Part of the GTP Get Ready for your Next Gen Career Events
Booking on to this #YourCareerWeek2019 session in advance is strongly advised!
Tech space thought leader Anne-Marie will talk about how rapid tech developments are changing the way we live and work in the global, physical and virtual environment. How creative use of tech as a tool to build bridges, connect and communicate across environmental and cultural boundaries is key to a successful global career.
The session will wrap up with an informal networking breakfast where you will have the opportunity to meet the speaker and other attendees to enhance your networking strategies.
How can BU help?
As part of this session you will also get the opportunity to find out about the various overseas opportunities that are available for BU students such as study, work or volunteering overseas. Employers understand that working and living in a different environment and culture is challenging in a way that encourages personal and professional growth.
From child prodigy to MBE, Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon is Head Stemette and co-founder of Stemettes, the award-winning social enterprise, inspiring the next generation of females into Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) via a series of impactful events and opportunities.
One of the youngest ever to be awarded a Masters in Mathematics & Computer Science by the University of Oxford age 20, Anne-Marie, unsurprisingly, has continued to soar.
In recognition of her significant influence and achievements, Anne-Marie was awarded an MBE in the 2017 New Year’s Honours for services to young women and STEM sectors. In June of the same year she was also made an Honorary Fellow at Keble College, Oxford.
2018 saw her listed among the top 50 women in the world in tech by Forbes, voted the 5th most influential woman in IT by Computer Weekly and was the recipient of the prestigious Barclays UK ‘Woman of the Year’ award.
Not only a champion of getting women into STEM, Anne-Marie has worked with Goldman Sachs, Hewlett-Packard, Deutsche Bank and Lehman Brothers, amassing a wealth of experience. She is also a recognised thought leader in the tech space, regularly appearing in the media as a talking head, and giving talks at tech giants such as SXSW and Founders Forum.
Booking on this session in advance is strongly advised!
Otherwise come along on the day just in case you are lucky enough to get a space.
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