Last summer, Avivah Wittenberg-Cox described herself as a serial entrepreneur of sorts. Wittenberg-Cox is CEO and managing partner of the…
Avivah Wittenberg-Cox, CEO of 20-first, a gender-balance consultancy based in Europe, brings a multinational perspective to the Chautauqua Professional Women’s Network she founded in 2009 under the auspices of the Women’s Club.
The final Chautauqua Professional Women’s Network program at 1 p.m. this afternoon in the Chautauqua Women’s Club Clubhouse features an experiment in “Speed Networking.” It is an hour-long opportunity to meet and share ideas with interesting Chautauquan participants. Sarah Hartmann, Chautauqua Theater Company artistic associate, will facilitate.
“Come and be surprised by an original way to meet and connect with other Chautauquans in in-depth and personal connections,” said Avivah Wittenberg-Cox, chair of the Chautauqua Professional Women’s Network.
Hartmann has designed a musical chairs approach to mingling and meeting as many people as possible.
Avivah Wittenberg-Cox, founder of the Chautauqua Professional Women’s Network, will return today at 1 p.m. to the Chautauqua Women’s Clubhouse living room to discuss “Gender Balancing the Business World: What Is Taking So Long?”
The focus of her presentation is the controversial debate between Princeton professor Anne-Marie Slaughter and Facebook COO and board member Sheryl Sandberg about work-life balance issues for working wives and mothers.
Wittenberg-Cox organized and developed the Network during the 2009 Season, focusing much of her energy on the project. The presentations have evolved into a popular venue. The informal lectures are an opportunity for Chautauqua women to share their professional expertise.