CodeCamp: Shadi Barhoumi

shadi-codecamp

What did you do this summer? For a group of students in East Palo Alto, their summer was spent learning to code and launching a product all within 4 weeks. This opportunity is called CodeCamp, a free summer camp dedicated to teaching students programming skills in a way that inspires them to keep coding long past their time at camp. We had CodeCamp’s co-founder, Shadi Barhoumi, tell us more about the organization as part of our Speaker Series. More…

The Active Advantage: Alison Roessler

Truve Logo

Learn from Strength & Conditioning Specialist and Founder of Truve, Alison Roessler, about the benefits of exercise. She will share different methods to increase your metabolism, prevent injuries, and share the advantages of activities ranging from walking to high intensity interval training (HIIT). More…

Holacracy: Anna McGrath & Margaret Ryan

Listen and learn from WonderWorks – Holacracy Co Founders, Anna McGrath & Margaret Ryan, about Holacracy. They share what Holacracy is and why progressive leaders are choosing to implement Holacracy in their organization. More…

Anese Cavanaugh: Intentional Energetic Presence

Anese on the steps of the ferry building in San Francisco.

In order to create the kind of impact we want to create in the world, and in our lives, and to solve the problems and address the tremendous opportunities we have - we need an even new powerful form of leadership. Brilliant leadership skills and even emotional intelligence are not enough anymore. More than ever, our presence IS our impact. Our presence is the gift in business. Traditional leadership training teaches that, to be a good business leader, you must focus on the externals such as vision statements, communication, leadership skills, feedback techniques, and even emotional intelligence. But your impact really comes from what many believe they don’t have time for: Your presence. More…

Heather Box and Julian Mocine-McQueen: Million Person Project

Million Person Project members pose for a picture in Uganda.

The Million Person project aims to have 1,000,000 people tell their inspiring story, and in this video we are lucky enough to hear the stories of the founders: Heather Box and Julian Mocine-McQueen. Learn about the power of storytelling through their experience and be inspired to share your own. More…

Michael Hsieh: For Crying Out Loud!

Michael Hsieh at Inflection

Michael Hsieh teaches the art of public speaking. Inspired by his time with the Toastmasters program, Michael lays out why we're so afraid to speak in public and three steps for making your speach great. More…

Elaine Allen: Telling Stories With Data

Elaine Allen data

Elaine Allen discusses the power of data visualization and how it helped her fix traffic issues in San Francisco, evaluate the value of injured baseball players, and decide whether the famous "Moneyball" strategy worked. More…

Jess Johnson: Relationships for Social Change

Jess Johnson is the vivacious, enthusiastic voice behind Jeans 4 Justice, a charity that brings awareness and education about sexual violence. Founded in 2005, Jeans 4 Justice focuses on creating healthy relationships within communities to initiate conversations about social injustice. Using art, fashion, fitness, film, and performance as platforms for self-expression, community action, and leadership, Jeans 4 Justice mobilizes story-telling campaigns for high school and college students as well as artists and fashion designers. We had the opportunity to hear from Jess about the impetus behind Jeans 4 Justice and how her work with the organization catalyzes social change. More…

Older Posts