One Connection - Building Lasting Networks

  • Job Fair Bot
  • New York, NY
  • Feb 08, 2018
Multi-Employer General Business

Event Description

AfterWork by WIEis anintimate monthly salon series that highlights the work and careers of inspirational men and women, and engages them in a lively Q&A and general discussion about their work and career turning points.Sign up to our mailing list at www.wienetwork.org. ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL The panel will explore how we build strong networks and community - both the important individual connectors who can help propel your own career as well as how women in business unite and create greater impact as a community. About the speakers Entrepreneur Kara Goldin is the founder and CEO of Hint inc., the San Francisco-based company which produces the leading unsweetened flavored water. hint recently launched a sunscreen spray that is oxybenzone and paraben-free and scented with hint fruit essence. Kara has been named among Fortunes Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs and Forbes 40 Women to Watch Over 40. The Huffington Post listed her as one of six disruptors in business, alongside Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg. Further accolades include EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Northern California, SF Business Times Most Influential Woman, Fast Company Most Creative People in Business, EY Winning Woman 2012, Fortune Most Innovative Women in Food & Drink 2015, NACIE appointee 2016 (recently resigned), the Gold Stevie award for Female Entrepreneur of the Year, Amex OPENforums Women to Watch, and the Marketers That Matter award for Brand Building, Small Company. Previously, Kara was Vice President of Shopping and E-commerce Partnerships at AOL, where she helped lead the growth of its startup shopping business to a $1 billion enterprise. Kara is an active business speaker and writer, a member of C200, and a member of SFBay YPO, the worlds premier chief executive leadership organization. In 2016, Kara launched The Kara Network, a digital resource and mentoring platform for aspiring and established entrepreneurs, and she recently launched the podcastUnstoppable, where she interviews founders, entrepreneurs and disruptors across various industries. Follow Kara onLinkedIn,Facebook,Instagram and onTwitter. * Anne Fulenwider was named Editor-in-Chief of the U.S. edition of Marie Claire in September 2012. She oversees all content for the brands print magazine, website, tablet editions and brand extensions, including Marie Claire @Work and the brands partnership with Lifetime Televisions Project Runway series. Before taking the editor-in-chief role at Marie Claire, Fulenwider had been editor-in-chief of Brides since October 2011. Prior to that, she served as executive editor of Marie Claire for two years, starting in September 2009. Previously, Fulenwider served as senior articles editor at Vanity Fair, where she edited features and launched the Fanfair section of the magazine in March 2000. Prior to Vanity Fair, Fulenwider was a senior editor at The Paris Review and served as George Plimptons research assistant on his book Truman Capote. In 2013, Fulenwider was named Media Industry Newsletters Editor of the Year, and she serves on the boards of several prominent organizations, including the ANNpower Vital Voices Advisory Council (since 2013), the ITVS Women & Girls Lead Leadership Council (since 2014), and All in Together, Women Leading Change. Fulenwider graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in English and American Literature from Harvard University in 1995. * Esi Eggleston Bracey is EVP & COO Personal Care North America, Unilever. She previously lead the consumer beauty division for the New Coty -- a merger between P&Gs specialty beauty businesses and Coty. (full bio to follow) 1st degree connect

Event Date

Mar 01, 2018