Femgineer forum overcoming insecurities to innovate

10,672 views

Published on

Published in: Education, Health & Medicine
0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
10,672
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
9,043
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Femgineer forum overcoming insecurities to innovate

  1. 1. FEMGINEER FORUM: OVERCOMING INSECURITIES TO INNOVATEPoornima VijayashankerMediumJune 10, 2013poornima@femgineer.com@poornima1
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION• Duke University - ECE & CS• R&D Engineer @ Synopsys• Founding Engineer @ Mint• Founder of BizeeBee• Founder of Femgineer2
  3. 3. FEMGINEER FORUM: OVERCOMING INSECURITIES TO INNOVATEINSPIRATION FOR FEMGINEER FORUM.3
  4. 4. FEMGINEER FORUM: OVERCOMING INSECURITIES TO INNOVATEFORMAT4
  5. 5. AGENDA• Imposter Syndrome• Staying Confident• Taking Risks• Finding Support & Mentorship5
  6. 6. What does it take to innovate?6
  7. 7. Idea!ResourcesSupportTeamRiskPerseverance7
  8. 8. Who do we consider innovative?8
  9. 9. 9
  10. 10. 10
  11. 11. 11
  12. 12. We have a lot more freedom!12
  13. 13. We have a lot more resources!13
  14. 14. So what is holding us back?14
  15. 15. IMPOSTER SYNDROME.15
  16. 16. We are partially...16
  17. 17. Comparison17
  18. 18. 18
  19. 19. Environment19
  20. 20. 20
  21. 21. But I know that’s not enough...21
  22. 22. Fear.22
  23. 23. Ridicule.23
  24. 24. Risks.24
  25. 25. 25
  26. 26. Support.26
  27. 27. FEMGINEER FORUM: OVERCOMING INSECURITIES TO INNOVATE...and many many more!27
  28. 28. NEXT FORUM:STAYING TECHNICALThoughtWorksJuly 24, 201328
  29. 29. GROUP MENTORINGFEMGINEER FRIENDSVisit femgineer.com/mentoring29
  30. 30. KEY OBJECTIVE(S) AGENDADELIVERABLEEXERCISEGet comfortablespeaking up with ideayou have.Identify people in yournetwork as potentialmentors.30 minutes Get into the group you were assigned,then proceed to work through thefollowing exercise.1. What was a recent idea you had?2. Describe it to the group.3. Have you pitched this idea?4. If you didn’t pitch the idea why not?5. Identify what is holding you back frompitching it.6. What do you need to make it happen?7. Identify who you might be able to pitchthis to initially for feedback.Short presentation30

×