Power Up: How Smart Women Win In The New Economy

byMagdalena YesilForeword byMarc Benioff

Hardcover | October 31, 2017

Power Up: How Smart Women Win In The New Economy by Magdalena Yesil
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With empowering insights to help women navigate the narrowest corridors of sexism, tech-industry pioneer Magdalena Yesil shares on-the-ground career advice that is as powerful as any MBA


Pioneering Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor Magdalena Yesil came to the United States in 1976 with two suitcases and $43, blind to the challenges she would face as a woman and immigrant in Silicon Valley. Today, she is best known as the first investor and a founding board member of Salesforce, the now-multibillion dollar company that ushered in the era of cloud-based computing.

InPower Up: How Smart Women Win in the New Economy,Yesil urges women to look beyond the alarming gender statistics of the workplace and feel confident entering tech or any field-but also to be prepared to deal with the challenges. She shares what she experienced as a woman in Silicon Valley with surprising candor and heart, relying not just on her insight but that of more than a dozen top women entrepreneurs to offer pragmatic takeaways on topics such as:

- Owning career choices while managing risk
- Getting credit for your work
- Managing sexual dynamics
- Recruiting allies in the movement toward a supportive workplace for everyone

Pragmatic, incisive, and full of highly actionable advice, Yesil prepares ambitious women to break glass ceilings and rise to the top in the New Silicon Valley--and beyond.

Title:Power Up: How Smart Women Win In The New EconomyFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:256 pages, 9.31 X 6.38 X 0.88 inShipping dimensions:256 pages, 9.31 X 6.38 X 0.88 inPublished:October 31, 2017Publisher:Basic BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1580056911

ISBN - 13:9781580056915

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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