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Monday, April 19 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Relationships Are The True Currency: Now More Than Ever — Supported by Facebook

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Expanding your network and deepening relationships is no easy feat in today’s socially-distanced world. Whether you love meeting new people or you just plain don’t feel comfortable networking, creating and deepening connections during COVID-19 can feel nearly impossible. 

Despite these challenges, the need for human connection—and the value of that connection—might be even more important now than ever before. During this session, learn how to turn disconnected interactions into connected opportunities by nurturing new relationships and depending those ones that already exist. 

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Mary Blalock

Career Coach, Mary Blalock Career Coaching
Mary Blalock is a Career Coach with a background in recruiting and over 15 years of experience helping people find jobs at companies like Amazon, Microsoft, Nike, adidas, and many more. As a public speaker and coach, Mary helps women and non-binary folks advance in their careers through... Read More →

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Dan Maycock

Principal, Engineering & Analysis, Loftus Labs
Dan Maycock has worked in data analytics and IT leadership for the past 15+ years, working in a variety of roles as both a technology leader for Boeing and Amazon, along with being an analytics consultant and senior manager for Slalom & Capgemini. In addition to that, Dan has helped... Read More →
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Tameka McNair

Senior HR Viva Strategy Program Manager, Microsoft
Tameka McNair is a Senior HR Viva Strategy Program Manager at Microsoft focusing on the new Hybrid-work Employee Experience tool, Viva. Her unique style, personality and commitment to walking in her authentic’ truth has played a huge part in navigating her life and career. She is... Read More →
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Maria Zhang

VP of Engineering, Instagram
Maria is VP of Engineering at Instagram. Prior, she was at LinkedIn as VP over Talent Solutions (LTS) and Careers, which helps recruiters connect with quality talent and connects job-seekers with opportunity. Prior to LinkedIn, Maria served as CTO at Tinder, where she built a world-class... Read More →

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At Facebook, we are constantly iterating, solving problems and working together to connect people all over the world. That’s why it’s important that our workforce reflects the diversity of the people we serve. Hiring people with different backgrounds and points of view helps us... Read More →

Monday April 19, 2021 10:00am - 11:30am PDT