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March 2023
Marie Lalleman Gotara Advisor

Mom Guilt is a Real Thing! How to Get Out of the Trap

Marie Lalleman wanted an international career since she started working in her family’s restaurant at age nine. So she studied business and international management and began to pursue her dream career. She landed dream jobs and traveled the world working for various organizations, including Nielsen Market Research. ...
09 Mar
8:00 am - 8:30 am
February 2023

People Pleaser to a Senior Leader!

Charlotte Schriner has always loved mathematics. Earlier in her education, she loved the structure and the patterns and "geeked out" on how following an equation would always lead to results (we get it!). And Charlotte was a great student because she followed the structure. Then, in her early career, Charlotte followed the rules and focused on pleasing others until she had her epiphany while working at a startup company. As she describes it, "a new part of my brain switched on". ...
23 Feb
8:00 am - 8:30 am
Karen Leeker

Career Growth | You Just Have To Ask!

Karen is currently the co-Founder of E2B Coach. E2B Coach was born from her most recent teaching experience and the desire to help STEM and minority students build professional careers. Karen is an investor, board member, advisor, innovation expert, entrepreneur, and mentor. ...
09 Feb
8:00 am - 8:45 am
January 2023

Mentorship is a Two-Way Street

Natalie Steck was born and raised in Australia and, early in her career, found her passion for technical sales and problem-solving. She courageously continued to take on different roles, including the head of sales and marketing in tech companies, CEO of two startups, and now the Director of Silicon Valley Bank. ...
26 Jan
8:00 am - 8:30 am
November 2022
October 2022

What Courage and Leadership Look Like in Action

Dr. Oris Sanjur grew up in Panama under the tutelage of parents who were both teachers. Oris knew early on that she wanted to study biology and her parents encouraged her to do what she loved. She did face barriers to pursuing her education, including financial and social stigmas. She heard, for example, "Why would a smart woman like you choose biology? Why not be a banker or a doctor?" But Oris knew what she wanted and went for it! She obtained a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and has participated in significant DNA sequencing research. And in the process, Oris uncovered the keys to being an authentic leader. Join us on October 27 at 8:00 am CDT to learn from Oris' keys to leadership. ...
27 Oct
8:00 am - 8:30 am
September 2022

Allyship. The Critical Partnership STEM+ Women Need

Scott Brown understood the importance of allyship for women in STEM+ while talking with his wife after work each day (BTW, his wife is in a senior finance role--the first female at this level in her organization). After several stories, he understood that his work experience and his wife's work experience differed dramatically. ...
29 Sep
8:00 am - 8:30 am
July 2022

A Voice at the Table | How to Add Gravitas When You Speak Up

Join our panel of advisors as we discuss different approaches that can work for you: Anjali Bhasin, Managing Director International Tax Services - Transfer Pricing at Ernst & Young; Andrea White, Global Healthcare Service Strategy Lead, Pharmaceutical/Life Sciences, Microsoft; Odharnait Ansbro, Founder @ Solas, Leadership Development Expert. ...
14 Jul
8:00 am - 9:00 am
June 2022

From STEM to CEO | How this “problem hunter” found her way!

Colleen Athans found her pursuit of engineering, both in academia and the workforce, to be challenging and rewarding. By having the courage to capitalize on opportunities she rose to the highest ranks in GE Aviation. Along the way, Colleen learned how to balance “changing the system” with “playing by the rules”. ...
02 Jun
9:30 am - 10:00 am
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