Women Pathfinders Required... Apply Within

Women Pathfinders Required... Apply Within

The word lead originates from the Anglo-Saxon word “laed” which means “to show the way”.

The original intent of leadership therefore means to be a pathfinder – a person who shows the way to others.

It also means to step away from current thinking of leadership as “influence” towards a more bold stance of positive impact.

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DigitalFutures

July 14, 2016
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  1. WOMEN PATHFINDERS REQUIRED… APPLY WITHIN

  2. WHAT IS “PATHFINDER”? A SHORT INTRODUCTION

  3. The word lead originates from the Anglo-Saxon word “laed” which

    means “to show the way”. The original intent of leadership therefore means to be a pathfinder – a person who shows the way to others. It also means to step away from current thinking of leadership as “influence” towards a more bold stance of positive impact. Grace Hopper was one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark computer in 1944 and invented the first compiler for computer programming language. She was one of those who popularized the idea of machine independent languages which led to the development of Cobol.
  4. “A PERSON WHO IS ABLE TO VENTURE INTO THE NOT-YET-

    KNOWN AND SHOW THE PATH TO A NEW FUTURE AND REALITY.” PATHFINDER
  5. “A pathfinder is a mastermind, conceiver, originator – someone who

    creates new things – someone who can find paths through unexplored territory. In our history these were the people who opened up new value in society, be it in innovative forms of art, thinking or business models.” - MaRi Eagar, 2006 Radia Perlman of the USA is an inventor of key computer network technologies that enabled the internet. Her innovations enable today’s link state routing protocls to be robust, scaleable and easy to manage.
  6. NEW WORLD Blockchain Bio-Mimicry Decentralized Autonomous Companies Predictive Analytics Big

    Data Digital (crypto) currencies Eco- Restoration and Agri- Forestry Digital Identity Verification Security Shared Economy Robotics Augmented & Virtual Reality Whole Being Vitality beyond Bio- Medical Models Artificial Intelligence WHY DO WE NEED PATHFINDERS? The impact of change is seen at every level of the environment, society and organizations. This new world requires new ethics, mindsets and tools. We also need to make new choices – as existing systems become obsolete even the experts do not have all the answers.
  7. “Impact is positive when it invites people towards purposes that

    meet the needs of the people involve in ways that increasingly reflect their highest personal and social values and adapt to changing circumstances over time.” (Definition adapted from Ryan Quinn and Robert E Quinn: From the book: Life: Becoming a Positive Influence in Any Situation)
  8. WOMEN TRAILBLAZERS FORGOTTEN HISTORY

  9. “Men And Women Suffer From Lack Of Knowledge About Societies

    And Accord Power To Women In Public Life: In Religion, Medicine, The Arts, Diplomacy, Land Management And Inheritance.” – Max Dashu
  10. Regarded by literary and historical scholars as possibly the earliest

    known author and poet. Living a few thousand years before Pythagoras (the Father of Philosophy) Hedu’Anna was doing philosophy 4,000 years ago. She lived in the area now designated as Syria and/or Iraq. Hers in the first female name recorded in technical history.
  11. HypaKa was a Greek Philosopher and the first historically noted

    woman in mathemaKcs. She is regarded as the first woman astronomer. A lunar crater is named aMer her. She anKcipated the ellipKcal orbits of the solar system which was discovered by Johannes Kepler 1,200 years later.
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  13. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu was an English aristocrat, letter writer

    and poet. Aside from her writing, Lady Mary is also known for introducing and advocating for smallpox inoculation to Britain after her return from Turkey. Her writings usually address and challenge the hindering contemporary social attitudes towards women and their intellectual and social growth. - Wikipedia
  14. Émilie Du Châtelet was Frenchwoman of the early 18th Century

    whose insights into light and energy played a major role in Einstein’s work. Principia Mathemetica is still a standard translation in French. This was achieved at a time when women were not able to study mathematics.
  15. “Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel was a pioneering French fashion designer

    whose modernist philosophy, menswear-inspired fashions and pursuit of expensive simplicity made her an important figure in 20th Century fashion. She was the founder of the famous brand Chanel. Her extraordinary influence on fashion was such she was the only person in the field to be named on Time 100: The most Important People of the Century.” - Wikipedia
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  17. WOMEN MAKING HISTORY TODAY DO NOT WAIT TO BE INVITED

    TO ENGAGE IN THE NEW WORLD
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  20. Blythe Masters is the CEO of Digital Asset Holdings -

    New York tech startup that is designing software that will enable banks, investors, and other market players to use blockchain technology to change the way they trade loans, bonds and other assets.
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  22. “To improve learning, resilience and adaptation as well as overall

    happiness and attachment to the organization and team, people need time and space to experience positive emotions with each other.” Dr Jane Dutton’s research is focused on processes that build capabilities and strengths of employees in organizations. In particular she examines how high quality connections and identity processes increase employees’ and organizations’ capabilities.
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  24. Moon Ribas (24 May 1985) is a Catalan avant-garde artist

    and cyborg activist best known for developing and implanting an online seismic sensor in her elbow that allows her to feel earthquakes through vibrations. Her choreography works are based on the exploration of new movements developed by the addition of new senses or sensory extensions to the dancer. She is the co-founder of the Cyborg Foundation, an international organisation that encourages humans to become cyborgs and promotes cyborgism as an art movement. - Wikipedia
  25. LEADERSHIP FUTURES WILL YOU BE NEXT???

  26. MaRi Eagar mari@digitalfutures.co www.digitalfutures.co +1 (604) 329-8526