Life as a LGBT+ member in Software Engineering
How D&I can influence tech ideas
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24 Feb 2021
Remote via Zoom
Callum Akehurst-Ryan (he/him) is a Senior Test Engineer with 12 years of experience across multiple domains from finance to public safety. His technical skills and keen interest in exploratory testing techniques are backed up with a passion for team engagement and the advocation for the integration of testers into agile teams. Using his background in psychology, Callum has recently been engaging teams with quality narratives surrounding human factors; providing insights on how individual and diverse users will engage and experience their products in different ways. In his spare time he’s also a kick-ass Dungeon Master.
Life as an LGBT member in Software Engineering; how D&I can influence tech ideas
Socially designed systems and products benefit greatly from considering different viewpoints and people. Let’s discuss how differences, such as being LGBTQ+, and smashing monoculture can greatly help with designing and testing products.