Join the Women’s Leadership Center for a dynamic and inspiring interview with Wendy Sachs, author of Fearless and Free: How Smart Women Pivot and Relaunch their Careers.
Wendy shares stories from a wide range of women who faced down fears, roadblocks, and failures to reinvent themselves. Fearless and Free empowers women, showing us how we can all use lessons from Silicon Valley to pivot in our careers and unlock a world of possibilities. We all need to think more like entrepreneurs. Seeking and seizing opportunities, boldly taking risks, quickly changing course - achieving success today requires the kind of action-first, fake-it-til-you-make-it ethos celebrated in the tech industry. Spanning industries and ages from media maven Jill Abramson to Aminatou Sow of the Tech LadyMafia, the book weaves their insights and experiences together with current research and actionable advice. You’ll learn how to:
- Capitalize on your skills and expand them
- Grow comfortable with being uncomfortable
- Sell your story
- Engineer serendipity
- Nurture your network
- Shake off setbacks
- Brand yourself without bragging
- Build Momnentum
- Compete with digital natives
Wendy Sachs is a master of the career pivot. She is the author of Fearless and Free: How Smart Women Pivot and Relaunch their Careers – a book O Magazine chose as a “title to read now.” An Emmy-award winning TV news producer, Wendy has worked at Dateline NBC, Fox and CNN. She was also a Capitol Hill press secretary, public relations executive, CNN contributor and editor-in-chief of Care.com. And in a more random move, Wendy worked as the on-air spokesperson for Trip Advisor. A frequent speaker, Wendy has written about politics, work/life balance and women’s issues for multiple publications and appeared on dozens of radio and TV shows including the TODAY show, Good Morning America, Fox, MSNBC and CNN’s Headline News. Wendy was recently listed on Forbes.com as a “40 Over 40” Women to Watch.
The first 50 registered attendees will receive a complimentary copy of Wendy’s book at the event.
While attending this event is free, registration is required.