Alumni Webinar Series: "Unapologetically Ambitious: One of Silicon Valley’s First Female Black CEOs"

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Date: July 29, 2021
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual event
Category: Lecture

Wayne State Alumni Association is offering exclusive access to a range of online webinars. Join us for the next webinar, "Unapologetically Ambitious: One of Silicon Valley’s First Female Black CEOs".

Please join us for an interview with one of Silicon Valley’s first female African American CEOsas she recounts how she overcame the challenges she faced as a young black woman, wife, and mother, managing her personal and professional responsibilities while climbing the ranks at IBM and subsequently in her roles as CEO. Through her journey, Shellye discovered that ambition alone is not enough to achieve success.

About the author: Shellye Archambeau, author of Unapologetically Ambitious: Take Risks, Break Barriers and Create Success on Your Own Terms, is an experienced CEO and Board Director with a track record of accomplishments building brands, high-performance teams, and organizations. Ms. Archambeau currently serves on the boards of Verizon, Nordstrom, Roper Technologies, and Okta. She is also a strategic advisor to Forbes Ignite and the President of Arizona State University and serves on the board of two national nonprofits, Catalyst, and Braven. She is also a Forbes contributor and the protagonist of the Harvard Business School Case Study: Becoming a CEO.

July 2021