Yes, Fast Company, Women Can be Experts too. Our 2019 Trends

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Fast Company shared this article, The Biggest Tech Trends of 2019 According to Top Experts through their newsletter. One of our speakers, Nancy Shenker, immediately noticed an issue: “Where are the women?”

Yes, that’s right, when it was published, and distributed to however many zillion people get Fast Company newsletters, none of Fast Company’s “Top Experts” were women. A few hours later (as of this writing at 10:00 pm EST Thursday night), the article has one woman quoted. There are 16 men listed.

So, in the interest of equal time, here are some of the top 2019 trends from women – many of them speakers and experts from Innovation Women. (Yes, reporters, you can use our platform to quickly connect with expert sources, who all just happen to be women.) Read on to learn more about important trends in AI, AR/VR/MR, Smart cities, IoT, security, data privacy, fintech and more.

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The Year of Women Helping Women

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This is the annual challenge for writers of year-end round ups. Do you look back on the year that was? Do you recite your accomplishments or round up the accomplishments of others? Or do you look ahead, challenging the reader to imagine what lies ahead? This year, we look ahead.

We’re closing in on the end of 2018 and 2019 is right around the corner. You’ve got your list of resolutions ready but are you truly ready?

Are you ready for the Year of Women Helping Women? We hope so because we need your help to make it happen in 2019. #WomenHelpingOtherWomen

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New Year/New You: Books to Help Create the Best Possible You

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It’s New Year’s resolution time again! No pressure.

If you’ve determined this is the year you’ll become the best you possible, we have a bunch of terrific books to inspire, teach, bolster, and generally motivate you to change the things you want to and embrace the rest. These books, written by Innovation Women, will help you learn to make the most of your career, your relationships, and your life.

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When the Leads Are Weak, You Have to Be Strong: Books for the Sales and Marketing Mavens on Your List

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“A-B-C. A-Always, B-Be, C-Closing. Always be closing. Always be closing!”
-Blake, Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

In Glengarry Glen Ross, the David Mamet-scripted film, Alec Baldwin delivers that line to a group of desperate real estate salesmen. If there’s anyone in your life who can relate, we have a great list of books for them — and for you. These books, all written by Innovation Women, all involve sales, marketing, advertising, and more importantly, closing.

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‘Tis the Season: Books for the Charitable Business People in Your Life

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“Mankind was my business. The common welfare was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, benevolence, were all my business. The dealings of my trade were but a drop of water in the comprehensive ocean of my business!”
-Jacob Marley from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

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Books for the Entrepreneur in Your Life

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Do you know someone who runs their own business? Or maybe you have a friend who has always talked about starting her own company, but has yet to take the leap? These books, written by Innovation Women speakers, are the perfect gifts for the entrepreneur in your life.

She has an idea, but needs some help turning it into a business.

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I’m Dreaming of an 8-bit Christmas: Books for the Techie in Your Life

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We all have those techie friends that are hard to buy for. They know so much about the latest and greatest gadgets and trends, we end up buying them the wrong thing. Let’s face it, no one wants to see that weak, “Thanks.” at the family get-together. To help both the gift giver and getter, we’ve assembled a list of books written by Innovation Women speakers, designed to bring a sparkle to the eyes of all the tech wizards on your list.

Pendred Noyce gathers the stories of sixteen trailblazing women who broke new ground in the fields of science and medicine in her book, Magnificent Minds: 16 Pioneering Women in Science and Medicine. Science enthusiasts and history buffs will love reading about Ada Lovelace, Florence Nightingale, Marie Curie, and other scientific hotshots who saved lives, revolutionized their fields, and paved the way for the technology of today.

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