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From My Inbox: February 12, Edition (Plants, Pitching +(Dan) Pink)

By March 21, 2024No Comments
J. Kelly Hoey - Build Your Dream Network

I love the smell of cut grass…who knew it was a cry for help!

Plants. Pitching. (Dan) Pink.

Yup. It’s another hodge-podge of stuff for you this week (and maybe just maybe something in here – from imposter syndrome to a global action summit for startups to nature’s scented warning squeals – will spark your imagination or have you look at clipping the hedge differently or simply have you scratching your head at what from in my inbox, catches my eye before I click delete.

Curiosity over certainty. Unsedating the imagination. Check out Dan Pink’s new Washington Post column + initiative Why Not? American imagination needs an adrenaline shot. (The Washington Post)

???? Agesim and E. Jean Carroll (Liza Donnelly)

????Women Are the Indian Space Agency’s Secret Weapon (Women’s Media Center)

????That sharp, green smell of freshly cut grass? It’s a plant’s cry for help – and it may work as a less toxic pesticide for farmers (The Conversation)

????Applications for the 2024 MassChallenge Switzerland Early-Stage Accelerator are open until February 28th. BTW it’s a 4-month, equity-free industry agnostic program.

????Miller Center’s investment readiness accelerator is accepting applications (on a rolling basis!) until March 15. This accelerator focuses on social enterprises working on women’s economic power and/or climate resilience.

????The Global Action Summit For Women Founders, Investors, Corporates & Policymakers is taking place in Dublin this year, from June 19-21

????2023 Cartier Initiative fellow Serein is hiring a Head of Financial Strategies (India).

????How Will We Live in 10 Years? A Trends and Futures Masterclass (Women In Innovation)

????Oh Canada! Le Patin Libre bring their latest performance (exploring the liminal moments when things change, when accidents happen and when new emotions emerge) to the ice-rink @ Bryant Park

????Viral layoff videos reflect a sea change in work culture (Axios)

????Being a Full-Time Writer is the Worst Job (Agents + Books)

????The People’s Insurance Company (Diplomatica Global Media)

????How do I overcome imposter syndrome? (You & I podcast)

????Beatrix Potter: Drawn to Nature @ The Morgan Library from February 23 through June 9, 2024

????Women-only job portal launches in the UAE (Arabian Business) h/t to the Global InvestHer newsletter for this (and check out the InvestHer’s podcast episode with Dora Palfi, co-founder and CEO of Imagi, an edtech company making products that empower girls with the skills, confidence, and community to create with technology).

Have a great week –


J. Kelly Hoey

Networking Expert + Career Transformation Coach + Author + Speaker, Kelly Hoey looks at "networking" through a new, modern, fresh lens, offering you (who are pursuing and perhaps struggling with your big ambitions), advice on how to connect for success in a hyper-connected world that is woefully short in its attention span. Her network-building advice is relatable, instilling confidence with actionable insights and practical information.