"High Performance Work-Life Balance" by Paul English, CTO and Co-Founder of Kayak
Is it possible to have work/life balance, while having massive impact? Lifelong technology entrepreneur Paul English shares secrets to moving mountains while working a balanced 40-hour week. Come hear about how 90 crazy engineers work together at KAYAK to design and build one of the most popular consumer websites while working 40+ (not 50+) hours! Attendees for this event are encouraged to submit a question on the RSVP form.
“Facing Challenges, Overcoming Obstacles" by Prof. Dana Moshkovitz (MIT EECS), Dr. Almaris N. Alonso (FDA), Shari Loessberg (MIT Sloan) and Suzanne Oakley (MIT Entrepreneur in Residence). Collaborative event with CoSI. THIS EVENT IS CAPPED AT 100 ATTENDEES. RSVP REQUIRED Successful local women discuss their individual journeys, the challenges they've faced and lessons for graduate students.
Submitted by Marcoux, Vanessa on Wed, 02/29/2012 - 5:21pm
A presentation by Mark Wachen, Managing Director, DreamIt NYC
Working on a startup? Come to this special session to learn about the benefits provided by startup accelerator programs. Learn what accelerators are, what it takes to get accepted, and what the programs provide including seed money, mentorship, office space, and much more.
StartLabs will be hosting a startup-only career fair on March 5 from 6-10PM on the 6th floor of the Media Lab. We have invited engineers and founders from over 30 awesome startups. They're all young, talented, and looking for some awesome students to work with them. Come and check it out! Fun and light refreshments guaranteed. No suits allowed.
Under the stewardship of Dr. James Mwangi, Equity Bank challenged conventional banking wisdom and redefined their business model to focus on microfinance and low-income consumers. Employing innovative approaches to collateral, credit assessments and branding, the company has gained international recognition as a leading bank in East Africa. Equity Bank is now one of the most profitable companies on the Kenyan Stock Exchange. Please join us on February 28th to hear a remarkable story of economic progress achieved through innovation.
What do you do when your friend's bicycle lights get stolen? Besides wonder when you were supposed to know that bicycle light theft was a problem?
You hack up a heavy-duty aluminum headlamp -- "The Defender" -- with a security screw that makes this crime a whole lot more inconvenient. And you name your new company Gotham Bicycle Defense Industries.