• genconnect U

    genconnect U

This course includes top journalists offering career advice and stories from their experiences in both tv and print journalism. They discuss their early influences and how their careers were shaped by those, as well as how they envision future trends and how to encourage the next generations.

Lessons from the following people are included: 

  • Andrea Mitchell - NBC News
  • Mika Brzezinski - Journalism MSNBC
  • Arianna Huffington - Founder, The Huffington Post
  • Savannah Guthrie - Journalist, ABC  
  • Gretchen Carlson - Television Commentator, Journalist
  • Kara Swisher - Co-Founder, Recode
  • Maria Bartiromo - Journalist, Fox Business Network
  • Nikhil Deogun - CEO of the Americas, Brunswick Group


Course curriculum

  • 1
    Chapter 1: Starting Out & What’s Exciting Now
    • Lesson 1: Experiences Starting Out
    • Lesson 2: Why I Love My Job
    • Lesson 3: On The Aspen Ideas Festival
    • Lesson 4: The Internet is Humanity Talking to Itself
    • Lesson 5: The CNBC Audience and Trust
    • Lesson 6: Ideas
    • Lesson 7: The NBC Family
  • 2
    Chapter 2: Groundbreaking Stories
    • Lesson 1: Game Changing Moments
    • Lesson 2: Funniest Experiences
    • Lesson 3: Era Changers for Investors
    • Lesson 4: Timeless Stories
    • Lesson 5: The Weekend that Changed Wall Street
    • Lesson 6: The Mission for Women Everywhere
  • 3
    Chapter 3: Journalistic Advice
    • Lesson 1: Lessons from TV News
    • Lesson 2: Standing Up and Speaking Out
    • Lesson 3: Working with Fear
    • Lesson 4: Pressing Reset
    • Lesson 5: Negotiating Tips for Women
    • Lesson 6: Think about the Audience
    • Lesson 7: High Profile Interviews
    • Lesson 8: Be Curious
    • Lesson 9: Knowing the Agenda
    • Lesson 10: Where I Invest
    • Lesson 11: Quality Matters
    • Lesson 12: Advice
  • 4
    Chapter 4: Influences & Drives
    • Lesson 1: Influences
    • Lesson 2: Drive is Innate
    • Lesson 3: Her Parents as Influences
    • Lesson 4: What Drives Me
    • Lesson 5: Looking Up To Mom
  • 5
    Chapter 5: Women in the Industry
    • Lesson 1: The Origin of Know Your Value
    • Lesson 2: The Response
    • Lesson 3: Female Versus Male Approach
    • Lesson 4: Mutual Support and Carpe Diem
    • Lesson 5: The Glass Ceiling and the Pipeline
    • Lesson 6: Pattern Recognition in Tech & Diversity
    • Lesson 7: Sexism in Silicon Valley
    • Lesson 8: Solutions
    • Lesson 9: Optimism and Gender Equality
    • Lesson 10: Breaking the Glass Ceiling
  • 6
    Chapter 6: The Next Generations & The Future
    • Lesson 1: Teaching Kids about Money
    • Lesson 2: Parenting Now
    • Lesson 3: The Next Phase
    • Lesson 4: Living Fully
    • Lesson 5: Millennials
    • Lesson 6: Finding Your Passion
    • Lesson 7: Mentoring and The Playbook
    • Lesson 8: Giving Back to the Next Generation
    • Lesson 9: Building Confidence from the Inside
    • Lesson 10: Advice to the Next Generation of Women
  • 7
    Chapter 7: Family & Balanced Life
    • Lesson 1: The Saying, "Women Can Have it All"
    • Lesson 2: Support
    • Lesson 3: Being a Mom and High-Profile
    • Lesson 4: Making an Impact Now
    • Lesson 5: Steps to Reconnect and Renew: Sleep
    • Lesson 6: Being Present & Unburdening
    • Lesson 7: Meditation
    • Lesson 8: 10 Minutes More a Day
    • Lesson 9: I Feel Blessed