This session will be a dialogue format where a futurist and a personal branding guru will focus on how and what to highlight in these times to ensure that your presence, strengths, skills and interests are represented in the most marketable manner demonstrating your value to your audience....
This session will be a dialogue format where a futurist and a personal branding guru will focus on how and what to highlight in these times to ensure that your presence, strengths, skills and interests are represented in the most marketable manner demonstrating your value to your audience. What does your audience needs in these times? Do you know that? During the world of Zoom, Webex, Teams, and Hangouts, how do you represent yourself in content and on camera? Are you doing yourself justice or harm? Is the flexibility of work location keeping you on your toes or have you gotten too relaxed? What are the pitfalls you need to avoid? Our experts will bring their perspectives to ensure you are ready to represent your best self in COVID-19 times and beyond demonstrating your understanding of the businesses you want to present yourself to.
Meet The Speakers
Mary Schumacher is a writer and personal branding strategist. As the founder of CareerFrames writing practice, she produces original content for resumes, LinkedIn profiles, executive bios, marketing briefs, and other career documents. She came to this role after positions in government, business, and associations. Throughout all of her roles, Mary brought a talent for distilling myriad data points into compelling storytelling and for celebrating human cleverness.
With a background in infrastructure, cloud, digital engineering, and data analytics, Zahra has served as a thought leader in go-to-market strategy, consultative solutions selling, and strategic pursuits / alliances. Zahra brings over 20 years of experience with global firms in management consulting (Deloitte, AMS / CGI and boutique firms), technology solutions (CenturyLink, Thomson Reuters, and Dell Technologies) and Solution Integrators (Cognizant, most recently) where she served as a transformation leader for clients to implement the best of breed technologies, reduce cost, improve service performance, prepare for business continuity and disaster recovery. Her clientele spanned across financial services, US public sector, healthcare, life sciences, utility, energy, media /entertainment, travel and hospitality. As a futurist, Zahra continues to stay involved in various personal growth and advancement initiatives, i.e. blogging, advanced learning, mentoring and coaching. Zahra serves on the advisory boards of both for-profit and non-profit firms. She is based out of metro New York.