Each session would feature a guest from industry or academia who are leaders in their professions to talk about careers in technology, how to get in and make progress once in. As part of the webinars’ tech experts would share insights on developing careers in tech. They would also cover various aspects such as what recruiting managers are looking for, the interview process and after getting in, how to develop and grow in tech careers. There will also be question and answer sessions to go through your questions and discuss with our guests. The dates for the sessions are listed below, please save the dates!
- Friday 5th February 2021
- Friday 5th March 2021
- Friday 30th April 2021
In addition to taking questions on the day, we also welcome submissions of questions before the day via this link.
To attend the first event, please, register here.
Our guest for the first webinar (Friday 5th February) is Gbemi Adesemowo.
Gbemi is a Vice President in the Prime Services Technology division at BNP Paribas bank in New Jersey where she is responsible for managing the implementation of large-scale, complex financial systems.
Her career in financial services technology started in the City of London after which she moved to New York where she has worked with multiple global financial services institutions.
Gbemi has a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering at the Obafemi Awolowo University Nigeria, a post-graduate diploma in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge, a Masters in Information Systems Engineering from the University of Manchester in the UK and a MBA from Columbia University. She currently resides in Bayonne, New Jersey.
We would like to thank Dr Funmi Obembe ACM-W UK Chapter Career Chair and Senior Lecturer in Information Systems at the School of Computer Science and Informatics at De Montfort University for organising the events.
Dr Funmi Obembe.