Global Marathon Ambassadors

Be a Global Marathon Ambassador

Ambassadors help spread the word about the Marathon. With many voices, together we can build a supportive and networked community. Follow these simple steps and be an Ambassador.


Step 1 - Register for the Global Marathon 

Then join us from the convenience of your office or home March 8-9, 2017 to learn, discuss and network.


Step 2 - Help spread the word through social media

Use our sample post or write your own

Women in E&T - join me! Register for the #GlobalMarathon. @DiscoverEorg's free, online conference: 3/8-9, 2017.

Step 3 - Share terrific content

In real time or using the recorded Marathon sessions, consider facilitating your own chat. You can:

  • Pick a session or two to foster discussion at a regular meeting of your professional or technical society.
  • Organize coffee or tea talks at your workplace to discuss the Marathon's daily themes.
  • Invite college engineering students for a luncheon or coffee break to share advice and experiences. 


Step 4 - Conversation Starters

Here are topics you can use as conversation starters for in-person events or social media posts or tweets:

Professional/Job Related

  • Do you have tips for coping with different personalities at work?
  • What has been your favorite project and why?
  • What is the most surprising thing you have learned in your career?


  • How has engineering changed you as a person?
  • What did you want to be when you were growing up? How does it differ from what you are doing today?
  • How do you define success in your career?

Women in Engineering

  • Are women changing the image of engineering? If yes, how?
  • What do you see on the horizon for women in engineering and technology?
  • How can women in engineering leverage their positions to foster social good?