‘Sociable’ Media night success!

Professor Hazel Hall from the School of Computing blogged about the event afterwards.  An excerpt from her blog:

I’d been looking forward to this particular event for a while because I was involved in inviting the speakers for the evening. All seven women come from Edinburgh’s professional social media community. They did a fabulous job, each hosting a table where they spoke for around 5 minutes at a time to groups of students and staff about their work and their careers, in speed dating style.


It was a really fun evening, with a great mix of staff, students, and guests enjoying the experience of learning from one another in a sociable environment. The two key learning points that I took away from the evening are that you don’t necessarily need a highly technical background to get started in a career with social media, and many of the best career opportunities come through networking – both in person and online.



To read more about the night and see profiles of each of the speakers visit Hazel’s blog



Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *