Technology has become central to way that people experience their environments, in places like the United States, Asia, and Europe. Having access to smartphones and technology allows us to access and digest more information and resources.
Telle Whitney, President & CEO of Anita Borg Institute, explains the importance of focusing on retention and representation of women in leadership roles in technology, and the impact that it has on encouraging younger generations of women at entry-level careers in engineering.
Telle Whitney, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Anita Borg Institute, discusses how women have played a crucial role in the advancement of technology in America, and the need for organizations to not only recognize their incredible contributions, but also to open up more leadership opportunities for the overlooked pool of talent.
Carl Pascarella, Chair of the Board and Executive Committee of the San Francisco Ballet, shares his business insights on developing the nationally recognized and oldest professional ballet company in the United States. Pascarella discusses leveraging the synergies between the artistic and business elements of the ballet to accomplish growth and success.
The new administration is in the midst of drafting plans to cut funding for the arts sector in America, and more specifically, funds for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), a U.S. federal government agency dedicated to supporting and funding projects in the arts.
Major corporations have recently produced some amazingly effective ad campaigns addressing issues such as inclusiveness and the value of diversity in America as a response to the anti-immigration rhetoric that has gained a foothold in America.
Studies have shown that visiting art museums can help reduce stress and MRI studies have shown, time and again, that the mind is stimulated in brain areas correlated with creativity and empathy, when observing art.