Building your professional network with Diya Nag

Networking and building your personal brand is a crucial for a successful professional career. Would you like to learn how to build, expand, maintain your professional network as an early in career women? STEMConnectHer is bringing you an opportunity to learn from the best!

Welcome to the STEM ConnectHER Mentorship Week! We're excited that you're interested in joining us for the session ‘Building your professional network’ with Diya Nag on March 29, 2023 from 10:00-11:00 AM MYT.

Diya Nagserves as The Asia Foundation’s director for Strategy and Development for theCambodia office. As an experienced international development professional andtrained lawyer, Diya is passionate about a growing and developing Asia withequal access to opportunities for all, and about applying a gender and socialinclusion lens to all programs.

In hercurrent role, she provides high-level strategic advice and guidance to programimplementation in key areas of the Foundation’s programming in Cambodia and theregion including governance, gender equality, inclusive economic growth throughbridging gaps in access to digital technology, and environmental resilience.She is also responsible for leading on strategic communications businessdevelopment, and ensuring programs achieve high impact and results throughrobust monitoring, learning, and evaluation, and adaptive managementapproaches. She was previously the governance and legal specialist in Cambodia,working extensively on a large knowledge sector program. Before that, she wasassociate director of Programs with the Foundation’s office in New Delhi, Indiawhere her achievements included growing the Foundation’s programming in theareas of urban governance, regional trade and cooperation, and future of work.

Prior tojoining the Foundation, Diya worked at the UNDP in India on improving justicedelivery and legal reform, engaging closely with the Indian government andjudiciary to improve access to justice for marginalized groups. She also spenttime at the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) in New Delhi working onSouth Asia’s human rights advocacy on police and prison reforms at theCommonwealth level, and leading CHRI’s communications plan.

Session Agenda

10:00-11:00 am MYT: Speaker session on ‘ Building your professional network’

In this session, you can expect to learn about some common the networking challenges women face and how to navigate them, and learn about where to start and how to build your professional network as early in-career women in STEM fields.

11:00-11:30 am MYT: Closed group mentor session with Diya Nag

The talk will be followed by a 30-minute closed group mentoring session , wherein you will get an opportunity to have an open conversation with the mentor, get an insight on your personal professional journey, and have all your questions answered directly from the expert.

Slots are limited so sign up now! Please fill out the following registration form to reserve your spot.

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