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Saturday, November 5, 2011
Posted by Netty Herawaty
| 11:25 AM
May be some of you do not know what is jDuchess? jDuchess or Java Duchess is a global network for connecting women in Java technology. The mission is to promote women in this sector and to provide a platform through which women can connect with each other and get involved in the greater java community.
As of the end of 2011 , Duchess has over 400 members in 57 countries, that one of them is JDuchess Indonesia.
Okay, all started when Meruvian owner, Frans Thamura introduce us to Agnes Crepet and Cyril Lacote. Agnes is the founder of jDuchess France and Cyril Lacote is the lead of Lyon JUG. They wanna help us to launche jDuchess Indonesia, so we immediately discuss the launching preparation by email, and finally we agree to launch jDuchess Indonesia on the first November 2011. Then me, Mila Yuliani and Senja Ananda (Meruvian Girls) organized this very great event in Gunadarma University.
On 1-11-2011 , in front of 180 people we start the launching with a speech from the president of Gunadarma University, Prof. Dr. E. S.Margianti, SE., MM. Then chairman of Informatic Technique department, Dr.-Ing. Adang Suhendra, SSi, SKom, Msc. and the coordinator of foreign cooperation , Dr. rer. nat. I Made Wiryana, SSi, SKom, Msc
After that, Agnes and Cyril doing a talk about their experience about being a Java developer in Europe. And then Frans Thamura, Mila Yuliani and Senja Ananda did some interested talks about their experience in Meruvian
At the end, we inaugurated the birth of JDuchess Indonesia with a nice video clip. So since that, jDuchess Indonesia was born. We welcome all Indonesian women who are interested in Java technology, including developers, architects, testers, business analysts, managers and other to join with us. We believe that that women have an essential role to play in the future of IT as it evolves in the global economy.
Join us and help make jDuchess Indonesia into something great !!
You can find us on :
Duchess World : http://jduchess.org/