Tips For Working From Home

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Whether you are launching your business and trying to keep costs low by working out of your own home…or if the Coronavirus has you working from home because of “social distancing” requirements, here is a piece from NPR with some helpful tips for how to make working from home as productive as working from an office (or maybe even more productive!)

And for those of you reading this who are enrolled in the Bank of America Institute for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Cornell online certificate program, you are already ahead of the curve because you have embraced “distance” learning!

Interview with Susan Wojcicki – CEO of YouTube

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Susan Wojcicki has been the CEO of YouTube since February 2014. She was the 16th employee at Google and became Google’s first marketing manager in 1999. She was in charge of Google’s original video service, and after observing the success of YouTube, proposed YouTube’s acquisition by Google in 2006. She is also a mother to five children.

In this interview posted in the Female Founders blog, Wojcicki discusses her career path from being an undergraduate liberal arts major to navigating the world of tech, the growth of YouTube and shares her thoughts on the importance of paid maternity leave.

Indra Nooyi States Unconscious Bias Can Only Be Called Out If We Create A Sisterhood

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Indra Nooyi is an Indian American business executive and served as CEO of PepsiCo for 12 years. In this interview conducted by Nina Easton at Fortune‘s MPW International Summit on September 16, 2019 , Nooyi discusses how she plans to “pay it forward” to the next generation of women and how the current support systems (of lack of them) seem to only reinforce unconscious biases that exist for women.