Congratulations to Watermark Board Member Hannah Kain! Her company, ALOM, has been selected for the second consecutive year as one of The Bay Area News Group’s Top 100 Workplaces. The honor is based solely on employee feedback as gathered in a survey of 6,000 workplaces. ALOM a global leader in supply chain management and deeply committed to principles of diversity and social responsibility.
Here's an inspiring list: the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology, as recognized by the National Diversity Council. The women will be honored at Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology Awards Dinner, 6 p.m., Nov. 12, at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara. Congratulations to everyone on the list!
We love to spotlight our members and sponsors as a way of getting to know one another better, learning from one another's experiences and as yet another way to thank our community for supporting and participating in Watermark. This week, we'd like you to meet member Charlie Campbell of UBS. Check out what she as to say about preparing for the future and the benefits of being able to reinvent yourself!
Well, we are in California. And we like to support our vintners. And clearly, we like networking. So, in the spirit of networking with like-minded women in our own neighborhoods, Watermark has recently revived our Women Like Us gatherings. We have three coming up: July 7 on the Peninsula, Aug. 5 in the South Bay and Aug. 6 in San Francisco. Join us!
We enjoyed yet another great evening together with wine tasting, fantastic food, music, new and old friendships – and some significant shopping – in Atherton’s beautiful Holbrook-Palmer Park. Wine, Women and Wisdom was a big success, and we thank you all for joining in the fun. Here's our recap with fun phots!
We're very happy for Watermark Board Member Shellye Archambeau. She recently received the 2015 NCWIT Symons Innovator Award by our friends at The National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT). The award promotes women’s participation in IT and entrepreneurship by honoring an outstanding woman who has successfully built and funded an IT business. Congratulations, Shellye!
Sure, lots of companies say they're great places to work – especially for women – but are they really? Wouldn't you like to talk with current and past female employees before you sign on the employment contract dotted line? Now you can. Before saying "I do" to a job offer, check out Fairygodboss. Co-founders Georgene Huang and Romy Newman have created a safe community for women to share information and firsthand experiences anonymously about what it's like to work for IBM, Dow Jones, eBay and others.
#Blogher15 is set for July 16-18 in the Big Apple, and have we got a deal for you! BlogHer is offering all Watermark members a 20% discount on full conference registration! Whoop whoop!
In a filled-to-capacity room in downtown San Francisco on June 18, four Bay Area execs shared their personal stories about learning to speak up for themselves. It was latest installment of our Her Voice Series. Panelists Luanne Tierney of Proofpoint and author of SAVVY! The Young Woman's Guide to Career Success, Shayna van Hoften of Hanson Bridgett, Sarah Brubacher of eBay and Chelse Ferrero of HGST tackled the topic of Finding Your Voice: Strategic Communication.