Celebrating Women in Agile with Padmini Nidumolu and Diana Larsen E5
The Lurnist Show E5 with Padmini Nidumolu and Diana Larsen generated powerful conversations that ranged from topics about mentorship, coaching, Agile, women in the Agile space, and important advice for young adults.
Are you struggling to find your path or don’t know where to start? Listen to The Lurnist Show E5 and find your light at the end of the tunnel! These ladies have all the answers we have been dying to hear!
Lean In Agile is a movement for women, by women and of women designed to amplify the voices, talents and experiences of women within the Lean and Agile communities across the globe. As an international alliance, LIA connects women worldwide so that their experiences and expertise’s as Lean and Agile practitioners can be leveraged for these women to make a difference in the world for themselves and for each other.
Padmini Nidumolu is a results driven, collaborative and a passionate Enterprise Lean transformation coach.
As a lifelong learner with a strong commitment to the Lean Agile community, Padmini co-created “Lean In Agile” for Women which is an initiative to amplify the voices of women and celebrate the journeys of thought leaders.
She is a mentor, trainer and a keynote/TEDx speaker. Her expertise and focus is in building learning organizations and delivering value by leveraging diversities as enablers leading to an enterprise culture of continuous improvement.
Connect with Padmini on LinkedIn.
The Agile Fluency® Project helps coaches, consultants, and change agents put the insights of the Agile Fluency® Model into practice. We serve clients and colleagues with coaching and training using our Suite of materials. We provide services in all aspects of effective approaches to strengthening software development teams and their leaders. Diana Larsen and James Shore co-founded the Agile Fluency Project with the goal that every team should work at the level of fluency that best fits their business’ needs.
Visionary pragmatist, Diana Larsen, is co-founder, Chief Connector and a principal coach, consultant, and mentor at the Agile Fluency® Project. Diana co-authored the books Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great; Liftoff: Start and Sustain Successful Agile Teams; Five Rules for Accelerated Learning, and an upcoming new book.
Diana co-originated the Agile Fluency® model and co-authored the eBook, The Agile Fluency Model: A Brief Guide to Success with Agile. For 20+ years, she led the practice area for Agile software development, leading & managing teams, and guiding Agile transitions at FutureWorks Consulting.
Since 2015 she has devoted her energy to the Agile Fluency Project’s programs for training, mentoring, and supporting agile coaches and consultants. As company leader and co-founder, Diana shares the wisdom she’s gained in over 30 years of working with leaders, teams, and organizations.
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”.