Girl Geek Coffees & Microsoft: Women in Tech Webinar
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM (AEDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Please note: this event will be held at 5:00pm (GMT +10 AEST). Please check this against your local time before registering for this event.
What opportunities are out there for me as a student or as an early career graduate in technology?
What's it like working at one of the biggest technology companies in the world?
What is the recruitment process like for internships or graduate positions?
Why bother promoting diversity in the technology industry?
Find out the answers to these questions and more in this upcoming webinar hosted by Microsoft!
NSW Girl Geek Coffees and GGC Industry Ambassador Microsoft invites you to join us in this Women in Tech webinar on Tuesday February 12th 5pm - 6pm. Prominent speakers from Microsoft include:
MC - Katrina Wong, Enterprise Marketing
Pip Marlow - Managing Director, Microsoft Australia
Managing Director Pip Marlow joined Microsoft in 1995 and is deeply committed to ensuring Microsoft meets the needs of its customers, whether they are consumers, small-and-medium businesses, large enterprises or government agencies. Pip is also passionate about the 14,000 local partners and independent software vendors that sell or build on the Microsoft platform in Australia. Pip was born, raised and educated in Palmerston North, New Zealand. She currently lives in Sydney with her Scottish husband and two daughters, Sophie & Lucy.
Damana Madden - Premier Field Engineer (mid-career)
For the last 13 years, I have been building big web applications that business want and users like to use. I've worked for federal gov, large media organisations, banks and a couple of startups in the areas of mobile technology and vision tracking. I was at ThoughtWorks for a while being agile and having fun as a polyglot programmer. Now, I am a Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft. I love cats, cocktails and cooking.
Susanne Krohn - Product Marketing Manager (early career graduate)
Susanne (Suzy) holds a Master’s degree in Management & Information Systems/Controlling and BBA with a focus on Knowledge Management. After graduating from university in Germany where she was born and raised, Suzy moved to Seattle, also known as the “Silicon Valley of the North”. Suzy joined Microsoft in Sydney last year as Product Marketing Manager for Developer Tools. In this role she looks after IT pros, software testers and developers. Suzy loves coffee and travelling.
Michelle Tea - Senior Executive
I am responsible for the consulting and enterprise support division of Microsoft Australia. I oversee a team of experts that accelerate adoption, streamline deployment and optimise the use of Microsoft IT solutions as well as develop new IT initiatives for customers to deliver business value. I have worked in and enjoyed the information technology and services sector for 23 years. I have a Bachelor of Economics from The Australian National University and enjoy surfing, football, spending time on the beach with my family and playing the piano.
Andrew Le Lievre - HR
Andrew has a diverse employment background having worked in State and Federal government in a representative capacity in Asia as well as 13 years in Professional Services Human Resource Management again with an Asia focus. His current goals focus around HR best practice in the ICT sector.
These guest speakers will share their career stories, discuss the importance of having women in the technology industry and some general advice about recruitment processes. This will also be a unique opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have for our speakers and actively participate in the discussion from wherever you are!
Note: this webinar will be recorded.
Please register now and the link to join the webinar will be sent to you via email. Also feel free to pass this on to friends and family who may be interested :)
If you have any questions about this event or if you have any specific questions you would like to ask our speakers during this session, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking forward to seeing you join the discussion!