Transitioning, Reinventing and Advancement
Thursday, January 12, 2017
@ 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
The offices of Arthur J. Gallagher,
470 Atlantic Avenue, 13th Floor, Boston, MA
Is 2017 the year that you will step back to evaluate your options? Is it time to reinvent your professional self?
Join BWF and Linda Rossetti from Golden Seeds, LLC for a provocative conversation about change, transition and women's advancement. This interactive session will feature a framework for understanding transitions along with surprising and useful highlights from our speaker's research with more than two hundred women who
successfully reinvented themselves. The session will also explore:
The linkages between choices and advancement;
Misperceptions that could stand in the way of women leading the lives they imagine; and
Valuable interactive exercises designed to help women - as leaders - navigate the unexpected.
About our Presenter:
Entrepreneur and Author
Linda is an entrepreneur, Harvard MBA, author and managing director of Golden Seeds, LLC, an angel capital network that invests in emerging women-led companies.
Linda focuses on women’s development with a special interest in women’s transitions and their influence on women’s advancement. She serves as an advocate, author, speaker, researcher and executive coach. She established the not-for-profit, WE R, which is dedicated to increasing the capacity for transition in women, and serves as its executive director. Her book, Women & Transition: Reinventing Work and Life, an Amazon top seller with a 5-star rating, introduces women to a new way of thinking about the events that shape their adults lives. Linda’s work has been featured on NPR, NECN, CBS/WBZ Boston, Money Magazine, The Boston Business Journal, and Working Mother Radio.
Linda previously served as Executive Vice President of HR and Administration at Iron Mountain, a Fortune 500 company. She was also founder and CEO of EMaven, Inc., a venture capital-backed technology start-up that was acquired by Perot Systems, now Dell Corporation.
Linda holds a BA from Simmons College and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of Eastern MA.
REGISTRATION: Please complete the form on the left. BWF Members: $15; Non-members: $30. Lunch is included.