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Success through Balance: An International Conversation with Avivah Wittenberg-Cox (BA 1981)

Join us for an insightful discussion on gender balance, entrepreneurship, and the importance of curiosity in shaping future careers.

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  • Online event.
  • Q&A follows the discussion.

Join us for an illuminating discussion where gender balance, entrepreneurship, and the power of curiosity take center stage. Avivah Wittenberg-Cox is an experienced writer, podcaster, entrepreneur, and much more.

In this session Avivah will share her personal experiences and lessons that led to the creation of her successful gender balance consultancy business, advising some of the world's most well-known companies. She has reframed the debate around equity in the workplace and created a constructive framework with actionable insights for both businesses and individuals. You'll also learn about the pivotal role curiosity plays in shaping a fulfilling and dynamic career.

This will be an unmissable event that promises to challenge and inspire you, whichever stage of life you are in.

About Avivah

Portrait of Avivah Wittenberg-Cox at a deskAvivah is CEO, writer, speaker, coach, consultant, change agent – depending on the call and the context. She is a global expert on 21st-century leadership, gender and generational balance, longevity and the future of work and careers. She is a Harvard 2022 Advanced Leadership Fellow and is helping individuals and organisations manage the transitions and extensions of the 2nd and 3rd Quarters of 100-year lives. Themes summarised in her latest graphic book Thriving to 100 – Through Life’s 4 Quarters and regularly featured on her longevity-focused podcast 4-Quarter Lives and weekly substack, elderberries.

Avivah Wittenberg-Cox is an Ambassador for the Stanford Center on Longevity, and the Global Peter Drucker Forum, and sits on the Boards of the National Innovation Centre on Ageing (NICA) and the Chartered Management Institute’s ‘Everyone Economy’ Board. She is also an Adjunct Professor at DePaul University in Chicago. In 2023, Avivah was inducted into the Thinkers50 Hall of Fame
 


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