Wednesday, 16. January 2019, Lake Union Cafe- Private Event Venue, Empowering women to achieve marketing leadership through mentoring

Join us on to hear our featured keynote speaker: Dr. Fariba Alamdari, Vice President, Customer and Partner Education at the Boeing Company. Moderated mentoring table discussions will follow the keynote presentation.
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Keynote Speaker

Fariba Alamdari (PhD)
Vice President, Customer and Parterner Education, The Boeing Company
Fariba is Vice president, Customer and Partner Educationat the Boeing Commercial Airplanes since March 2018. Prior to this Fariba was BCA Vice President of Marketing. In 2006, she was recruited by Boeing from Cranfield University in the United Kingdom, where she served as chair of the university’s Department of Air Transport, and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Manufacturing and Science. 
Born in Tehran, Iran, Fariba is a strong advocate of diversity, and is a frequent speaker on the importance of diversity, and taking full responsibility for diversity and inclusion efforts. She did a Tedx talk on the “Power of Diversity” in 2017. She believes in a compassionate leadership style focused on achieving results based on trust and respect for all.
Fariba recipient of awards including: “Woman of the Year”by Air Transport News in 2016,"Ellis Island Medal of Honor“ from The National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO) in 2016, "Leadership Award” from the Centre for Women & Democracy in 2015, the “Professional Achievement Award”from Women of Color in 2011, “Professional Practice RecognitionAward” from State University of New York in 2010, and “Sorenson Best Paper Award” for the paper on “Marketing to Female Business Travellers”.
Fariba received a PhD from Cranfield University in aviation economics, an honorary Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa in 2017, a Master degree in transport economics from Cranfield University and an undergraduate degree in politics and economics from the University of Social and Political Studies in Tehran. She is currently the chair of the Chancellor Advisory Board of University of Washington Bothell, Advisory Board member of Center for Leadership & Strategic Thinking, Foster School of Business, University of Washingtonand is a Visiting Professor at Cranfield University, UK. She has served on the board of the Boeing Leadership Development Excellence, NeighborCare Health, and British American Business Council in Washington State.  Fariba resides in Bellevue, Washington with her husband, and has a son and a daughter.
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