Linda Bernardi, Author, technology provocateur, entrepreneur/ex-CEO, strategist, investor, lecturer and board member.
"Innovation provocateur", entrepreneur and strategist Linda Bernardi reveals the discomfort with which corporations, boards of directors, investors and academics regard disruptive ideas—and why embracing this discomfort to create a Culture of Disruption is the only way that business can innovate and revitalize the global economy. Click here to read more about her book Provoke: Why the Global Culture of Disruption is the Only Hope for Innovation
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Before You Sign the Offer: Hallmarks of a Welcoming Culture for Technical Women - Oct 12 2012 at 1:00pm PST
Caroline Simard, PhD
STEM Diversity Consultant, Associate Director, Office of Diversity and Leadership, Stanford School of Medicine, Board Member, Ada Initiative
Approximate time: 1 Hour with Q&A
You are on the job market, considering a new career move, or planning your next step. Perhaps you are lucky enough to be entertaining offers from multiple companies. Are you interviewing your potential employers as diligently as they are interviewing you? The fact is, the culture and the group you select will be important factors in your future career success. Unwelcoming cultures, inflexible schedules, unsupportive managers, lack of support, and bias and stereotyping are known barriers to women in technology fields and key sources of turnover. What should you look for in a work culture as a technical woman? These factors depend on which career stage you are at. In this webinar, we will discuss the known hallmarks of a sound culture for technical women, and the specific questions you should ask before saying "I do."
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