GIRL GEEK SCOTLAND TEAMS UP WITH SHELL AND WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY
GIRL GEEK SCOTLAND TEAMS UP WITH SHELL AND WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY TO DELIVER CAREER EVENTGirl Geek Scotland, Women in Technology and Shell have joined together to bring an exciting event to Aberdeen next month. Moving Beyond the Boys Club will take place at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, formerly the Patio Hotel, in the Granite City on Tuesday, May 10.The event will feature keynote speaker, Dr Suzanne Doyle-Morris, author of Beyond the Boys Club: Achieving Career Success as a Woman Working in a Male Dominated Field. Suzanne is also a director of Doyle Morris Coaching and Development, which works to help companies retain and develop their valuable, well-trained female executives. During the evening Suzanne will discuss some of the issues she has experienced in her career, and will then take part in a question and answer session. Senior female representatives from Shell and Maggie Berry from Women in Technology will also take part in the session. There will be a networking opportunity over drinks and a light dinner at the event, which costs 15 per person and includes a copy of Dr Doyle Morriss book. Shell is a passionate ambassador of diversity and inclusion and, in particular, the support of women in the fields of science, engineering and technology and Shell is delighted to be working on this exclusive joint event.Sheryl Newman, operations director at Aberdeen head-quartered Easthaven and one of the event organisers, is delighted to be welcoming such an influential speaker to the event.She said: Suzanne is a truly thought provoking speaker and her inspirational stories and tangible tips will guarantee immediate take-aways to put into practice. In particular Suzanne will address the art of profile raising and ensuring that you secure the right opportunities that will make a positive difference to your career. Suzanne is very much in demand as a speaker in London and I am delighted that we have been able to bring her to Aberdeen.It is fantastic to be organising this event in conjunction with Shell UK Womens Network and Women in Technology and I am confident that the whole evening will be a tremendous success.Maggie Berry, Managing Director of Women in Technology adds, Weve run a number of events in London that have been highly successful so Im very excited to branch into Scotland, especially as its my home turf! We have some great people taking part and are looking forward to offering some invaluable advice to female technologists in Aberdeen, and hopefully having a positive impact on their careers.Tickets for the event, which cost 15 are available by visiting www.girlgeekscotland.co.uk.