On Thursday, April 20th at 18:00, Anglo-American University’s School of Business Administration together with Lídrá organized an inspirational evening with Rostya Gordon-Smith who is the founder of the first integrated association of talented Czech female professionals, Minerva21, and the author of the book Making Your Footprint in the Market (“Úspěšně s kůží na trh”) offering best practices for taking control of your personal brand.

About the lecturer: Rostya studied Human Resource Management at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management (Sydney). She has more than 20 years of global experience in HRM, acquired in Hong Kong, Japan, Canada, UK, Brazil, Czech Republic, Estonia, Russia, India, Middle East and other CEE countries. Rostya has practical experience in corporate culture development, process implementation, and management and leadership development. She is the founder of People Impact, s.r.o., an HR consulting company, which offers training and human resource management strategies in brand development, diversity and equality, and leadership with emotional intelligence. In 2001, Rostya was named among the top fifty HR world leaders.

  • How do you run a business or work in a foreign country?
  • Is it more difficult for women to build their careers in comparison to men?
  • What is the main purpose of Minerva21? Why is it a bit controversial?

During the course of the lecture and the following Q&A session, Rostya Gordon-Smith answered the posed and similar questions, and discussed daily examples and decision making challenges. These topics initiated an extensive discussion.

Rostya, thank you for the time full of inspiration and enriching perspectives on the life.

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