Office Hour with Regina ten Bruggencate & Kim Spiritus

Regina ten Bruggencate (iPROFS / Duchess), Kim Spiritus (iPROFS)
Location: Expo Hall (Table 1)

Come chat with us about:

  • teaching kids to code
  • kids programs
  • kids events
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Regina ten Bruggencate

iPROFS / Duchess

Regina is a senior Java developer for iProfs and a Java Champion, with 10 plus years of Java experience mainly on enterprise applications. Regina is the current president of JDuchess, and as such has the responsibility for the site and community. Duchess is a global organization for women in Java technology, currently with 350 members in over 50 countries. Duchess provides a platform through which women who work with Java can connect with each other and get involved in the greater Java community. It aims to make women’s role and the individual women’s contributions visible in the Java community and to teach the benefits of diversity in any team environment – whether corporate or open-source. Regina has been a speaker at JavaOne, jFokus and Devoxx.

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Kim Spiritus

iPROFS

Kim is a Java Developer for iProfs. She has been working on projects for large organizations like the Dutch Railways company, the Dutch probation services and ING bank in the Netherlands.

She is one of the organizers of Devoxx4Kids in the Netherlands. Devoxx4Kids is a series of workshops to inspire teenagers to program, robotics and engineering.

Kim was a speaker at OSCON in 2013 and also at JFall, an annual conference organized by NLJUG, the Dutch Java Users Group.

Kim is a member of Duchess. Duchess is a global organization for women in Java technology, currently with 550 members in over 60 countries. Duchess provides a platform through which women who work with Java can connect with each other and get involved in the greater Java community. It aims to make women’s role and the individual women’s contributions visible in the Java community and to teach the benefits of diversity in any team environment – whether corporate or open-source.

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