What I Wish I Knew
  • Robin Richards Donohoe, Co-Chair, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation
    A successful woman investor shares critical lessons she learned through her life to help other women be successful.
  • Michelle Clayman, Founder and Managing Partner, New Amsterdam Partners
    A senior leader offers warnings around common derailments for women.
  • Maria Anhalt, Vice President of R&D for Automation Software, HP
    A senior executive talks about how she had to learn the importance of body language in her career advancement.
  • Nicole Chang, Senior VP, Consulting Company
    A woman executive talks about how you should plan and manage your dreams.
  • Tracy Francis, Senior Partner, McKinsey
    A senior executive shares how she now understands there are certain facets of her life that she can and cannot control.
  • Dana Bloom, VP & General Manager of Keep Collective, Stella and Dot
    A senior leader talks about how the evolution of life drives the timing for what is meaningful or not.
  • Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor, Workforce and Economic Development for the California Community Colleges
    A woman leader talks about how she is asking hard questions about whether or not she should still pursue goals she set many years prior.
  • Fran Maier, Founder and CEO, Various Ventures
    A seasoned entrepreneur discusses how your network will offer some of the best opportunities for business.
  • Michelle Clayman, Founder and Managing Partner, New Amsterdam Partners
    A senior leader talks about how her most important goals stay constant through the change of priorities and time.
  • Theresia Gouw, CoFounder and Managing Partner, Aspect Venture
    A senior leader talks about how it is easy to lose perspective when you are caught up with your life plan.
  • Trae Vassallo, Investor and General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
    A senior investor talks about how she worked to overcome her introverted nature to better specify and ask for what she wanted.
  • Dana Bloom, VP & General Manager of Keep Collective, Stella and Dot
    A senior leader talks about how her goals have shifted over time from being less focused on achievement to more about having an impact an...
  • Fran Maier, Founder and CEO, Various Ventures
    Senior leader talks about how she missed opportunities because she did not appreciate her abilities.
  • Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor, Workforce and Economic Development for the California Community Colleges
    A senior leader talks about how she did not ignore her curiosity when she found herself consistently thinking about education.
  • Michelle Clayman, Founder and Managing Partner, New Amsterdam Partners
    A senior leader talks about how important it is to maintain perspective and build support networks for life’s challenges.
  • Robin Richards Donohoe, Co-Chair, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation
    An investor talks about how she did not ask hard questions in the beginning of her career, but talks about how important it is to plot yo...
  • Trae Vassallo, Investor and General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
    A senior investor talks about how she wished she would have been a better advocate for herself in her career and professional life.
  • Maria Anhalt, Vice President of R&D for Automation Software, HP
    A senior executive talks about how taking a role in finance is helpful for career advancement within a large organization.
  • Dana Bloom, VP & General Manager of Keep Collective, Stella and Dot
    A senior leader talks about dynamics and insights she has gained through experience she wish she knew when she was younger.
  • Tracy Francis, Senior Partner, McKinsey
    A senior leader talks about her focus and goals shifted over time based on marriage and children, but how these shifts still do not derai...
  • Dana Bloom, VP & General Manager of Keep Collective, Stella and Dot
    A senior leader talks about the pressure of “follow your passion” and did know how to channel that advice.
  • Maria Anhalt, Vice President of R&D for Automation Software, HP
    A senior executive talks about how her goals have changed through her career and ways she has positioned herself to achieve her goals.
  • Katherine August-deWilde, Executive and Board Member, First Republic Bank
    A senior executive shares common derailments for women.
  • Katherine August-deWilde, Executive and Board Member, First Republic Bank
    A senior executive urges people to tell people what you want so they can support you.
  • Katherine August-deWilde, Executive and Board Member, First Republic Bank
    A senior executive urges you to push back on basic assumptions and fight for what you want.