Ritu Sharma

How to Become the Social Entrepreneur of Your Life: Doing Well By Doing Good

Are you passionate about changing the world? Are you looking for ways to channel your innovation and impact change? Are you eager to make a difference in your community and around the globe beyond your day job? This session will offer you practical how-to advice and inspiration to make your mark and have a positive social impact around the issues and causes close to your heart. Whether you are looking to volunteer or get involved, seeking ways to drive social responsibility within your organization, or wanting to start a socially entrepreneurial endeavor, this session is for you. With pioneers from the front lines, this dynamic discussion will illustrate the incredibly powerful aggregate social impact that can happen when we all do our part to make the world a better place. Read More

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Leadership in a Multigenerational Workplace: How to Leverage Your Employees for Maximum Impact

For the first time in history, four generations are sharing the workplace — and sometimes it feels like they are living in four different worlds. Being able to successfully lead the traditional traditionalists, the still-booming boomers, the extra-independent Gen-X-ers and the tech-or-die Gen-Ys is complicated, but it is critical to the success of your team and your organization. This interactive discussion will bring together a diverse mix of leaders and professionals to share best practices and lessons learned around leading a multigenerational workplace. Read More

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Is Working at a Nonprofit for You?

Ritu Sharma sqAs 2014 winds down and we all marvel at how quickly the year passed, thoughts about our contributions to the world and humanity inevitably come up. For some of us, these thoughts are passing wishes, but for some they’re deep career regrets.

Whether you are just daydreaming about greener pastures or seriously contemplating a leap over the proverbial fence, here’s what you need to know about the nonprofit sector, from Ritu Sharma, founding president of Women Thrive Worldwide and author of Teach a Woman to Fish: Overcoming Poverty Around the World. Read More

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