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  • Career Conversations w/ Kristin Demoranville; Manager of Global Policy
    Career Conversations w/ Kristin Demoranville; Manager of Global Policy Jessica Guilick Recorded: May 17 2018 61 mins
    Join us at our next Career Conversations session. We'll discuss topics such as: what made them decide on IT or Cyber Security, what were some of their work/life challenges, and what skills and education do they see as essential to success?

    Whether you are an experienced professional or just contemplating a future in Cyber Security, WSC's Career Conversations allows you to have a conversation with women making a difference. Join us and share in Career Conversations with successful women in cyber security!

    Kristin Demoranville is a triple threat in STEM, she holds a BS in Environmental Management, has worked in Information Technology since dial up modems were a thing, and is currently focusing on Manufacturing Security & Global Policy at Sony.
  • Improving Work With Science
    Improving Work With Science Bruce Daisley (VP EMEA at Twitter and host of "Eat Sleep Work Repeat" podcast) Recorded: May 11 2018 41 mins
    Bruce Daisley is the VP of EMEA at Twitter and he also runs the "Eat Sleep Work Repeat" podcast which focuses on happiness and culture.

    Join this webinar where Bruce will talk about how an understanding of psychology and neuroscience can help us make our work less stressful and more creative.
  • True Grit - Why resilience makes you faster, better, stronger and smarter
    True Grit - Why resilience makes you faster, better, stronger and smarter Rebecca Morley, Coach, Consultant, and Mentor at Rebecca Morley coaching Recorded: May 9 2018 49 mins
    The road to a successful career or business can be incredibly tough. The rollercoaster of emotions, the constant need to push yourself out of your comfort zone and the inevitable challenges and disappointments can be difficult to cope with. To succeed, you're going to need to learn to bounce back quickly, deal with failure and handle the highs and lows.

    To do this you need to build resilience.Rebecca Morley, business coach, mentor, and mum, will be taking you through some of the best techniques she uses with her clients to help them build this essential skill.

    Rebecca knows how to create long term visions for growth and clear action plans to get there. As a supporter of small business, Rebecca is committed to supporting women in business and helping them to be the very best version of themselves to take on the challenges of growing a business.
  • 9 Measures of Diversity: Competitive strength or an organisational hurdle?
    9 Measures of Diversity: Competitive strength or an organisational hurdle? Louise Beaumont (techUK & Publicis.Sapient), Ina Yulo (BrightTALK), Grace Kingsbury (Atos), Sam Everington (Starling Bank) Recorded: May 3 2018 58 mins
    We’re hearing a lot about gender right now – from HSBC’s reported 60% gender pay gap, to KPMG’s ‘creatively accounted for’ mere 23% pay gap.

    But there’s more to diversity. In fact there are nine measures of diversity, from age to education, from ethnicity to religion, gender and more.

    On this BrightTALK webinar, we’ll explore the diversity of diversity, and we’ll talk to those companies which see their diversity as a competitive strength, and those who believe that homogeneity works.
  • [Ep.2] Next Generation Leaders: Failure and Rejection: How to bounce back
    [Ep.2] Next Generation Leaders: Failure and Rejection: How to bounce back Caritta Seppa (Tespack), Ina Yulo (BrightTALK), Lauren Quigley (London & Partners), Yesika Aguilera (Tespack) Recorded: Apr 26 2018 59 mins
    The road to success is often a bumpy one, whether you're an entrepreneur launching your own business, or a young professional looking to make yourself known within an organisation.

    Join this second episode of our Next Generation Leaders series where panelists will share their stories of rejection and failure, reveal how they bounced back after bad situations, and will also provide tips that you can use if you find yourself in a similar situation.
  • The Adventures of an Accidental Technologist
    The Adventures of an Accidental Technologist Elizabeth Austin, CIO, Curvature Recorded: Apr 24 2018 59 mins
    What does the path to a successful career in technology look like?

    Join us as we listen to Elizabeth Austin, Chief Information Officer at Curvature – a leading provider of third party maintenance services - share how she not only ascended to, and thrived in a male-dominated role, but also how technology was not her original goal. She’ll share some of the most important lessons learned in her career thus far, including:

    ·Traversing the path from high-volume manufacturing/distribution to data centers

    ·Tips on how to survive and thrive in a male-dominated work environment

    ·How to be an endless seeker of problem-solving and learning opportunities to fuel career growth

    ·Insights from the SMS-Curvature merger and the evolution of an integrated IT global leader

    ·The “two-way” value of being part of a bigger picture (e.g., Society of Information Management and STEM-related initiatives)

    Please check out Elizabeth's bio on the Curvature website for more info about her background and expertise! https://goo.gl/M2JAH9
  • Career Conversations: Julia Hermann, Global Information Security Analyst
    Career Conversations: Julia Hermann, Global Information Security Analyst Julia Hermann, Information Security Analyst at Giesecke & Devrient GmbH Recorded: Apr 19 2018 61 mins
    Join us at our next Career Conversations session. We'll discuss topics such as: what made them decide on IT or Cyber Security, what were some of their work/life challenges, and what skills and education do they see as essential to success?

    Whether you are an experienced professional or just contemplating a future in Cyber Security, WSC's Career Conversations allows you to have a conversation with women making a difference. Join us and share in Career Conversations with successful women in cyber security!

    Guests: Julia Hermann, Information Security Analyst at Giesecke & Devrient GmbH

    Hosted by Elena Steinke, Board Member of the Women's Society of Cyberjutsu

    About the Speaker:
    Julia Hermann brings more than 15 years of experience in systems engineering, IT security and information security management. She started off her career at a large German Telco provider in the field of IT security consulting, developing and implementing security solutions for large international customers. Afterwards, she spent the longest time of her career at an agency of the European Union as Information Security and Risk Officer, establishing IT security from the moment of its foundation.

    Currently, as Information Security Analyst within the corporate security department of an international company in Munich, her main tasks involve assessment of requirements and technical conception of security solutions as well as threat intelligence, security incident management and audits.

    Being a certified CISSP and CISM, she contributed to the foundation of the (ISC)2 Chapter Germany. Previously as a member and since May 2017 as lead of the ISACA Germany Chapter working group on information security, she co-authored the Implementation Guideline ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and participated to the development of the 2-day certification course “Information Security Practitioner.”
  • Leading Indicators: Transforming from a dance scholar to a research manager
    Leading Indicators: Transforming from a dance scholar to a research manager Dr Caitlin McDonald, Data, Research & Insights Manager at Tes Global Recorded: Apr 11 2018 13 mins
    Leadership is not about how many people report to us, but what kind of influence we have in the teams and communities we operate in.

    Join Caitlin for a few career stories illustrating how we can step into leadership with confidence and clarity in a constantly shifting career landscape.
  • [Ep.10] Founders Spotlight: Felicia Meyerowitz Singh, Founder of Akoni Hub
    [Ep.10] Founders Spotlight: Felicia Meyerowitz Singh, Founder of Akoni Hub Felicia Meyerowitz Singh, Founder of Akoni Hub Recorded: Apr 10 2018 30 mins
    This webinar is part of BrightTALK's Founders Spotlight series. For episode 10 of this series, Ina Yulo interviews Felicia Meyerowitz Singh, Founder of Akoni Hub.

    Felicia will discuss some of the key challenges she faced as an entrepreneur such as recruitment and getting new staff up to speed, fundraising, working with banks, and staying agile.

    As a mother to a soon-to-be 5-year-old, Felicia will also talk about how she's managing childcare and work commitments and being a role model.
  • You Should've Been a Doctor: How to turn your interests into a career
    You Should've Been a Doctor: How to turn your interests into a career Ina Yulo, Senior Content Strategy Manager, BrightTALK Recorded: Mar 23 2018 44 mins
    Ever since she was a kid, Ina Yulo's grandmother told her that she wasted the skills she had in math and science by going into the marketing and communication field. "You should've been a doctor," said her grandmother. To which she responded, "But I don't WANT to be one."

    Despite taking a while for her to really feel comfortable and proud about her chosen path, she now has a thriving career running content strategy and communities for the FinTech industry, where she has grown a community of over 300,000 global members.

    Join this session where you will learn:

    -How to intelligently turn your interests into an income-earning profession
    -The importance of putting time aside for learning
    -Finding your niche, your tribe, and yourself
    -The importance of speaking opportunities and throwing yourself out there
    -Branching out -- How not to be a one-trick pony

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