Beware the pronoun: How inclusive language doesn’t mean an inclusive environment — THE CLANDESTINE

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Michela Quecchia is a third year at KCL and a cancer survivor with an interest in healthcare and the environment. Currently juggling OCD and philosophy studies. [Featured Image: Three people with purple hair and green shirts reading they, them, theirs against a light purple background.] Whether you are a student or a professional, or simply […]

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I See Her Success. I Want That Success. — Advancing Women

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“You can’t be what you can’t see”. My job is to help bosses become aware, stop talking and start doing, to create a gender balanced and inclusive workplace. Celebrating Women is just one way of doing that.

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Shrinking a large database with limited outage windows — SQL Studies

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Yes, I realize you shouldn’t shrink your database (data files or log files), but I recently had a case where it was completely appropriate to do a shrink. We had a table that was almost a terabyte on its own. It was decided to put in an archive process that got rid of 3/4 of […]

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Celebrating Women in Tech (Originally published on Simple-Talk)

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NOTE: This post was originally published on Simple-Talk. NASA recently named a facility in honor of Katherine Johnson, the mathematician who performed the calculations for space flights in the 50s and 60s. She was one of the “human computers” whose stories were made famous by the movie Hidden Figures just a few years ago. Until […]

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Women Don’t Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide by Linda Babcock and Sarah Laschever — Pages Unbound | Book Reviews & Discussions

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Information Goodreads: Women Don’t Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide Series: None Source: Library Published: 2003 Official Summary When Linda Babcock asked why so many male graduate students were teaching their own courses and most female students were assigned as assistants, her dean said: “More men ask. The women just don’t ask.” It turns out […]

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