What an amazing evening with Emily Yaffee, director and founder of the International Community Music School Basel (ICMS). Emily, an American from Virginia, found herself in Basel with a vision to create a space that would go beyond teaching music. With a strong desire to provide high quality music...
What started with love for a Polish woman became a desire to learn Polish (in Basel no less), and culminated in the creation of a platform that allows anyone to design and create their own course. Our guest speaker for September’s Women Entrepreneurs event “How to Create Your Own...
After a month-long break, PWG returned strong: our first meeting back from summer vacation “Tips and tricks to make an outstanding application for the Swiss job market” was hosted by guest speaker Silvia de Belis, CTC Recruiting expert, and accompanied by fellow CTC Recruiters Estefania Cordova and Madhu Singh, sparking an unexpected...
After hearing about Tanja’s worldly career path, the most unlikely place she could currently be working would be the most familiar of all locations: Basel. Originally from Basel, Tanja studied History, Communications- and Media Sciences, and European Ethnology at the Universität Basel with a professional focus on Journalism or...
Are you thinking about creating a website? Do you have a website but feel like you’re stabbing blindly in the dark? Janet Jaffke, Jutta Jerlich, and Audrey Milesi offered important questions and tips – without getting too technical – for starting out on your website at our WE meeting last...
Few of us are able to define it, and even fewer, to use it consciously. Intuition is a very intriguing personal experience and provides great support for your decision making process. Charlotte Frederiksen, executive coach certified by HEC Paris and a specialist in using intuition together with the rational...
“Hello. Here I am.” Deirdre starts the Women Entrepreneurs February Meeting by greeting attendees individually with these four words, but with a twist: for each attendee, she brings a different emotion to the phrase, managing to express fear, confusion, confidence, anger, and even sensuality to a seemingly neutral sentence. In...
Definition of equanimity plural equanimities 1 : evenness of mind especially under stress <nothing could disturb his equanimity> When you’re performing your best at work, what is your underlying state of being? This was the opening question of Janene Liston’s talk “Mindfulness-Based Emotional Intelligence” at our March Main Meeting. Answers like...
“If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him… the people who give you their food give you their heart.” – Cesar Chavez If this quote is true, then around 20 people left our Winter Event with a piece of Mandy Hu’s heart....
By its very nature, defining intuition is a paradoxical endeavor: “it doesn’t like to be put in a box,” says Charlotte Frederiksen, executive coach certified by HEC Paris who specializes in intuition and its role in the professional arena. According to Merriam-Webster, intuition is “the natural ability…that makes it...