Amy Kalokerinos has often been referred to as the AK-47 of the startup world, and she brings it HOME with her talk on second generation gender bias. The Two Jess(es) discuss the massive disparity around the descriptors used for women (often negative) in the work place, and the descriptors used for men (often the positive counterpart to the words describing women) with Amy. Together, TTJ(es) learn how to 'flip the script' in a world where women are STILL referred to as bossy, bitchy, too emotional, aggressive, and hormonal, just to name a few. Amy defines second generation gender bias, and sheds light onto the discrepancies that heavily affect women all day, every day.
Known throughout the start-up world as “AK-47,” Amy Kalokerinos is a hired gun frequently brought in by entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and investors to accelerate product development, sales, marketing, business development, and cross-border strategic optimization.