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πŸ‡΅πŸ‡Ή #WIT | Live Mentoring: Finding mentors in the Portuguese ecosystem

March 9, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm UTC-5

Find the right network of mentors is key to create a successful career, but it can equally challenging.

On March 9th, we will receive two incredible guests who will share their experience, and hold a live mentoring session to help you find the right mentors, and guide you through the Portuguese tech ecosystem.

We are honored to receive Claudia Mendes Silva and Maria-Manuel LeitΓ£o. Are you ready?

πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»// Meet our guests // πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»

Claudia is a tech-savvy professional with a Master and Bachelor Degree in Computer Science at Coimbra University and over 15 years of experience in technology across a variety of disciplines, including but not limited to Project Management, Program Management Office (PMO), Demand Manager, Technical Pre-Sales, IT Consultant and Software Developer. In a nutshell, she is a versatile IT multilingual professional, with an in-depth understanding of technology and the ability to translate technical and complex projects into a business and commercial-orientated solution.

Most recently, she has joined an incredible international non-profit organization to close the gender gap and help women embrace technology by organizing international networking events.

Maria-Manuel LeitΓ£o Marques is a professor in Faculty of Economics and Permanent Researcher in the Centre for Social Studies in University of Coimbra, Portugal. With a degree in Degree in Law Faculty, Doctorate in economics, and a Postdoctoral qualification in economics, she embraces new challenges by being a member of Parliament in Portugal and also, leading the Secretary of State for Administrative Modernisation and, as Minister of the Presidency of Administrative Modernisation.

Nowadays, she’s a member of Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, as vice-chair of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection, and a member of the Women’s rights and Gender Equality Committee (Femm).

πŸ™‹πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ// Meet the host // πŸ™‹πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ

Munique Martins is an extremely passionate person when it comes to education. She had her first teaching opportunity when she was 16 years old and has been involved in education ever since. She has always been into technology and is a proud nerd. Munique joined Ironhack to make a difference and to encounter new people and their stories, and she is now Campus Lead at Ironhack, managing the Lisbon campus operations.

πŸ‘©πŸΏβ€πŸ’» // About our Women in Tech Week – TAIF & WIT // πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ’»

March is women’s month and we are celebrating! We want to keep inspiring every girl in our community and we want to continue the conversation about things that matter. Together with the global movement Women in Tech from the 8th to the 12th of March, we will host daily webinars focused on diversity and inclusion in tech.

Take a moment to learn, reflect and share with the community. Every day, we are writing our own story and the story of women in tech. You can sign up to get all the news and check all events here: https://www2.ironhack.com/women-in-tech. Join us and let’s celebrate together!

#ChooseToChallenge #IWD2021 #TAIF


March 9, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm UTC-5


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