Global Marathon Agenda 2018


The Global Marathon is a free series of online conversations. Created for women in engineering and technolgoy by women in E&T, the Global Marathon will deliver engaging conversations and actionable career advice for today's busy professional. All sessions will be available on-demand within a couple hours of the original broadcast.


Advancing Your Career and Personal Brand Through Social Media

Tap into the power of social networks using what only you have: your personal story. Our panelist have successfully navigated social media to advance their goals. Join us and take away ideas and strategies you can employ right away. 

Panelists:

  • Abella Bateyunga, Tanzania Bora Initiative
  • Dr. Tracy Fanara (Inspector Planet), MythBusters, Mote Marine Laboratory
  • Abigail Harrison, Astronaut Abby
  • Brianne Martin - Moderator

March 7, 2018 at 12:00pm EST/USA

Rebroadcasts with live Q&A on March 8, 2018 at 12:00pm GMT/UK and 12:00pm IST/India


Breaking Through: It's Women's Work

Women have engineered breakthroughs affecting billions on our planet. An artificial intelligence researcher, astronomy adventurer and medical entrepreneur share how they are crossing frontiers -- what's ahead and what motivates them -- so you can unleash your inner innovator.

Panelists: 

  • Francesca Rossi, IBM
  • Ting Shih, ClickMedix

March 7, 2018 at 1:00pm EST/USA

Rebroadcasts with live Q&A on March 8, 2018 at 1:00pm GMT/UK and 1:00pm IST/India


The Best Career Advice You'll Ever Get

Get practical advice to build confidence, overcome shyness, and push obstacles out of your way. Speakers share their experiences to help you get the career, salary, and satisfication you want. 

Panelists: 

  • Silvana Lara
  • Sara Stangel, Motorola Solutions
  • Stella Uzochukwu-Denis, Odyssey Education Foundation
  • Nasipwondi (Martha) Wakoli

March 14, 2018 at 12:00pm EST/USA

Rebroadcasts with live Q&A on March 15, 2018 at 12:00pm GMT/UK and 12:00pm IST/India


The Creative Engineer: Right Brain Meets Left Brain

What do a world-renowned jazz musican, symphony conductor, and fashionista have in common? Engineering! Our speakers will bring out your inner creative genius.

Panelists:

  • Mimi Irvin
  • Stanley Jordan
  • Dr. Dominque Royem

March 21, 2018 at 12:00pm EST/USA

Rebroadcasts with live Q&A on March 22, 2018 at 12:00pm GMT/UK and 12:00pm IST/India


What is Your Cultural IQ? Building International Teams

It's a small world after all and chances are at some point in your career you will be part of – even leading – a team spread across the globe. Learn how to get the best from and do your best for diverse teams when you are not in the same room or even on the same continent.

Panelists: 

  • Elizabeth Brody
  • Ailie MacAdam

March 28, 2018 at 12:00pm EST/USA

Rebroadcasts with live Q&A on March 29, 2018 at 12:00pm BST/UK and 12:00pm IST/India


A Day in the Life of Engineers: Making Global Impact

Panelists: 

  • Mareldi Ahaumada
  • Patience Enahoro
  • Lauren June Kang
  • Tanay Kulkarni
  • Marvi Matos
  • Lilo Pozzo

April 4, 2018 at 12:00pm EST/USA