Saskia Vermeer-Ooms is currently working as an Agile Coach at Coolblue in the Netherlands. Every day a little bit better is their motto and in doing this she tries to spread some happiness within her teams. An active member of Duchess and has been active in the Devoxx4kids community since it started. In 2014 she joined the Devoxx4kidsNL board.
During this BOF there will be an opportunity to meet other women in Java. 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 the role of women 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.