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Continue to #EmbraceEquity for women in tech with resources from Spaulding Ridge and our speakers from WE23 and WE22.

Women Elevate23 Charities of Choice

WE at Spaulding Ridge is dedicated to lifting women up across the world. In honor of this mission, our sponsors donated to one of three charities. Learn more about these charities below:

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Thursday Night Sales – The #1 Weekly Virtual Sales Happy Hour
Hosted by Amy Volas and Scott Leese

Get the insights, expertise, viewpoints, and tools you need to advance your skills, hit your numbers, and impress your boss!

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Women in Sales Communities & Organizations: Women in Sales
Slack Channel to connect with other Women in Sales!

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Women in Sales Everywhere (WISE)

WISE, a division of CloserIQ, is a global community dedicated to developing the next generation of female sales leaders.

CEB data shows that, globally, women represent 4 of 10 entry-level sales employees, 3 in 10 first- and mid-level management roles, and 2 in 10 department head or general manager type roles.

Our goal is to create a place for women in sales, regardless of geography or seniority, to meet peers, find mentors and create growth opportunities, in order to systematically change the executive suite statistics in our industry.

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Recommended Books

The Good Boss: 9 Ways Every Manager Can Support Women at Work
Kate Eberle Walker (Author)

In The Good Boss, CEO and business consultant Kate Eberle Walker offers timely, tactical advice based on her experience coaching managers, as well as the lessons she learned working her own way up the corporate ladder. Eberle Walker outlines nine straightforward rules that any manager can follow to help the women on their team—whether they oversee one, one hundred, or one thousand employees.

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How to Be an Inclusive Leader: Your Role in Creating Cultures of Belonging Where Everyone Can Thrive
Jennifer Brown (Author)

“We know why diversity is important, but how do we drive real change at work? Diversity and inclusion expert Jennifer Brown provides a step-by-step guide for the personal and emotional journey we must undertake to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive.”

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Unapologetically Ambitious

“Full of empowering wisdom from one of Silicon Valley’s first female African American CEOs, this inspiring leadership book—named a Best Business Book of the Year by Fortune and Bloomberg—offers a blueprint for how to achieve your personal and professional goals.

Shellye Archambeau recounts how she overcame the challenges she faced as a young black woman, wife, and mother, managing her personal and professional responsibilities while climbing the ranks at IBM and subsequently in her roles as CEO.”

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Mindset: The New Psychology of Success 
Carol S. Dweck (Author)

“After decades of research, world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., discovered a simple but groundbreaking idea: the power of mindset. In this brilliant book, she shows how success in school, work, sports, the arts, and almost every area of human endeavor can be dramatically influenced by how we think about our talents and abilities. People with a fixed mindset—those who believe that abilities are fixed—are less likely to flourish than those with a growth mindset—those who believe that abilities can be developed. Mindset reveals how great parents, teachers, managers, and athletes can put this idea to use to foster outstanding accomplishment.”

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The Platform Revolution – Recommended by Women Elevate22 speaker, Eli Potter
Marshall W Van Alstyne (Author) Sangeet Paul Choudary (Author) Geoffrey G. Parker (Author)

“Platform Revolution teaches newcomers how to start and run a successful platform business, explaining ways to identify prime markets and monetize networks. Addressing current business leaders, the authors reveal strategies behind some of today’s up-and-coming platforms, such as Tinder and SkillShare, and explain how traditional companies can adapt in a changing marketplace.”

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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Recommended by Women Elevate22 speaker, Delphine Bernard
Patrick M. Lencioni (Author)

“The Five Dysfunctions of a Team is a business book by consultant and speaker Patrick Lencioni first published in 2002. It describes the many pitfalls that teams face as they seek to “grow together”. This book explores the fundamental causes of organizational politics and team failure.”

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Death by Meeting – Recommended by Women Elevate22 speaker, Delphine Bernard
Patrick M. Lencioni (Author)

“In his latest page-turning work of business fiction, best-selling author Patrick Lencioni provides readers with another powerful and thought-provoking book, this one centered around a cure for the most painful yet underestimated problem of modern business: bad meetings. And what he suggests is both simple and revolutionary.”

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The Art of Strategic Partnering – Recommended by Women Elevate22 speaker, Stephanie Cramp
Mark Sochan (Author)

The Art of Strategic Partnering is a how-to guide for creating and managing successful strategic partnerships. Written for entrepreneurial leaders and executives, this book shows you how to grow a company and achieve game-changing results. Learn tried-and-true lessons from a Silicon Valley industry expert who has successfully negotiated and managed over 150 strategic partnerships.

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The Mentor Method

Women Elevate22 Speaker: Janice Omadeke, CEO & Founder

The Mentor Method is a mentorship software that works to increase the retention, engagement, and development of employees. The platform helps HR and DEI leaders create custom mentorship programs that advance employee development and business goals by providing a platform that helps build mentorship programs at scale with measurable data.

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