Asha Saxena is a CEO Coach with CEO Coaching International and the Founder and CEO of Women Leaders In Data and AI (WLDA). She also serves on the Board of Directors for several for-profit companies, including Future Technologies, an international data management solutions firm, and Shindigz. Asha’s drive to innovate has allowed her to build her own e-commerce company and serve as CEO of Future Technologies for the past 20 years.

With a passion to pass on her expertise, Asha is also an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, where she teaches graduate students about big data and healthcare management. Asha is also the host of the Data Dives podcast, a columnist at Entrepreneur Magazine, and a keynote speaker.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Asha Saxena recalls her first entrepreneurial experience at 24 years old
  • Understanding the digital evolution and how it affects your business
  • How do you identify and use the data you receive from your clientele?
  • Asha shares her tips on how women can demonstrate their value in the workplace
  • The power of showing up and adding value to your industry
  • What inspires you?
  • How to connect with Asha Saxena

In this episode…

If you hide your light to dim your brightness, then you have done the world—and yourself—a disservice.

Unfortunately, many women, especially in data science, lower their voices because they are afraid. Asha Saxena, CEO Coach at CEO Coaching International, wants women and CEOs to know that their light is necessary not just in the world, but for the future of data science.

Tune in to this week’s episode of Women’s Advocate with host Sarah Nichols and Asha Saxena, Data Queen, CEO Coach, and Founder and CEO of Women Leaders in Data and AI. Asha shares the importance of data and finding good mentors early in your career. Asha also talks about how her first entrepreneurial experience shaped her life, how data has changed the world, and her tips for women looking to conquer the workplace.

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