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On Taking The Leap and Making It Work: How One Woman Went from Corporate to Killing It in Startups — GGWWF #3

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On Taking The Leap and Making It Work: How One Woman Went from Corporate to Killing It in Startups — GGWWF #3

This is the 3rd of a series of interviews featuring remarkable women founders from all walks of life. They are a part of GiveGetWin’s yearly initiative, where they will host sharing sessions to raise funds for charity. From working in corporations and startups to leading companies, Sarah Selhi has always had an affinity for media. With 15 years of experience in the field, Sarah’s specializations in sales, marketing and operations has given her the Midas touch for business. It was only a matter of time before the founder bug bit — now, Sarah is the founder and CEO of SpaceIShare, what she...

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Full Frontal Honesty: What It’s Like To Be A Nontechnical Women Founder of a Highly Technical Product—GGWWF #2

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Full Frontal Honesty: What It’s Like To Be A Nontechnical Women Founder of a Highly Technical Product—GGWWF #2

This is the 2nd of a series of interviews featuring remarkable women founders from all walks of life. They are a part of GiveGetWin’s charity initiative, where they will host webinars to raise funds for an off-grid solar village in India. Kim Parnell is a charismatic, overly-hyperactive people magnet with a passion for helping entrepreneurs. She is the co-founder of Back I/O, a developer tools platform for building apps. Prior to that, she was involved in many businesses, both as a founder and an advisor, and has one successful exit under her belt. Gwen: Here’s an easy one to kick...

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From Stylist to Founder: Lessons from a Self-Made Veteran in Fashion — GGWWF #1

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From Stylist to Founder: Lessons from a Self-Made Veteran in Fashion — GGWWF #1

This is the first of a series of interviews featuring remarkable women founders from all walks of life. They are a part of GiveGetWin’s charity initiative, where they will host webinars to raise funds for an off-grid solar village in India. Sarah Ellison Lewis always knew she wanted to be a big city girl. Growing up on a ranch in Texas, she dreamed of going into fashion — and hustled to turn that into a reality. After spending 15+ years in New York City handling clients like Vogue and Victoria’s Secret, Sarah decided to start her own thing — BOOTLEG Market, a global peer-to-peer...

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Immigration, Politics, and Technology: an Interview with Maria Salamanca

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Below is an interview with Maria Salamanca the Community and Marketing Manager for Unshackled, a new angel fund focused on immigrant entrepreneurs. She's previously worked with some of the top names in technology and politics including the Chief of Staff for FWD.us - Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates' immigration advocacy platform -- and Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign. In this interview, Maria explores her motivations for her work, stories from Silicon Valley, and practical tips for recent grads and alumni.  (Transcribed by Zac Gunther) --------  Q: What do you say when asked what do you do? A: Well there are two sides of me...

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How to Survive the Future with Nikola Danaylov

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Nikola Danaylov– also known as “Socrates” (for his love of learning and acknowledgement of the vast unknown)– is the creator of the most widely recognized blog, podcast, and symposium about the impact of technology, exponential growth, and artificial intelligence. Nikola has been features in many documentaries, blogs, podcasts, and magazine. His Singularity 1-on-1 interviews have had over 2.4 million views on iTunes and Youtube, and have been featured on international TV, as well as on some of the biggest blogs in the world such as BBC and ArteTV. In this interview he shares his thoughts on how we can prepare...

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