Anna Jaszczolt Celebrating Women in Project Management

Anna Jaszczolt Celebrating Women in Project Management

Anna Jaszczolt

CELEBRATING WOMEN IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT SERIES

Location: Warsaw, Poland

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Bio:

Project management expert with 10+ experience in projects. Leader of global transformations in finance area (e.g. Thomson Reuters, Citi). Creates and implements development programmes for leaders in organisations. So far has led trainings and development programmes for over 500 people. Implements and improves project management culture in organisations. Speaker at international conferences (e.g. New Trends in Project Management 2013, International PMI Congress 2015). Mentor in Project Management Institute Poland Chapter. Since 2013 author of popular blog about project management. Holder of international certificates: PMP, PRINCE2, Agile PM, PSM, PSPO. Implements project management approach inspired by best practices from both: agile and waterfall methods. Eliminates “zombie projects” that do not add any value to the organisation. Believes that once you understand why and you will be equipped with the right tools, you will manage projects with joy and satisfaction!

What I enjoy most about being a project manager is:

Diversity: I run project from different areas and work with different people from all over the world.

The three most important skills I use to successfully deliver projects are:

leadership, communication and building relations

I build and nurture my professional network by:

my blog, social media and business events

At the start of my career, the one thing I wish I had known is:

There is no point in managing projects that don’t make sense to you. You are the one to say STOP if you cannot see any business advantage.

Women who have inspired me so far in my career journey are:

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The most valuable advice I have ever been given is:

I guess to make sure I understand in every project what level of detail need to be communicated to whom.

My advice for women on finding success as a project manager is:

Be yourself, manage projects that make sense to you and use project management tools wisely.

GET INVOLVED

Hello amazing women of the project management world!

My observation after two decades of working in the project management industry is that our voices as women are simply not heard enough online in articles, podcasts, and across social media channels. Let’s change that!

  1. If you’re a woman working in project management, I want to hear from you! Submit your profile today to make sure to be included in this years event which has already begun.
  2. Follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn to be inspired by daily posts as we celebrate all of these wonderful women in project management! Feel motivated by their stories, achievements and perspectives.
  3. Tell us how you feel and support other women by including #CelebratingWomenInProjectManagement in your social media posts.
  4. Join our FREE exclusive Celebrating Women in Project Management Facebook group – a new space for women in project management to come together and discuss ideas, give advice, provide support, and network with women from all over the globe.

 

 

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