TapIntoTwitter Boulder presents "Imposter Syndrome in Tech"

Boulder Twitter Developer Community

May 8, 2019, 11:30 PM – May 9, 2019, 2:30 AM


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Join for an interesting talk on "Imposter Syndrome" by Alison Hughes followed by a panel discussion with Alison Hughes, Toni Rosati, Sagi Zisman and Tim Perkins.

According to wikipedia, Impostor syndrome (also known as impostor phenomenon, impostorism, fraud syndrome or the impostor experience) is a psychological pattern in which an individual doubts their accomplishments and has a persistent internalized fear of being exposed as a "fraud".

5:30 Check-in, refreshments
6:00 Imposter Syndrome Talk with Alison Hughes
7:00 Panel Discussion with Alison Hughes, Toni Rosati, Tim Perkins and Sagi Zisman (see their bios below)
8:00 Q &A, #TapIntoTwitter Update and Networking

Speaker Bios:

Featured: Alison Hughes

Over her 20 year career in technology, Alison has specialized in designing tools that empower creativity and self expression. Her software has supported audio hardware in many Apple products of the last decade, including Macs, iPhone, iPad, and the Apple Cinema Display. In addition to her role as an engineer, she also co-founded Apple’s first affinity group for technical women. Currently, she's the founder and CEO of Beatrice Forms, reimagining the apparel design process to fit real bodies using smartphone 3D scanning technology.

Toni Rosati is a relationship-driven professional with extensive experience leading generative and evaluative research teams on new and innovative products and strategies. Credited with strong ability to identify root cause, Toni's mission to coach people and organizations to live authentically so they can be more than they thought they could. She's held various titles, including entrepreneur, UX Researcher, product manager, data curator, mentor, and leadership coach. She has over 10 years experience developing B2C and B2B products from inception to profit. Toni firmly believes that collaboration, inclusion, and authenticity will change the world.

Tim Perkins co-founded Humans in Tech to facilitate a tech community that embraces our shared humanity. He believes future tech work will be far more collaborative, inclusive, and empathetic than it currently is. Tim has worked on a wide array of projects and industries, including independent consultant doing modeling in the data storage industry, cyber-forensic research on extraordinarily high value data recovery for the US Government, and exploratory research on mathematical models for human choices and responses. Tim earned his PhD in Cognitive Psychology and a master’s in Electrical and Computer Engineering at UC Santa Barbara.

Sagi Zisman is a lifelong learner, teacher, and mentor. He has spent much of the last 5 years working in the data science field in startups, mid-size companies and as an independent consultant. When he isn't doing data science for work, he is teaching data science at General Assembly or learning it for fun with members of the Boulder Data Science Meetup. Above all, he is passionate about empowering others and fostering humanity in tech and has co-founded Humans in Tech and a STEM education non-profit called STEMed Labs. Sagi holds a MS and BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

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