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February 29, 2024
12:00 pm
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Speaker Series: Women Rock IT- FIFA Women’s World Cup Dream Team

STEM ConnectHER Participants

happening: October 11, 2022

Program
Launch


Listen in as industry experts from our corporate partners discuss pertinent issues facing early-in-career women in STEM and welcome our participants and  member organisations.


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March

15

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Participant onboarding

Brief introduction and key members onboarding

April

15

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Program Launch

Launching the program with a webinar

April

20

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Mentoring Starts

Program kickoff with students booking the mentors

June

1

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Program Concludes

Final day of mentoring sessions and program review

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Check all the events happening under the STEM ConnectHER Program

February

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29

Speaker Series: Women Rock IT- FIFA Women’s World Cup Dream Team

Join us in collaboration with our partner Cisco, to discover the groundbreaking work behind the scenes of the world's largest sporting event.

March

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18

Panel Discussion: Beyond the classroom | Building your career in STEM

Join the panel discussion with experts from leading STEM employers committed to advancing STEM equity and inclusion. The distinguished panel will share their insights on why it is the right time for women to be in STEM and what they are doing to diversify their workforce and attract and retain female talent.

View recordings of past events

February

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23

Orientation for Students

Are you ready to explore opportunities in STEM? Join the STEM ConnectHER Participant Orientation, where you'll learn how to meet inspiring mentors, discover exciting learning opportunities, and embark on a journey to make your STEM dreams a reality!

January

TBC

29

STEM ConnectHer: Mentor Onboarding

Ignite your spark as a STEM ConnectHer mentor: Join our onboarding session to equip, connect, and empower. This onboarding session is designed to equip you with the knowledge, resources, and connections you need to thrive as a STEM ConnectHer mentor.

January

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15

Speaker Series: Dream Big, Fly High: Inspiring the Next Generation of STEM leaders

Explore the world of women professionals in the aviation industry with speakers from Collins Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney. Learn more about the program at https://stemconnecther.org/

January

TBC

09

STEM ConnectHER Orientation For Mentees

Helping mentees onboard the TEX platform and connect with mentors.

March

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31

Salary Negotiations with Anjali Rao

Negotiating salary can be a competitive and tricky situation, often posing unique challenges to women. Do you struggle with negotiating pay or promotions? Would you like to seek guidance from an expert? 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 ‘Salary Negotiations’ with Anjali Rao on March 31, 2023 from 10:00-11:00 AM MYT.

Anjali Rao leads Human Resources for the Network Edge Group at Intel. Anjali brings depth of HR leadership expertise across multiple disciplines and diverse global experience. Prior to her current role, Anjali led HR at Intel India supporting Intel India’s 13,000+ employees. Through Anjali’s work implementing HR initiatives, driving organizational change, and talent development, she has been regarded as a top HR practitioner and leader. She has been recognized as HR director of the year by HRD Awards Asia 2021 and was also selected as one of India’s most agile HR Leaders 2021 by Sapphire Connect- a recognition for being the driving force and thought leader behind bringing exemplary HR practices in the organisation.

Session Agenda

10:00-11:00 am MYT: Speaker session on ‘ Salary Negotiations’

In this session, you can expect to learn how to self-advocate while negotiating salary, points to consider to make the right assessment of the ask, and tips on how to rightfully communicate during these situations.

11:00-11:30 am MYT: Closed group mentor session with Anjali Rao

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.

March

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30

STEM and Gender Cafe with Sachiko Nakajima

The representation of women varies widely across STEM occupations and they often face challenges when pursuing a career in STEM. Do you feel the need to have a mentor to talk to and get guidance to overcome these challenges? 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 ‘STEM and Gender Cafe’ with Sachiko Nakajima on March 30,2023 from 5:00-6:00pm JST.

Sachiko Nakajima is a musician, a mathematics researcher, and a STEAM Educator. She is also CEO of steAm, Inc.,the representative director of steAm BAND Association and a thematic project producer of Expo 2025, Osaka, Kansai, Japan. She also serves as a STEM Girls Ambassador, Cabinet Office, and project researcher of Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences The University of Tokyo. She won the gold medal as the first Japanese woman in the International Mathematical Olympiad. She passionately conducts research on art and technology as well as music, mathematics, and education.In this session, you will get an opportunity to have an open conversation with the mentor, cross-learn from the experiences of other women in STEM, and have all your questions answered by the mentor.

(Please note that this will be a bilingual session in both Japanese and English)Please fill out the following registration form to reserve your spot.

March

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29

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.

March

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28

Cross cultural management: Working across cultures and time zones with Darren Scott

Do you work with a distributed team and find working across cultures and time zones tricky? STEMConnectHer is bringing you an opportunity to learn about the best practices from the best!

Welcome to the STEM ConnectHER Mentorship Week! We're excited that you're interested in joining us for the session ‘Cross cultural management : working across cultures and time zones’ with Darren Scott on March 28,2023 from 10:00-10:40am MYT.

Darren Scott is the CEO and Co-Founder of The Experience Exchange. TEX is a global software start-up that connects individuals to share their knowledge, while helping organisations such as TAF, power and connect communities against a common goal. Before starting on his entrepreneurial journey with TEX, Darren had a rich corporate career, building services businesses and managing global teams for organisations such as Cisco and Adobe. As such, Darren has built strong cross-cultural management and business experience, living in cities such as San Francisco, Sydney, Bangalore and Singapore. Darren will be one of our featured mentors in Mentor week, answering your questions and sharing his lessons learned both in his corporate life and start-up journey.

In this session, you can expect to learn how to manage different time zones, and cultural differences. What are the best practices, and the best way to work with a global team.

The talk will be followed by a 20-minutes closed group mentoring session from 10:40-11:00 am MYT with Darren Scott, 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.

Indicate your interest in joining this special 20 minutes mentoring session below. Slots are limited so sign up now!

March

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27

Preparing for your Future in STEM with Earoel Kennedy

Do you want learn more about how to navigate your career in STEM? 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 ‘Preparing for your future in STEM’ with Earoel Kennedy on March 27, 2023 from 1:00-2:00 PM MYT.

Earoel Kennedy is the Global Head of Cloud Core Enablement and Development with SAP Global Cloud Services delivering workforce transformation to support SAP’s Multicloud Strategy to support SAP customer's journey to the Cloud. A successful and driven business professional with over 20 years of experience, Earoel has diverse knowledge from various market units in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific. She has vast industry expertise in the FSI, retail, logistics distribution and telecommunications spaces. She is also a certified design thinker.In this session, you can expect to learn how to navigate your career as a woman in STEM, what opportunities to watch out for and maximise in your STEM career, and how to plan your future in STEM.

The talk will be followed by a 30-minute closed group mentoring session from 2:00-2:30 pm MYT with Earoel Kennedy, 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. Indicate your interest in joining this special 30 minutes mentoring session below. Slots are limited so sign up now! Please fill out the following registration form to reserve your spot.

February

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16

Emerging Tech Trends with Vanessa Sulikowski

Interested in learning about emerging trends and opportunities in the tech space? Join us at our STEMConnectHER event on Thursday, February 16. Learn about Evolving Technology & The Future of Work with Vanessa Sulikowski! Vanessa is a Distinguished Systems Engineer at Cisco and has worked in the ICT industry for 30+ years. She is an evangelist for workforce technology experience and a champion for women in IT.

January

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24

STEM ConnectHER Event – Japan

The hybrid event will feature a presentation by the Inochi Wakazo Project, a panel discussion with prominent STEM leaders and a short networking session with both online and in-person attendees.

December

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05

Navigating Your Career as a Woman in Tech (Offline + Online)

Listen in to Zahra Zahid (ASEAN Startup Leader, Solutions Architecture, AWS) share her experiences and how to 'Navigate Your Career as a Woman in Tech' .

November

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17

Women Rock IT - Data Science Part 1

Join us for the FREE "Women Rock-IT" live TV broadcasts and hear from some "Rock'in" women who have challenged stereotypes and turned their passion for technology into rewarding and successful careers. Our speakers are in different occupations and businesses. You will soon learn, IT is a world of possibilities and a technology career can be as varied, exciting, and as glamorous as you want it to be.

November

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10

Managing Your Networking

Helping you build and retain a great professional network.

October

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27

Making the Most of your Mentorship

World-class communications expert, Arabella, shares how to be an effective mentor. Learn the strategies and tips to become a great mentor and help the mentees on their learning journeys.

October

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11

STEM ConnectHER Launch

STEM ConnectHER launch event happening soon. Industry experts from our corporate partners welcome early-in-career women in STEM to expand their network and grow professionally.

September

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29

On-boarding session for mentors

Inviting all mentors of ConnectHER program to join us for this educational session on how to use the platform, the tools and resources available for mentors and how to make most of the mentoring opportunities available under this program.

September

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22

My STEM Journey with Sikieng Sok

Join us for a pre-launch chat with Sikieng Sok, a STEM educator and advocate, dedicated to empowering underprivileged children all over the world through Tech education.

September

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01

ConnectHER Participant Onboarding

Inviting all participants of the TAF program to join the session.

We will introduce the platform, share the guidelines to connect with mentors and discuss the outline of the program.

August

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25

ConnectHER Mentor Onboarding

Inviting all mentors in the ConnectHER program to join this session. We will introduce the platform, share resources about mentoring and explain the framework of the program.