Dare to Disrupt:
It’s Now or Never
By Tessa D’Agosta
I N S I D E
The Gig Economy and 3
Making a Better World 5
Celebration of 50th Anniversary 11
and Meeting New President and
CEO Are LIM Highlights
Join Us at PMI Global 14
Conference; Help Celebrate
Our 50th Anniversary
Call for Volunteers 15
R.E.P. Kickoff Meeting Held 16
Events Calendar 18
Advice to My Younger Self: 20
The Benefits of Learning Project
Management Early in Life
Upcoming Certification Changes 22
Chapter Links 23
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in the 2020–2022
s a project manager at a
90-year-old civil engineering
company, Rocio Uribe Menchaca,
PMP, understands transformation
doesn’t happen overnight. But she
said this year’s PMI® EMEA Congress in
Dublin, Ireland was a wakeup call.
“In the beginning it’s about changing the
rules and making things in a different
way, but you get into the comfort zone
and you play it safe,” said Ms. Menchaca,
project manager at GHD, Doha, Qatar.
“I’m recognizing now that I’m the one
who needs to drive the change that I
want to achieve in my organization
Ms. Menchaca was among more than
800 project and program professionals
from 70 countries who came together
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attendees were clearly focused on the
current business landscape—and beyond.
for PMI Global
more on page 14.
“This is a time of change,” said
Christophe Simon, project manager,
finance IT, Euroclear, Paris, France.
Continued on page 9