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ECE Speaker Series

Join us for inspiring speakers from different backgrounds and industries.

In these free events from Emory Continuing Education (ECE), you'll meet dynamic speakers who will share their personal stories, personal and professional advice, career direction, learning ideas and more. These events occur throughout the year and can be joined online via Zoom.

If you missed our speaker event with award-winning futurist Cecilia Tham, you can click the button below to access the recording. 


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Transforming Your Future:

Harnessing the Power of AI and Frontier Technologies
for Personal and Professional Growth

ECE Speaker Series

When: April 15, 2023, 10am-12pm ET
Where: Online via Zoom
Cost: Free event

Speaker: Cecilia Tham

Winner of AWS Global Disruptor Award 2022, WEDO Women Pioneer Award 2022, Forbes Top 40 Futurists 2022, 100 Most Influential Women Europe, and 100 Women of the Future.

How should we prepare ourselves, as individuals and as a collective, as we are approaching faster and faster change in the context of the artificial intelligence and the machine learning age?  Futurity Systems’ CEO Cecilia Tham will describe the exponential technologies already here and those coming next, explaining how you can prepare for the world to come.


About Our Speaker

Cecilia Tham
With decades of experience working in the intersection of entrepreneurship, technology, science and design, Cecilia Tham is currently founder and CEO of Futurity Systems, providing futures-as-a-service to help companies and organizations to build better futures faster, together.

Cecilia is a Harvard-trained designer and Emory alumni, formerly a Social Technologist at Alpha Telefonica, Europe’s first moonshot factory, and a serial entrepreneur, founded multiple companies such as Makers of Barcelona, FabCafe and  She served as advisor to UN World Food Program X, SXSW, and previously for the City Government of Barcelona as well as other private companies.  Futurity Systems is the official Moonshot Factory Specialist providing services to Secretary of State of Spain in the Department of AI.

Cecilia is the winner of AWS Global Disruptor Award 2022, WEDO Women Pioneer Award 2022, and have been selected as Forbes Top 40 Futurists 2022, 100 Most Influential Women Europeand 100 Women of the Future. Futurity Systems has won Fast Company Innovation by Design Award 2022 as well as the gold Lovie Award 2022.

Speaker links: Website | Linkedin | Twitter | Instagram

Futurity Systems: Website