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    Gender Equity and Sustainable Surfing with Big-wave Rider Bianca Valenti

    Gender Equity and Sustainable Surfing with Big-wave Rider Bianca Valenti

    Bianca Valenti is a professional big-wave surfer, business innovator, and environmental activist. Valenti is leading movements focused on pay equity and growth opportunity in sport. Series: "Innovator Stories: Creating Something from Nothing" [Business] [Show ID: 36440]

    • 1 hr 8 min
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    Investing in Personnel with Anna Fraser

    Investing in Personnel with Anna Fraser

    Anna Fraser has served as Sonos' Chief People Officer since January 2017. She leads the company's recruitment, development, engagement, and retention strategies in addition to cultivating the Sonos culture across 15 offices globally. Before joining Sonos, Anna served as Director and Chief of Staff for Google's People Operations function, responsible for people strategy and employee experience for over 70,000 global employees. Series: "Innovator Stories: Creating Something from Nothing" [Business] [Show ID: 36442]

    • 1 hr 8 min
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    Driving Clean Technology with Heather Hochrein

    Driving Clean Technology with Heather Hochrein

    Heather Hochrein is founder and CEO of EVmatch, a nationwide network for sharing and renting private EV charging stations. The goal is to increase the adoption of electric vehicles, thereby decreasing carbon emissions from the transportation sector. She is well versed in clean technology and previously spent five years in leadership roles at Rising Sun Energy Center. She holds a BS from UC Berkeley and a master's in Energy and Climate from UC Santa Barbara. Series: "Innovator Stories: Creating Something from Nothing" [Public Affairs] [Business] [Show ID: 36308]

    • 56 min
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    Resources for Startups During COVID-19

    Resources for Startups During COVID-19

    How is COVID-19 affecting the startup ecosystem? Alexa Rae Navarro, executive director of Startup San Diego, joins Phil Blair to discuss pandemic resources for startups and how entrepreneurs can find their path. Series: "Career Channel" [Public Affairs] [Business] [Show ID: 36135]

    • 29 min
    • video
    How to Sustain Entrepreneurship and Innovation under COVID-19

    How to Sustain Entrepreneurship and Innovation under COVID-19

    As global financial markets plummeted and the world economy went into lockdown, many startup companies and corporate entrepreneurship programs are also facing the threat of falling down a steep cliff. Even if eventually innovative activities will rebound, how can companies weather this storm and prepare for the post-COVID business world? We heard from Japanese corporate CVC in Silicon Valley and initiatives by the Tech Coast Angels in San Diego to support startups and corporate innovative activity today. Series: "COVID-19 in Japan" [Public Affairs] [Business] [Show ID: 36062]

    • 58 min
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    Panera During COVID-19 - Lessons in Leadership

    Panera During COVID-19 - Lessons in Leadership

    This webinar from the Rady School of Management at UC San Diego features Niren Chaudhary, CEO, Panera Bread on Lessons in Leadership at Panera during the COVID-19 pandemic. He explores the ever-changing environment and the new normal in this industry. He also discusses lessons learned and the importance of resiliency in the face of adversity. Series: "Market Impacts of COVID-19" [Business] [Show ID: 36065]

    • 43 min

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