The “rules of the game” have changed!
Learn how to navigate the new world of business, enhance your skill set, and expand your network. Invest in yourself by attending the 2012 Invent Your Future Conference taking place Thursday, March 22 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.
By Irene Tieh (Founder, Cross-Cultural Connector)
After hearing several frustrating accounts of friends working in China or having difficulty engaging with their Asian employees and students, I was inspired to launch my cross-cultural communications startup due to my experience in dealing with clients from China, engineers from Germany, programmers from India, and partners from all over the United States with diverse backgrounds
By Twain Liu (Founder, Senseus)
The global financial crisis is causing $100+ trillion of effects to our households, communities and economies, and its root causes go beyond the behaviors of a few dozen bankers and the responses of regulators and politicians.
The system’s failings are actually also in the code and mathematical models underpinning the technologies that are supposed to support intelligent decision-making but which are sub-optimally smart because their Y logic is missing female X factor.
By Blake Landau (Blogger, What's Your Story)
Most of us would agree that education leads to a better life. At a certain age we discover that with economic freedom comes true freedom. If a woman has her own money she has independence, she has choices, she has agency to move about as she pleases.
A woman with an education can support herself, can start a company, and decide the path of her choice.
Let’s meet Sanchita -- a prime example of how with a little support and resources, girls can be entrepreneurial and start businesses for themselves and for their family.
By Nicole Williams (Connection Director, LinkedIn)
LinkedIn’s latest study found (in a survey of nearly 1,000 female professionals in the U.S.) that 82% of women agree that having a mentor is important.
But what will knock your socks off is that considering the competitive employment landscape, and the universal belief that mentorship is a critical component to career success, 19% (that’s nearly 1 out of every 5 women) have NEVER had a mentor.