leading, influencing, and inspiring individuals and groups
The fear of public speaking ranks amongst the top fears out there. But there is hope! You can learn many foundational techniques to help you feel and appear more confident. Come learn about several such practical tips to apply to your public speaking for both in person and online presentations.
Through a dynamic mix of theory, demonstration, and practice, this two-session workshop provides a solid foundation for more principled, persuasive, and successful conversations in a variety
In 1999, Ravi Mhatre founded Lightspeed Venture Partners, a VC firm that has focused on enterprise IT, mobile, and internet and cloud-based services and applications like Nutanix, AppDynamics and SnapChat. Recently, Mhatre has broadened his horizons to invest in consumer businesses like Cheddar and Stitch Fix.
Before entering venture capital, Mhatre ran a product management group at Silicon Graphics, worked in management consulting at Booz Allen, and spent time as a software engineer for BDIS, a Silicon Valley biotech instruments manufacturer.
In December 2018, Sarah Friar was named CEO of Nextdoor, the world’s largest private social network for neighborhoods. Prior to leading Nextdoor, she was CFO of Square and SVP of Finance & Strategy at Salesforce. She also held executive roles at Goldman Sachs, as well as leadership positions at McKinsey in both London and South Africa. She serves on the boards of Walmart and Slack, and is the co-founder of Ladies Who Launch, a nonprofit that celebrates and empowers women entrepreneurs.
Jessica Norwood is the founder of RUNWAY, an organization that uses entrepreneurship to close the wealth gap in Black communities by providing pre-seed and friends-and-family capital to fund Black-owned companies.
George Scangos, PhD, has served as Vir Biotechnology’s president and CEO and as a member of its board of directors since January 2017. He previously served as CEO and as a member of the board of directors of Biogen, a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company focused on treating neurological diseases, and also held roles as president and CEO of Exelixis, president of Bayer Biotechnology, and professor of biology at Johns Hopkins University.
The SPICE application opens March 29, 2021.
The application deadline is June 13, 2021. Apply here.
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Learn to assess your core leadership strengths and areas for development to become an effective manager/leader. In each session of this comprehensive workshop, there will be a substantial experiential component.
The fear of public speaking ranks amongst the top fears out there. But there is hope! You can learn many foundational techniques to help you feel and appear more confident. Come learn about several such practical tips to apply to your public speaking.
Matt Abrahams, lecturer in organizational behavior, Graduate School of Business
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From the Earth Leadership Program at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment comes this selection of How-to Guides.