Posted by: alexswallow | April 28, 2014

Leaning in when you’re not Sheryl Sandberg – The Student Edition

Another fantastic contribution by the brilliant Anne-Marie- it’s great to have her take on Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’

Anne-Marie Imafidon

Late last year I was invited to keynote at the 2014 BCS Lovelace Colloquium. Started by Dr Hannah Dee, a lecturer in Computing at Aberystwyth University, it is a meeting of women studying Computer Science and related subjects at UK universities. They have a chance to present academic posters, network with others and meet companies eager to hire them. For many girls this is their first experience at such a conference and for all that attend, it’s the first step on their career journey.

Overwhelming feedback from the audience and nudges from fellow speaker and friend Cate Huston made me promise to blog about what I said, so, here is:

How to “Lean In” when you’re not Sheryl Sandberg - the student edition How to “Lean In” when you’re not Sheryl Sandberg – the student edition

For anyone who doesn’t yet know about the Lean In movement (and this applied to half of the audience)

The book Lean In is focused…

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