Women in engineering and technology have a critical role to play in defining how we live on the planet. Participate in the 2012 Global Marathon, the only virtual event bringing together engineering women worldwide, to discuss making a difference through engineering.
You will gain:
* New contacts.
* More knowledge for success.
* Inspiration and a new appreciation of how women engineers are poised to change the world.
This free, virtual conference features daily, live, interactive webcasts showcasing prominent women discussing seminal issues such as clean water, energy, sustainable food supplies, and entrepreneurship. Each region will also present programs on a variety of additional topics meant to help women in engineering and technology realize their dreams.
Monday, March 5 – Opening Panel of International WIET Executives and North America Program
Tuesday, March 6 – Latin America Program + Food Panel
Wednesday, March 7 – Middle East/Africa Program + Entrepreneurship Panel
Thursday, March 8 – India Program + Energy Panel (International Women’s Day)
Friday, March 9 – China Program + Water Panel
Saturday, March 10 – UK/Europe Program and Closing Panel of International Women’s Organizations
Be sure to join Wednesday's session featuring ASCE's first woman president,
Dr. Patricia D. Galloway, P.E, CPENG, PMP, MRICS, CFCC, CEO, Pegasus Global Holdings Inc:
Women Reshaping the World Through Entrepreneurship - An Intimate Discussion with Leading Female Global Entrepreneurs
Wednesday, March 7
4:30 - 5:30 pm Lebanon (9:30 - 10:30 am U.S. Eastern)
A unique partnership between the Marathon's Middle East/North Africa (MENA) Region and the American Society of Civil Engineers, this candid, inspirational and game-changing conversation is lead by leading global female engineering entrepreneurs. They will share their personal journeys and stories of failure, triumph and wisdom. Designed to inspire young women who are passionate about engineering and technology to begin their own entrepreneurial journey.
Mona Arishi, Corporate Citizenship & Corp Affairs Manager, IBM Egypt & MENA
Dr. Rana El Chemaitelly, Instructor, Engineering and Architecture, American University of Beirut
Dr. Patricia Galloway, CEO, Pegasus Global Holdings Inc.
Nancy R. Tuor, Group President and Executive Sponsor for Sustainability, CH2MHILL
Kathy Forman Frey (moderator), award-winning entrepreneur and founder, Hot Mommas® Project: The world's largest collection of women's case studies
Dina Masri (co-moderator), Engineering Student, Telecommunications, Princess Sumaya University for Technology and 2012 head of technical development, IEEE PSUT student branch