Candid Discussion on Advancing Your Career with WAFFA
Shellye Archambeau, a Wharton woman and one of tech’s first Black female CEOs, will discuss her new book, Unapologetically Ambitious.
About this Event
Shellye Archambeau, #WhartonWoman and one of tech’s first Black female CEOs. Growing up Shellye faced more hurdles than most as she managed her personal and professional responsibilities while climbing the ranks at IBM and in her subsequent roles as CEO at Blockbuster.com, MetricSystem and a board member at Verizon, Nordstrom, Roper Technologies and Okta.
In her book, Unapologetically Ambitious, that comes out this October, Shellye discovers that ambition alone is not enough to achieve success as she shares practical tools and approaches to employ right now, including concrete steps to: capitalize on the power of planning, developing financial literacy, building your network and integrating work, marriage, parenthood and self-care. Join us for a talk on Wednesday, September 9th from 12-1pm PT and pre-order your copy of Unapologetically Ambitious here: https://www.amazon.com/Unapologetically-Ambitious-Barriers-Create-Success/dp/1538702894
“In a world that too often tells women, especially Black women, to stay small, keep quiet, and know their limits, this book says otherwise.” - Sheryl Sandburg, COO at Facebook
Join the #UnapologeticallyShellye movement on Twitter and Instagram @ShelArchambeau
Ms. Archambeau is an experienced CEO and Board Director with a track record of accomplishments building brands, high-performance teams, and organizations. Ms. Archambeau currently serves on the boards of Verizon, Nordstrom, Roper Technologies, and Okta. She is also a strategic advisor to the Royal Bank of Canada, Capital Markets Group.
Ms. Archambeau has over 30 years of experience in technology. She is the former CEO of MetricStream, a Silicon Valley-based, governance, risk, and compliance software company. During her tenure MetricStream grew from a fledgling startup into a global market leader.
She is the author of Unapologetically Ambitious: Take Risks, Break Barriers and Create Success on Your Own Terms. A book that will inspire you and provide the tools to enable you to fight the battles, make the tradeoffs and create the life you want.
Ms. Archambeau enjoys the performing arts, traveling, cooking and writing a blog that provides career advice, insights and other musings (https://shellye.com).
Event Host: Wharton Alumnae Founders and Funders Association
Date: Wednesday, September 9
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CT