2017 Google Girl Geek Coffee Meetup: Career Planning Seminar on International Women's Day
We are glad to invite you to attend Career Planning Seminar to celebrate International Women's Day on March 8th.
We have invited excellent speakers from diverse backgrounds including academia, industry, and start-up company. They excel in their career and are willing to share their experiences, career path, advices, and insights to students to help student in career planning.
Guosheng Chen has 40 years leadership and management experience, and success in broad education ranging from tertiary, government leadership, business and community at local and international levels. Guosheng Chen currently holds a position of Director, Australia-China Studies Forum at RMIT University and is Honorary University Fellow (on-going). In recent eight years she has been delivering over a dozen speeches and interviews each year to ABC, SBS, community radios and TV stations. Her speeches /interviews cover topics on politics, global and national security, education, citizenship, health, international affairs, cross-ethnic community collaboration for sustainable Australian multicultural society and woman related matters. She has been chair and/or member of organisation committees of a number of major local and international cultural and education events that bring together local and international professional groups . She is the Vice President of National Council Women Victoria and Chairperson of Advisory Council of Australia Asia Business Women’s Association.
Madeleine Grummet is an entrepreneur, journalist, brand consultant and female leadership advocate obsessed with startups, the sharing economy and harnessing communities for social change. Founder & CEO of communications agency Do Re Me Creative, Founder of the Wise Women project, and with a recent Master of Entrepreneurship from the University of Melbourne, Madeleine recently Co-Founded #girledworld to build the next generation of female leaders, founders and STEM champions. girledworld’s first Summit supported by Airbnb will be held at UoM in June 2017. Madeleine spent years in the storied world of journalism and media (News Corp, Herald-Sun, Nine Network, ACP, Murdoch Magazines) and is still constantly blown away by the power of storytelling and its capacity to ignite change. Madeleine holds a number of board, mentorship and advisory positions across the APAC region, consults to a range of clients on strategy, disruption and innovation, and has four ace daughters who are cultivating enterprise skillsets day by day.
Mahtab Mirmomeni is a computing professional with over 10 years of experience in the IT and research industry with a great passion for empowering women in technology. She currently juggles being a software engineer at IBM research Australia, a PhD student at the University of Melbourne, a new mum, and the founder and committee member of Women in tech society at the University of Melbourne. Mahtab is part of the Biomedical data sciences team at IBM research, where she technically leads research and development at the intersection of healthcare and data sciences. She has a master’s degree in Computer science from the University of Melbourne and since 2016, has returned to the University of Melbourne, to pursue her PhD (part-time) on developing novel analytics that can enhance clinicians remote monitoring of patients using wearable sensors technology. In her limited spare time, Mahtab runs an active blog about issues of mothers in technology. She is the 2016 ARN Women in ICT awards finalist and the 2012 Google Anita Borg scholarship awards finalist for her commitment and contributions to the Women in computing community.
Followed by the speech session, we will have a panel session to give students Q/A opportunities with the speakers and chances to win lovely Google swags.
After the seminar, we will enjoy a great get-together dinner at restaurant Mantra Lounge. Please note that event is open for both female and male students.
Time: March 8th 5pm to 7pm
Venue: PAR-Baldwin Spencer-101 (Theatre), University of Melbourne
Registration: please kindly register before March 8th 12:00pm via link: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/edit?eid=32521351237
Dinner: Limited number of dinners are available at Mantra Lounge (167 Grattan St, Carlton VIC 3053), please register for the dinner ASAP.
We heartily look forward to meet all of you soon at the seminar on March 8th.
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