Archive for January 2009

January 30th, 2009, 8:21 pm

Leadership Conference on Global Corporate Citizenship

by zoe

Agenda Highlights Include: Opening Keynote Presentation: A senior executive from Bayer Corporation will discuss how they incorporate CSR as an integral part of its business plan for global leadership. Citizenship and Corporate Social Responsibility: The Landscape Carl Bauer, Director, National Energy Technology Laboratory, Department of Energy William Guyton, President, World Cocoa Foundation Dr. Jonathan Margolis, [...]

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January 30th, 2009, 3:50 pm

5th Insurance Linked Securities Summit

by zoe

Insurance linked securities, whether in the form of catastrophe bonds or synthetic life settlements, offer investors both a high potential for growth and a diversified and uncorrelated asset. Following a landmark year in 2007, the catastrophe bond market has faced challenges in 2008. With insurance prices softening, bond issuances are down and the need to [...]

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January 30th, 2009, 2:45 pm

State of the Clean Green Industry

by hannah

SDForum, in partnership with FountainBlue, is delighted to invite you to our second annual State of the Clean Green Industry, featuring policy-makers, entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and investors, updating the larger Silicon Valley community on the opportunities and challenges in the clean green space. Panel Discussion: ‘Where’s the Green in Clean?’ This discussion will feature a wide [...]

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January 30th, 2009, 2:24 pm

She’s Geeky in the Bay Area

by hannah

Join us for the second She’s Geeky in the Bay Area You can register here. This is a beautiful venue with lots of natural light. You can take Cal Train to the Mountain View stop and on weekdays get a shuttle there. We are going to work to support women who want to carpool to [...]

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January 30th, 2009, 1:00 pm

Looking for the Lost You: From Banking to Fashion

Contributed by Kathleen Lucente of Red Fan Communications With a little bit of brainstorming and “outside the box” thinking, you might just find yourself working in an industry you didn’t expect to! When you’re sitting behind your desk, do you ever daydream about leaving your chosen industry – whether it’s banking, law or business operations [...]

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January 30th, 2009, 6:00 am

High Water Women

by Liz O’Donnell (Boston) “We want to share our selves, not just our pocketbooks,” says Sandra Poe, partner with Wilmer and Hale, of the women involved with High Water Women. Poe is on the board of directors of this non-profit organization that provides opportunities for women in the financial services sector to support philanthropies. High [...]

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January 29th, 2009, 1:00 pm

Will Jill Come Tumbling After?

by Paige Churchman (New York City) Have you heard of the glass cliff? It seems that, when a company is ailing, it is more likely, if ever, to tap a woman to lead. So just when a woman thinks she’s finally broken through-that at last the playing field is level-she may actually be on a [...]

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January 29th, 2009, 6:00 am

Top Companies for Women

by Liz O’Donnell (Boston) Fortune Magazine recently released its annual list of “100 Best Companies to Work For.” Flexibility and integrating personal and professional lives are key considerations for prospective employees today –especially for women. The top companies recognize this and have added programs to ease employee’s personal workloads and child-rearing responsibilities. For example, more [...]

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January 28th, 2009, 8:20 pm

Corporate Image and Branding Conference

by zoe

Join us at the 2009 Corporate Image and Branding Conference and participate as the world’s most innovative companies discuss their strategies and solutions. Speakers include: John Volkman Corporate Vice President Branding, AMD Gaston Legorburu Chief Creative Officer Sapient Corporation Lee Hornick Program Director The Conference Board James Kelly US Brand Leader PricewaterhouseCoopers James Cerruti Executive [...]

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January 28th, 2009, 2:55 pm

January 2009 Women 2.0 Mixer & Book Swap!

by hannah

Join Women 2.0 for drinks and a book swap, tell us the best book you read in 2008, and what you are eager to read in 2009. Be sure to bring your business/tech/entrepreneurship books to swap for other Women 2.0 members’ books! With Special Guest: Tara Hunt,Tara is co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Citizen [...]

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