Highre Start-Already! Online CareerCon

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

12:30pm - 2:45pm

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Partnering with some of the major universities including Columbia University, UPenn, Georgetown University, Wake Forest U, University of Miami and more, we run multi-university online career conferences where we invite students, speakers and employers from across the country and connect then together, online. 

Our very first event of 2020, Highre Start-Already! Online CareerCon is coming up next week on Wed, Jan 29th, 2020. During the live online sessions, our speakers from Big Idea Ventures, Funding Circle US, and Dafero are sharing how they started their VC/software engineering/entrepreneur careers early on while they were still students. 

Speaker Sessions:

TARTING A VC CAREER WHILE YOU ARE STILL A STUDENT

12:30 - 1:15 PM EDT
Abby Lyall, Program Director @Big Idea Ventures
Abby started her career as a VC while she was still a student. After working on her own startup and another startup, she joined a VC as an intern but she turned it into her real career soon. As a passionate believer of "starting NOW", she shares her experience on starting career early on and her passion behind it.
 
LEADING A TECH TEAM AT A FINTECH COMPANY AS A STUDENT
1:15 - 2:00 PM EDT
Maryam Syed, Software Engineer @Funding Circle US
Formerly having worked on her own startup, Maryam is the technical lead for the Growth Engineering team at Funding Circle and is currently working on her degree in computer science. She will share her personal experience of unconventional journey on education and work, and tips on how to take control of them.
 
ENTREPRENEURSHIP, BUSINESS AND TECH FOR SOCIAL GOOD
2:00 - 2:45 PM EDT
Lina Zdruli, CEO/Founder @Dafero
Having started her first business during university years, she is a passionate serial entrepreneur who worked on multiple businesses to help women and international communities, consulted international organizations, and involved in humanitarian projects. She's sharing her incredible story with you.
 
 

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