Green Drinks November: Green Career Pathways Networking Night

 

On November 28, CaliberLink, in collaboration with Green Drinks Singapore, will hold a “Green Career Pathways” networking session. This is in response to the positive feedback on CaliberLink’s “Working in the Green Sector” workshop in August 2013. The workshop helped PMEs understand the different types of business models, government grants and policies under the green entrepreneurship space. It also covered the skills required and how PMEs can reposition themselves to enter the growing green job market.

Speaking in this event is Seetha Raghupathy from AECOM and Atul Harkisanka from LinkedIn. If you are Professionals, Managers, Executives who are interested in green entrepreneurship or a career in sustainability, please join us on:

Date: November 28, 2013

Time: 6.00PM – 9PM (pre-registration is required. Please RSVP here)

Venue: Galeri Utama,The Foothills, Fort Canning Park (Opposite Liang Court & Clarke Quay), Singapore 179874

About our speakers:

Seetha Raghupathy LEED Green Assoc, Senior Urban Designer, AECOM

In the past 7 years, Seetha has travelled to design some of the world’s most exciting urban developments whilst finishing her graduate degree in Urban Design at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. As part of AECOMs Singapore studio, she has worked on several key projects in the region including the Changi Airport Land Use Study that addressed its expansion and the River of Life project in Kuala Lumpur that will transform the Klang River into an active and liveable riverfront apart from other mixed use projects. Her expertise includes master planning, urban design, architecture and participatory planning. In this talk, Seetha will share insights about working in one of the world’s largest consultancy firms, as well as the skills required to move upwards in the increasingly competitive marketplace.

Atul Harkisanka, Corporate Sales, Talent Solutions, LinkedIn

Atul works with LinkedIn based out of their APAC headquarters in Singapore. LinkedIn is the world’s largest and fastest growing professional network. The network now has 259 million professionals around the world, 1.1 million in Singapore (that is 4 out of 5 professionals) and adds close to 7 million new members a month globally. Atul’s role is to work with and advice HR and Talent Acquisition leaders to embrace LinkedIn and efficiently source and attract talent. Atul also speaks at local universities to help students create LinkedIn profiles so they can see better opportunities.

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One Response to “Green Drinks November: Green Career Pathways Networking Night”
  1. Ayesha Whitehead says:

    Hi Ginny,
    I am interested in attending.
    Thanks for organizing this,
    Ayesha Edgar

    Sent from my iPhone

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  • About Green Drinks Singapore

    Founded in November 2007, Green Drinks Singapore is one of more than 800 cities with a Green Drinks presence.

  • We are a non-profit environmental movement that connects academia, green businesses, activists, community and government, for knowledge sharing and collaboration opportunities. We do this by organising informal talks every last Thursday of the month, over drinks! Once in a while, we hold discussions, documentary screenings and workshops to further engage the public and participants.
  • Started in 1989 in London, the Green Drinks movement is a self-organising network that is meant to be simple and unstructured. The global site can be found at www.greendrinks.org.
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