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#bemorestrategic

Be More Strategic!
Stories & Tips From
Experienced
Technical Women

1:17 PM

Karen Catlin
Ann Mei...
Introductions

Karen
Catlin

Ann Mei
Chang

Meena
Kaul-Basu

Mary
Fernandez

Christine
Rimer

CEO
Athentica

Sr Advisor
US...
What is strategy?

strat·e·gy
stratəjē
Noun

A plan of action or policy
to achieve an overall goal.

Dictionary image cour...
Being strategic means

#bemorestrategic
#GHC13

Defining Vision

Creating Strategy

• Being audacious
• Taking risks

• Al...
Q&A

Karen
Catlin

Ann Mei
Chang

Meena
Kaul-Basu

Mary
Fernandez

Christine
Rimer

CEO
Athentica

Sr Advisor
US Dept of
S...
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Be More Strategic - Grace Hopper Conference Oct 2013

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Have you been told you need to be more strategic? If so, welcome to the club!

Regardless of your role, not being strategic can hurt your career. You may not be included in meetings, considered for projects, or invited on customer visits. Ultimately, you may not be promoted.

Presented at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, Oct 2013, this panel featured women who doubted their strategic ability at some point in their careers and what they learned about being strategic.

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Be More Strategic - Grace Hopper Conference Oct 2013

  1. 1. #GHC13 #bemorestrategic Be More Strategic! Stories & Tips From Experienced Technical Women 1:17 PM Karen Catlin Ann Mei Chang Mary Fernandez Meenakshi Kaul-Basu Christine Rimer 2013 Oct 2, 2013 2013
  2. 2. Introductions Karen Catlin Ann Mei Chang Meena Kaul-Basu Mary Fernandez Christine Rimer CEO Athentica Sr Advisor US Dept of State Director Oracle CEO MentorNet Director Intuit @kecatlin @annmei @mentornettweet 2013
  3. 3. What is strategy? strat·e·gy stratəjē Noun A plan of action or policy to achieve an overall goal. Dictionary image courtesy of Arvind Balaraman/ FreeDigitalPhotos.net 2013
  4. 4. Being strategic means #bemorestrategic #GHC13 Defining Vision Creating Strategy • Being audacious • Taking risks • Aligning objectives • Disrupting competition Ensuring Success Communicating, over and over again • Avoiding crises • Using metrics effectively • Conveying objectives • Expecting change 2013
  5. 5. Q&A Karen Catlin Ann Mei Chang Meena Kaul-Basu Mary Fernandez Christine Rimer CEO Athentica Sr Advisor US Dept of State Director Oracle CEO MentorNet Director Intuit @kecatlin @annmei @mentornettweet 2013
  6. 6. Got Feedback? Rate and Review the session using the GHC Mobile App To download visit www.gracehopper.org 2013

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