CE Week Women in CE Forum 2013 Provides Education and Solid Career Advice
Women from the audience went on stage and presented their unique business challenges and the panel and Amy gave them solid, bullet-pointed advice to take home with them and implement to improve their businesses and lives.
The Merits of Mentoring – was moderated by myself, Maureen Jenson, Editor-In-Chief of Technology Integrator, Tell and CEDIA’s Electronic Lifestyles. We covered the opportunities of solid mentoring both for the mentor and the mentee at any age and at any point in one’s career. Goals, how to start, what organizations to join, responsibilities and benefits. My panelists were Jeannette Howe, Executive Director, Specialty Electronics Nationwide, Katy Papadopoulos, Director of All Things Creative at SheLuvsTech, Andrea Smith--An award-winning news and technology journalist, Petro Shimonishi--Global Business Team Leader for Headphones at D&M Holdings Inc.
The Closing Keynote was by Mika Brzezinski, who closed the day’s events with a solid home run. In her first book, the New York Times bestseller ,“All Things At Once”, she offered an honest look at professional setbacks and shared a pragmatic approach to achieving a work-life balance. Now, with her second, she addresses one of the most complicated aspects of a woman’s career: