International Women’s Day 2020 – Breakfast Faculty Interview – Rachel Botsman and Sara Beck

5th March 2020 @ 8:45 am - 9:45 am
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Rachel Botsman, Trust Fellow 

Breakfast in conversation with Sara Beck, COO

The things no-one tells you at the start.

The things you can control and the moments you have to show-up.

Sara Beck, COO, Saïd Business School will chat with Rachel Botsman, best-selling author, Top 10 LinkedIn Influencer and World Economic Forum Young Global Thinker.

Event Schedule 

08:15 – Registration opens with breakfast buffet
08:45 – Interview commences (livesteam to Egrove)
09:15 – Breakfast resumes
09:45 – Close

About the Speakers

Rachel Botsman, Trust Fellow

Named one of the world’s 50 most influential management thinkers, a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and one of Fast Company’s most Creative People in Business, Rachel Botsman is a leading expert and author on trust in the digital world.

Rachel is the author of two ground breaking books that have been translated into 12 languages. What’s Mine is Yours (Harper Collins, 2010) predicted the rise of the ‘sharing economy’ and was subsequently named by TIME as one of the “Ten Ideas That Will Change the World”. Her highly acclaimed work Who Can You Trust? (Penguin Portfolio, 2017) is an exploration of how technology is revolutionising human trust. It has been praised Adam Grant, Marc Benioff, Sherry Turkle, Andy Haldane and Don Tapscott and has been shortlisted for the Business Book Awards.

Rachel is the Trust Fellow at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School where she designed and teaches new courses on trust and technology.

Sara Beck, Chief Operating Officer 

She works closely with the Dean and the Board to shape and deliver the School’s strategic direction. She leads the School’s non-academic operations and the professional services which support the broad range of teaching, research and global facing activities of the Saïd Business School.

Sara is a member of both the School Board and the senior management team.

Before joining Saïd Business School, Sara had a 28 year career at the BBC where she was most recently the Director of BBC Monitoring. She spent many years on international deployments, as Bureau Chief in Russia, Asia and the Middle East, as well as heading the Russian Service and Business and Economics Unit of BBC News. She has an impressive track record in leading change and supporting multi-functional areas through transition and transformation, including a substantial relocation project.

Sara holds a Bachelors degree in Modern Languages from the University of Bristol.

About the event 

The event is open for anyone to attend (over 18yrs only).
Registration is essential and spaces are limited and tickets are non-transferable.
Please note once the main room is full you will be directed to an overflow room, here you will be able to watch the live event, beamed from the main room, so please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

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5th March 2020
8:45 am - 9:45 am
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