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2017 Session | Innovation & Entrepreneurship: Pushing the Boundaries for Success

Making a decision to “push the boundaries”, whether it is starting your own company, taking an innovative approach, making a job transition or joining a startup can be overwhelming.  If you have dreamed of making a change, but not sure you are ready for the gamble, this panel of innovative women can help you navigate your fears and assess the risks involved. Learn the best practices of these seasoned entrepreneurs & executives, so that you are prepared to push the limits and armed to achieve success.  Sharing their personal stories, attendees will learn how to:

  • Establish a climate that embraces smart risk and invites sustainable growth;
  • Identify and eliminate barriers to progressive thinking; and
  • Gain confidence to push the limits.

Thought Leader: Karen Cahn, founder & CEO, iFundWomen

⚬ Nellie Borrero, senior global inclusion & diversity managing director, Accenture
⚬ Carolyn Muise, VP, chief customer office, analytics & intelligence, Dell
⚬ Claire Vo, senior director, product, Optimizely

Emcee: Ruth Hughs, commissioner, Texas Workforce Commission