Date & Time: Monday, March 27, 2017 - 12:00 to 13:00
Location: Free Online Event
Is globalization bringing us closer together? Think again. With refugees crossing cultures without preparation, in extreme haste for basic survival, the vastly documented dangers of intercultural miscommunication are intensifying. Already, in a multicultural workplace or in international teams dispersed around the globe, tensions multiply when disagreements occur over the smallest of things. In our hyper-connected world (YouTube, Twitter, Facebook etc.), colliding cultures increasingly cause misperceptions and mistrust, affecting worker performance and productivity.
WEConnect International Ambassador and CEO and Co-Founder of Chesapeake Bay Candle Mei Xu was recently interview by Guy Raz for NPR's How I Built This podcast -- a series "about innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists, and the stories behind the movements they built. Each episode is a narrative journey marked by triumphs, failures, serendipity and insight — told by the founders of some of the world's best known companies and brands. If you've ever built something from nothing, something you really care about — or even just dream about it."
The 8th annual Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network (DWEN) Summit 2017 will be held in San Francisco, California on July 17-18. The summit will bring together over 150 of the most inspiring female entrepreneurs, international media and Dell executives for two days of collaboration, thought leadership and networking.