About This Event
Join General Assembly and 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, and achieving career goals
The goal of this event is to have a candid career conversation and hear actionable and relatable advice, resources, and 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 and guests to exchange billions of dollars in over 191 countries and 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 and projects, large and small, and across various industries, learning that the path to developing exciting products and highly productive teams always looks different. When not thinking about prioritization, scale and growth problems, or creative new opportunities, Colleen enjoys cooking and eating good food, biking, plants, and traveling (she has lived overseas twice). Colleen also runs a small fair trade business designing and importing jewelry made from seeds sustainably harvested from the rainforests of Ecuador, La Pucara Jewelry Collections.
Founder & CEO, thelighthouse
Courtney Brand is the Founder and CEO of thelighthouse. Prior to thelighthouse, she worked as a Management Consultant for 5 years in New York, Shanghai, and Beijing, selling and delivering work to top clients including Alibaba, Apple, Mercedes, Porsche, and 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 and innovation consulting practice in China which became the second highest revenue-generating team. As the Founder and CEO of thelighthouse, she is working to empower professionals with the network, insights, and support to thrive in their ever-changing careers and the fast changing world of work. She speaks Mandarin Chinese and French and graduated from Georgetown University.
About Our Partners
thelighthouse is the ‘Waze for your career’. We empower professionals with the network, insight, and 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, and 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 and empowering them at each stage of their ever-changing careers. Learn more at: https://www.thelighthouse.us/
- August 19, 2021 at 5pm – 6pm