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Female Tech Authors You Should Know (part 6)

Time to expand the list of Female Tech Authors! In post number 6, I’ll share five inspiring authors with you (in alphabetical order). 

Curious why I started these posts? Have a look at Part 1

Enjoy reading :-)

Lisa Crispin

Lisa is co-author of the books “Agile Testing: A practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams” and “More Agile Testing: Learning Journeys the Whole Team”. She wrote the books together with Jennifer Gregory. Lisa is a tester and loves to share her experiences with others. Het mission is to “bring agile joy to the software testing world and testing joy to the agile development world.”
Latest book: More Agile Testing: Learning Journeys for the Whole Team
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Liz Sedley & Rachel Davies

Liz & Rachel wrote the book “Agile Coaching”. Liz is an Agile Coach and .Net Developer working in London, UK. She has fifteen years industry experience, mostly as a C++ / C# developer. Liz has spent the last four years enabling companies to be more Agile. Rachel is an expert in coaching teams on the effective use of Agile approaches. She has over 20 years experience in software development in a variety of roles and is currently working in London.
Latest book: Agile Coaching
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Mary Poppendieck

Mary started her career as process control programmer and eventually ended up in product development. She wrote the award-winning book “Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit” to explain how the lean principles from manufacturing offer a better approach to software development. After that she wrote a couple more books: “Implementing Lean Software Development”, “Leading Lean Software Development” and “The Lean Mindset: Ask the Right Questions”.
Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit
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Natalie MacLees

Natalie is a front-end web developer and UI designer. She founded the agency Purple Pen Productions. Natalie authored the book “jQuery for Designers: Beginners Guide” and founded the jQuery LA Users’ group. Besides that, she also organizes WordPress meetups, help sessions and workshops.
jQuery for Designers: Beginner’s Guide
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Did I miss someone? Please let me know and I’ll add more authors to the list! As you may notice, this list covers a wide range of topics, so all the tech-related subjects are welcome. Thanks and we’ll keep this posts coming :)

More readings:
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5

Oh..and have you noticed the wonderful picture above? It’s from #WOCinTech Chat again :)