Shailvi Wakhlu is a Technology Leader and International Keynote Speaker. She is the former Head of Data & Analytics at Strava and Komodo Health. Every year, Wakhlu speaks at 25+ global conferences and Fortune 500 corporate events on Self-Advocacy and Data. Her sixteen-year career has included companies such as Salesforce, Fitbit, and a software startup she co-founded. Wakhlu’s self-advocacy expertise comes from being a practitioner at startups and large companies across three continents. Wakhlu grew up in India and studied engineering at Illinois Tech, Chicago
Speaking on Self-Advocacy
In this fabulous interview, Shailvi talked about:
- What self-advocacy is
- How Shailvi used her speaking experience to publish a book on self-advocacy
- Key ideas of the book “Self-Advocacy: Your Guide to Getting What You Deserve at Work.”
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The Speaker Author by Cathy Fyock and Lois Creamer
Routine to Shine
Constantly seek opportunities to speak. Set yourself specific goals on what you want to improve as a speaker, and make sure you put feedback into action next opportunities you speak.
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