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Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
LOCATION & LUNCH: Sidley Austin LLP
, 787 Seventh Avenue (at 51st Street), 23rd Floor, New York, NY. Sidley has graciously offered to provide lunch to the attendees.
TOPIC: (Forget a Mentor) Find a Sponsor.
Who’s pulling for you? Who’s got your back? Who’s putting your hat in the ring? Odds are this person is not a mentor but a sponsor. Mentors can build your self-esteem and provide a sounding board — but they’re not your ticket to the top. If you’re interested in fast-tracking your career, what you need is a sponsor — a senior-level champion who believes in your potential and is willing to advocate for that next raise or promotion. At this event, economist and thought leader Sylvia Ann Hewlett will demonstrate why sponsors are your proven link to success. Mixing solid data with vivid real-life narratives, Hewlett will reveal the “two-way street” that makes sponsorship such a strong and mutually beneficial alliance. Whether you’re looking to lead a firm, company or community or fulfill other life goals, Hewlett will teach you how to forge the relationships that truly have the power to deliver you to your destination.
DISTINGUISHED GUEST: Sylvia Ann Hewlett
is an economist and the founder and CEO of the Center for Talent Innovation, a Manhattan-based think tank. She founded and chairs a task force of 75 multinational companies focused on fully realizing the new streams of talent in the global labor market. For the last nine years, she’s directed the Gender and Policy Program at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. She’s also co-director of the Women’s Leadership Program at the Columbia Business School. Hewlett is the author of ten Harvard Business Review articles and ten critically acclaimed books. She is currently ranked number eleven on the Thinkers 50 list of the world’s most influential business gurus. Her writings have appeared in The New York Times
, the Financial Times
, Foreign Affairs
, and the International Herald Tribune
, and she is a featured blogger on the HBR Blog Network. In 2011, she received the Women of the Year Award from the Financial Women’s Association. She is a frequent guest on TV and radio programs, appearing on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The News Hour with Jim Lehrer, Charlie Rose, ABC World News Tonight, The Today Show, The View, BBC World News, and Talk of the Nation — and she has been lampooned on Saturday Night Live. A Kennedy Scholar and graduate of Cambridge University, Hewlett earned her PhD in economics at London University.
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