Being a girl can help, at times. Especially when pitches to win tickets to [inter]national events are offered in an attempt to redress the gender imbalance in the IT industry.
A double of sorts resulted from the ticket pitches submitted, with a free 3-day pass to the summit from one pitch, plus a valued invitation to an evening reception with the new US ambassador to Ireland, Kevin O’Malley, at his residence in Dublin’s Phoenix Park.
— Caroline Carswell (@soundadvice_pro) November 5, 2014
The moral: It pays to pitch. If you’re not in, you can’t win. A good motto to live by.