Articles by Linda Descano
Editor’s Note: Four months ago, LinkedIn and Citi launched Connect: Professional Women’s Network to create a place for women to discuss their careers. The group quickly grew into a vibrant community of women and took on a life of its own. Around the country, professionals in the group have begun to arrange local events with other Connect members. On August 1, the New York City area women of Connect met in person for the first time. This is a guest post by Linda Descano, CFA®, President and CEO, Women & Co. and Managing Director and Head of Digital Partnerships, North America Marketing, Citi, recapping the event.
This month, I had the pleasure of attending the inaugural meet-up of New York City-area Connect members. Not even the rain could dampen the enthusiasm of the 20 or so women who gathered to exchange ideas and insights on an array of topics, from the personal to the professional.