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Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti
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Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti is a prominent thought leader on the impact of technology on society, work and education.

She is a visiting scholar at Stanford University Media X and aformer Silicon Valley executive who held leadership positions at Apple, HP, Cisco Systems and the Apollo Group.

The author of 10 books, Dr. Wilen-Daugenti catalyzes new thinking among business leaders and academics. For her latest book, Women Lead: Career Perspectives from Workplace Leaders (March 2013), she served as principal researcher, examining women’s contributions to the workplace and the economy.

In her forward-looking book, Society 3.0: How Technology Is Reshaping Education, Work, and Society (2012), Dr. Wilen-Daugenti explored the impact of rapid societal change on how Americans learn, work, and connect. She is also the author of .edu, a book on technology in higher education and a seven-book series on women in global business.

Dr. Wilen-Daugenti frequently contributes to The Huffington Post, the Examiner, Christian Science Monitor, and other national and international media outlets, including FOX News Live and CBS Radio. She has appeared on CNN and in The Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Forbes, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and Wired magazine. She speaks globally on education, careers, and women’s leadership.

Dr. Wilen-Daugenti was named San Francisco Woman of the Year in 2002, and was honored by the San Francisco Business Times as a 2012 Most Influential Woman in Bay Area Business.

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti
Visiting Scholar, Stanford University Media X Program
Phone: 650-326-1129 Mobile: 650-353-8945
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Entries by Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

Holograms - A Friend or Foe?

(5) Comments | Posted September 25, 2013 | 12:56 PM

What is a hologram?

According to, a hologram is

a three-dimensional image, created with photographic projection... Unlike 3-D or virtual reality on a two-dimensional computer display, a hologram is a truly three-dimensional and free-standing image that does not simulate spatial depth or require a special viewing device.

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Travel: A Growing Industry for Entry-level Jobs

(3) Comments | Posted September 18, 2013 | 3:03 PM

While looking for a career in a growing field, you probably haven't considered travel. However, it is a rapidly expanding industry that is expected to continue to soar. David Huether, senior VP of Research and Economics at the U.S. Travel Association, commented, "The travel industry has, on...

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Ways to Earn Extra Income While Your Kids Are in School

(0) Comments | Posted September 5, 2013 | 3:53 PM

With the kids back in school, your home is probably becoming an unfamiliar place of solitude. What are you going to do with the extra seven hours per day? Perhaps you can experiment with some of these ideas for generating extra income:


Wikipedia describes a blog as...

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Click on Your Career

(0) Comments | Posted September 3, 2013 | 12:08 PM

September's the month for heading back to work and school -- and it's also the best time to click on your career. With Labor Day right around the corner, how will you spend your time? This CBS article states that "most people spend more time planning their next...

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Inject a Dose of Tech Into Your Career

(0) Comments | Posted August 22, 2013 | 10:16 AM

Are you a recent grad having trouble finding a job in your area of study? Or perhaps you're mid-career and feeling trapped, unable to move up the ladder. Maybe it's not you -- job descriptions are changing everyday and the job you want today might list some unfamiliar skills tomorrow....

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Solar Homes: Hot Job Prospects?

(0) Comments | Posted August 6, 2013 | 5:40 PM

Growth of Solar Power

According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, the U.S. now has the solar electric capacity to power more than 1.3 million average American homes, and residential installations are continuing to show consistent growth. Installations grew 53 percent in Q1 2013 over the same quarter...

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Looking for a "Cool" Job in a Unique Environment?

(0) Comments | Posted July 28, 2013 | 4:49 PM

If you missed out on being an astronaut, why not be an aquanaut? Just as an astronaut travels in space, an aquanaut travels under water. There are a surprising number of careers underwater. Scuba diving is one way to be an aquanaut.

Underwater Welding
Do you like to...

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Don't Get Left Behind: How to Stay Employed in a Technology-based World

(1) Comments | Posted July 16, 2013 | 7:39 PM

In today's technology based world, individuals are increasingly concerned with how to stay employed and how to be employable in the future.

There has been a flurry of articles in the press by MIT Review and Tech Crunch, etc. on how technology is destroying jobs, and...

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Fashion a New Career? Try On Wearable Technology

(0) Comments | Posted July 2, 2013 | 10:27 AM

What is Wearable Technology?

According to Wikipedia, wearable technology, also referred to as tech togs or fashion electronics, is clothing and accessories incorporating computer and advanced electronic technologies. The designs often incorporate practical functions and features, but may also have a purely critical or aesthetic purpose.

Examples of...

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I Found a Job... Here's How

(0) Comments | Posted June 22, 2013 | 4:21 PM

Pulse Survey
A pulse survey was conducted by JustStaff to explore how people go about finding jobs in today's market. The study sample included 48 respondents over a period of two months (March to May 2013) who had found jobs in the previous twelve months.


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IT Careers need Cloud Cover

(0) Comments | Posted June 15, 2013 | 12:04 PM

According to, 'Cloud Computing' is a term used to describe users 'renting' or borrowing online software or services instead of actually purchasing and installing it on their own computers. It is similar to Gmail services, except that cloud computing includes additional computing activities. Today many...

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Will Robots Automate You Out of a Job?

(1) Comments | Posted June 11, 2013 | 12:43 PM

What is robotics?
According to, robotics is the branch of technology that deals with the design, operation, and application of robots. Robots are automated machines that can take the place of humans in dangerous environments or manufacturing processes, and may resemble humans in appearance, behavior, and/or...

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Is Social Media Poking a Hole in Your Career Plans?

(0) Comments | Posted June 10, 2013 | 5:08 PM

What is social media?
Social media is a web and mobile based communication that links businesses, governments and media sources to their audience who may be clients or consumers. Some popular examples of social media tools include Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook,

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Did Technology Just Control, Alt, and Delete Your Internship?

(0) Comments | Posted June 4, 2013 | 5:21 PM

What are internships?
According to, an internship is on the job training for white collar and professional careers and is similar to apprenticeships for trade and vocational jobs. Interns are typically college or university students. They can also be high school students or post-graduate adults. Internships...

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Mobility Takes a Swipe at Jobs

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2013 | 8:10 PM

The rapid acceleration of technology has changed the way that people work, communicate and live their lives. As a result mainstream careers have changed and will continue to change. Mobile devices are one of the key technologies that is changing industries and jobs and creating a need for an educated...

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Gen X and Men Need Jobs

(0) Comments | Posted May 12, 2013 | 9:02 PM

A job survey released on May 13, 2013 indicates that Generation X and men are still looking for jobs.

The Pulse Survey, distributed nationally on March 23, 2013 to 225 job seekers, netted 178 responses in a 45 day period. The Pulse Survey was sponsored by Just Staff, Inc.,...

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Women and Salary Negotiations

(0) Comments | Posted April 29, 2013 | 10:10 AM

Pursuing a job can be challenging and exciting at the same time. When and how to negotiate salary is a common concern for many candidates.

The popular book Women Lead notes that while 85 percent of women interviewed thought that women excelled at negotiation many were not...

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Unearth Green Careers

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2013 | 12:00 PM

Earth Day is observed on April 22nd and is a day when over 192 countries demonstrate respect for the environment.

Earth day has inspired many people to pursue green jobs to make a difference in the world. According to the UN Environment...

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Administration Jobs Open Doors to New Career Opportunities

(0) Comments | Posted April 20, 2013 | 1:26 PM

Administration jobs open doors to new career opportunities

  • In the U.S. in 2010 there were over 3,082,000 secretaries
  • 96.1% of these jobs were held by women
  • In the U.S. 2010 there were 1,281,000 receptionists and clerks
  • Women account for 92.7% of receptionists and information clerks
  • In...
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Tips for Women: Taxes and Job Hunting Expenses

(0) Comments | Posted April 14, 2013 | 7:04 PM

Tax day is here and many people are scrambling to make the final deadline.

It is important to keep a record of job hunting expenses as they may qualify for a tax write off or credits.

Some job hunting expenses can be written off. However it will vary...

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