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January 2017 PD Event: "Women & Transition: Reinventing Work and Life"

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)

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SWE Member Jan 4, 2017 $9.99 $0.00
Non-Member of SWE Jan 4, 2017 $24.99 $0.00
Unemployed/Retired SWE Member Jan 4, 2017 $4.99 $0.00
Collegiate/Student Jan 4, 2017 $4.99 $0.00
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SWE Boston Professional Development Meeting

Women & Transition: Reinventing Work and Life with Linda Rossetti

Sponsored by


Date: Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

RSVP: Register by January 4th, 2017



5:30 – 6:00 pm: Registration, Networking, and Buffet Dinner
6:00 – 6:45 pm: Amazon Robotics Facility Tour

6:45 – 7:00 pm: SWE Introduction

7:00 – 8:00 pm: Main Presentation/Activities and Q&A


Event Overview:

Linda Rossetti is an entrepreneur, Harvard MBA, author and managing director of Golden Seeds, LLC, an angel capital network that invests in emerging women-led companies. Join us for an evening at Amazon Robotics, where Linda will present her research and facilitate a provocative session about transitions and living the lives we imagine.  All attendees will receive a copy of Linda’s book, Women & Transition: Reinventing Work and Life. Before Linda’s presentation, all attendees are invited to tour the Amazon Robotics facility, including the robotic manufacturing and test floors. A buffet dinner will be available from 5:30 to 7:00PM.



Amazon Robotics

300 Riverpark Drive, North Reading, MA 01864

Parking/Directions: Park in any of the spaces marked“Amazon Robotics Visitor Parking.” Fill out a Vehicle Information Form with Make, Model and License Plate number at the front desk.


Note: All attendees must present a photo ID and sign an Amazon Visitor Non-Disclosure Agreement

About Our Speaker:


Linda Rossetti focuses on women’s development with a special interest in women’s transitions and their influence on women’s advancement. She serves as an advocate, author, speaker, researcher and executive coach. She established the not-for-profit, WE R, which is dedicated to increasing the capacity for transition in women, and serves as its executive director.   Her book, Women & Transition: Reinventing Work and Life, an Amazon top seller with a 5-star rating, introduces women to a new way of thinking about the events that shape their adult lives – like marriage or career change or empty nests – and offers a toolkit specifically designed to help women transition successfully.

Linda previously served as Executive Vice President of HR and Administration at Iron Mountain, a Fortune 500 company. She was also founder and CEO of EMaven, Inc., a venture capital-backed technology start-up that was acquired by Perot Systems, now Dell Corporation.

Linda holds a BA from Simmons College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.   She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of Eastern MA.  


About Our Sponsor:

Amazon Robotics, a wholly owned subsidiary of, empowers a smarter, faster, more consistent customer experience through automation. Amazon Robotics automates fulfilment center operations using various methods of robotic technology including autonomous mobile robots, sophisticated control software, language perception, power management, computer vision, depth sensing, machine learning, object recognition, and semantic understanding of commands.

Amazon Robotics has a dedicated focus on research and development to continuously explore new opportunities to extend its product lines into new areas that will redefine what ‘Now’ means and allow Amazon to continue to offer customer experiences that will delight and amaze.

Headquartered in the Boston area, Amazon Robotics is located in the epicenter of robotic innovation and has developing corporate and academic partnerships to support innovation throughout the robotics ecosystem, to bring cutting edge technology into the field faster.

To learn more, visit


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Tickets are non-refundable. However, if a request is made at least 72 hours before the scheduled event, the amount paid can be used as credit towards a future event.  Please note that this credit expires within 60 days of the request being approved.

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Amazon Robotics
300 Riverpark Drive
North Reading, MA 01864

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)

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