Please join fellow Booth alums in the Bay Area for an intimate conversation and reception with Alyssa Rapp, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at Booth and Lecturer in Management at Stanford's Graduate School of Business, author of Leadership and Life Hacks: Insights from a Mom, Wife, Entrepreneur and Executive (ForbesBooks, 2020), moderated by Joana Caxaria Fontoura, '22. This session is designed for those of us who juggle many demands and want to do it all well.
A Conversation with Prof. Alyssa Rapp, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship
Author of Leadership & Life Hacks
Interviewed by Joana Caxaria Fontoura, '22
October 11th, 2022 5:30-7:30p.m -- $25.00 (includes a copy of the book)
We all lead busy lives with conflicting responsibilities. How can we succeed at work and at home?
Alyssa Rapp knows better than anyone that sometimes we need shortcuts, work-arounds, and work-throughs to navigate the different spheres of everyday life. In other words: hacks.
Leadership & Life Hacks is the perfect guidebook for anyone hungry to be more efficient and effective. In this conversation, Prof. Rapp will take us into the boardroom and into her own home, providing invaluable strategies for everything from leading a meeting with key stakeholders and managing a household, to answering emails and taking colleagues to rock concerts. It's The 4-Hour Workweek meets Emily Post.
Whether you're a CEO, entrepreneur, businessperson, athlete, teacher, spouse, stay-at-home parent, community leader—even if you're still figuring out who you want to be—you'll walk away from this book confident and empowered, ready to hack your life.
$25, limited to 40 tickets (room capacity)
Alyssa Rapp (Speaker)
Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago Booth Business School
As of February 2021, Prof. Alyssa Rapp joined the ranks of one of the few women to launch a special-purpose acquisition corporation ("SPAC"), by filing an S-1 with the SEC for Healthwell Acquisition Corporation I.
Previously, Prof. Rapp served as the CEO of Surgical Solutions, hired first by Chicago-based private equity firm Sterling Partners in January 2018. From 2005-2015, Prof. Rapp served as the founder & CEO of Bottlenotes, Inc., the then leading interactive media company in the U.S. wine, craft beer, and artisanal spirit industries.
Prof. Rapp earned a B.A. in Political Science and the History of Art from Yale University in 2000 and an M.B.A. from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business in 2005.
Starting in 2014, Prof. Rapp joined the ranks as a lecturer-in-management at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. She was also named an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago's Booth Business School, commencing April 2020, to create and teach a course on Women as CEOs, Investors, Directors, and Executives.
In November 2019, ForbesBooks released Prof. Rapp's second book entitled Leadership and Life Hacks: Insights from a Mom, Wife, Entrepreneur, and Executive. It hit the Amazon bestseller list in business management in January 2020.
Joana Caxaria Fontoura, '22