Please RSVP for this event using the following link: https://generalassemb.ly/education/career-conversation-with-colleen-graneto-product-manager-at-airbnb/new-york-city/191652
Join General Assembly & thelighthouse on August 19th at 5pm EST for a career conversation with Colleen Graneto, Product Manager at Airbnb.
In this conversation, we will cover:
Breaking into Product Management
Careers in Product Management, Project & Program Management
Setting career goals to get your ideal role
Having effective one-on-ones with your manager or teams
General career advice about networking, stakeholder management, & achieving career goals
The goal of this event is to have a candid career conversation & hear actionable & relatable advice, resources, & insights that you can apply to your own career.
About the Instructor
Product Manager, Airbnb
Colleen is currently building a world class payments platform empowering Airbnb hosts & guests to exchange billions of dollars in over 191 countries & 70 currencies. At Airbnb, she also worked on growing the Experiences business which consists of activities hosted by local experts. Before Airbnb, Colleen worked with several different companies & projects, large & small, & across various industries, learning that the path to developing exciting products & highly productive teams always looks different. When not thinking about prioritization, scale & growth problems, or creative new opportunities, Colleen enjoys cooking & eating good food, biking, plants, & traveling (she has lived overseas twice). Colleen also runs a small fair trade business designing & importing jewelry made from seeds sustainably harvested from the rainforests of Ecuador, La Pucara Jewelry Collections.
Founder & CEO, thelighthouse
Courtney Brand is the Founder & CEO of thelighthouse. Prior to thelighthouse, she worked as a Management Consultant for 5 years in New York, Shanghai, & Beijing, selling & delivering work to top clients including Alibaba, Apple, Mercedes, Porsche, & Danone. After working for two years in New York, Courtney was transferred to PwC's Shanghai office to help launch the firm's new digital & innovation consulting practice in China which became the second highest revenue-generating team. As the Founder & CEO of thelighthouse, she is working to empower professionals with the network, insights, & support to thrive in their ever-changing careers & the fast changing world of work. She speaks Mandarin Chinese & French & graduated from Georgetown University.
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/