hawaii on Diversity & Woman in Technology
Jim Grisanzio talks with Full stack web developer Cindy Jurgens talks about building diverse communities, woman in technology, and making career changes.

Video: Srividya Srinivasan on Women in Technology
Srividya Srinivasan, general manager of Human Resources at Doyensys, discusses Women in Technology.

Video: Aimee Lucido on the Connection Between Code and Poetry
Java developer Aimee Lucido discusses her new book, Emmy in the Key of Code which is about girls in STEM and the relationship between code and poetry.

Bob Rhubart

Community Manager, Oracle Groundbreakers Team

Oracle Groundbreaker Team Community Manager Bob Rhubart is the host/engineer/producer of the Oracle Groundbreaker Podcast, producer of the 2 Minute Tech Tip video series, hosts Groundbreaker Live interviews with technology experts recorded at Oracle Code, Oracle OpenWorld, and other events, writes a regular column for Oracle Magazine, and manages the ACES in Action blog.

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