Authentic speaker inspiring women to discover, visualize & actualize their success
Rashim’s personal story is a story of persistence, perseverance, resilience, achievements, and giving back! Rashim ran away from an arranged marriage to the United States to find her American dream…a dream that was her own rather than someone else’s. Her journey wasn’t easy, and she faced numerous challenges as a woman leader in technology. She now uses those life lessons and experiences to empower women to discover, visualize, and actualize their success.
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Fast-Track your Leadership Career – Based on Rashim's #1 Amazon Best Seller!
While American women hold 52% of all professional-level jobs, only 20% of them hold executive, senior leadership, and management positions in U.S. high-tech industries. Research has shown that while women have a potential to be strong leaders, they fail to climb the corporate ladder because they think that by just doing great work, they will be promoted to leadership positions. Not True! This session targeted at emerging leaders cracks the code.
In this session, Rashim dives deep into 10 key areas including identifying your superpower, building your board of sponsors, building your personal brand, and navigating organizational politics where you can focus right now to pave your road to the leadership positions.
Rashim is an influencer, a thought leader, a best-selling author, a speaker, a woman in tech evangelist, and a technology leader. She empowers professionals by articulating complex technology capabilities into crisp, clear, and attainable business benefits. Her extensive career portfolio includes leadership roles in companies such as Oracle, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and VMware where she built high-performing teams to support over $2 billion businesses.
Recognized as Top 100 Keynote Speakers, Rashim has been a keynote speaker at global conferences and organizations, such as Women who Code, China-US Innovation Summit, John Hopkins University, Women in Tech, Girl Geek X, Oracle, LinkedIn, Pandora Music, NextPlay, Women Transforming Technologies (WT2), Together Women Achieve (empowered by Dell), Women Impact Tech, Cleverbridge, VF Corporation (Timberland, The North Face and others), and Women of Silicon Valley.
Rashim is a recipient of Women Empowerment: Game Changer, Woman of the Year– Women in IT, Global Technology Leadership, and Silicon Valley Woman of Influence awards. She was inducted into Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame – Science and Technology in 2020.
Rashim speaks globally and travels from San Francisco, California.