Week 1
March 11, 2020
12:00pm ET/USA
Why Stay?
Many studies have looked at the obstacles women and girls face in engineering and technology and reasons they leave, ranging from pay disparities to harassment. The 2020 Global Marathon kicks off with a different perspective: Why do they stay? What are the common factors that help women persist and thrive in the engineering profession? Speakers will share stories of purpose and perseverance, as well as their tactics to defy expectations, successfully overcome challenges, and advance.
Lead, Supply Chain Packaging and Product Security
Division Manager Civil and Geotechnical Engineering
MTE Consultants Inc.
Founder and CEO
Accel Lifestyle
Director of Crew Capsule Engineering
Blue Origin
Week 2
March 18, 2020
12:00pm ET/USA
Believe, Do, Succeed
Recognizing your value and feeling confident that you have the skills and knowledge to succeed in an engineering profession can strengthen your resolve and help you persevere through challenges. In this session, speakers will discuss strategies you can use to build career confidence, respond to criticism and skepticism, and assert a strong belief in your ideas, skills, and contributions.
LG Career Development Professor of Media Arts and Sciences
MIT Media Lab
Vice President Global Commercial Technology
Royal Dutch Shell PLC
Week 3
March 25, 2020
12:00pm ET/USA
Breaking The Rules
Some rules need to be broken. Speakers in this session will share how they're breaking old rules and building new dynamics to shape a more inclusive and welcoming profession.
Associate Lighting Designer
Product Development EIT
Spin Master Ltd
Week 4
April 1, 2020
12:00pm ET/USA
From Obstacles to Inspiration
Facing challenges is part of any journey. Learning how to transform barriers into motivators can help us succeed AND pave the way for those who come after us.
Program Product Manager
Bank of America
Corporate Scientist
Week 5
April 8, 2020
12:00pm ET/USA
Better Together
Belonging is fundamental to our fulfillment and well-being. Speakers will discuss how they've built support networks and found their community and sense of belonging in their career.
Former CEO and President
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology
President and CEO