The First Sunday Speaker Series, June 2, 8pm Eastern

-“ Secrets of Silicon Valley: What Everyone Else Can Learn from the Innovation Capital of the World— A Book Discussion” with Deborah Perry Piscione, best-selling author. Deborah Perry Piscione is an East Coaster who moved to Silicon Valley and built up three companies in six years; BettyConfidential, a leader in the content and e-commerce space, Alley to the Valley, an organization that networks the most influential women for deal-making, and Chump Genius, an educational gaming company for kids.

Deborah’s upcoming book,  Secrets of Silicon Valley: What Everyone Else Can Learn from the  Innovation Capital of the World(PalgraveMacmillan), takes readers behind the scenes to reveal the factors underlying the remarkable success of Silicon Valley, and exhibits how other communities and businesses can achieve a similar alchemy.

A former congressional and White House staffer, she has appeared on CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, ABC, NBC, Fox News, PBS and NPR programs, as well as in print publications including  The New York  Times and  Forbes. Deborah is a bestselling author and speaker who consults with governments and corporations around the world on the unique business culture of Silicon Valley.

To register:   http://gwu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_ac37UiLPN2WtNJP