Celebrating Women in Agile with Emily and Sandhya E1
Agility Consulting International, in business over 10 years, provides a tailored approach to reimagine your Agile transformation and address your coaching, strategy, and training needs.
Together with their strategic alliances, they can provide a personalized analysis, and guided implementation to best suit your organization moving from traditional to more iterative methods of delivery.
Their experience in the Agile industry helps clients achieve increased delivery speed, and rapid response to the market.
Emily Harshman is a Lean organizational change design specialist, Agile Coach, CEO, and trainer with more than 20 years of business experience and 10 years in the Agile industry.
Organizational change management, empowerment, scaling with LeSS and SAFe, and Agile transformation is her specialty. She helps teams and organizations transform from a fixed to a more adaptive mindset.
She is an Agile Trainer, Agile Coach, and CEO of Agility Consulting. Emily is a dynamic executive with demonstrated experience in business transformation across 6 different industries.
Her goal is to empower and help teams, organizations, and people to fulfill their potential and widely succeed in what they do every day.
Green Elephant, LLC is a boutique consulting firm specializing in SAFe/ Agile training and transformation. We started our journey in 2011 and over the years we have trained thousands of candidates in SAFe and have been part of multiple agile transformations.
We have end to end experience in agile transformations. From assessment of agile readiness, to pilot projects, to training and launching agile teams, to expanding agile throughout the development organization, to promoting sustainable agile execution across the entire enterprise.
Sandhya Sridhar has over 15 years of corporate experience in business analysis, technical project management, Agile coaching and consulting.
She is passionate about building high-performing teams, agile transformation and has a proven track record of successfully managing complex and critical enterprise initiatives.
She helps organizations scale and transform the teams to high performing teams. She is passionate about delivering value by fostering partnership between business and IT starting with a shared vision that delights customers with the end delivery.
Connect with Sandhya on LinkedIn.
About The Lurnist – Celebrating Women in Agile
We highlight fantastic women who are doing great things in the Agile field, all the while creating role models to inspire young women in high school and college to want to have a career in Agile.
Who do you know that leads scrum teams? Builds great products as a product owner or product manager? Coaches leading agile transformations? Or, is an agile teacher or trainer? We’d love to get to know her with the hope to feature her story and journey to success on The Lurnist Radio Show & Podcast.
About Your Co-hosts
Debra Hildebrand is the Founder and CEO of LurnAgile and has over 20 years’ experience in project management; including consulting and training in the public and private sector and teaching in higher education.
She is one of the architects for the Project Management Certification program at the University of Washington, where she received the Team-Teaching Excellence Award and currently instructs in the online portion of the program. Additionally, she developed and currently teaches traditional and agile project management courses at Stanford University.
Her passion projects include Celebrating Women in Agile through her Business RadioX Show, The Lurnist Show, and helping veterans transition into meaningful careers in project management after service disconnection through her work on the board of Veteran Project Manager Mentor Alliance (VPMMA).
She is a certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC 5.0), Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute and has an MBA from Columbia Business School in New York, NY.
Lauryn Jenne is a senior student at University of Washington Bothell (UWB), majoring in Management Information Systems with a minor in Computer Science IT. Lauryn currently works for UWB School of Business and is also the Digital Marketing Manager at Veteran Project Manager Mentor Alliance (VPMMA), a non-profit that assists veterans and military spouses in gaining careers in project management.
Additionally, she is the Vice President of Fundraising for Delta Sigma Pi, a professional business fraternity at the University.
Lauryn aspires to work for an organization as a project manager and eventually create her own brand and startup company.
Lauryn currently lives in Seattle, WA
About Our Sponsor LurnAgile
LurnAgile is a Boutique, Woman Owned Small Business that delivers top quality Agile Certification courses and Agile Coaching. We are a Scaled Agile Silver Transformation Partner, which shows our clients that we have invested in and are committed to the Scaled Agile training standards and coach offerings.
Each of our team of Elite coaches/instructors have over 10 years of leading and coaching Agile Transformations in some of the largest Fortune 100 and 500 companies in the world. This means that your organization is learning from someone who has “been there and done that”.