Archive for the ‘Women in PowerShell’ Category


June Blender receives Microsoft MVP Award 2015

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 by Ferdinand Rios
  Microsoft Corporation presented its prestigious Most Valuable Professional (MVP) 2015 award to June Blender, Technology Evangelist at SAPIEN Technologies, Inc. for her 'outstanding contributions to PowerShell technical communities during the past year.'  June joins an auspicious group of 80+ technical leaders worldwide whose contributions are recognized by Microsoft. During her 17 years at Microsoft, June was a member of the PowerShell team, where she wrote the Get-Help help topics for Windows PowerShell Core 1.0 – 3.0. Since joining SAPIEN in October 2014, June has extended and shared her expertise on Window PowerShell by blogging, tweeting, answering questions, teaching classes,…   More »

Scholarships for Women to PowerShell Asia Conference

Monday, July 6th, 2015 by June Blender
Follow @juneb_get_help SAPIEN Technologies, Inc., a platinum sponsor of PowerShell Conference 2015 Asia, is proud to offer five full-conference scholarships to women in PowerShell. This 5% set-aside award is designed to encourage talented women to attend and participate in the conference. ------------------------------------- The upcoming PowerShell Conference Asia 2015 in Singapore on 18-19 September 2015 is generating a lot of excitement. And, it should! It's the first Windows PowerShell conference in Asia and it features talks by the preeminent experts, including Windows PowerShell inventor, Jeffrey Snover, PowerShell Lead Developer, Nana Lakshmanan, and a host of PowerShell MVPs.   Because it's small…   More »

SAPIEN Ignite Pass Awarded to Jennyfer Rusnak

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 by June Blender
SAPIEN Technologies, Inc. is delighted to award a full conference pass for Microsoft Ignite 2015 to Jennyfer Rusnak, Senior Technical Support Engineer at Sundt Construction in Tempe, Arizona. Jennyfer took several classes from Don Jones, including an advanced class, and participated in the Advanced Division of the Windows PowerShell Scripting Games in 2013. She's written scripts to automate Exchange, Lync 2013, Active Directory, SCCM 2012, OneDrive for Business in Office 365, printer mapping, and server management. She has also used PowerShell Studio to create UIs that make it easier for her help desk to run her PowerShell scripts. "I am…   More »

SAPIEN Ignite Conference Pass Award for Women in PowerShell

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 by June Blender
SAPIEN Technologies, Inc., developer of PowerShell Studio and Primal Script, will award a full conference pass for Microsoft Ignite 2015 to a woman in the Windows PowerShell community. SAPIEN encourages other Ignite participants to match this award and support the attendance of technical women at IT and developer conferences. ------- We've all been to the technical conferences with thousands of men and just a sprinkling of women. The dearth of women in computer technology seems to hit IT professionals hardest when it comes to conference time. There are many women speakers, but just a few women in the audience. Women are particularly…   More »