Conversations to Ignite Innovation

What Inspires You? When someone asks you about your source of inspiration, what does it make you think? What would you say? Here is one perspective. Videographer and photographer Michael B. Maine asked that question of Kristiina Hiukka and here is what she said. Watch…


Leadership of innovation – the joys and challenges leading innovation in large and smaller organizations. What does it take to lead innovation? Is an innovator also a leader? An igniting conversation led by innovation leaders  Sharon Wong of Cisco Systems, Lara Feltin of Biznik, Jean Brittingham of Katerva and Lori Evans Leavitt of C-Secure. Conversationalists include Barbara Prowant, Jean Berry, Anne Marie Clark, Reying Huslid, Cleo Spencer and  Meaghan Trueb – facilitated by Kristiina Hiukka of WIN. Watch…

What are the challenges and joys of collaboration and partnering? No idea can become an innovation without collaboration. How do women work as partners? What makes women successful in collaboration? What makes working together a challenge?  Join the conversation with Martina Welke and Britta Jacobs of Zealyst, Caitlin Agnew of MAKERS, Bob Nitschke of CollaborationHQ, Margaret Spencer of DRES and Meaghan Trueb of TPN – facilitated by Kristiina Hiukka of WIN. Watch…

We were ignited by the Lean In movement and asked how women are supported by various women’s organizations and what women want as support. What matters to you? Where do you find your support? What would be the ideal support for you?
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How does crowdfunding for an idea work? Become ignited for your own fundraiser project by learning from Margaret Spencer who just launched her own Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for her DRES system.
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What are the myths of innovation? Why so few women are recognized as innovators? Watch how myths of innovation ignited a conversation with author and speaker Scott Berkun.
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How is creativity and innovation related? Is art an innovation? Watch how art and innovation ignited a conversation with Senior Curator Catharina Manchanda of the Seattle Art Museum.
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