Women in Business - Dr Gayle Carson
Elizabeth Houghton is a real estate professional who has worked in England, South Africa and now California. She chooses to work only with women and talks about why. She also talks about why women should buy and invest in real estate. She discusses the issues women who are facing a divorce or are widowed face. She also discusses the advice she’d give a “property virgin” whatever her age if she hasn’t owned property before.
Kathy Harris is an expert in technology and talks about why it’s important for professional women to actively network and what the benefits are. She also discusses Facebook and Linked In as a way to develop these networks. She explains the difference between a mentor and a sponsor and how you approach each. She also explains how to leverage your time so you can make the most of these strategies. She’s an expert in the recruiting and placement of professionals for corporate growth initiatives
Ana Patel is a human resource professional who talks about the challenge facing HR today to create benefit programs that benefit diverse workforces. The economic recession has impacted how companies weight their rewards/benefits packages. She has advice for women who face challenges achieving a work-life balance and explains why employees often feel disconnected from leadership and feel they don’t have a say in what happens to them.