In this event, we'll cover navigating career transitions, getting clarity on your career purpose & goals, & advocating for yourself at work. Maariyah will share:
- How she broke into banking & then transitioned into tech
- The key principles that guide her career & how you can get more clarity on what you want at work.
- How to advocate for yourself & your work, especially in a work from home environment.
- The key lessons she learned navigating Wall Street & the tech industry as a woman of color.
The conversation will be moderated by Courtney Brand, Founder & CEO of thelighthouse.
About the Speaker
Senior Strategy & Operations Manager, Uber Eats
Maariyah Choudery is a Senior Strategy & Operations Manager at Uber Eats. Prior to Uber, she worked as an Investment Banking Analyst in the healthcare coverage group at J.P. Morgan in New York City. Originally from Southern California, Maariyah graduated with top honors from the University of Southern California, where she studied Neuroscience & Business. Maariyah is passionate about women's empowerment, especially uplifting women of color & helping them navigate the corporate & professional world. She is the Head of Business Development & a founding executive of Muslim Women Professionals, the first professional organization for Muslim women in the U.S. In her free time, Maariyah runs a lifestyle blog (@lifewithmaars) where she gives business tips to working women, shares her love of modest fashion & beauty, & documents her adventures as a foodie in NYC. Fun fact: she speaks Spanish, Urdu, & Arabic.
About Our Partners
thelighthouse is the Waze for your career'. We empower professionals with the network, insight, & support to navigate the fast changing world of work. We do this via algorithmic matching with relevant professionals for one-on-one virtual career sessions, curated resources, & member-driven events. We partner with people-first companies looking to invest in their top talent. As professionals navigate increasingly non-linear career paths, thelighthouse is becoming the throughline & empowering them at each stage of their ever-changing careers. Learn more at: https://www.thelighthouse.us/