Leadership: Never Underestimate the Power of Example

Online event  
Women in significant leadership roles share how they - and you - are poised to change the world. Who inspired them, how and what are the best lessons they've learned to succeed?

GM13 is a free, live 'virtual conversation' For, By and About Women in Engineering and Technology. Please join us and let your friends and colleagues know about a unique event in March to celebrate the women who are in engineering education or employment.

Women of all disciplines of engineering; all career stages and all nationalities will join in webcast conversations about the issues that affect them; the work they do and the stories that they want to share. The event is timed to support Engineering Week and International Women’s Day.

Women from 71 countries took part last year and we hope that this, 9th Year of running, will be the most successful ever. We want to encourage satellite events and Champions around the world. Women in engineering and technology play a critical role in defining how we live and thrive on our shared planet. The Global Marathon forum is designed for, by and about women like you - to share ideas, gain knowledge and new contacts and feel inspired about your personal and professional contributions in the world.

The Marathon fills the need for a collaborative place for individuals and organizations to come together. Our network facilitates live online presentations and discussions as well as in-person chats, globally and locally.

Can you encourage female students; early career professionals and E&T qualified industry leaders to join women engineers from around the world in live chat? Ask a network you know to have a ‘virtual meeting’ or get a group of women at work together for coffee and cake. We want women to connect around the world; to share experiences and encourage each other to progress. The event is recorded to be listened to afterwards so it can be a useful resource to all.

After 8 years we need your help to ensure that this unique platform for women engineers reaches an even wider audience so that all women in engineering and technology groups across different industry sectors join in. Please contact the GM13 team for more information (details below). This is the current schedule but you can add your own event to these or join in any others you wish.

This year's theme is: "Inspire. Inform. Change the World."

More women around the world are choosing to study engineering and computing to join exciting careers - this event enables you to speak about the experiences you have and to help others. There is no other live event that connects all technically educated women to each other across the globe.

Register now, create your profile and join the conversation!

Watch Gayle Gibson, Director of Corporate Operations at DuPont launch the 2013 Global Marathon.

For all other information please contact Teresa Schofield CEng MIET MIEEE Tel 01234 353281

The Global Marathon For, By and About Women in Engineering and Technology is a program of the National Engineers Week Foundation supported by NAE and NSPE.
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