Tag: women in leadership
March 28, 2018
Leigh Gallagher (A&S ‘94) Encourages Women to Lead with their Strengths
On March 16th, Leigh Gallagher (A&S ‘94) chatted with about twelve students over lunch about career paths and the media industry. Gallagher is the Senior Editor at Large of Fortune and the author of The Airbnb Story and The End of the Suburbs. After studying English at Cornell, she has had a terrific career in the business news industry, working at Fortune and appearing regularly on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, CBS This Morning, Face the Nation, and more.
March 31, 2017
Affecting Global Change via Impact Entrepreneurship
Do you have an idea that could help make the world a better place? Impact entrepreneurs Selina Ang, Jillian Gedeon and Lisa Ann Pinkerton draw upon their experiences to discuss how making a difference fuels start-up ventures in a unique way at the Cornell Business Impact Symposium.
March 28, 2017
The Hidden Power of Female Entrepreneurship, With Lisa Ann Pinkerton
Have you ever struggled to work in a team where your gender was not well represented? According to Lisa Ann Pinkerton, President of Technica Communications and Founder of Women in Cleantech & Sustainability, this largely has to do with differences between male and female leadership styles.
February 22, 2017
The Foundry Builds the Future
Located on the East Side of Buffalo, NY, The Foundry is a startup that is a community space and business incubator with a trade-based focus. Through its mentor program, metal shop, woodshop, and fiber arts studio, The Foundry helps people start product-based businesses.
November 8, 2016
Jennifer Mandelblatt (‘17) Launches Political Convention
If you are an ILR student or spend any time in Ives Hall, you probably know Jennifer Mandelblatt. What some people may not know about Jen is she is the Founder and Director of Platform, a convention held this past summer in Washington DC to engage women in politics.
October 6, 2016
This Girl Means Business: Beverly Wallenstein (ILR ’16) and Girls Mean Business
Have you ever thought about starting your own company? Have you ever thought about being an entrepreneur or adding entrepreneurial values to anything you do? If so, you probably have also been afraid and nervous. To promote more entrepreneurship and business for girls, Beverly Wallenstein (ILR’16) started Girls Mean Business. In an exciting business camp, girls can participate, engage and prepare to be next-gen leaders. We at Entrepreneurship@Dyson recently caught up with Beverly to learn more about Girls Mean Business:
May 2, 2016
Great New Books on Entrepreneurship
Scavenging library stacks for written treasures is a pleasure all students can experience. Cornell’s rich resources of new print literature largely goes unused, whether it is the latest issue of Harvard Business Review in Mann Library or new releases on entrepreneurship waiting to be plucked from the new book cart in Catherwood Library.
New books about entrepreneurship are helpful to entrepreneurs as well as those interested in exploring the startup world. These three books, all available through Cornell’s libraries, provide varied outlooks and advice.
April 19, 2016
It’s not what you know, it’s who you know: The importance of a network
“It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”, states Joy Kuebler, founder of Joy Kuebler Landscape Architect PC (JKLA), as she discusses getting through a rough patch in her business. The idea of networking and the value of a strong network is constantly brought up in business and entrepreneurship classes, but hearing stories from successful entrepreneurs adds color to the importance of surrounding yourself with the right people.
April 18, 2016
Cornell Sees She Started It
Last Wednesday night, Entrepreneurship@Dyson and Blackstone Launchpad co-sponsored a screening of She Started It, a film telling the stories of five remarkable female founders. The women vary in race, background, and geographic location, and the film captures their diverse struggles – from securing funding to communicating with their teams, navigating Venture Capitalists, and speaking English as a second language.
April 11, 2016
A Day at Facebook
Last Friday, Dys ID and Forte co-sponsored the Day in the Industries trip, providing fifty students inside looks at Goldman Sachs and Facebook’s New York offices. The trip offered students insight into diversity within the financial and technology sectors.
February 8, 2016
Female Entrepreneurs on Leading Teams
On Saturday, February 6, Cornell hosted its Women Redefining Entrepreneurship Conference in Stocking Hall. The sold-out all day event hosted college students from across the state, business people, and government officials. The event included an opening keynote from Laura Danckwerth, a panel on biases women face, small business administration matchmaking with local mentors, networking meals, and more.
March 10, 2015
What I Learned from What I Wish I Knew at 22
Amy Siskind kicked off the What I Wish I Knew at 22 event by calling for a “SHEvolution” to get women back in leadership and back in control. The former Wall Street exec and Co-founder […]
September 9, 2014
Register Now for 2nd Dyson Symposium on Women in Leadership
What: Female alumni involved in business, government and non-profit businesses will share their stories with students at the second Symposium on Women in Leadership When: September 19 at 7:00pm to September 20 at 5:00pm Where: Statler Amphitheater (September 19) […]
April 28, 2014
DSWIL – Entrepreneurship Panel
Can anyone say PIVOT? The stories shared by the panelists were amazing but all seemed to have some sort of pivot in their lives. Some had large let downs – being fired and some had […]
April 28, 2014
Wrap Up on the Dyson Symposium on Women in Leadership
The Dyson Symposium on Women in Leadership was hopefully the first of many future events bringing together the Cornell community to discuss the role of women in business. The day-long symposium left attendees with countless […]
April 28, 2014
Amy Siskind ’87: “You Can’t Have It All, But You Can Have YOUR All”
Afternoon keynote speaker, Amy Siskind (’87), gave a “tell-like-it-is” speech on owning your all. As the President and Co-founder of The New Agenda, an organization dedicated to changing the media’s attitude towards women and young girls, she […]
April 16, 2014
Johnson Women in Technology Conference at Citi Draws a Great Crowd.
With over 150 men and women participating throughout the day, attendees and speakers openly discussed the issues that women face in technology such as why women are so underrepresented in the technology sector and if there was a need to have a technical background when entering the sector.
April 7, 2014
DSWIL Corporate Panel “Has The Glass Ceiling Been Shattered?”
We were thrilled to be joined by five successful women, for the DSWIL Corporate Panel, who were eager to share their experience and insights into how women can break through the glass ceiling and directly […]
March 22, 2014
Dyson Symposium on Women in Leadership Government and NGO Panel: “Let Your Values Guide You”
The Government and NGO Panel at the Dyson Symposium on Women in Leadership asked four successful businesswomen to discuss what they have learned from taking the “road less traveled”, choosing to enter the world of […]