Girls In Tech & Bay Area Women In Film & Media Present: An evening with Tina Seelig
Thursday, July 16, 2009 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)
Entrepreneurship & Creativity meets Inspiration & Innovation: An Evening with Tina Seelig
Bay Area Women in Film and Media* and Girls in Tech are proud to bring Tina Seelig, Executive Director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program and acclaimed author for this "one night only" special event.
Women working in the world of start-ups and film/media making have a commonality: both are all about where entrepreneurship meets creativity!
This co-presented event will feature a lively discussion of Tina Seelig's latest book: "What I Wish I Knew When I Was Twenty: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World"** along with an exploration of innovation that Seelig says "is all about turning problems into opportunities, and entrepreneurship "an extreme sport that's all about getting out there & doing it." The event will also provide attendees with inside access to one of the most sought after business school directors in the country.
Come join us for a this unique opportunity to mix with women leaders, collaborators and colleagues in media, film and hi-tech while Tina offers some provocative lessons gleaned from Seelig's tenure in both the corporate and academic worlds, along with some untraditional advice inspired by leading business figures like Apple creator Steve Jobs.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event will begin at 7:00 p.m. Wine and snacks will be provided.
A BIG thanks goes out to Adaptive Path for hosting the event.
* This special added event is in co-presentation with GIRLS IN TECH and therefore is not included as the regular BAWIFM monthly Membership Event
**Tina's book will be available for purchase at the event.
When & Where
Girls in Tech & Orrick, Herrington & Suttcliffe,LLP
Girls in Tech is a social network enterprise focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of like-minded, professional, intelligent and influential women in technology. As young women with the capacity to inspire, we made it our personal desire and passion to create and sustain an organization that focuses on the collaboration, promotion, growth and success of women in the technology sector.
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe is an international law firm with more than 1,100 lawyers located throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. We focus on complex and novel finance and innovative corporate transactions, and litigation.
With more than 110 lawyers, Orrick's Emerging Companies Group has a unique focus on the business and legal needs of emerging companies and the venture capitalists and investment banks that support them. With a broad spectrum of practice areas and the resources of an international law firm with 21 offices on three continents, Orrick's Emerging Companies Group brings depth and breadth of experience to companies on the journey from the "garage" to the global marketplace.