Virtual fireside chat and flash mentoring in-real time.
Build meaningful connections while working from home.
The past months have been a stark reminder of the importance of supporting each other during times of uncertainty and developing meaningful connections. This fireside chat, hosted by Parna Sarkar-Basu, will spotlight Julie Kantor of Twomentor. Julie will also run a live flash mentoring session so you can meet, network and learn from four other leaders in a structured, one-on-one mentoring conversation.
Featured Speaker(s)Julie Kantor
is an 'all-in' roll-up your sleeves leader & social impact entrepreneur who is passionate about corporate culture, STEM, entrepreneurship and elevating women in the workforce. Whether in a boardroom with executives or working with collaborative teams, Julie instills excitement, inspires commitment and demonstrates an unwavering drive to succeed. Her newest venture and 5th start-up Twomentor, LLC
builds on her 24 years in workforce development & building social impact movements including Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship and Million Women Mentors. As a sought after keynote speaker & connector, Julie has worked & consulted with clients such as: Cisco, Samsung, Tata (TCS), Intel, Alpha Corp., Sony, Federal Reserve Bank, BP, Leadership Greater Washington, American University- Kogod School of Business, SInfoComm International, and more. She serves as Co-Chair of Leadership Greater Washington's Signature Program and has Chaired several Women in STEM Conferences.
Founder, Brand and Buzz Marketing
V.P. Brand Marketing
A tech evangelist, Parna Sarkar-Basu serves as a strategic advisor to transformational leaders and technology pioneers, and helps them launch and reinvent companies. Her expertise includes changing market perception, building market relevance, corporate (re)-positioning and new market entry as well as helping companies raise funds and navigate the digital era.
Recipient of multiple awards, Parna has been instrumental in propelling tech companies into innovation leaders in highly competitive markets, including artificial intelligence, enterprise software, storage systems, robots, consulting services and manufacturing.
A Forbes contributor, Parna writes and speaks on a range of topics, including cognitive robotics, innovation for social good, digital transformation, artificial intelligence (AI) and impact on the workforce, and marketing trends.
A champion of STEM initiatives, Parna builds and supports programs to inspire women in technology and future innovators. Parna is the V.P. of Marketing for WITI (Women in Technology International), a leading advocate of innovation, inclusivity and STEM. She also serves on various boards including WITI Boston and American Marketing Association Boston.