Finding Your Edge As A Woman: Turning Adversity Into Advantage

For our first Gold Card women empowerment event, we have the honor of hosting Harvard Business School Professor, Laura Huang. Drawing inspiration from her book, Edge: Turning Adversity into Advantage, Laura will be sharing about how to gain an edge as a woman in this world, especially when faced with adversity and how to overcome it.

We welcome all female Gold Card holders and female family members of Gold Card holders to attend this event!

Event Rundown

18:30-19:00 – Sign In 19:00-20:00 – Sharing by Speaker Laura Huang 20:00-21:00 – Networking

About Laura Huang Laura Huang is an associate professor of business administration in the Organizational Behavior Unit. Prior to joining HBS, she was an assistant professor of management at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Professor Huang’s research examines early-stage entrepreneurship, and the role of interpersonal relationships and implicit factors in the investment decisions of financiers such as angel investors and VCs. Her work studies the subtle signals and cues that often impact the behavioral perceptions of investors, which can lead to implicit bias in the investing process. Her research has been published in several academic journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and has also been featured in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, and Nature. She has won a number of awards for her research, and was named one of the 40 Best Business School Professors Under the Age of 40 by Poets & Quants.

*Please note that the event information is subject to change.