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Women in Programming (Down South Subcontinent Context)

Raja Renga Bashyam — 20 minutes 🐪

As a trainer of web technologies(Perl/PHP/JS) for years, i had a personal myth of women programmers are not fit for core programming activities. Over the time, I realized women programmers have more stamina in deep dive and delivering commitment. I will share the initial myth & learning over the time and things that supports women in programming.

As a trainer of web technologies(Perl/PHP/JS) for a decade, i would like to share few of my personal findings and common traits in good women programmers. Even i had a personal myth that women are not fit for core programing activities, they can adopt better for designing, testing & repetitive mundane tasks. But over the years in few cases, i realize that women programmers have more stamina in deep dive and delivering commitment. It seems they are not very comfortable in quick delivery but when the situation needs deep insight they have the energy of Marathon finish. Some of the characteristics specific to down south of Indian subcontinent reflected in their work. I will share the initial myth & learning over the time and things that supports women in programming.



Perl versions
🐪 Perl 5
Target audience
Any
Category
Perl 5 programming
Talk duration
20 minutes
Talk status
accepted