The #IamRemarkable initiative aims to encourage everyone – especially women and underrepresented groups – around the world to speak openly about their accomplishments and promote themselves in the workplace and beyond.
By April 2021 the initiative has reached over 300,000 participants across the world in 150 countries with the help of 4,000+ active facilitators. Over 800 companies around the world have implemented #IamRemarkable within their orgs (Unilever, Ford, HSBC, Amazon just to name a few).
#IamRemarkable is helping individuals grow in their career*:
- 49% of participants experienced job and/or career growth and attribute this to #IamRemarkable
- 82% feel more confident since taking the training
- 89% are more active in self-promotion thanks to the workshop
*The data is based on results of online research run by Ipsos MORI among #IamRemarkable workshop participants who attended workshops until 31st December 2021.
About the Speakers
Naomi Klamen is a Customer Engineering Manager at Google Cloud in New York.
Her goal is simple – Make Cloud Easy.
She has over 30 years of experience building infrastructure solutions and integration solutions both on-prem and in the cloud.
Prior to joining Google, Naomi worked for Oracle, IBI, and IBM. Throughout my career, I have worn multiple hats ranging from sales engineering, solutions architect, product management, and tech evangelist. She works closely with the business leaders, developers, and operations teams to identify the right solution for the problem and one of her strenghts is she brings a strong sense of community to her work.
Surbhi Verma is a Program Manager at Google in San Francisco, CA working on scaling Google Travel.
Within 9 years of her career, she has worked across various roles in tech from digital marketing, operations management, strategy, and program management. She also leads the Women Employee Resource Group at Google San Francisco. Born and raised in a town in India, she has been challenging the gender and societal norms imposed on women since a young age by pursuing education from one of the top universities in India, being the only student in her college to be selected to work at Google and being the first woman in her entire extended family to become financially independent and relocate internationally on her own to pursue further career opportunities. Passionate about women leadership, she spends a lot of time mentoring and career coaching young professionals and teaching workshops on self-promotion and personal branding within Google and in external forums.