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Localized Upcoming June Webinar Events

Students in Africa: Scholarship & Funding to Study Abroad

June 1st, 12:00 EST | 16:00 PM GMT | 19:00 Nairobi & Egypt Time

Are you an African undergraduate or graduate student or looking for financing opportunities to study abroad? Join us to explore diverse opportunities to make your dreams abroad come true!

During this session, we will cover…

✅ Financing opportunities (loans, funds, scholarships, among others!)
✅ Process to get funding from 8B Education Investments
✅ Tips to get the scholarship/fund of your dreams!

🚨 There will be time for live Q&A at the end of the session.

About Elijah Koome:

Elijah Koome is the community manager at 8B Education Investments, a social impact firm that provides financing options for African students planning to study abroad in the United States. Elijah is an admissions and scholarships expert focusing. He has supported dozens of students to gain admission in leading universities around the world.

June 1st Registration Information

Workshop: How to Choose Your Career Path

June 6th, 11:00AM EST | 15:00 GMT | 18:00 Egypt Time

About the workshop:

Feeling overwhelmed by choosing a career path?

Join our interactive workshop to gain practical insights and guidance on how to navigate this important decision. Discover strategies and considerations to help you make an informed choice and set yourself on a fulfilling career path.

In this workshop, we will cover:

✅ Self-Exploration: Identify career directions that align with your strengths, interests, and values.
✅ Researching Options: Learn effective methods to research industries, job roles, and growth opportunities.
✅ Decision-Making Frameworks: Evaluate options, assess fit, and make confident career choices.

Don’t leave your career path to chance—join us for this empowering workshop and take charge of your professional future!

About the Speaker

Iyad Uakoub has 12+ years of global experience in building award-winning career centers, advising startups, empowering organizations with workforce learning & engagement strategies and leveraging data and technology to democratize career opportunities.

June 6th Registration Information

Entrepreneurship: Tech & Cybersecurity for Social Good

June 7th, 12:00 Mexico City Time | 14:00 EST | 21:00 Egypt Time

How Can Cybersecurity Be a Source For Social Good?

Are you interested in breaking into AI, cybersecurity, or tech sectors but don’t think you have the right background? Come join us to hear about the journey of a tech and social entrepreneur with a philosophy background, who is changing how we use AI and technology to solve social issues!

✅ What is the relationship between AI and data science?
✅ What is the relationship between cybersecurity and AI?
✅ How can AI and technology be a source of social good/impact?
✅ How does a career in cybersecurity looks like?

🚨 There will be time for live Q&A at the end of the session.

About Victoria Martín del Campo:

Victoria Martín del Campo is a Mexican technology entrepreneur and AI ethics researcher. She has a degree in Philosophy and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Data Science at the Universidad Panamericana. Victoria’s professional experience includes co-founding Chimali, a Spanish-language cybersecurity software that uses NLP and Image Recognition to protect the privacy and well-being of children in Latin America. She worked in the Federal Judiciary, where he co-wrote policy, designed ethics impact assessments, and led interdisciplinary Brain Hives. Victoria specializes in public policy focused on technology for social good and the philosophy of technology, with research interests ranging from the epistemology of machine learning to fair AI and data processing of children and indigenous peoples. She has published various articles, reports, and policies related to AI ethics, and has given talks on related topics.

June 7th Registration Information

Digital Transformation: Building a Tech Company

Jun 8th, 18:00 Nairobi & Egypt Time | 11:00 EST | 15:00 GMT

Building a Digital Solutions Company from Scratch:

Are you interested in learning about ways to use and even create digital solutions for your daily work, student life, or even the company you’re at? Digital solutions are all about using technology to solve problems!

Whether you are a business, tech, computer, or data science major, or any other, learning to use digital solutions in your sector is a MUST!

✅ What are some types of digital solutions?
✅ What are some digital solutions tools I can use?
✅ Tips and lessons from creating a digital solutions company

🚨 There will be time for live Q&A at the end of the session.

About June Syowia:

June Syowia is an innovator, impact entrepreneur and technology enthusiast. She is currently the CEO of Beiless Group, a company that provides digital solutions for businesses in the African region. In the last 7 years, June and her team have delivered hundreds of impeccable services for entities ranging from SMEs to multinationals. She is an experienced leader with a decade of demonstrated history working in running businesses and organizations that solve problems in her community and beyond. She is an economics graduate and firmly believes that the future of Africa’s growth is highly pegged on evolutionary ideas that disrupt people’s minds

She’s been selected as a Forbes 30 under 30 honoree and Forbes most promising entrepreneurs n Africa 2018. She has also received global recognition including CEO Global regional and country SME winner 2018 and the Global Student Entrepreneur Award in 2017. June has been named one of the brightest young minds in Africa by BYM. She has also previously co-founded a social enterprise that led to her being named as a Top 40 Under 40 woman by Business Daily Africa in 2015 and one of the most influential youths in Kenya

June 8th Registration Information

Workshop: Turn Your 3-Page CV into a 1-Page Resume

June 13th, 11:00AM EST | 15:00 GMT | 18:00 Egypt Time

About the workshop:

Ready for a career change that ignites your passion and opens new doors?

Join this workshop and discover how to revamp your CV to make a lasting impression and land your dream job in a different field.

What will be covered in the workshop?

✅ Learn the art of crafting a standout CV that showcases your transferable skills and attracts employers in your target industry.
✅ Navigate the challenges of transitioning careers
✅ Position yourself as a strong candidate, even without direct experience.

Join our interactive workshop and actively engage in discussions and receive personalized guidance to customize your career journey.

About the Speaker

Iyad Uakoub has 12+ years of global experience in building award-winning career centers, advising startups, empowering organizations with workforce learning & engagement strategies and leveraging data and technology to democratize career opportunities.

June 13th Registration Information

Creating a Better Workplace: For Early Career Employees

June 15th, 11:00AM EST | 15:00 GMT | 18:00 Egypt Time

About the webinar:

Creating a healthy and inclusive workplace environment for new employees can be a challenge, especially when those employees are recent graduates, or are working from remote locations rather than in a main office. This session will cover strategies for early career employees, and how to foster the best experience for reduced churn and increased productivity.

This session, will cover:

• Best practices for creating better workplace experiences for early career employees
• Different needs of new employees in general, and of early stage talent
• Common tactics required to support early career employees working in remote environments

About Andrew Wainstein:

Andrew introduced the concept of fantasy football to the UK, and is the man responsible for its growth into the mainstream and its place in the fabric of football. Steering the business for three decades through seismic changes in media and technology, he developed teams that created successful products for partners such as the BBC, the Telegraph, Sky Sports, Barclays and Vodafone.

Andrew is now working as a coach, where he helps clients develop careers and businesses that align with their core qualities and values. He is also developing a new venture called Campfire, which is about bringing people together for conversations that get to what’s important in our work and lives as a whole.

About Iyad Uakoub

Iyad Uakoub is a leadership coach, behavioral scientist, and startup advisor. He heads behavioral science research at Sounding Board, a VC-backed leader development platform that serves enterprise clients.

Iyad led Learning & Development, Talent, and People Operations programs at three multibillion dollar tech startups in Silicon Valley. He served as a career educator, faculty fellow, and lecturer at Stanford, Purdue, Localized, California State, and the United Nations where he designed nationally recognized coaching and data insight interventions.

He’s also the Founder and CEO of Sparathon, the first behavior design-based learning & coaching consultancy for leaders, founders, and early-stage startups. He sits on the board of advisors of HR.com, Harvard Business Review, and the Digital Coaching Committee at the International Coaching Federation.

June 15th Registration Information

Workshop: How to Research a Company Before an Interview

June 20th, 11:00AM EST | 15:00 GMT | 18:00 Egypt Time

About the workshop:

Are you prepared to nail your next job interview by demonstrating your knowledge and interest in the company?

Join this workshop to learn how to gather essential information and tailor your responses to showcase your understanding and alignment with the company’s goals and values.

In this workshop, we will cover:

✅ Identifying reliable sources and channels for gathering company information.
✅ Analyzing the company’s mission, values, and culture to align your responses effectively.
✅ Leveraging your research to ask thoughtful questions and engage in meaningful conversations during the interview.

This is an interactive session where you can practice researching a company and receive personalized feedback from experts.

Walk away with the skills to impress interviewers, demonstrate your enthusiasm, and increase your chances of landing the job.

About the Speaker

Iyad Uakoub has 12+ years of global experience in building award-winning career centers, advising startups, empowering organizations with workforce learning & engagement strategies and leveraging data and technology to democratize career opportunities.

June 20th Registration Information

Localized Virtual Career Fair: Summer 2023

June 21, 4:00AM EST | 8:00AM GMT | 11:00AM Egypt Time

About the Event

We’re bringing employers, industry experts, and career coaches together on Localized to help you launch your career in tech and business. This is your opportunity to interact with employers seeking to recruit exceptional and diverse talent in meaningful roles across different industries and geographies.

Sign up for the career fair to:

✅ Learn about open positions in your country and meet with recruiters looking for talent like you
✅ Explore different industries through expert sessions about sectors like AI, FinTech, Robotics and more
✅ Attend Career Development Workshops to improve your CV/Resume and Cover Letter writing skills
✅ Apply for open positions

June 21st Registration Information

Office Hours: Career Guidance with Career & HR Coach-in-Residence

June 27th, 11:00AM EST | 15:00 GMT | 18:00 Egypt Time

About the workshop:

OFFICER HOURS ARE BACK! Our popular interactive session where you can receive expert guidance and support.

Whether you have burning questions or simply want to listen to others’ inquiries, this session is for you!

If you have any queries regarding your job search or upcoming discussions with recruiters, this is the perfect opportunity to get the answers you need.

✅ Need specific advice on your CV, Cover Letter, or digital profile?
✅ Preparing for an upcoming interview and seeking assistance?
✅ Struggling with follow-up strategies after an employer interaction?

Don’t miss out on this valuable chance to engage in a small group setting and have all your questions addressed.

About the Coach

Iyad Uakoub has 12+ years of global experience in building award-winning career centers, advising startups, empowering organizations with workforce learning & engagement strategies and leveraging data and technology to democratize career opportunities.

June 27th Registration Information

Localized: Upcoming May Webinar Events

Workshop: Beyond CV – Preparing your Portfolio

May 9th, 11:00AM EST | 15:00 GMT | 18:00 Egypt Time

About the workshop:

Is applying to jobs taking lots of your time? Struggling to adjust every application material to each position? This is for you then! Preparing a Portfolio with every required document can save you hours and even days of work when applying for jobs! In this workshop, we will discuss and DO together:

✅What are the documents in a Portfolio
✅What are the differences of a Portfolio according to sectors?
✅How much do you need to adjust your Portfolio documents for each position?

Come ready with the documents you already have if any (CV, Cover Letter, or others), and examples of the documents required for the positions you want to apply to!

We believe in practice, and our workshops are the place to do so!

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to build your Portfolio with us and get it ready for coming career fairs!

About the Speaker

Iyad Uakoub has 12+ years of global experience in building award-winning career centers, advising startups, empowering organizations with workforce learning & engagement strategies and leveraging data and technology to democratize career opportunities.

May 9th Registration Information

Workshop: Following Up After the Interview

May 16th, 11:00AM EST | 15:00 GMT | 18:00 Egypt Time

About the workshop:

You landed the interview now what?

Following up with an employer after the interview is an art and we will help you master it! It requires doing it at the right time, way, and with the right words to have a positive impact on your application.

In this workshop, we will discuss and practice together:

✅When and how to follow up
✅What to include in your follow-up message
✅Strategies to boost your application

If you have an interview coming up mention it and we will be happy to assist with specific examples!

We believe in practice, and our workshops are the place to do so!

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to build a rocking follow-up email with us and get it ready for upcoming interviews!

About the Speaker

Iyad Uakoub has 12+ years of global experience in building award-winning career centers, advising startups, empowering organizations with workforce learning & engagement strategies and leveraging data and technology to democratize career opportunities.

May 16th Registration Information

Digital Transformation: Building a Tech Company from Scratch

May 17th, 18:00 Nairobi & Egypt Time | 11:00 EST | 15:00 GMT

Building a Digital Solutions Company from Scratch:

Are you interested in learning about ways to use and even create digital solutions for your daily work, student life, or even the company you’re at? Digital solutions are all about using technology to solve problems!

Whether you are a business, tech, computer, or data science major, or any other, learning to use digital solutions in your sector is a MUST!

✅ What are some types of digital solutions?
✅ What are some digital solutions tools I can use?
✅ Tips and lessons from creating a digital solutions company

🚨 There will be time for live Q&A at the end of the session.

About the Speaker

June Syowia is an innovator, impact entrepreneur and technology enthusiast. She is currently the CEO of Beiless Group, a company that provides digital solutions for businesses in the African region. In the last 7 years, June and her team have delivered hundreds of impeccable services for entities ranging from SMEs to multinationals. She is an experienced leader with a decade of demonstrated history working in running businesses and organizations that solve problems in her community and beyond. She is an economics graduate and firmly believes that the future of Africa’s growth is highly pegged on evolutionary ideas that disrupt people’s minds.

She’s been selected as a Forbes 30 under 30 honoree and Forbes most promising entrepreneurs n Africa 2018. She has also received global recognition including CEO Global regional and country SME winner 2018 and the Global Student Entrepreneur Award in 2017. June has been named one of the brightest young minds in Africa by BYM. She has also previously co-founded a social enterprise that led to her being named as a Top 40 Under 40 woman by Business Daily Africa in 2015 and one of the most influential youths in Kenya.

May 17th Registration Information

Career Conversation: Leading Sustainable Supply Chains

May 18th, 10:00 EST | 14:00 GMT | 17:00 Egypt Time

Creating a Sustainable Supply Chains Company

Supply Chain Management and Sustainability do not have to be separate, and we are here to show you!

Come join us to hear about careers in supply chains, in the food system, and even how to connect them in a sustainable way, where in every step of the chain people and the planet are protected!

In this session, we will cover:

✅ Careers in sustainability and climate
✅ What is sustainable supply chain
✅ How to work in the food system

🚨 There will be time for live Q&A at the end of the session.

About the Speaker

Danielle Schwab is a sustainability consultant where she works with companies to engage their supply chains as part of their climate and sustainability goals. Danielle started her own local food business, Illuminate Food, in 2020, focused on educating consumers on where their food comes from.

Since returning to consulting, Danielle keeps up her side business through a newsletter where she writes about food, sustainability trends and shares recipes.

May 18th Registration Information

Office Hours: Career Guidance with Career & HR Coach in Residence

May 22nd, 11:00AM EST | 15:00 GMT | 18:00 Egypt Time

About the workshop:

OFFICE HOURS ARE BACK! Jump on and off to ask our Coach in Residence any questions you have or stay the session to hear about other fellows’ questions!

Everyone is welcome but perhaps you are getting ready to attend a Career Fair and have questions about your job search or upcoming talks with recruiters? WE ARE WAITING FOR YOU AS WELL!

OFFICE HOURS is the place to ask any and all questions:

✅ Have a specific question about your CV, Cover Letter, or even digital profile?
✅ Are you preparing for a coming-up interview and would use some help?
✅ Struggling with how to follow up with an employer?

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to ask all your questions in a small group!

About the Speaker

Iyad Uakoub has 12+ years of global experience in building award-winning career centers, advising startups, empowering organizations with workforce learning & engagement strategies and leveraging data and technology to democratize career opportunities.

May 22nd Registration Information

Entrepreneur Journey: Technology and Cybersecurity for Social Good

May 24th, 12:00 Mexico City Time | 14:00 EST | 21:00 Egypt Time

How Can Cybersecurity Be a Source For Social Good?

Are you interested in breaking into AI, cybersecurity, or tech sectors but don’t think you have the right background? Come join us to hear about the journey of a tech and social entrepreneur with a philosophy background, who is changing how we use AI and technology to solve social issues!

✅ What is the relationship between AI and data science?
✅ What is the relationship between cybersecurity and AI?
✅ How can AI and technology be a source of social good/impact?
✅ How does a career in cybersecurity looks like?

🚨 There will be time for live Q&A at the end of the session.

About the Speaker

Victoria Martín del Campo is a Mexican technology entrepreneur and AI ethics researcher. She has a degree in Philosophy and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Data Science at the Universidad Panamericana. Victoria’s professional experience includes co-founding Chimali, a Spanish-language cybersecurity software that uses NLP and Image Recognition to protect the privacy and well-being of children in Latin America. She worked in the Federal Judiciary, where he co-wrote policy, designed ethics impact assessments, and led interdisciplinary Brain Hives. Victoria specializes in public policy focused on technology for social good and the philosophy of technology, with research interests ranging from the epistemology of machine learning to fair AI and data processing of children and indigenous peoples. She has published various articles, reports, and policies related to AI ethics, and has given talks on related topics.

May 24th Registration Information

LATAM Early-Talent Forum

Wednesday, April 19th, 10am GMT

The Early-Talent Forum is the first annual youth summit focused on helping early-stage talent with a variety of diplomas and areas of interest better understand requirements, transformations and opportunities for the next decade.

The Early-Talent forum will host renowned speakers from companies like Oracle, American Express, TrendMicro Cybersecurity, The Washington Post and Project Management Institute talking about an array of topics from developing in your career from fresh graduate to the world of financial inclusion and fintech to technology and entrepreneurship.

Many of our speakers have been at their prospective companies for 15+ years, making them not only experts in their fields but experts in their industries and companies.

The conference is organized by Localized, the global talent platform that connects students and recent grads in emerging markets to job opportunities & industry professionals.

2023 PRME Global Forum: Connecting for Impact Worldwide

Join Us for Responsible Management Education Week in NY

The nature of leading a business is changing from the exclusive focus on economic wealth generation to encompass a more holistic purpose, with leaders being expected to make businesses a vehicle for solving the environmental and social challenges the world is facing. Educational institutions have a huge responsibility to prepare responsible leaders to rise to these global challenges in new, integrated ways, and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide an agenda for the world to pursue.

With a dynamic program and purpose-driven speakers, the 2023 Edition of the PRME Global Forum will bring a global debate on how business education can help advance the sustainable development agenda worldwide. 

The Principles for Responsible Management Education will gather business school leaders, faculty, students, businesses and sustainable development organizations for a Responsible Management Education Week, on 12 – 16 June 2023, in New York (USA), to advance responsible management education and its impact worldwide. The 11th Edition of PRME Global Forum will be part of this week, taking place on 13-14 June 2023, hosted by Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business.

In addition to taking stock of PRME’s growth over the last year and highlighting the ongoing work of the PRME community, the 2023 Global Forum will focus on impact across various session themes: pedagogyclimatedigital, and leadership. The 2023 Edition will be the first in-person forum since 2017, and its plenaries will also be broadcasted to participants worldwide.

Schedule

12-14 June: 2023 PRME Global Forum

15-16 June: Partner Events

12 June: PRME International Community Gatherings

EFMD Strategic Leadership Program for Deans

October 17-20, Brussels, Belgium

The focus of the Strategic Leadership Program for Deans is to discuss central themes that any dean and director faces in one or another form, and with priorities that may vary between business schools and over time.

Target group: Newly appointed Deans or Director General of the entire institution with overall school management responsibility.

Please note that the program will be limited to 20 participants.

EFMD Global Americas Annual Conference

October 11-13 2023, Mexico City, Mexico

The EFMD Global Network Americas Annual Conference has been designed for all interested in management education and development. It brings together EFMD Global Network members, companies, educational institutions and other associations interested in the Americas. This includes Deans, Deputy and Associate Deans, International Relations Directors, Program Directors, Executive Education Directors and other Business School and Executive Development Professionals.

Additional event information coming soon

AACSB International Conference and Annual Meeting (ICAM) 2023

AACSB International Conference and Annual Meeting (ICAM) 2023, April 23-25, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Join 1,300 peers representing many of the top institutions from around the world in a three-day event offering over 40 hours of engaging sessions and networking community meetings.

Business educators and thought leaders will highlight the various pathways to impact their organizations are taking to generate positive change.  

Society is demanding that we update the ways we are educating tomorrow’s leaders, and business educators have responded with new models for generating positive societal impact in their communities, regions, and at a global scale.

Connect with peers and engage with speakers who are eager to share their insights in areas such as:

  • Leaning methods and delivery that adapt with learner needs
  • Demystifying assurance of learning
  • Partnering for impact
  • Building a culture of well-being
  • Climate consciousness

Who should attend?

Corporate representatives, deans, associate/assistant deans, international directors, program directors, department chairs, and faculty.

Localized: Upcoming March Webinar Events

Immigrating to Canada: From Study Permits to Permanent Residency

March 9th, 11:00 AM EST | 16:00 GMT | 18:00 Egypt Time

Thinking about moving to Canada? Join us for an insightful session on the different pathways and processes to migrate to Canada successfully! Learn about:

  • Different programs Canada offers for new immigrants
  • Study permits and how to apply inside and outside of Canada
  • Post graduate work permits
  • There will be time for live Q&A at the end of the session.

About the Speakers

About Dov Maierovitz:

After completing an undergraduate Bachelor of Commerce degree in 2003, Dov graduated from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, in 2007. In 2012, he founded EME Professional Corp with Joel Etienne and has since helped countless families achieve their dream of immigrating to Canada. From the most simple visa applicant to the most sophisticated business investor, Dov will take the time to review every detail of your case with you to ensure the greatest chances of success. When he’s not working, Dov can be found chasing after his three young boys.

Canada is one of the most immigration-friendly countries in the world, welcoming hundreds of thousands of new immigrants each year. At EME, we are proud to represent immigration clients of all demographics and backgrounds. We have helped people from every continent, culture and religion and have been proud to welcome them to the Canadian family.

About Maria Mici:

Maria has been working at EME as Immigration Settlement Manager since the corporation’s inception in 2012, proudly facilitating the immigration of hundreds of families looking for a new country to call home. Maria’s expertise includes deep knowledge of Provincial Nominee Programs, Work Permits, Visitor Visas, Study Permits, LMIAs, Express Entry Applications and Family/Spousal Sponsorships. Maria speaks English, Albanian and Greek fluently with a working knowledge of Italian. Outside of her busy and fulfilling professional life, Maria is a dedicated mother of two who loves to spend time with family, travel and explore the local Toronto food scene.

March 9th Registration Information

Mental Health: How to Stay Motivated

March 16th, 11:00 AM EST | 16:00 GMT | 18:00 Egypt Time

How do you create goals, solve problems and change old habits? How do you continue to be resilient in the face of job rejection and feeling like you lack the motivation to keep going? This workshop will help you work through challenges around:

  • Positive self talk
  • Goal setting and reviewing
  • How to stay mindful and motivated
  • What to do if you lose motivation

About the Speaker

George Taktak is the founder of How Mental, the world’s largest community of people (inc. Bella Hadid, Emma Bunton & Alanis Morissette) and organizations dedicated to making mental healthcare accessible, reaching 14 Million people across social media [IG: @howmental].

George uses his experience of depression and anxiety to normalize the conversation around mental health, infusing creativity, humor and levity throughout his work. Over the past decade, he has consulted organizations on how to engage people with mental wellbeing. George is particularly interested in technology’s ability to scale care and is an inventor, having secured a patent for his work in 2019.

Before shifting into healthcare, George received an Economics degree from the LSE. He worked for Deloitte and Barclays Wealth. George is also an artist, writer, polyglot and part of the LGBTQ+ family.

Recently, through How Mental, George released the ‘How Are We’ app to help people easily track their feelings and create a tangible metric for the wellbeing of the planet. It is available to download on iPhone now.

March 16th Registration Information

How to Build a Successful Business From Scratch

March 23rd, 11:00 AM EST | 16:00 GMT | 18:00 Egypt Time

Are you a self starter? Have you always known you wanted to be your own boss but you don’t know where to start or if you’ll enjoy being an entrepreneur?

Wanja Laiboni is a former International Development practitioner turned creative industries entrepreneur and designer. She grasps that creativity can humanize our lives, fuel innovation, and drive economic development. In this session, she’ll dive deep into the life and challenges of an entrepreneur. She’ll share experiences starting her own business, answer questions about how to get funding, training and support and talk about how to overcome obstacles that you might face.

If you’re a current or soon to be graduate searching for a purpose, this session is a great starting point to help you figure out what you want to do! We’ll answer question like:

  • Idea or determination, what comes first?
  • Challenges of becoming an entrepreneur and how to overcome obstacles
  • Social entrepreneurship, what is it?
  • How to find your purpose

About the Speaker

After nearly a decade of a global career managing multi-million dollar grant portfolios and projects for US non-profits that saw Wanja Laiboni work as far afield as Asia, the Americas, the Caribbean, and East and Southern Africa, Wanja is investing in the development of Africa’s Creative and Cultural Industries.

She has founded two heritage-based enterprises. SIWWAA (www.siwwaa.com), a sustainable luxury accessories brand, merges one-of-a-kind contemporary design inspired by Africa’s cultural and artistic capital with sustainable raw materials and production excellence. Beginning as a research project, Crafting Kenya (www.craftingkenya.com) is repositioning Kenya’s craft and materials heritage for production and sourcing for global brands in fashion.

March 23rd Registration Information

EngageLIVE: Unlocking the Myths of AI and Data Intelligence – How AI Tools Like ChatGPT Can Drive Innovation in Learning and Work

As we start 2023, it’s hard to miss articles talking about AI and data intelligence. This transformational trend has captivated nearly all industries, and is already making an impact in our lives, our workplaces, and our society. 

Data and AI are introducing new ways to create insights and solve problems. From all the buzz of ChatGPT and Deepfakes now, to the advent of radio, calculators and the internet itself years before. 

Technology drives innovation – but it’s people who apply this technology to create real change for real people. To decrease burnout, to fight crime, to feed our world better – and to help save lives. 

Join Engageli for an interactive EngageLIVE session featuring Marijn Markus, Managing Data Scientist, social scientist at Capgemini, along with Talia Kolodny, Director of Partnerships, EMEA at Engageli. Marijn will share examples from his groundbreaking work on data-driven decision making and help us explore the potential of AI and robots in fields like education and workplace learning.

Whether you are a higher education leader or corporate learning professional, you won’t want to miss this session.

Can’t attend live? No problem. Register to receive the link to watch the interactive recording of the session in an Engageli Playback Room.

Localized: Breaking Into Product Management

Are you interested in pursuing a role in tech but you want to work in a non-engineering focused role? If you’re studying engineering, marketing, business management, psychology or another related field you might want to learn about a role in Product Management.

Learn about:

  • What a product manager is responsible for
  • What experience you need to enter the field
  • How to land your first role or internship
  • What kind of work a product manager does on a day-to-day basis

About Ronke Majekodunmi

For many years, Ronke Majekodunmi (she/her) has been a noteworthy leader and powerhouse in product management. She has dedicated her career to creating outstanding, world-class products. She actively invests her time in educating the next generation of product leaders.

Her mission is to make the world of product management more accessible for diverse product makers entering the field by providing insights and authentic experiences for the next generation to draw from.

Ronke actively uses her website and podcast to engage with fellow product managers and provide valuable content that helps expand their careers and create clarity from ambiguity. You can read more on www.ronkepm.com or tune into her podcast “Product Magic” on your favorite listening platform!

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