Some nod and smile, others stifle a yawn, break into laughter or screw up their eyes in concentration before the emcee calls on them to move onto their immediate neighbor. fun, playful videos to boost people’s popularity online,” says New York-based multimedia artist O Zhang. ” Farther away, a woman named Milena, a bit older with a friendly manner, heads towards a young woman who has caught her eye. ” she says, introducing herself as a former technology director about to embark on new projects with Jacqueline Courtney, the founder of website Nearly Newlywed, which allows brides to buy and sell back wedding dresses.
The rules are simple, says Nancy Hechinger, an ITP faculty member and co-founder of the event: three minutes to introduce yourself, your business and your passion in “hopefully semi-controlled chaos”.
everybody is the room was a potential new client,” she said.
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Sashka Rothchild, a former chef and founder of Standbuy, a cancer fundraising tool for families, has just had a child.
“I was way out of practice so this is a good way to get back into the saddle,” she said.
Pairs of women group and regroup like members of a ballet company, exchanging business cards as they go.
“So many times, I went to conferences that were men-centric, and this is focusing on women and that is very exciting because we are all able to help each other up the ladder,” she said.
Despite high-profile success stories such as Barra at General Motors, only 15 percent of US companies and only 4.5 percent of Fortune 1000 companies are run by women.
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