Author Archives: ericadhawan

About ericadhawan

Writer about women, leadership and movement. Currently at Harvard and MIT.

Share your personal brand

This post was cross-published at Levo League and Sloan Women in Management blog. On Thursday Nov 3, Suzanne Bates, an expert on personal branding and author of Discover your CEO Brand spoke at the Successful You! Women’s Leadership Forum sponsored by … Continue reading

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If I ask a big enough question, I need more than one discipline to solve it

“I’ve always been fascinated by asking why things are the way they are. It’s about how you take a questioning mind into the world around you and go somewhere else with it, into something unknown.” –Michael Singer Michael Singer, an … Continue reading

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Changing Wall St’s view of Occupy Wall St

On September 23, 2011, a Youtube video went up titled “Wall Street Mocks Protesters By Drinking Champagne 2011.” In fact this was not a group of Wall Street bankers mocking protestors, this video included someone I know from my time … Continue reading

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Was Steve Jobs really a leader?

As I read the eulogies for Steve Jobs over the past week, I’ve been particularly observing what my friends and colleagues praised about him. I was most puzzled by the word ‘leader’ that was used in so many articles lauding … Continue reading

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The Girl Effect: Invest in Girls

Today is the launch of the Girl Effect Blogging Campaign, a collaborative effort of hundreds of bloggers coming together to write about The Girl Effect on Oct 4, 2011. To start, watch this 2 min video. It’s clear. The studies show … Continue reading

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3 years after Lehman, where do we stand?

On September 15, 2008, I sat at a trading desk at Lehman Brothers (my first job out of college) watching the collapse of the firm and the Dow’s 500 point drop as a panic period peaked across the world. Three … Continue reading

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My Dialogue Walk with Peter Senge

“Never waste your time convincing anyone of anything.  Get them to realize that they are struggling. A community organizer helps groups realize they have deep common interests even though they don’t yet know how to work together.”  -Peter Senge On … Continue reading

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