Talks by 'Tine

Edited April 20, 2020

Upcoming Talks

No upcoming talks have been scheduled at this time.

'Tine is currently on parental leave; she is taking a break from public speaking to spend time with her growing family.

Past Talks

Impostor Syndrome

Slaying the Beast

Impostor Syndrome is a nasty beast that preys on us at all levels of our careers. But there are times when we are particularly vulnerable to its lures. Learn how to recognize the beast when it starts to sneak up on you, and more importantly, what to do about it! You will leave this talk armed with tools for fighting off Impostor Syndrome, and the confidence to strut into your next meeting, standup, or job interview. Once you’ve learned to slay the beast, you’ll be ready to just slay, in general.

Video (2019) | Video (2020) | Slides | Blog Post


Gender Inclusion as a Verb

Walking the Walk of Inclusion for All Genders

It’s easy to say, “Yes, transgender and nonbinary folks can come to this Women in Tech event” or “All genders welcome!” And we might really mean it in our hearts. But have we done the work to make it true? From the language we use, to the speakers we invite, to the facilities we rent, we can be intentional about creating a safe and welcoming environment for everyone. Whether you’re an individual contributor or the CEO, learn the specific actions you can take to make your company, events, and daily interactions truly inclusive for all genders.

Slides | Blog post coming soon


  • TechBash | Mt. Pocono, PA | November, 2019

Curriculum to Command Line

Why Teachers Make Great Coders, and What Your Team Can Learn from Them

Perhaps you’ve heard the oft-quoted statistic that teachers make 1500 decisions per day in their classrooms. How do they do that?! Don’t you think a mind with that kind of training would be great at writing algorithms and defining edge cases? Well, it turns out that they are! Find out why former educators make awesome coders, communicators, teammates, and leaders. And, perhaps more importantly, learn what your teams can do to hone those same skills.

Slides | Blog Post


Career Changers & Impostor Syndrome

Leveraging Your Unique Strengths

It's very common for Impostor Syndrome to impact career changers, especially in their first dev role. Instead of going into the job with a deficit mindset, let’s talk about the unique skills you bring to the table that you’ve honed throughout your previous experiences.

Video | Slides | Blog Post